174721 - Sales Assistant
NJ-New Jersey
$23 to $25.00 DOE
3 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sales Assistant for an opening in Plainsboro, NJ.

Carries out various administrative duties for the department as needed
Prepares and organize customer meetings (on and off site)
Handles daily customer inquiries and internal inquiries as requested
Interfaces with Firmenich customers in partnership with the Account Manager
Requests price quotes from pricing office, prepares price letters for sales assistant team. Helps to effectively maintain price files
Supports Senior Manager of the department with administrative functions including corporate gift inventory, ordering for the department, catering and special events for the department, customer visits, communications and processing of rebate approvals.
Maintains business databases and is expected to be able to generate reports on a daily basis
Participates and works on special projects as needed

1-5 years of related administrative/sales support/customer care experience required, preferably in the food or flavor industry
Previous exposure to Flavor Regulatory Concepts is a plus
Previous exposure in a legal environment is a plus (eye for reviewing contracts and knowing the right people internally to connect)
Approaches daily tasks with diligence and a customer centric attitude
Highly resourceful professional who will work to gather sometimes complex data and analyze information in order to make recommendations to Senior manager, Account Managers and Client customers.
Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
Follows procedures diligently while carrying out job responsibilities
Is technically savvy with demonstrated ability to learn new systems quickly (and having an interest in this in this area is preferred as well as we will have the need to identify future 'Superusers')
Communicates effectively to internal and external customers
Maintains composure and a problem solving attitude when facing internal or external roadblocks
Shows eagerness to learn our business and our customers
Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; prefer an Intermediate or Advanced Excel user
Previous SAP experience strongly preferred

Accredited High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

1st Shift, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Silmese Graves at sgraves@chiptonross.com
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.