Specialty Gas Sales Specialist- Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, The Best People.
Are you looking to become part of a company with great benefits and growth potential? We offer paid time off, life insurance, 401(k) matching, and more.
Responsibilities: The Specialty Gas Sales Specialist is responsible for driving the growth of Specialty Gases and Products to prospective customers while working to maintain existing business. The individual will accomplish this primarily through direct sales and working directly with account managers. The Specialty Gas Sales Specialists will be directly responsible for achieving sales growth targets and assisting in the development of S.J. Smith’s Specialty Gas Product offering.
Driving Specialty Gas sales through identification of key growth markets including Life Science, Energy and Chemical, Research Laboratories, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage and / or products and associated targets. Development and execution of a strategy to capture that growth.
Providing training for account managers expanding their knowledge base of specialty gases and where and how they are used by our customers.
Work with S.J. Smith’s Marketing to assist in the development of sales and marketing literature to promote the company’s growth strategy.
Required Education & Experience:
Two (2) years or more aggressive and proven sales experience or a minimum of 5 years directly related experience in life sciences, energy and chemical markets, research laboratories, manufacturing, food, and beverage with prior business to business sales experience.
High School Diploma
Must have restriction free and valid driver’s license
Strong organizational and communication skills
Proficient / strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and CRM systems
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, executives, and other employees of the organization.
A strong understanding of medical, specialty, or food grade gas products and processes.
Strong negotiation skills
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field. In lieu of a degree, 5 years of additional related experience.
Why Should You Apply?
Opportunities for training
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.??
S.J. Smith is a third-generation, family-owned company that provides gas, welding and safety supplies to the Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri markets. Established in 1950, S.J. Smith has evolved into a dynamic problem-solving organization that uses the latest technology to serve our customers in the welding, safety, medical and industrial areas. S.J. Smith employees are expected to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Our mission is to make our customers successful by providing cutting-edge solutions and quality products. We are committed to providing a safe environment for our employees and customers. All S.J. Smith employees are expected to complete safety training, follow all safety practices and comply with company, state, and federal laws, including FDA, DOT, FMCSA, and OSHA regulations.