Tampa, Florida

Airgas South, a subsidiary of Airgas USA, LLC., the nations leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding supplies, has Welding & Cutting Sales Manager opening for our South Region based in Tampa, FL.

The Welding & Cutting Manager supervises the Welding Automation Specialists and Sales Associates to assist in gaining and retaining core business for the region through cost savings engineering; shielding gas selection for welding process; weld training; product demonstrations; technical information; and automation selection.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
· Provide branch and sales associate support to facilitate sales of robotic, plasma, laser, and fixed automation projects.
· Coordinate and participate in installation and service robotic, plasma, laser, and fixed automation projects.
· Evaluate customer’s welding and cutting processes and provide needed training for improvement.
· Provide customers with the engineering, technical support, training, and service for all your robotics and automation needs.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Willingness travel about 50-75% of the time
· Other duties and projects as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
· High school diploma or equivalent (GED); Bachelor’s degree preferred
· Minimum of 5 - 10 years of related experience
· Experience in the welding industry, preferred; and knowledge of welding processes
· Working knowledge of CNC, robotics controls and tooling, positioning equipment, laser cutting and welding, shielding gas and filler metals, and plasma applications
· Computer proficiency and working knowledge of MS Office programs, especially Word and Excel
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
· Excellent telephone and communication skills.
· Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
· Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
· Ability to effectively present information to customer, top management or public groups and prepare effective sales proposals.
· Ability to set priorities and work independently to meet deadlines.
· Good organizational skills with ability to follow through until completion.
· Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
· Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
· Must be detail oriented with strong customer focus
· Must be able to touch type using standard computer keyboard
· Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and background.
· Able to talk, hear, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
· Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
· Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
· Must be able to operate in a drug-free work place.
Looking for a great company to work for? You’ll Find It With Us! Airgas South offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and more.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Tampa, Florida

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