Headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Zeus is the world leader in the design and production of high-performance fluoropolymer tubing used in demanding applications. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in the medical, electrical, fluid handling and mechanical markets. Founded in 1966 by Frank P. Tourville, Sr., the company remains privately held with over 1,000 employees. The company has global locations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

  • Posted on: 04.25.16
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary:

    The Outside Sales Engineer job description includes but is not limited to working with existing and potential customers to increase sales within your territory.  Making sales calls, learning applications, markets and building customer relationships.  Obtain and communicate to Sales Management competitive information within your territory.  Develop and maintain an excellent, team based communicative relationship with Inside Sales.  Represent Zeus in a professional manner in all aspects of what you do.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    1. To manage your territory and know the characteristics and properties of the products we sell as well as the applications they’re sold into.
    2. Average four (4) quality sales calls per day four (4) days per week dividing time between medical and industrial customers.  Friday’s are to be used as an office day to write call reports, schedule appointments for the following week, synchronize ACT! and communicate with Sales Management regarding the weeks activities, action items and questions.
    3. Submit professional weekly call report to Sales Management and Inside Sales on the “call report template” by Monday 12:00 EST listing activities from previous weeks calls as well as the following week’s itinerary.
    4. Maintain customer notes and activities in ACT! and synchronize weekly with the Zeus’ network
    5. Communicate daily with Inside Sales Representatives and Sales Managers regarding pertinent issues at accounts, quotes, samples questions etc.
    6. Develop new customers through personal research, referrals, etc. and conduct cold calls where appropriate.
    7. Annually forecast projected sales for Top 20 customers to Outside Sales Manager.  Include pertinent info on other customers.
    8. To maintain the confidentiality of the Outside Sales Engineer compensation program
    9.  Follow up on action items to insure they have been handled appropriately and in a timely fashion.
    10. Obtain as much information as possible on competition providing information on pricing, lead times, capabilities, etc. to Zeus management. 
    11. Maintain customer files containing paperwork from Zeus corporate (i.e. quotes, samples, letters etc.)
    12. Maintain and exercise professional standards, dress code and ethics.
    13.  Ensure the confidentiality of proprietary Zeus and customer information
    14. Entertain customers effectively while being prudent with Zeus’ money.  Anything other than a moderate lunch or dinner will need approval from the Outside Sales Manager.
    15. Submit expense reports to Sales Manager weekly with appropriate receipts. Stay within the travel allowance guidelines as directed by Zeus.  Work within the budget for car phone, faxes, phone bills and misc. home office supplies.
    16. Record company vehicle miles and turn in on weekly expense reports.  Make sure the vehicle is cleaned and serviced at regular intervals.  Fully comply with requirements of the Zeus Fleet Safety Program.
    17. Take care of Zeus-owned office equipment. 
    18. Host Zeus corporate visitors; pick them up and drop them off at the airport, assist in setting up accommodations.

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    • Undergraduate degree, preferably business related
    • One to four years technical sales experience
    • Knowledge of the medical device industry
    • Comfortable with computers and working knowledge in Windows, Outlook, PowerPoint, and contact management software
    • Knowledge of the plastics industry is a plus

  • Posted on: 04.18.16
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary:

    This position is responsible for eliminating waste in our manufacturing facilities by facilitating the implementation of lean manufacturing concepts via shop floor data collection and PDCA methodology.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    1. Work with shop floor operators and quality personnel to develop level I and II Pareto’s of scrap and defect information.
    2. Facilitate cross-functional teams to develop root cause determination using Man, Method, Machine, and Material analysis
    3. Conduct value stream mapping exercises to identify process waste. Work with Plant management to simplify and combine processes
    4. Document current and ideal practices using A3 format
    5. Implement post completion audits to assure compliance of improvements
    6. Work on shop floor 4-6 hours per day. 2-4 hours per day in data analysis and A3 preparations

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

    1. Bachelors degree in Engineering
    2. Demonstrated success at numerous shop floor improvement activities
    3. Formal training in Lean Manufacturing concepts
    4. 1-3 years of experience in leading shop floor continuous improvement activities
    5. Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Posted on: 02.09.16

    General Summary

    The Compliance Coordinator AMP/R&D will coordinate regulatory activities associated with the agenda and objectives of the Company. The individual may be tasked with establishing relationships with key regulatory organizations and coordinating internal and external audits as needed for certification.  The Compliance Coordinator AMP/R&D will be working closely with all personnel to ensure compliance with regulatory standards in all phases of material research, design, development and transfer to manufacturing.

    Principal duties and responsibilities

    • Maintenance of the corporate quality management system
    • Support audits from notified bodies
    • Maintain and support the internal audit schedule
    • Oversee the implementation and training of the quality program
    • Support the continued definition of the research, development, and operations phase gate process
    • Support the maintenance of research project notebooks
    • Support the execution of phase gate reviews
    • Monitor compliance with regulatory standards (including: ISO 13485/9001, FDA’s cGMP and GLP, and others)
    • Serve as the Regulatory Representative for quality issues and be a point of contact with external parties on matters relating to the quality system
    • Support the development and maintenance of Master file, DHF/DMR/DHR-research, as necessary
    • Coordinate and support the review and investigation of customer complaints
    • Serve as a liaison between the Research and Development department and the Corporate Quality Department on applicable matters
    • Compile information and prepare reports as requested
    • Support the order release process at the AMP/R&D facility
    • Other job related duties as assigned by the Quality Manager AMP/R&D

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science related field preferred
    • Relevant work experience in quality control and/or quality management
    • 5 years minimum industry experience preferred
    • Knowledge of plastics industry preferred
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong organization skills and attention to details.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, to write and give verbal instructions
    • Good data recording ability and computer skills
    • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines, and changing priorities as well as demands
    • Ability to handle confidential business information
    • Possess above average computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
    • Only energetic, motivated and high achieving professionals will be considered
    • Must qualify under Zeus’ Corporate Fleet Safety Program
    • Confidentiality Agreement required
  • Posted on: 12.02.15
    Orangeburg, SC

    General Summary:
    This is an entry-level inside sales position. Associates in this position perform a wide array of sales functions under the supervision of the respective sales management personnel.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:
    1. Account Maintenance Including:
    1. Troubleshoot/resolve customer complaints and issues
    2. Follow-up on late orders
    3. Develop/review price quotes (with appropriate approval)
    4. Monitor open order status
    5. Conduct account follow-up calls
    6. Develop and submit daily sales reports
    7. Coordinate on-site sales calls with outside sales representatives
    8. Conduct sales “cold calls” on prospective new customers
    9. Develop and distribute customer feedback reports
    10. Determine appropriate shipping methods
    11. Adjust shipping dates and production priorities (with prior supervisory approval)
    12. Reduce/change pricing on non-standard or new products (with prior approval)
    13. Issue return authorizations (with prior approval)
    14. Issue non-standard restocking fees (with prior approval)
    15. Change open order quantities (with prior approval)
    16. Complete any other duties as assigned

    New Account / Product Generation
    1. Provide background market research on new markets and materials
    2. Lead follow up
    3. Conduct cold calls
    4. Generate new business at existing accounts
    5. Seek out new avenues for Zeus products
    6. Attempt to expand Zeus market share
    7. Complete any other duties as assigned

    Performance Standards:
    1. Complete a minimum of 40 sales “cold calls” each week
    2. Maintain returns and allowance at, or below 0 monthly
    3. Sales system activity rating maintained at approximately 100% monthly average
    4. Number of new customers to exceed 3 monthly
    5. Attend weekly sales training sessions during normal operating hours
    6. Obtain prior supervisory/managerial approval on all predefined accountabilities

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
    4 year bachelor degree and 1-2 years prior sales or marketing experience.

  • Posted on: 02.11.15
    If you are interested in a Career in the Sales area, working closely with present customers and prospecting new opportunities, then a Technical Account Manager position is for you. As a problem solver you will work with present and future customers on defining their needs and opportunities and following through to develop a long term relationship. The products and services that you work with literally impacts people’s lives for the better.
    We look for people with a 4 years Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent and 1-2 years prior Sales experience. Great communication and follow up skills are a must. However what we really need is a person that is excited to market and sales some of the most interesting products in the world.