Sales Associate - TRAINEE

Puffer Sweiven - Stafford, TX3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $59,000 a year
Company Description:
For over 70 years, Puffer-Sweiven has set the standard in equipment and services for process control, automation, safety, and reliability. We help process-intensive facilities run more efficiently and safely by delivering quality products, technical support, and knowledgeable staff to implement the needed process solutions — with the goal of exceeding customer expectations. Our dedication brings the most advanced products and services to our customers throughout the Central and Gulf Coast regions of Texas.

As a Local Business Partner of Emerson, we offer a broad base of superior solutions including the top product lines for a given application. Our specialties at Puffer-Sweiven include:

Process Control & Safety Systems
Control Valves & Regulators
Isolation Valves & Actuation
Oil & Gas Automation
Reliability Solutions & Services
Pressure Management
Specialty Pumps & Rotating Equipment
Maintenance & Repair Services

Job Title:
Sales Associate – Oil & Gas TRAINEE

Under general supervision of the Sales Manager and direction of the Outside Sales Rep, the Sales Associate is responsible for providing both technical and commercial sales support to the Outside Sales Rep and the customers they serve.

Key Responsibilities:
Prepare proposals/quotes including product sizing, selection and pricing.
Interact with customers on a day-to-day basis providing technical, commercial and general sales support.
Evaluate customer requirements and identify opportunities for optimizing margin and expanding scope of products/services supplied.
Proactively follow up with customers on quotations.
Develop and maintain a high level of technical proficiency with products represented.

5 plus years as an inside sales representative or equivalent in a technical sales environment.
Develop and maintain awareness of all products and services provided by Puffer-Sweiven.
BS/BA degree preferred or combination of applicable education and experience.