Anixter Technical Director - NSS in Glenview, Illinois

Technical Director - NSS

Date Posted4/18/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-5127127724

Job Description

Position Purpose:

This Technical Directorposition will be primarily focused on maintaining the Security, Audio/Video andother Building Automation demonstrations in Anixter’s Infrastructure SolutionsLab in Glenview. In addition, this position will require customer facingability to discuss these systems and offer direction to both integrators andend-users on choosing the appropriate system for their individual needs. Priorexperience with customers, integrators and suppliers within these markets isstrongly desired.

In the role you will be responsible

for preparing the facility for various customer tours and discussions. You will

become the technical contact and a valuable strategic resource for the sales

team visiting the facility. The position

will require some travel and maintenance of remote Briefing Centers.


  • Improve and grow Lab tour visibility and usage as well asSolutions Briefing Center usage.

  • Buildand maintain outstanding Vendor relationships at anengineering/installation level.

  • ArticulateVendor’s value and differentiating features & benefits to visitingcustomers.

  • ArticulateAnixter’s value, capabilities and differentiating features to our customers.

  • Maintainequipment in both the Glenview Lab as well as the Solutions BriefingCenters in the USA.

  • Participate in Standards working groups as applicable to ourbusiness.

  • Maintain accurate inventory of equipment available for presentationsto customers.

  • Workwith customers to integrate systems as a Proof of Concept in the Lab.

  • Evaluatenew products.

  • Understand key business drivers for product categories tosupport sales growth.


  • Minimum5 years experience in Video Management systems, Access Controlapplications and similar physical security solutions

  • Audio/Videoand Building Automation systems application knowledge

  • Post-secondary education in relatedfieldor equivalent related work experience.

  • Abilityto exceed expectations through relentless execution of a plan.

  • Strongcommunication and presentation skills.

  • Possessthe ability to work independently, as well as a strong team player.

  • Abilityto thrive in a fast-paced environment where continuous learning is requiredin order to grow personally and professionally.

  • Engineeringor Technical background

  • IndustryCertifications such as RCDD, PSP, CPP are a plus

  • Computerskills; MS Office(Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)

Company Information

Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and

a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical

and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with

customers to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving

solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies,

applications and relevant standards.


Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the

beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and

changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained

constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. We give you

the knowledge, tools and supports required to succeed. If you have the drive

and focus to success we will help you become the best in our industry.


offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are

known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support

your career growth. We provide our employees excellent benefits including

medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, paid vacation that increases over

time, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority/ Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform workin an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupMarketing