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Sales Assistant, Flavors-Anaheim, CA

 

We are currently seeking a Sales Assistant who will provide full support to one or more Account Managers.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to join an entrepreneurial, team oriented working environment!  Join the best in the industry as we become “Preferred Beyond Taste” with our customers!

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, executes and manages follow up for all customer pre-sales needs including sample requests, regulatory and technical documentation, pricing & plant trials
  • Handles daily customer inquiries, provides necessary information and interfaces with the customer in partnership with the Account Manager
  • Enters MDM requests to set up new customers and materials in the system as well as for data maintenance
  • Maintains all core supplier agreements, contracts, rebates, and confidentiality agreements
  • Requests price quotes from pricing office, prepares price letters and effectively maintains price files
  • Partners with Pricing Office on annual Price Increase process
  • Supports account manager with functions including customer visits, correspondence, reports, budget and demand planning.  Assists in the preparation of customer presentations
  • Communicates regularly with account managers and internal departments, keeping them informed of customer activity
  • Ensures all required SAP data is accurate and maintained on an ongoing basis
  • Participates and works on special projects as needed

 

 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of related administrative/sales support/customer care experience required,  preferably in the food or flavor industry

 

We value:

  • Approaches daily tasks with diligence and a customer centric attitude
  • Takes accountability for all work output
  • Multi-tasks in a fast paced, customer centric team environment
  • Highly resourceful , critical thinker
  • Technically savvy with demonstrated ability to learn new systems
  • Communicates effectively to internal and external customers
  • Shows eagerness to learn our business, our industry and our customers
  • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; prefer an Intermediate or Advanced Excel user
  • Previous SAP experience strongly preferred

 

 We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

 


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim