Inside Sales Safety Specialist

Cogent Infotech

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Job Description
Position Summary:
Our Safety Specialist is responsible for the sales of Fisher Safety's products and services customers primarily by using digital means: phone, email, Internet, and other technology within a defined territory. The Safety Specialist is responsible for serving customers across a variety of segments. They maintain effective customer relations, develops opportunities for growth within an existing customer base, and assures market penetration and profitability while achieving sales and profit forecasts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations with purchasing and end user within assigned territory
  • Drive safety growth across identified target account base, as well as assigned territory
  • Independently make decisions, but also utilize available resources to meet customer needs and work effectively with cross-functional team of supplier and internal resources
  • Develop and execute sales strategies and plans to expand business within assigned territory; Maintain a pipeline of opportunities to meet or exceed sales objectives
  • Perform sales calls and vendor relations with all customers and potential customers in the assigned territory primarily by phone, but face-to-face customer meetings may be required
  • Research competitor and industry activity and keep informed of new products/services and other general information of interest to customers incorporating this data in the business plan;
  • Introduces new products and services as appropriate
  • Manage pricing within territory to control profitability
  • Maintain accurate reporting, records, and files necessary for proper management of territory
  • Communicate with supervisor any customer issues or potential problems; perform other tasks assigned by manager
  • Inform customers of supply and price trends and assist in inventory control; collaborate with Safety Team around product allocation requirements
  • Positively represent *** Scientific at all times throughout customer locations
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of sales experience, preferably in safety products or controlled environment products OR lab experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferably with a technical degree in safety, EH&S, environmental science or science or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Proven record of establishing goals and achieving results
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and the internet
  • Must possess a strong desire to serve the customer
  • Must deliver excellent customer service
  • Must possess the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed
  • Demonstrates the *** values (The Four I's) – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.

Cogent Infotech