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Praxair, Inc. Sales Support Specialist in Santa Ana, California

Sales Support Specialist

Description

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 companyis a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones®World Sustainability Index for 16 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases, and high-performancesurface coatings. Our products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety ofindustries, includingaerospace,chemicals,food and beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare, manufacturing, primarymetalsand many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website atwww.praxair.com.

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Sales Support Specialist to join our team located in Santa Ana, CA.

The Sales Support Specialist will be part of the sales area outside sales team and will be responsible for performing support activities for General Sales Manager (GSM), the Territory Managers (TMs) and for the customers directly. The Sales Support Specialist’s key focus areas will be to provide account management assistance, new business development assistance (quote preparation, research, etc.) and support with various back-office functions such as A/R, cylinder balance issues and billing. The Sales Support Specialist will report to the sales region GSM and will work closely with each of the Territory Managers assigned to that GSM.

Sales Support Specialist

  • Performs internal and external sales support activities including account management support, quoting assistance, proposal development, back-office support, occasional order entry and key account customer service support.

  • Works closely with and provides support to Outside Sales team

  • Evaluates and recommends appropriate product, equipment, and/or programs for TMs and large key accounts

  • Promotes 'add-on' sales of gases and high margin hard goods accessories for key accounts

  • Conducts or participates in product demonstrations, new offering roll-outs

  • Maintains customer records and files, including accurate account setup, management and pricing for key accounts

  • Performs select cylinder audits at customer sites

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • 2 year(s) of Customer Service/Inside Sales preferred

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • General welding supplies knowledge a plus

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ERP system fluency

  • Strong written communication

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Primary Location California-Santa Ana

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002922

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