Outside Sales Representative (New Orleans and Prairieville, LA)

Louisiana CAT is accepting applications for Outside Sales Representative (New Orleans and Prairieville, LA) 

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are searching for an Outside Sales Representative to join our growing operations. This position will be based out of the Greater New Orleans Area. 

THE ROLE

The person in this role will be responsible for outside sales of CAT equipment management solutions for customers in a defined territory. This role is a hybrid between a "hunter" sales role and consultative sales to provide CAT product information to your assigned customer territory. 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  • Serve as an ambitious and highly competitive sales professional for customer accounts in your defined territory
  • Pursue, build, maximize and successfully close sales transactions for customers in the defined territory
  • Become a subject matter expert on customer financing, licensing policies and procedures, warranty registrations, and invoicing
  • Collaborate with your Sales Management / General Manager to establish sales goals on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Attain sales target goals by maximizing customers' loyalty and repeat business
  • Provide detailed sales reports, continuous improvement recommendations, and customer invoices to Louisiana CAT Management 

YOUR VALUE

  • You will build long-term, rapport with new and existing customers in order to ensure both their success and our company's success
  • You will have the tools and training to MAKE A CAREER here at Louisiana CAT 

MOST IMPORTANT QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Sales or related field
  • Required: Strong technical, mechanical, and business aptitude
  • Required: Strong skills in Microsoft Office software including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Highly Preferred: 2-3 years outside product sales experience
  • Highly Preferred: Knowledge or experience using CRM (Customer Relations Management) software such as Salesforce.com
  • Highly Preferred: Knowledge of Caterpillar product lines is strongly desired; other Heavy Equipment industry knowledge is preferred 

JOB FACTS

  • The majority of this position will be spent on the road traveling the assigned territory
  • Must be willing to relocate within the state of Louisiana for future advancement opportunities.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License with clean Motor Vehicle Record
  • Requires physical movement as required by job description
  • Maintain compliance with all International, Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations. Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace 

SAFETY IN ALL WE DO

  • We require strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures
  • Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace 

WHY PEOPLE JOIN LOUISIANA CAT

  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day
  • We work across Construction, Electrical Power, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana CAT
  • We offer competitive pay and benefits, paid holidays and vacation, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles

WHO WE ARE

Louisiana CAT is the only authorized Caterpillar Dealer for the state of Louisiana. We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service, Parts and Engines to customers across a wide range of industries. We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate. We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed by 85+ years of success. We have 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South with Corporate HQ located in Reserve, LA and Power Systems HQ located in New Iberia, LA.

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