Cogent, Inc. Outside Sales Representative - Pump Rental Division in Fenton, Missouri
Outside Sales Representative - Pump Rental Division
About the OrganizationCogent is a growing, midwest company that provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions. Our companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, Industrial Measurement and Control, iME Solutions, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering, Velocity and Water Technology Group. Cogent companies are committed to providing compelling, pertinent and logical solutions while serving the local Industrial, Municipal, Commercial Building Trades, Oil & Gas markets. Our people make the difference. Our shared values define us as a team and bring our vision to life. We are an employee owned business where more than 220 employee owners expect their teammates to work hard, be creative, and get engaged and together we build our future and share in the outcome!
Are you looking for a great company with great people, a place you can retire from someday? If a position where you can directly impact the success of an organization and share in that success as an Employee Owner sounds like a refreshing opportunity, then check us out. Together we can build our future!
Velocity Pump Rental, a growing company serving the contractor, municipal and industrial markets providing dewatering systems is looking for anOutside Sales Representativein St. Louis, MO area. We have been in the rental market for over 50 years and have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. If you are driven by success and thrive in a progressive fast-paced environment, we want to talk with you!
Generate profitable sales revenue by renting pumps and providing engineered pumping solutions for either short-term or long-term projects for the purpose of moving fluid
Establishes new rental accounts through phone calls and in-person visits to potential customers
Builds, develops, and grows client and vendor business relationships vital to the success of the rental business
Present turnkey services to potential customers
Ensures project plans and updates are well communicated to clients and internal staff
Maintains knowledge of all rental products, pricing, terms, sales, and policies
Education / Experience
Associate's, Vocational, or Bachelor's degree in Mechanics, Industrial Engineering, or Construction Management preferred
Three years minimum experience with B2B direct sales within the equipment industry preferred
Previous experience in the rental industry is a plus
Pump equipment background is highly desirable
Strong business development and customer retention skills
PositionRental Outside Sales
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Strong working knowledge in rentals, customer service and sales techniques
Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to effectively multitask, prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to elicit cooperation and defuse tension, if necessary
Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
Who We Are
Velocity is part of Cogent’s elite brands of companies. Cogent is a growing, Midwest company that provides creative and innovative fluid processing solutions. We are committed to serving the local Industrial, Municipal, Commercial Building Trades, Oil & Gas markets. Our companies include Automatic Engineering, BRI, Fluid Equipment, Lee Mathews, Industrial Measurement and Control, iME Solutions, Vanco, Vandevanter Engineering, Velocity and Water Technology Group. Our people make the difference, our shared values define us as a team and bring our vision to life. Together, more than 220employee ownershelp build healthy and prosperous communities through creatively engineered solutions for our customers.
What We Offer Above and Beyond A Competitive Wage
Employee Ownership Stock (ESOP)
401(k) with matching
Profit Sharing Plan
Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance
Generous PTO and Holidays
And much more!
May work under extreme weather conditions
May work closely with and use moving machinery and/or mechanical parts
May be exposed to fumes and toxic chemicals
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Certifications / Licenses
- Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
Overtime may be required short notice
Travel may be required
We value a great attitude and hard work and in return provide competitive wages, employee ownership, benefits, training and career growth opportunities. To begin a rewarding career with Cogent, apply today at cogentcompanies.com/careers/
EOE StatementCogent, 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, gender identity, 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.
LocationVelocity (St. Louis)
This position is currently accepting applications.