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Sales Support Specialist

Company: Jost Chemical Co.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sales Support SpecialistWe're seeking ambitious, hard-working talent for the Jost Sales Support Team!Are you looking for a career at a fast-paced environment, where your hard work and dedication will pay off? Are you a team player, who sets goals in order to get the job done and would like to use your skills to grow with a great company?Then, this Sales Support Specialist position is right for you!Sales Support SpecialistPosition: Full time.Our offer:Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance after 60 days.3% Safe Harbor contribution to your 401k.Paid Time Off (PTO) Employees eligible first day of employment.9 Company Paid Holidays (72 hours) each year.24-hour access to our free, on-site fitness center.We provide Individual development, on-the-job training, and development programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.Jost Chemical is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. We consider applicants, and make all employment decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the chemical manufacturing industry.BackgroundWorks under general direction of the Senior Sales Support Specialist and Sales Support Manager and Marketing DirectorServe as a member of the Customer Support team, performing customer coordination and communications for domestic customers. The work process involves steps that are routine to moderately complex in character, requiring some independent discretion and judgment on matters related to sales, marketing, and administrationTasksCustomer sales and satisfaction coordinationServe as main point of contact for established domestic customers (periodic customer calls, customer surveys, repeat order management, problem identification and resolution management)Establish customer service synergy through technological solutions (mail/file invoices, manage online billing, fax COAs or other documents to satisfy customer requests)Maintain appropriate confidentiality with sensitive material and information (pricing, customer lists, manufacturing processes)Transition from sales process to customer status (such as initiation of processes, verification of data, shipment and software systems protocols)Identification of new sales opportunities from telephone, mail and website inquiries; follow-up with pricing and product informationManagement of data used for customer referencesDatabase managementDistribution of warehouse paperwork; invoice daily shipments for domestic locations; forecast and coordinate needs for multiple domestic warehouse sitesEnsure accurate data capture from sales processes, applications/projects, all key contactsManufacturing/production liaisonParticipate in departmental operations planning, development and implementation of plans for technological solutions aimed to gain efficiencies in processesOrient communications at management level, blending technical and non-technical perspectivesFreight coordinationAssist customers with freight planningObtain freight bids and make awards based on desired criteriaPrepare freight quotes and bill of lading for next day's shipments; track and audit freight costs, duties and delivery expensesManage DOT and IATA Hazardous Materials certificationOther duties as assigned (such as back-up for other customer relations positions, periodical review of existing policies and procedures to identify potential changes and to enhance customer satisfaction and coordination of productivity)SpecificationsBachelor's DegreeKnowledge of:Computing and communication technology (Broad level)Chemical and scientific terms (Basic level or ability to quickly learn)MS Office computer package (Broad level)Share Point, Lotus Notes, and MAS90 (Preferred)CRM software, such as SalesforceSkill in:Oral and written communicationsOrganization and detailed documentationSales lead follow-throughCustomer relationship buildingFosters positive customer and employee relationshipsAbility to:Absorb information, apply conceptual skills in practical applicationsFocus on customer-driven resultsWork independently with limited supervisionAnalyze and interpret statistical and scientific dataBe a team playerAdapt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needsAble to actively handle several tasks simultaneously

Keywords: Jost Chemical Co., St. Louis , Sales Support Specialist, Sales , Saint Louis, Missouri

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