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Our Values Statement

Kele, Inc. is a customer focused, results driven, continuously improving organization that bases all that it does on building trusting relationships both internally and externally.

At Kele, there is nothing wrong with being obsessed. . . so long as it’s with our values! Everything we do must focus on providing outstanding customer service to all of those we serve, both internally and externally. No matter what an associate’s role is here at Kele, each associate’s job impacts our customers. To this end we consider our associates to be our most valuable resource. We want our associates to think of our company as a dynamic and rewarding place in which to work!

Every member of the Kele team plays a key role in our mantra of: “We Make It Easy.”

Our associates must be committed to the following:
  • Acting in a professional and courteous manner toward our customers, our vendors, fellow associates, and our communities. (Being Customer Focused) 
  • Performing our duties and responsibilities in a competent, prompt, and professional manner. (Building Trusting Relationships) 
  • Doing the very best we can in all that we do. (Being Results Driven) 
  • Striving to get better at whatever we are doing. (Seeking Continuous Improvement) 

A Great Place to Work

In addition to offering competitive salaries, tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for career progression, we offer a large selection of benefits to help promote our associates’ health and well being, including:
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance 
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Short and long term disability insurance 
  • Basic life and AD&D 
  • Supplemental life insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Paid time off 
  • Company paid holidays 

A Great Place to Play

At Kele, we believe in working hard, but we also value a work/life balance. Not only do our associates receive paid time off and company paid holidays, we also regularly provide opportunities for our associates to attend local events, such as concerts and professional sporting events, all at premier venues such as FedEx Forum, the Orpheum Theatre, and AutoZone Park!

A Great Place to Serve

Kele believes in serving the community. We partner with local nonprofit organizations such as Youth Villages, Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA), and the Ronald McDonald House, to provide our associates with the opportunity to volunteer and give back to the communities in which we live and work.

If you want to be part of an organization that provides a great place to work, play, and so much more, then Kele may be the place for you!
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Panel Technician I 

We are currently looking for experienced, enthusiastic individuals with electrical wiring experience to join our team in our panel shop. The Panel Technician I assembles protection, communication, and control panels using switches, relays, transformers, transmitters, and switchboards, as laid out in drawings and or wiring diagrams.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Cuts, strips, and mounts wire to connect electrical units
  • Assists in testing instruments for resistance, voltage and other characteristics
  • Plans, constructs, and assembles test panels for production and testing
  • Assembles and tests control devices, switch panels, transformers and other electrical equipment and components
  • Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction
  • Installs electrical assemblies and hardware in housing
  • Assists in testing assembled instruments for circuit continuity and operational reliability
  • Assembles wires, insulation, and electrical components, such as transformers and relays, following method layouts
  • Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain specifications
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum three years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency in reading schematics and or blueprints and building electrical components to their standards 
To apply for the role of Panel Technician I, please send your resume to     

Distribution Clerk  I   

The Distribution Clerk I is expected to demonstrate the ability to work in a safe manner, ensure accuracy in all transactions, and meet or maintain the position’s production requirements in thirty days or less.

Key Responsibilities: 
The Distribution Clerk I on the outbound team verifies and keeps records on outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties:
  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of outgoing shipments to verify information against shipping orders or other records
  • Package SKU’s as instructed using correct packing materials
  • Process shipments using provided shipping system following all instructions.
  • Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or identifying shipping information on cartons
  • Posts weights for shipping charges
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications
  • Stocks and prepares work station with shipping materials and supplies
  • Other duties may be assigned
The Distribution Clerk I on the picking team replenishes and picks customer orders while maintaining a neat and orderly work environment within establishments by performing the following duties: 
  • Uses RF equipment to pick customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, or replenishments as well as determining items to be moved, gathered, or distributed while maintaining production standard 
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving areas/conveyor belt to stocking or other storage areas 
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as home location, size, type, style, color, or product code 
  • Picks customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or carts, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department 
  • Verifies materials are marked with identifying information 
  • Opens boxes, pallets and other containers 
  • Counts items for distribution within DC to ensure conformance to company standards 
  • Uses handheld RF equipment to enter records 
  • Can be certified to drive electric lift to transport stored items from stock locations to shipping stations 
  • Other duties may be assigned
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One year or less of related work experience
  • Ability to work in a safe manner, ensure accuracy in all transactions, and meet or maintain the position's production requirements in thirty days or less
  • Ability to frequently lift/move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 70 pounds
  • Experience operating powered industrial equipment, such as forklifts is preferred but not required
  • Schedule is Monday thru Friday, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm (approximately) 
To apply for the role of Distribution Clerk I, please send your resume to     

Pricing Analyst   

The Pricing Analyst provides margin and pricing analysis to aid implementation of the company’s pricing strategies by accurately and efficiently processing and notifying stakeholders of supplier and pricing increases and providing input on pricing strategy and processes to meet business goals.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • High school diploma or general education degree(GED)
  • One year or less of related work experience
  • Ability to work in a safe manner, ensure accuracy in all transactions, and meet or maintain the position's production requirements in thirty days or less
  • Ability to frequently lift/move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 70 pounds
  • Experience operating powered industrial equipment, such as forklifts is preferred but not required
  • Schedule is Monday thru Friday, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm (approximately)
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, finance, MIS, computer programming, mathematics, accounting, economics, or closely related field and a minimum of three to five years of progressive responsibility and experience in comparable jobs in the BAS industry.
  • Proven strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
To apply for the role of Pricing Analyst, please send your resume to     

Data Entry Clerk 

The Data Entry Clerk maintains customer information and enters orders using Kele’s operating systems; performs other clerical and office duties as needed to support the sales team.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information, then establishing entry priorities
  • Processes customer and account source documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the appropriate individual for resolution
  • Enters customer and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information into databases and/or spreadsheets
  • Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures
  • Verifies entered customer and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; combining data from different systems when account information is incomplete; purging files to eliminate duplication of data
  • Tests customer and account system changes and upgrades by inputting new data; reviewing output
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reports needed changes
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • One year or less of related work experience
  • Proficiency and ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office, to include; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Typing/data entry skills
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Team and results driven
  • Great Plains and Salesforce experience preferred but not required
To apply for the role of Data Entry Clerk, please send your resume to      

Outside Sales Director   

Under general direction of the Chief Sales Officer, the Outside Sales Director provides leadership to Kele’s outside sales professionals to optimize growth and increase market share from controls contractors. Leads the team of outside sales professionals to drive account and opportunity management strategies to help customers win. Coordinates outside sales activities with Kele’s inside sales team activities and serves as a key leader on Kele’s senior sales leadership team.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Leads the outside sales team members that are situated throughout North America to achieve Kele’s financial and strategic goals and objectives by leading the following strategies:
    • Management of assigned accounts of the outside sales team
    • Opportunity management of strategic projects assigned to the outside sales team
  • Drives monthly sales performance to budget and forecast across North America.
  • Ensures that the outside sales team works in coordination with the inside sales team, the Memphis-based Sales Directors, and the Senior Director of Strategic Accounts to drive account and opportunity management strategies in order to promote account growth and customer value.
  • Ensures that the outside sales team follows defined processes through consistent tool usage to enhance sales performance. These processes include, but are not limited to, account plan reviews, opportunity management reviews, and one-on-ones.
  • Increases sales productivity of the outside sales team by ensuring that all direct reports have established goals, personal development plans, and receive a monthly one-on-one.
  • Works with the senior sales leadership team to evaluate and staff additional outside sales team positions throughout North America.
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering, marketing, or related field
  • Minimum of five years of sales experience in the construction or BAS market to include sales management and direct sales experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of BAS industry including the role of Kele’s customers, consultants, contractors, and end users as well as demonstrated knowledge of the construction marketplace, financial reporting and relationships with key players in the construction market
  • Knowledge of BAS applications and products and/or complete knowledge of Kele catalog
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Position will be based in Memphis, Tennessee and will require travel 50-75% of the time 
To apply for the role of Outside Sales Director, please send your resume to      

Regional Business Development Manager - Two Positions - Northeast and Southern Regions 

The primary role of the Regional Business Development Manager is to generate revenue from potential customers and increase wallet share of existing customers by networking, visiting, calling or other means. They are required to grow and retain existing accounts by planning persuasive approaches and pitches presenting new solutions and services in order to convince customers to increase their business volume with the company. Business Development Managers work with mid and senior level management, inside sales executives, marketing, and technical staff.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Prospect for potential new opportunities and convert them into increased business
  • Call as appropriate within market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging network
  • Identify potential decision makers within the customer organizations
  • Research and build relationships with new and existing customers
  • Set up meetings between customer decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals when needed
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speak to customers’ needs, concerns, and objectives
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion
  • Use a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately
  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends in order to develop new services, products, and distribution channels
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators
  • Submit weekly progress reports, ensuring data is accurate
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet targets
Required Basic Qualifications:   
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years of sales experience within the BAS market required
  • Thorough knowledge of the BAS market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors is required
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must have the experience with Customer Relationship Management software (preferably Salesforce)
  • Ability to travel 100% of the time
  • A valid driver’s license
To apply for the role of Regional Business Development Manager, please send your resume to      

Panel Shop Clerk   

The Panel Shop Clerk is responsible for data entry, picking components for panel builds, and packing and preparing panels for shipment.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Entering data from schematics into Excel spreadsheets
  • Preparing heat shrink wrap labels, P-touch cards and marker cards
  • Visually inspecting and packing all panels for shipment
  • Building pallets as needed for panel shipment
  • Retrieving all needed panel components for the Panel Techs
  • Putting away inbound material such as wire and foam
  • Keeping work areas in 5S condition
Required Basic Qualifications:  
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel
  • Data entry proficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner and to meet or exceed productivity goals
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds; greater than 50 pounds with assistance
To apply for the role of Panel Shop Clerk, please send your resume to    

Technical Sales Support Specialist 

The Technical Sales Support Specialist provides technical expertise, guidance, and support for Kele products and services to both internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Provides exceptional personal customer service to all internal and external customers by supporting Kele’s 5 Keys to Customer Service
  • Serves as a resource for product questions and product application information for all internal and external customers through face to face, phone, e-mail, Live Chat, and fax communications
  • Efficiently and effectively provides technical expertise in support of sales interactions, assisting with the processing of orders as well as identifying and exploring opportunities to increase sales during these interactions
  • Actively promotes Kele products and services by communicating the value of Kele in each and every interaction with the customer
  • Provides assistance as overflow support for sales calls as necessary
  • Updates appropriate repository with query solutions, identified product shortcomings/solutions and technical solutions developed for customers
  • Attends, develops, constructs and records training sessions and maintains technical proficiency on all issues that are applicable to our customers and industry
  • Assists Product Managers with product testing and evaluation, technical literature preparation, review and maintenance, and other related items
  • Keeps Product Managers informed on product issues, opportunities for new products, and product trends
Required Basic Qualifications:   
  • High school diploma and two to four years of undergraduate education or equivalent
  • 2 years of demonstrated experience as a technical support specialist in the BAS industry or 3 years of BAS sales experience
  • Advanced knowledge of BAS industry, to include manufacturers and the products they supply
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications to include Outlook, Word and Excel 
To apply for the role of Technical Sales Support Specialist, please send your resume to      

Product Management Administrator 

The Product Management Administrator will be responsible for the technical administrative support of the product management team, product development, product maintenance and marketing, vendor management, continuous process improvement, and policies and contracts management. The Product Management Administrator will, on a daily basis, be responsible for support of product portfolio maintenance, product training scheduling, sales tools, vendor relationship schedules, and up to date monitoring of assigned products and catalog sections for relevance and growth within our market and industry as required by the product management team.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and run reports as identified and requested by the product manager
  • Assist with the identification and management of excess and obsolete products as requested
  • Maintain active product SKU database for accuracy as changes occur in order to ensure comprehensive data
  • Assist in identifying potential new products, industries, and trends
  • Work with product managers and vendors on the introduction of new product SKUs and the phase-out of obsolete products
  • Work with product managers to provide product data for sales and national accounts on special projects as needed
  • Assist product managers with the development and execution of catalog section and vendor sales strategies
  • Work with product managers and marketing to provide product data on current marketing projects
  • Utilize applicable software to assist in the creation of new catalog pages and data sheets for the web and current marketing projects
  • Work with the product management team and vendors on any product quality issue notifications and resolutions to support our customers
  • Work with vendors on invoicing for marketing projects
  • Work with product managers to update new product information such as SKUs, images, PDFs, wiring diagrams, dimensional diagrams, and other important product information
  • Adopt the concept of continual improvement
  • Identify areas for improvement through feedback from other departments inside Kele, vendors, and other outside sources
  • Identify new processes and the modification of existing processes to improve efficiencies and productivity
  • Participate in operational excellence activities and projects
  • Assist the product manager in the management and execution of supplier contracts and agreementsRequired Basic 
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience
  • Two to four years of undergraduate work, associate’s degree or applicable certification
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software; ability to learn and use company designated software
To apply for the role of Product Management Administrator, please send your resume to