Sales Application Specialist

Engineering Durbanville, South Africa


Position at GVW Group, LLC

Sales Application Specialist


As a Sales Application Specialist you will be responsible for facilitating the translation of customer’s needs gathered by the outside sales team into the tool we will create to meet those needs through working with engineering, production, and supply chain.  You will be part of a team of other application specialists to provide a single point of contact between our outside sales team and production facilities.  You will also work closely with our engineering teams to assure all quotes and orders are accurately configured and scheduled. This position requires not only technical truck knowledge, but also data management skills as you will work to maintain and validate the accuracy of data across multiple applications.


  • Reviews quotes and orders across multiple truck platforms for physical component compatibilities, supplier criteria, and federal requirements prior to a financial analysis.
  • Work with outside sales, customers, engineering, supply chain, and production to manage changing sales options.
  • Manage CRM database, consolidate data, delete obsolete data, and validate new data.
  • Responsible for Truck Configurator tool – correct, add, and update rules and data tables to ensure the tool is as efficient and accurate as possible.
  • Approve and processes customer and Engineering requested order changes.
  • Provide technical advice and sales assistance and to dealers and Regional Sales Managers.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience
    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University; or two years related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience, Knowledge and Abilities:
    • General truck application knowledge – Technical/ truck engineering background a plus
    • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to juggle competing priorities
    • Autocar Applications (Team Center Engineering- IMAN, QAD, ADNET, Sharepoint, Zoho)
    • Must have the ability to apply technical knowledge to practical truck use situations
    • Must be able to work well with others in a variety of situations
    • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to take on complex problems in order to find a solution