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Milne Fruit Products

Prosser , WA
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Sales Assistant

Milne Fruit Products
Prosser, WA Full time
Posted on February 4, 2018
Milne Fruit Products is seeking a Sales Department Assistant to be the primary contact on assigned accounts to ensure the smooth flow of orders, information and follow up with our customers. The successful Sales Assistant has the desire and skills to build and maintain positive relationships with customers over the long-term. S/he is organized, detail oriented, comfortable asking for help, able to establish and maintain positive relations with all departments; able to rapidly re-prioritize tasks throughout the day and able to return and complete earlier tasks when interrupted for higher priority business. In a typical day, the Sales Assistant will interact with customers and brokers through email and phone calls; look up data and process orders through the business database; and communicate with other departments to confirm order details. Qualifications The successful candidate will have: High school diploma or GED required. BS/BA from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Marketing or closely related field preferred. Three years in office related positions requiring customer interaction, detail orientation, and task prioritization. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment or industrial sales assistance preferred. Must demonstrate growth in responsibilities and skills over time. PC-based computing experience (word processing-Word, spreadsheet-Excel, email-Outlook). Business database/ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics-NAV) preferred but not required. Excellent oral/written communication skills to inform and persuade customers. Effective language and human relations skills essential to developing and maintaining customers. About Us Milne Fruit Products processes a wide variety of raw fruits such as grapes, cranberries and other fruits into 100% natural and pure fruit juice concentrates, concentrated fruit purees, custom blends, and pre-mixes. We are one of the larger fruit processing facilities in the Pacific Northwest, with a customer base across the U.S. and abroad. The commitment of our employees to the highest standard in processing has given Milne an industry-wide reputation for excellence and high quality products. We have created an enviable work environment and only invite the best to join us. How to Apply Apply at www.milnefruit.com/careers. Only applications received through the online process will be considered. Valid driver's license required. Pre-employment drug screen and background check. Position open until filled. No phone calls. EOE. https://milnefruit.hyrell.com/ VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx? TemplateId=219920