Sales Executive (US Region)

Travail Employment Group
23 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Sales Executive (US Region)

Salary: £21,331 - £29,751 per annum

Location: Hassocks

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, working between the hours of 07:00 to 19:00 Monday - Friday

We are excited to be working with our established client in their search for a Sales Executive to join their team. This is an exciting role for a candidate looking to continue and establish their career within sales, who enjoys working within a busy, buzzy environment.

The Sales Executive will be responsible for assisting the sales team with inventory by means of exchange, loan and sale. The role will be to represent and liaise between the customer and departments within the company, as well as to assist the Sales regional team with by building excellent relationships with customers in order to maximise revenue. As such, the ideal person will have previous experience in sales, excellent customer service skills and previous experience in building relationships with customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development of the Sales team in line with business growth
  • Trade inventory by means of exchange, loan & sale
  • Source and purchase for specific customer requirements
  • Broker sales by means of purchase or exchange
  • Utilise web-based Aircraft parts databases
  • Quote customers and follow up quote/sales opportunities
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Implement credit checks as required, process customer orders, identifying delivery and any special requirements
  • Understand customer culture and way of trading
  • Maximise all sales opportunities
  • Develop customer relationships and business opportunities with customers
  • Deliver high quality customer service and response
  • Respond to customer AOG/priority requirements as required
  • Manage Customer Accounts and provide customer single point of contact
  • Maximise revenue/profit and minimise cost
  • Understand component conditions, certification and airworthiness regulations
  • Understand IPC's, alternative part numbers and aircraft effectively
  • Monitor customer return units for repair including cost, interchangeability, removal reason, modifications, warranty, customer induced damage, BER etc.
  • Ensure all customer responsibility costs including freight, late fees etc. are recharged
  • Coordinate with internal departments to ensure on time delivery to the customer
  • Understand and adhere to Export Control regulations where relevant
  • Maintain up to date market knowledge
  • Adhere to company processes and procedures
  • Assist management and undertake projects as requested

The Person:

  • Background in aviation or inventory trading
  • Comprehensive knowledge of aircraft spares preferred
  • Sales and customer support experience with the ability to deliver high level of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, verbal and written
  • Numerate, accurate with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good negotiation, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • Good problem-solving ability with ability to use initiative and common sense
  • Excellent computer literacy, highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with some experience of Quantum and web-based Aircraft parts databases
  • Self-motivated and flexible with the ability to succeed in a busy environment
  • Excellent command of the English Language

Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within 7 days you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion.

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