MSC Industrial Supply Co. Spec, Fluid Connector in Houston, Texas


MSC Job Title:

Spec, Fluid Connector

Work Location:

Houston, TX District

Job Description:


The Fluid Connector Specialist is a dedicated sales associate focused on selling Parker Hannifin Fluid Connector Group products and service. This dedicated specialist will visit and interact with established and prospective customers to grow this segment of business. The primary objectives of this role will be aligned with company sales and profit goals. This position will also take an active role in training other sales associates and customers around Parker Fluid Connector Group products, programs, and services.


  • Sells solutions and leads new product introduction with a focus on Parker Hannifin & Fluid Connector related supplies and services.

  • Ensure the achievement of individual and company sales and profit goals by fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of their sales position.

  • Responsible for visiting and interacting with established and prospective customers.

  • Ability to leverage the company’s value offering to the customer to include Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), other newly introduced inventory solutions and web based solutions.

  • Studies company’s products/services, sales techniques, and culture, under guidance of the manager.

  • Ensures growth of total sales, identifies and develops new prospects, and focuses on company profit goals.

  • Responds to customer needs consistent with company standards, culture, and business practices.

  • Demonstrates teamwork to ensure achievement of team and company sales goals.

  • Maintains sales records and generates relevant market/sales reports for company’s management as needed.

  • Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgetary constraints. Takes corrective action as needed.

  • Lead and coordinate all installations of new Parker Programs into customers within the defined territory.

  • Develops a personal business plan and opportunity funnel to establish personal annual goals.

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.

  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

  • 1-3 years outside sales experience is required


  • Applicable knowledge of the Fluid Connector Products is required.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are also required.

  • Basic computer literacy desired.


A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 75% of the time may be required. Required travel will be daily local travel within defined territory and occasional overnight and air travel.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.



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Why MSC:

People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of values and trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than a million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your families’ health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.