Praxair, Inc. ST Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist in Houston, Texas

Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist


Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist in Houston, TX.

The Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist is responsible for performing customer service activities in a call center environment with the objective to create a better overall customer experience. Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist receive and handle all incoming customer inquiries; taking complete ownership of issue(s) until the customer's goal and/or need is achieved.

Customer Service - Specialty Gases - Equipment Specialist - 1st Shift

  • Maintains ongoing relationship with regional customers and sales staff by answering incoming calls, correcting order issues, processing customer orders, and resolving customer product or service issues

  • Processes sales orders and order changes and confirms shipment/delivery dates and cancellations

  • Sources Specialty Mixtures through Praxair's network of production and laboratory facilities.

  • Uses business software systems to retrieve customer information, verify inventory levels and process orders

  • Verifies customer credit status and completes necessary paperwork to issue credits or debits

  • Provides quotes and assistance to sales force and management within set parameters

  • Suggests additional and/or alternative products and services to meet customer needs, following established pricing guidelines

  • Provides customers with informational materials such as sales brochures, marketing flyers, etc

  • Responsible for phone inquiries for service calls and part orders

  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with all internal PDI customers

  • Performs at a high level to meet call center performance metrics

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate's Degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of Customer Service or In Store Sales experience required

  • Industry experience strongly preferred, minimum of 5 years

  • Internal Praxair system experience preferred

  • Strong oral communication & computer skills (Word and Excel)

  • Ability to multi-task in high-paced , call center work environment

  • Willingness to take ownership of customer inquiries to resolution

  • Must be willing and able to work 1st Shift (M-F; 4:30p.m.)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Customer Service Staff

Primary Location Texas-Houston

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18000960