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Inside Sales/ Backup Driver
Location:
Posted:
November 03, 2016
Reference:
09617
Airgas South, 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 Mableton, GA location.






JOB SUMMARY:



The Inside Sales Rep will act as a Sales Associate for our retail store by selling products to businesses and industrial customers. This position will also assist as a backup CDL Driver.



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.
  • Arranges for delivery of cylinders and hardgoods and maintains showroom displays.
  • Assists customers with merchandise and loading and unloading cylinders.
  • Demonstrates use of equipment and advises customers on equipment and materials needed and procedures to follow to complete tasks they wish to perform.
  • Establish and maintain good customer relations and answers customer questions.
  • 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.
  • Physical receipt, checking and storage of delivered materials into the warehouse; performs inventory and handles distribution of all warehouse materials.
  • Enforces policies for proper receipt, storage and distribution of materials; reviews invoices.
  • 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.
  • Deliver products to businesses, industrial, and medical gas customers intermittently




ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Class A or B CDL with Hazmat and Airbrakes endorsements is a plus
  • Operate forklift and other equipment as required.
  • Assist with inventory, housekeeping, showroom displays, and demonstrations as required.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred.
  • Class A or B (CDL) drivers license with HazMat, or ability to get appropriate license and endorsements within 30 days is a plus.
  • 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.
  • 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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