Weldstar - Technical Sales Representative – Kenosha, Wisconsin

Weldstar – A leading distributor of welding equipment, industrial & specialty gases, accessories and supplies is hiring for an outside sales representative familiar with Wisconsin’s welding and gas business.

 This is a great opportunity to join the largest family owned welding distributor in the Chicagoland area and be a contributing factor to the success of our newest branch location, while working for a Company that has a reputation as the “best in the industry”.

The ideal candidate will not only need be experienced in sales, but also must be a proven technical sales rep, be relationship driven, internally motivated, and have the ability to recognize and provide solutions in order to grow the customer base.  This is a direct sales opportunity for a self-starter willing to work both independently in Wisconsin and to participate in Company required meetings / trainings at our other locations.

Job Purpose & Duties…

  • Manage and grow a customer base of new and potential clients within a geographic territory.
  • Call on accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily activities to maximize results.
  • Requires approximately 80% direct sales and 20% office and preparation work.
  • Provide technical support and cost saving ideas to existing and potential customers.
  • Responsible for overall profitability within your territory.
  • Resolve customer issues by investigating and providing solutions within the Company’s acceptable framework.
  • Responsible for providing quotes and cost analysis as requested.
  • Must maintain effective communication with management regarding results and activities.
  • Will keep up with changes in technology through vendor and Company training along with individual research and education.
  • Maintaining company sales management software with required account information and details.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Work within the Weldstar “Team” philosophy to meet Company initiatives and objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications…

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Basic computer skills necessary (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills coupled with an ability to relate well with people are essential.
  • Must excel at multitasking and being able to effectively prioritize in a rapidly changing and sometimes stressful environment.
  • A mechanical aptitude would be helpful.
  • Max. file size: 128 MB.

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Weldstar has been supplying the gas and welding markets in Northern & Central Illinois, Northern & Central Indiana, and Southern Wisconsin and Southern Michigan since 1936.  We provide superior products coupled with unparalleled customer service and trained technical support.

Weldstar is a privately-owned company and we remain committed to the values that have fostered the growth or our company.  We are focused on doing the right things, for the right reasons.


Weldstar is an equal opportunity employer.  We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.  We do not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. 

If you are an employee with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us at HR@weldstar.com.

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