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Counter Sales Associate
Location:
West Springfield , Massachusetts
Posted:
November 16, 2016
Reference:
10772
Discover an exciting career with Airgas! Airgas USA, LLC, an Air Liquide company, is the nations leading single-source suppler of gases, welding and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serve more than one million customers of all sizes with a road offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Counter Sales Associate position sells medical, industrial and specialty gases, welding equipment and hard goods and
tools to customers. Responds to inquiries or concerns from either walk-in customers or those customers that call in.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Solicits sales from walk-in and telephone call-in customers assisting customers with identification of product needs and locating merchandise.
 Accurately completes and files all required paperwork on a timely basis. Documents sales, quotes or other information.
 Enters sales & quote data into the computer and researches information for customers using the computer system.
 Receives payment for merchandise or services sold and enters sale into the computer. Responsible for payments received and adhering to all administrative and accounting related procedures. Wraps and bags purchase and helps customers load merchandise into their vehicles.
 Restocks store merchandise as needed. Arranges stock on shelves or racks in sales area and keeps merchandise in order. Marks or tickets merchandise. Assists in warehouse in shipping & receiving, inventory stocking, cleaning, labeling, or other tasks.
 Follows all safety procedures. Uses established safety procedures for cylinder handling during exchanges and storage of cylinders.
 Maintains showroom cleanliness by procedures set forth by management.
 Maintains current price documentation and product literature as it becomes available. Keeps product knowledge current.
 Follow all verbal directives by management as requested.
 Other duties and projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Required Education:
 HS Diploma or equivalent required.
 Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business, Welding Technology or Sales preferred.

Required Length & Type of Experience:
 Minimum of 2 years of previous related product and/or sales experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
 Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry with retail experience preferred.
 SAP experience strongly preferred.
 Prior welding experience preferred such as knowledge in MIG, TIG, and STICK WELDING preferred.

Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Reimbursement and much more...!

What do our Team Members have to say about being part of the team?

"Great place to work with great growth potential" - Director, Atlanta
"Opportunity to advance and a great safety program" - Driver, Cheshire
"Fun people to work with and flexible management" - Sales Specialist

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
A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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