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Praxair, Inc. Inside Sales / Driver in Lloydminster, Alberta

Inside Sales / Driver


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Praxair Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including, chemicals, food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.Explore our site and learn how your talent can make an impact at

At Praxair, 26,000 employees in 50 countries are working together towards a common goal: making our planet more productive. For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productively, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient -- in short, to make all our lives better.

Praxair Canada, Inc., a leading supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, has an immediate opening in our Lloydminster, AB branch location for an:

Inside Sales / Counter Sales – Relief Driver

The Inside Sales Representative [Counter Sales] position will be responsible for performing sales activities inside the store. This position will also act as a customer service representative to develop sales relationships with walk-in and telephone customers and ensure that customer’s needs are met in a professional and timely fashion.

Major responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for the efficient processing of customer orders, answers and responds to telephone and walk-in sales orders and product inquiries

  • Sell gases and welding products to walk-in and telephone customers

  • Maintain appearance of the branch and maintain stock levels on the sales floor and in the stockroom.

  • Use knowledge of welding applications and products to ensure Praxair products meet customer requirements

  • Other duties as assigned by the manager

There is also a requirement to provide occasional driver relief, where you will be responsible for:

  • Operating/driving a 1 ton truck delivering high pressure cylinders, liquid containers and hard goods to customer locations

  • Loading and unloading cylinders, count and record quantities and styles of product to ensure actual load complies with shipping documents

  • Check and placard vehicle according to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) regulations

  • Complete trip reports, fuel tickets and other necessary reports

  • Conduct pre and post trip inspections noting and explaining defects or deficiencies

Advantages of working for Praxair

  • Global stability and possible opportunities to work in various areas throughout Praxair

  • Learning environment with an Education Assistance Program

  • Continuous learning opportunities provided

  • Competitive salaries, vacation and performance based salary increase

  • Comprehensive flexible benefits, including health and dental; pension plan; group RRSP

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Partnership discounted rates


Qualifications - Education and Professional experience:

  • Valid, incident free, applicable provincial Class 5 Driver's License - air brake endorsement considered an asset.

  • Minimum 2 years inside sales or counter sales experience

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training

  • Strong commitment to safety

  • A proven background of meeting sales and margin goals and gaining new customers.

  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimum supervision in a fast paced environment

  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to understand gas systems and products would be an asset.

The hiring process [depending on position] includes undergoing a criminal record check, driver’s abstract, company medical and employment and reference verification.

Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Praxair Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Sales

Primary Location Alberta-Lloydminster

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000087