Inside Sales Representative-Linepipe


Houston, TX, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Sales 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 993 



At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support to the Product Manager Line Pipe in the ongoing development of existing and prospective customers
  • Processing of customer inquiries, preparation of quotations, order entries and delivery status
  • To serve as the liaison in necessary communication between customers, Product Manager, Sales Operations Manager, and Mills to achieve aforementioned tasks
  • To support the realization of the BENTELER Steel & Tube sales strategy and expansion.
  • Obtain and clarify all necessary information about customer’s requirements
  • Communicate and clarify requirements (such as technical requirements, pricing, logistics and delivery dates) with suppliers (mainly internal but on exceptional basis also external)
  • Prepare quotations within the guidelines or price lists provided by management and follow-up
  • Review orders clarify with customers as needed and enter order details into the SAP system and generate related purchase orders and order confirmations
  • Obtain regular status reports from suppliers / the mill, including external processors, track production status and discuss discrepancies with agreed delivery dates with the mill, Product Manager and Sales Operations Manager (as needed)
  • Provide customers with regular status reports
  • Coordinate delivery to customers, vendors, and 3rd party locations.
  • May participate in pricing/strategic discussions and in the preparation of the annual sales budget discussions and quarterly forecasting.
  • Participate in cost savings and other projects
  • Optimize processes and structures in his/her area of responsibility
  • Sub-contract certain services that are required to fulfil the commitment to the customer (on exceptional basis)


Qualifications and Experience

  • BS/BA in Business Administration or related field preferred Knowledge of contract laws and standard operating procedures.
  • Good knowledge of Line Pipe products is a preference criteria
  • Experience in Oil&Gas Tubular Goods would be a benefit
  • Previous experience in similar role in the steel tube industry is a preference criteria
  • One year of Sales experience or some level of customer service experience
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Proficiency in Word, Excel & Power Point
  • Proficiency with SAP, Excel and databases is a must
  • Ability to interface with personnel
  • Inter-cultural and Diversity understanding
  • Positive attitude, energetic, personable and a reliable Team player
  • Skilled in accuracy, detail oriented and organizational abilities
  • Excellent verbal (on telephone and in face to face meetings) and written skills
  • Confident telephone communication abilities 


Your contact

Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources


Your new employer

The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 38 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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