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Assistant Sales Manager

Posting Date:  Jun 8, 2021

Richmond, VA, Virginia, United States

Company:  Hauni




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Hauni Richmond, Inc., a Sales and Service Company serving the North American Tobacco Industry, has an outstanding career opportunity available for an Assistant Sales Manager to join our team. As an Assistant Sales Manager, you will be working in the Sales and Business Development Department with the Sales Managers and the Director of Sales and Business Development in supporting the assigned Sales Managers for the designated accounts.


Your role in our team


Order Processing Management Responsibilities

  • You will serve as intermediary between the Sales Manager and Hauni Richmond departments to process quotes into an internal SAP orders
  • You will provide support to designated Sales Manager as the primary contact for all order processing issues and execution of orders for HRi
  • You will monitor time schedule for all orders and communicate with customers on all aspects of order execution
  • You will proactively prepare shipping documents, packing list, and invoices in order to achieve the committed delivery time to the customer
  • You will update the information in SAP, ensuring that all binding documents are uploaded including quote, orders, technical questionnaire and order confirmation
  • You will coordinate after-sales service with Technical Service and Spare Parts departments
  • You will provide clarification of accounting/invoicing issues with Hauni Hamburg and with customers. Follow up on account receivables /overdue in collaboration with the Sales Managers and Sales Controlling department
  • You will prepare the internal purchase requisition and intercompany equipment purchase when needed
  • You will generate reports out of SAP related to the assigned account
  • You will independently handle customer claims and warranty issues and cooperation with Stockroom on return shipments and special shipments from Hauni Richmond and Hauni Hamburg


Sales Assistant Responsibilities

  • You will work independently providing quotations for subassemblies and services of both for Hauni Hamburg and Hauni Richmond. Utilization of SAP is required
  • You will prepare offers and order confirmations for machines and primary equipment under the guidance of the Account’s Sales Manager
  • You will manage and maintain customer account during absence of the Sales Manager
  • You will provide support to Sales Manager in preparing meetings and presentations


Your profile

  • You have an Associate's Degree in Business with a commercial background
  • You have extensive experience in sales support and administration in the capital equipment industry
  • You have knowledge of Hauni organization/international capital equipment sales company – especially regarding sales procedures and order execution processes for machinery, sub-assemblies and primary equipment. 
  • You are an experienced SAP user
  • You are an experienced with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. MS Project beneficial.
  • You have the ability to communicate effectively with customers and within the organization.
  • You have a personality conducive to maintaining excellent customer relations.
  • You have knowledge of INCOTERMS and Export control process.
  • You have a technical background or an inclination to technical topics/interests


Can you find yourself in this profile?

Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


Your benefits

  • You will get a competitive salary.
  • You will have flexible working hours.
  • You will have paid vacation.
  • You will have the option to enroll in vacation purchase program.
  • You will have paid sick days and holidays.
  • You have the option to enroll in 401k plan with a $1 for $1 match up to 6% of your base income.
  • You have access to competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.
  • You have access to competitive basic life and disability insurances, both short and long term, paid by employer.
  • You will have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance purchase program.
  • You will have the option to enroll in training and development program.


Equal employer opportunity

Our nation’s military veterans represent the top talent this country has to offer. They bring meaningful skills to the workplace and are assets to our company. We encourage U.S. Military Veterans to apply.

Hauni Richmond, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/ Veteran

Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Recruitment Team
For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Hauni Maschinenbau GmbH is the leading company of the Hauni Group and the world's leading provider of technologies and technical services for the international tobacco industry. With around 4,500 employees at over 20 locations, the Hauni Group is represented worldwide and combines the brands Hauni, Garbuio, Decouflé, Borgwaldt, Borgwaldt Flavor, Sodim and Kodis. The Hauni Group is the Business Area Tobacco of the Körber Group.

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees worldwide. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

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