Airgas Usa LLC Counter Sales Associate/ Delivery Driver (CDL B) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
/Are you ready to grow sales and be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward and exceed customer expectations?/
Apply Now and move your career forward with Airgas as a Counter Sales Associate /Delivery Driver (CDL B) in Sioux City. SD!
What you will do:
As the “face of Airgas”, the Counter Sales Associate/Delivery Driver is responsible for the safe and orderly stocking, storing, and labeling of all incoming materials and supplies at the location’s warehouse for future redistribution. This position will additionally be responsible for the picking, packing and distribution of materials and supplies for delivery via outside carriers or local Airgas drivers to the customer’s location. Additionally, this position will be responsible for safely and efficiently delivering compressed gas cylinders to local and regional business customers from an Airgas branch or plant location using a company provided truck. This position loads, unloads, delivers, and returns compressed gas cylinders while frequently interacting with Airgas customers.
Counter Sales 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 purchases 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. * Other duties and projects as assigned.
Driver Responsibilities: * Safely loads, delivers and unloads cylinders containing compressed gases to customer’s place of business. Delivers compressed gas cylinders to external and internal customer sites. Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes. Collects empty cylinders or rejected or unsold merchandise. Returns empty cylinders to either a plant or branch location for refilling. * Establishes and maintains good customer relations. Listens to and helps resolve service inquiries and complaints. * Provides timely communication back to manager or to the customer’s assigned Airgas sales associate regarding any changes or issues experienced by the customer. * Performs cylinder inspections per operating procedures. * Maintains load manifests and all required vehicle documents ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries. Ensures that vehicle manifests, labeling and load are in compliance with regulatory guidelines such as those pertaining to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Airgas safety standards (SAFECOR). * Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections documenting deficiencies & ensures all safety items are in good working order. * Ensures all safety rules are strictly observed & any accidents or injuries are promptly reported to management. * Operates a pallet jack, forklift & other warehouse equipment. * Works in warehouse or on dock as needed.
Successful candidates will have: * HS Diploma or equivalent required. * Valid Class B Driver’s license and Medical Examiner’s Card. * Hazmat & Airbrake Certifications (or ability to acquire certifications as a condition of employment). * Must have one (1) year of prior Class B professional driving experience within the last four (4) years and a clean driving record to include no more than one (1) moving violation per the DOT and 2 in a personal vehicle per the state DMV within the last three (3) years. * In lieu of experience, may consider accepting a diploma from an accredited driving school or a combination of driving and prior Airgas specific experience. * Prior experience in the gas, welding and safety supply industry preferred. * Minimum of 2 years of previous product, warehouse and/or sales related experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience). * Basic PC knowledge to include familiarity with onboard computers/telematics and experience with SAP preferred. * Excellent customer service skills. * Prior experience operating a forklift or other material handling equipment preferred * Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities.
We take care of you:
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 Assistance and much more!
Who we are:
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the 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; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.
Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access® telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology and innovations.
Check out what a career at Airgas can offer you!
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
Title: Counter Sales Associate/ Delivery Driver (CDL B)
Location: South Dakota-Sioux Falls-57104
Requisition ID: 18797