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Sales Administrator

O.E. Durant - - a company providing ship chandlery and line boat services on the east coast and based in Wilmington, NC, has an exciting job opening for a Sales Administrator. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

Position Summary
The Sales Administrator supports the sales team and provides an important link between the company and the customer. The position is further responsible for sourcing deck & engine products for customer orders.

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
· Processing Quotes:
Validate data and report key information to management;
Order items within established guidelines and/or specifications;
Receive quote requests directly from the customer or from the sales team and verify that the item is approved for quoting;
Request price bids from suppliers and validate costs;
Calculate shipping, duties and import/export fees associated with the quote;
Generate customer sales quotations by following pricing guidelines; and
Record and file all documentation as backup.
· Processing Orders:
Review and research, as necessary, to understand the product or service characteristics of the order request;
Audit order requests to ensure all required documentation is included;
Verify accuracy of all documentation and ensure all necessary approvals are in place;
Communicate any discrepancies to management;
Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, and recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned orders;
Validate customer purchase order pricing and supplier pricing;
Input all customer and supplier orders into ERP system (pricing, item & packaging specifications, quality requirements, production approvals, shipping marks, shipping schedules, etc.); and
Send authorized POs to supplier and file hard copies appropriately.
· Maintain and validate supplier pricing lists.
· Negotiate pricing for Deck & Engine supplies.
· Visit suppliers’ facilities to qualify them as new sources.
· Assist in resolving production, design, quality and/or delivery problems.
· Study market prices and trends and advise management of market and vendor conditions which will affect contract pricing and/or performance.
· Build and maintain strong customer and vendor relationships.
· Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
· High school diploma or equivalent.
· Minimum 2 years relevant work experience.
· Valid Driver’s License and good driving record required. These must be maintained during employment and incumbent must adhere to the requirements of the company’s Driver Safety Policy.
· Strong problem solving skills.
· Ability to remain focused with repetitive tasks and prioritize own workload.
· Ability to make arithmetic calculations andMetric vs. Imperial conversions.
· Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel in an environment requiring administrative, financial and clerical duties to support the office.
· Demonstrated ability to connect with customers and advance business objectives.
· Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ease with phone and in-person contacts.
· Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
· Ability to be a positive member of a strong team environment.

Physical & Environmental Requirements
Must be able to:
· Sit or stand for extended periods of time;
· Use a computer for typing and data entry with good finger dexterity;
· Frequently reach with hands and arms;
· Work safely and navigate in an industrial setting;
· Speak, hear and see (close vision and color vision);
· Read and write small letters and numbers;
· Occasionally crouch or stoop;
· Occasionally lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs.;
· Hear and respond to verbal communication in noisy environments such as piers, docks, warehouses with moving heavy equipment; and
· Withstand occasional exposure to heat, cold and or/humidity.

O.E. Durant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

O.E. Durant offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Qualified, interested applicants can apply by emailing their cover letter and resume, with the email subject line Sales Administrator Position, to

no later than 9/22/17.

Location : Wilmington, NC 28412

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