Counter Sales Associate

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Airgas Allentown, PA

Company
Airgas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
09041-1055
AJE Ref #
576168733
Location
Allentown, PA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Airgas USA, LLC is hiring a Counter Sales Associate in Allentown, PA!



Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?



Discover an exciting Career with Airgas as a Counter Sales Associate! Airgas USA, LLC, a Fortune 500, $6B organization is planning for continued growth. As the largest distributor of welding, medical and specialty gases and hard goods in the United States, Airgas has the versatility to provide the best solution at the best value, direct to our customers. Bring your competitive drive to Airgas and ability to work in a fast-paced, results oriented environment!



NATURE OF POSITION:



Provides knowledge and assistance to customers regarding Airgas products and services.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:



* Provides customers, sales staff, and store managers with correct information regarding Airgas products and delivery schedules.

* Accurately completes all required paperwork including daily collections and deposits

* Performs shipping and receiving duties.

* Fills propane.

* Observes all administrative, accounting, and safety related procedures.

* Provides backup branch coverage for other Airgas branches, as required.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

* Ability to perform very heavy work-routinely lift 25 to 75 lb., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 100 lb. Also required to push and pull liquid containers weighing up to 1000 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.

* Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion required.

* Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and finger activities including the tightening of ratchet binders.

* Must be able to safely drive a forklift.

* Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

* Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.

* Talk to and hear customers/co-workers as well as smell/hear leaking gas from cylinders.

* Ability to interact cordially with coworkers and customers

* Ability to arrive to work on time every day



(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.)



Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Excellent communications skills

* Ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines

* Ability to work overtime when necessary

* Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background

* Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook and familiar with use of computer databases.



The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.



The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.



In lieu of the above, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provided the aforementioned knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered at the discretion of Airgas East, Inc .



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 Reimbursement and much more...!



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