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

Louisiana Cat is Louisiana's only authorized Caterpillar dealer and a recognized leader among Caterpillar dealers around the world. We've been providing our customers with the highest quality Caterpillar equipment, service and parts since 1933. Louisiana Cat has 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South. We are always searching for high energy, ambitious candidates who are ready to join our team. You can build your future here!

We are now accepting applications for:

Outside Sales Representative - Lafayette, LA

The Outside Sales Representative will aggressively pursue and close machine sales within an assigned territory. This position will provide product information to customers and develop the territory to maximum potential for customers and the company.  The Salesman must be disciplined and focused with knowledge of basic mechanics.


  • Build rapport with new customers and existing customer base. 
  • Assist with new inventory ordering, transportation and preparation.
  • Become familiar with financing options, licensing policies and procedures, and warranty registrations.
  • Prepare, submit, and follow up on customer invoices.
  • Provide timely and accurate sales reports to management as necessary.
  • Observe experienced staff and gain knowledge about company procedures, methods, and standards.
  • Continuous improvement of unit sales.

This position is best suited for someone:

  • Who is aggressive, ambitious, and highly competitive.
  • With great customer service skills and the desire to exceed customer expectations.
  • With previous outside product sales experience, preferably in a related industry.
  • Who can demonstrate a capacity for developing strong business and sales strategy acumen.
  • With a versatile and enthusiastic personality.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field required.
  • 2-3 years' outside product sales experience highly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Well-developed communication skills both verbal and written.


We are proud to offer our full time employees a benefits package that speaks for itself and sets us apart from our competition.  Benefits options include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Policies
  • Wellness Programs
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Generous 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation
  • Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Advancement Opportunities

Pre-Employment drug screens & proof of employment eligibility (E-Verify) are required for any position offered.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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