Sales Assistant I in Naugatuck, Connecticut at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Naugatuck, CT

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with strong organizational, communication and follow-up skills that has worked in a manufacturing type environment.
  • Working with the team, this position is responsible for providing support of all Sales functions including building and maintaining customer relationships through responsiveness and accurate conveyance of order information.
  • Responsible for customer service support over various territories and product lines
  • Acquisition of sub-component quotes from existing suppliers
  • Assist in developing costs and lead times for customer quotes for our manufactured products
  • Creating quote within ERP system and providing it to applicable party
  • Review all orders and quotes for accuracy prior to sending to customers
  • Manage quote history and product pricing database for efficient pricing history retrieval
  • Receive customer calls/e-mail contact for quote requests, order receipt and order status inquiries
  • Liaison with manufacturing and operations to monitor order progress, manage proactive customer notification for distressed orders
  • Plan and implement telesales to new leads generated by website inquiries, referrals by personnel or outside referrals
  • Initiate and follow-up with customers regarding satisfaction surveys and customer supplied metrics

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Must be highly organized and possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong motivation for team success.
  • Must be flexible and enjoy working with many different areas of a company
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Accounting Software such as: MAS 200 or any Sage product is desired
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder
  • Minimum of a high school diploma