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Inside Sales - Montgomery, AL
Location:
Montgomery , Alabama
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
15835
Airgas Southeast, a subsidiary of Airgas,USA, LLC. the nations leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding supplies, has an Inside Sales position open at our Montgomery, AL location.




JOB SUMMARY:

Act as Sales Associate for retail store by selling products to businesses and industrial customers.

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.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• High school diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.
• Customer service or sales experience.
• Industry and related product knowledge as well as experience handling compressed gases preferred.
• Computer experience or basic knowledge in computer order entry system.
• SAP knowledge and experience a plus.

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 and finger activities.

• Must be able to operate in a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace.

Looking for a great company to work for? You'll Find It With Us! Airgas South offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement and more.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, 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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