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Outside Sales Associate

Company: US11342-AIRGAS Red-D-Arc Inc.
Location: Olive Branch
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

R10045860 Outside Sales Associate (Open)

Location:
Olive Branch, MS - Welding equipment rental

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

**Little Rock Arkansas Residents**

Under the direction of the District Manager, the incumbent will develop rentals and sales of welding equipment, power generation and weld automation in the assigned region by following sales leads, making presentations, preparing quotations, maintaining all required literature and providing customer follow-ups. The incumbent will also assess customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions. Some overnight travel is required.
Maintains a safe working environment by following Airgas/Red-D-Arc's health and safety guidelines.

Develops and increases end user customer base by effective communication, assessment of needs and recommendations of solutions.

Performs onsite equipment demonstrations.

Makes application recommendations of welding and positioning equipment.

Develops long-term supply relationships through contracts and/or agreements.

Works as part of a team in providing customer solutions.

Meets or exceeds rental and sales goals specified in the market area.

Represents the company at trade association meetings and Trade Shows to promote products.

Compiles lists of prospective customers for sales leads based on information from newspapers, business directories, trade journals and/or other sources.

Maintains accurate and timely submission of sales call reports and expenses.

Provides customer follow-up.

Provides back-up coverage at the branch location during vacations and other employee shortages.

Performs other related duties as required.

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Are you a MATCH?

Competency

Leadership: Must be able to guide and mentor associates. Must be able to delegate and follow-up effectively.
Relationship Building: Must be able to communicate effectively.
Decision Making: Must be able to work independently while making decisions based on company policies and objectives.
Problem Solving: Must be able to proactively and methodically deal with conflicting goals andchallenging situations.

Experience
Sales experience in either an industrial equipment rental or a welding equipment sales or rental environment (ideally construction, fabrication, and/or manufacturing sectors) an asset.
Working knowledge of positioning equipment, welding applications and equipment an asset.

Skills and Abilities
Attention to detail and solid organizational skills.
Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
Ability to develop and execute market/business plans
Must have excellent technical knowledge as well as strong interpersonal and management skills.
Proven ability to develop new accounts and new business opportunities.
Requires high-quality presentation and negotiating skills.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Ability to set goals and motivate self and others to achieve annual sales objectives
Ability to multi-task and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
Ability to act proactively or find a solution with work-related problems.
Adaptable to set and prioritize work with varying exceptions.
Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
Strong knowledge and experience with MS Office.
Communicates with clarity, verbally in one on one or group situations, and over the telephone.
Communicates well in writing by composing clear documents.

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Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at us-accommodationrequest@airgas.com .

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Keywords: US11342-AIRGAS Red-D-Arc Inc., Southaven , Outside Sales Associate, Sales , Olive Branch, Mississippi

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