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Counter Sales - Backup CDL Driver

Company: Tech Air
Location: Anniston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Airgas USA, LLC is hiring an

Inside Sales Associate at our branch in Anniston, AL!

Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?

Discover an exciting Career with Airgas! Airgas USA, LLC, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding, and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise. Airgas' customer base includes but is not limited to: manufacturing, health care, construction, energy, hospitality, food service, and so on Bring your competitive drive to Airgas and ability to work in a fast-paced, results oriented environment

Position Summary

  • Knowledge of the welding industry, customer service experience, and strong computer skills are a plus.
  • Handle busy incoming telephone calls to place orders, provide product support and manage customer inquiries.
  • Supporting customer needs by processing orders; providing accurate pricing and handling order entry requirements.
  • Backup CDL Driver as needed

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Sells industrial, medical and specialty gases, welding supplies and related equipment to customers.
  • Solicits sales with existing and potential customers and handles all associated paperwork to document those sales, quotes or other information which may need recording for future reference.
  • Answers customer questions.
  • Advises customer on equipment and materials needed and procedures to follow to complete tasks they wish to perform.
  • Demonstrates use of equipment.
  • Arranges for delivery of cylinders and hardgoods and maintains showroom displays.
  • Assists customers with merchandise and loading and unloading cylinders.
  • Establish and maintain good customer relations.
  • Communicate in person and on the telephone with customers, providing information on cost, ordering and delivery times.
  • Monitor customers needs and work with them to maintain proper hardgood and cylinder levels to minimize or eliminate emergency deliveries.
  • Check accounts receivable status of accounts; talk with the salesman or credit department about past-due accounts and contact customer regarding payment as well as collect money as required.
  • Ensure all required paperwork is accurately completed; including coding, costing and pricing.
  • Maintain neat, clean and professional personal appearance.
  • Coordinate with purchasing department any product shortage or outages.
  • Ensure all administrative and accounting related procedures are strictly observed.
  • Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate forklift and other equipment as required.
  • Assist with inventory, housekeeping, showroom displays, and demonstrations as required.
  • Perform as backup driver when needed.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Class B CDL Required, Hazmat Preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 2 years of work related industrial supply retail sales experience.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of welding, industrial gases and safety equipment applications.
  • Must be customer service oriented and able to interact with the public and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and be detailed-oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Be committed to safety and team excellence.
  • Be personable, professional, responsive, knowledgeable and bring value to the Customer's business.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills (Windows, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Exercise strong communication skills both verbal and written.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze a customer's situation and help resolve customer problem.
  • Team player with positive attitude.
  • Willing to improve skills and techniques by attending classes on employee's own time.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background.
  • Ability to handle cash transactions accurately.
  • Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to routinely lift 25 - 60 lbs. and frequent bending.
  • Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours and repetitive motion also required.
  • Must be able to work overtime, when necessary.
  • Ability to perform functions during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling activities.
  • Must be able to operate in a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace.

Airgas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance and 401(k).

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Keywords: Tech Air, Birmingham , Counter Sales - Backup CDL Driver, Other , Anniston, Alabama

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