Louisiana Cat
  • Lafayette
  • Lafayette, LA, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time


Power UP YOUR CAREER with Louisiana CAT


We are looking for an OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE to join our growing operations (Louisiana CAT) at our Lafayette, Louisiana branch location.  METRO AREA LOCATION: South Louisiana 


The person in this role will be responsible for outside sales of CAT equipment management solutions for customers in defined territory.  This role is a hybrid between a "hunter" sales role and "consultative sales" to provide CAT product information to your assigned customer territory 


  • You will serve as an ambitious and highly competitive sales professional for customer accounts in your defined territory
  • You will become a subject matter expert (SME) on customer financing, licensing policies and procedures, warranty registrations and invoicing
  • You will collaborate with your Sales Management / General Manager to establish sales goals on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • You will attain monthly, quarterly and annual sales target goals by maximizing customers loyalty and repeat business
  • You will provide detailed sales reports, continuous improvement recommendations and customer invoices to Louisiana CAT management 


  • You will build long-term rapport with new and existing customers in order to ensure their success and our company success
  • You will demonstrate a capacity for development strong business and possess strong sales strategy acumen
  • You will have the sales tools and building blocks to MAKE A CAREER MARK here at Louisiana CAT 


  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Sales or related field
  • Required: Strong technical, mechanical, and business aptitude
  • Required: Strong skills in Microsoft Office software including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Highly Preferred: 2-3 years outside product sales experience
  • Highly Preferred: Knowledge or experience using CRM (Customer Relations Management) software such as Salesforce.com
  • Highly Preferred: Knowledge of Caterpillar product lines is strongly desired; other Heavy Equipment industry knowledge is preferred 


  • Ability to pursue, build, maximize and successfully close sales transactions for customers in defined territory
  • Ability to travel within defined sales territory and valid U.S. Driver's License with clean MVR (Motor Vehicles Record)


  • We requirement strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations.
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures
  • Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace 


  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day
  • We work across Construction, Electrical Power, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana CAT
  • We offer competitive pay, benefit rewards, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles
  • We are based out of Reserve, LA (Corporate HQ) and New Iberia, LA (Power Systems HQ) and have a visible footprint across 23 locations throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South 


Louisiana CAT is the only authorized Caterpillar dealer in Louisiana. We ARE Where You ARE across 23 branch locations throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South.  We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service and Parts to customers across a wide range of industries.  We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate.   

 To BE The Best...We HIRE The BestPOWER UP and Click RED button "APPLY For This Position" on our Louisiana CAT Careers Page https://www.louisianacat.com/careers to be considered for open roles at Louisiana CAT and affiliate companies.

 We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed up by 85+ years of success.

Louisiana CAT and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

Louisiana CAT uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires. For more information about your rights - https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  EEO is the law.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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