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Sales Representative
Ref No.: 18-01545
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Job Category:Sales & Biz Dev
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Commercial Account Sales Specialist (Battery Specialists) 
*7 month contract assignment in Milwaukee, WI
*Please submit resume to reference # 18-01545
*Pay rate: $28.00 - $35.00/Hour
*Hours: 1st Shift
*Must clear background and drug screenings prior to hire.
This is what you will I need:
  • Undergraduate bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1 year experience in sales, customer service, account management, or logistics
  • Ability to influence others through strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented, with exceptional organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively in a fast moving environment while handling multiple responsibilities
  • Comfortable working in complex and high pressure environments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word skills preferred
  • Ability to learn enterprise systems: SAP, BES, Business Object, CRM, etc.  Experience with complex ERP systems is preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required, basic financial knowledge preferred
  • Basic written and verbal fluency in Spanish is a plus
  • May require minimal travel
Primary Purpose:
Reporting to the manager of the sales business segment, this position is responsible to provide support for the day-to-day sales operations to continuously improve customer satisfaction, improve sales in the wholesale channel and achieve objectives.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead efforts to streamline our business processes and make pricing, reporting, core return information, etc. systematic
  • Drive Wholesale channel customer participation and utilization of new customer communities portal
  • Receive & distribute for processing Battery Specialist and Optima WD distributors orders
  • Keep track of customer orders – incoming, current, and arrived.  Confirm PO’s in accounting systems when shipments complete
  • Create manual invoices and export documents as required; prepare offline invoices as needed
  • Complete compliance forms yearly, traced value & trade compliance forms when prompted (NAFTA)
  • Communicate closely as a main point of contact with demand planning / production control regarding forecasts, seasonal orders and spot buys
  • Maintains liaison as a main point of contact with other departments  (e.g. Transportation, Supply Chain & Ops) for order completion and order shipment
  • Liaison with BBC teams (Master Data, Billing, Pricing, etc.) to assure correct system set up for daily operations/sold to creations/finance documents follow up
  • Track customer orders and core credits on Bill Lead/Core Obligation accounts
  • Coordinate and keep track of core reconciliations, monthly quotes, etc.
  • Process Optima co-op and warranty credits
  • Provide general accounts receivable support (specifically Battery Specialist and Optima accounts)
  • Execute operational excursions / necessary processes to ensure orders get to plants for production (specifically Battery Specialist and Optima accounts)
  • As needed, send out miscellaneous documents to customer (invoices, CM’s, DM, etc.)
  • Review and create reports using systems to support the day-to-day operation and customer needs
  • Support the account team to update the CRM tool including entering/mapping opportunities, current volume, and zippering points of contact.
  • Additional duties as assigned