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Counter Sales Associate

Company: Airgas Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Counter Sales Associate

  • Portland, ME
  • Mon-Fri; 1st shiftHow will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?
    The Counter Sales position sells medical, industrial and specialty gases, welding equipment and hard goods and tools to customers. This position responds to inquiries or concerns from either walk-in customers or those customers that call in. The Counter Sales associate provides additional warehouse support as needed.In particular, you will:
    • 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.
    • Provides warehouse support for shipping & receiving, inventory stocking, cleaning, labeling, or other tasks. Restocks store merchandise as needed. Arranges stock on shelves or racks in sales area and keeps merchandise in order. Marks or tickets merchandise.
    • 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.
    • The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
      Are you a MATCH?
      • HS Diploma or equivalent required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business, Welding Technology, or Sales preferred.
      • Minimum of 2 years of customer service, retail or inside sales, or inventory experience in a relatable industry.
      • Strong background in gas, welding and safety supply industry preferred.
      • Proficient with Google Applications and/or MS Office; SAP experience strongly preferred.
      • Prior welding experience preferred such as knowledge in MIG, TIG, and STICK WELDING preferred.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
      • Demonstrates a clear and effective speaking manner for the purpose of explaining information to customers and employees.
      • Detail-oriented. Ability to problem-solve.
      • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position's responsibilities.About Airgas
        Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products.Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally.Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.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.
        EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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