Municipal Aftermarket Sales
About the Organization Cogent 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 11 best-in-class companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, iME Solutions, Industrial Measurement & Control, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering, Velocity, Water Technology Group and Water Technology Group Commercial.
Is working for a growing and successful company important to you? If you have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and determination to succeed then we may have a spot on our team for you!
Cogent's Automatic Engineering located in the Tulsa Oklahoma area is currently seeking an Outside Sales Representative to sell aftermarket products and solutions to customers within a defined established territory. This position requires strong technical, communication and decision-making skills. The successful candidate will possess a burning desire to win.
Strong working knowledge of mechanical and rotating equipment is desired. Strong selling and communication skills are needed for success. A bachelor's degree or related mechanical or technical sales and problem-solving experience is desired. A great attitude and good work ethic is required. Outside Sales Representative duties may include:
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.
Maintain a great partner relationship with key manufacturers and vendors to achieve product quotas.
Work with Cogent's engineering and procurement divisions for specification review, interpretations and quotation preparation.
Works closely with Inside Sales team to determine essential strategic approaches for sales at strategic customers.
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.
Position Municipal Aftermarket Sales 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 municipal 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 at www.cogentcompanies.com/careers!
EOE Statement Cogent, 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-Exempt Exempt Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Location Broken Arrow (AEI) Category Outside Sales Division Automatic Engineering
This position is currently accepting applications.