General Industrial Salesperson
Company: Cogent Companies
Posted on: January 14, 2019
TitleGeneral Industrial Salesperson About the OrganizationCogent is a growing company that provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions to a wide range of industries. With more than 200 employees covering 13 states, our 10 best-in-class companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Catalyst, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, iME Solutions, Industrial Measurement & Control, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering and Water Technology Group. Description Cogent's iME Solutions division is currently seeking a General Industrial Salesperson to sell products and engineered solutions to Wyoming's Industrial market. This position requires strong technical, communication and decision-making skills. The successful candidate will possess a burning desire to win. As a General Industry Salesperson you will be responsible for managing a key geographical and named accounts territory. Important current and future customers in the industrial, power, oil & gas, chemical, water and wastewater markets will be counting on your experience and interest in solving pumping systems problems through the sale of pumps, seals and process equipment products and services. Partnering with key vendors and effectively utilizing the company's inside sales support staff will be crucial to achieving established annual sales goals. SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS Strong working knowledge of industrial mechanical and rotating equipment is desired. Strong selling and communication skills are needed for success. An engineering degree or related mechanical or technical sales and problem-solving experience is desired. A great attitude and good work ethic is required. Outside Sales Account Manager duties may include:* Works closely with Inside Sales team to determine essential strategic approaches for sales at strategic customers.* Work with Cogent's engineering and procurement divisions for specification review, interpretations and quotation preparation.* Maintain a great partner relationship with key manufacturers and vendors to achieve product quotas.* Analyze customers' requirements and engages in consultative selling with clients; provides value-added services and products to solve customer problems.* Provides timely and accurate responses to customer inquiries.* Completes work order forms for purpose of order entry and invoicing.* Communicate cancellations or changes in sales orders and relay these changes to appropriate personnel.* Reviews purchase orders to ensure the customer's technical needs are met.* Performs proactive telephone and in-person sales inquiries to investigate old or inactive customers to stimulate new sales activity with these customers and supports outside sales in follow up leads. PositionGeneral Industrial Salesperson Position Requirements Qualified applicants will also possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:* Knowledge of processes, policies, and procedures related to a sales department and material flow.* Previous experience with industrial engineered solutions preferred.* Experience in the pump and pump processing industry highly desired.* Able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.* Excellent oral and written communications skills.* Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.* Excellent time management skills.* Highly energetic and self-starter. Creative, entrepreneurial and industrious people are Cogent's most valuable asset. We value our employee's hard work and in return provide competitive wages, benefits and career growth opportunities. To begin your rewarding career with Cogent, apply today! EOE StatementCogent, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. Exempt/Non-ExemptExempt Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time LocationCasper (iME Solutions) CategoryOutside Sales DivisioniME Solutions This position is currently accepting applications. Apply Now
Keywords: Cogent Companies, Casper , General Industrial Salesperson, Sales , Casper, Wyoming
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