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Xylem Inc.

Outside Sales Representative

Xylem Inc. - San Antonio, TX

Outside Sales Representative


San Antonio


Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at .

Godwin, a Xylem brand, offers a broad product line of fully automatic self-priming pumps used in temporary and permanent applications. With a full range of diesel and electric pumps available to purchase or rent, Godwin pumps are used for dewatering and liquids transfer in mining, constructions, municipal and industrial projects around the world.

The Role:

Godwin, a Xylem brand, seeks an Outside Sales Representative to cover the San Antonio, Texas territory. The Outside Sales Representative will use individual technical, communication and product skills to solve customer fluid handling problems and increase company business through the development of Godwin Dri-Prime® pumping systems and related pumping products, particularly as related to the rental of pumps in the construction and industrial field. Preferred candidates will live in the designated territory.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities

Expand the sale and rental of the Godwin Dri-Prime® Pump through establishing and maintaining customer contacts.

Analyze and assess customers’ pumping needs.

Recommend and design pumping systems to meet customers’ needs.

Provide technical services and support to customers.

Generate sales reports, bids, proposals and quotes.

Participate in trade/professional shows and conferences as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering

2 years of technical sales or sales related experience (pump industry preferred) in the Commercial/Municipal/Utility markets.

Underground construction experience is a plus.

Occasional overnight travel as required.

Individual must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record.

Have a high mechanical aptitude, superior customer service, computer and presentation skills, and have solid logical troubleshooting capabilities.

Experience with pumps, mixers, electrical controls, hydraulics, and ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics is a plus.

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Effective interpersonal skills with customers, employees and management team.

Ability to handle multiple priorities and remain focused and organized.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and the use of computer applications.

Specialized Knowledge Required

Previous experience with highly preferred

Physical Demands

Occasional heavy lifting (50-70 pounds); job site environment

Work Environment

Intermittent exposure to job site conditions; e.g., gas fields, petrochemical refineries, mills, mines, construction sites, industrial/power plants, waste water treatment plants, etc.; intermittent exposure to shop noise and fumes.

Standard office environment free of disagreeable elements.

Travel as required to fulfill the duties listed above or as required by the Company.

EOE/Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Outside Sales Representative Xylem Inc. - San Antonio, TX, United States


Location: San Antonio, TX

Company Profile:
Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​