auctions » careers

Careers

Below are the current career opportunities available within Purple Wave, Inc. Apply for any of these positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@purplewave.com.

Customer Service Associate – Manhattan, Kansas

The Customer Service Associate will:

  • Be responsible for external communication with buyers and sellers
  • Answer customer questions
  • Collect and process payments
  • Direct internal communication

Requirements:

  • Will have a minimum of a high school diploma, a college degree is preferred,
  • At least one year experience working within a professional office environment,
  • Efficient data entry and computer skills,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have past experience managing and/or communicating with multiple customer accounts.

Compensation and benefits include:

  • A competitive hourly wage paid bi-weekly
  • Group health, dental, vision, and life insurance,
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Company match
  • Vacation and holiday pay

Territory Manager – Iowa 

The Territory Manager will:

  • Have an assigned geographic territory to develop, grow, and manage a book of business.
  • Demonstrate and sell our Internet auction services to current and prospective sellers and buyers of used construction, agricultural, and transportation equipment.
  • Prospect, cold call, and interact with a wide variety of people in the construction, agriculture, and transportation industries.
  • Assist with equipment information gathering, asset valuation, and Internet auction set up.

Requirements:

  • Heavy equipment knowledge
  • Excellent people skills
  • Territory sales experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to travel throughout the territory

Compensation and benefits include:

  • Bi-weekly base salary plus monthly commissions
  • Company vehicle or monthly vehicle stipend.
  • Group health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Company match
  • Vacation and holiday pay

Web Software Developer – Manhattan, Kansas

The Web Software Developer will:

  • Create and/or revise applications based on design specifications and company needs as well as provide application technical support.
  • Manage numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Experience with LAMP/LEMP, XHTML/HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and SQL
  • Knowledge of the following technologies a plus, Redis, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Node.js, Backbone Marionette, github, MySql, Socket.io, Apache, Nginx, uWYSGI, Tungsten, Perl and Python.
  • Preference given to candidates with undergraduate degree or coursework in related field.

Compensation and benefits include:

  • Bi-weekly base salary
  • Group health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Company match
  • Vacation and holiday pay

To apply for any of the above positions please send a cover letter and resume to hr@purplewave.com or mail it to HR Dept. Purple Wave, Inc. 825 Levee Dr., Manhattan, KS 66502.  Purple Wave, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).