The Vending and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Sales Specialist will work directly with the sales department at all locations. They will take leads from the sales team members and work with the end-user to identify their needs, develop a program that meets those needs, and have them sign an agreement. The specialist will work with purchasing and vending coordinators to order, set-up, and install the necessary equipment at the customer location.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Communicate and cultivate the Core Values of Oxygen Service Company internally and externally. Be well versed in our vending partners and the products and programs they offer. Research and develop relationships with vendors for vendor managed inventory solutions. Work with the sales department to develop a target list of vending customers. Understand product supply agreements and how to present to a customer for approval. Work with potential vending customers on product selection and inventory levels. Track and monitor vending agreements for potential resigns. Stay up to date with competitive vending programs and how to sell against them. Utilize the Track Selling Process and a CRM Program to track the progress of potential vending customers. Monitor customer usage and recommend product replacements when appropriate. Provide backup support for vending coordinator. Track the lifespan of the vending equipment and be involved with the budgetary process to recommend when to replace machines.
Education, Experience and Skills: High School diploma or equivalency. Associates Degree or Certificate in business related field is a plus. 2+ years in welding or related industry with sales or customer service experience preferred. Valid Class D Driver’s License. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and ERP Software. Ability to work alone, influence people in opinions, attitudes, and judgements. Must be organized and have good time management, with the ability to perform effectively under tight deadlines. Demonstrate professionalism, superior people skills, strong oral and written communication skills. Must be a team player with an ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.
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Who is OSC? Oxygen Service Company is an industrial distribution company that has been providing solutions for our customer’s gas, welding and automation needs since 1959. We are based in Minnesota with multiple locations that serve businesses within MN, WI, ND, SD, and IA. With being 100% Employee Owned since 1993, we have a unique culture that creates accountability and fosters engagement amongst our employees. All of us share consistent values of honesty and integrity that are exhibited through the company’s core values. Join our team to be a part of an employee-owned company and an organization that is focused on serving its customers and employee owners!
Why Work for OSC? Employees have the opportunity every day to directly impact the success of the business. This is felt through the employee-ownership culture.
OSC offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package from health insurance to employee fun and activities. Some of the unique benefit offerings include Retirement – 401(k) & Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Community Connection, Health Benefits, Wellness Program, Career & Education Development, Company Involvement and much more! Check us out at oxygenservicecompany.com!
Oxygen Service Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military service, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.
Oxygen Service Company
Saint Paul, Ramsey, MN 55104