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Sales Support Specialist

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge's expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Position Summary:
The role of the Sales Support Specialist is to enhance the return on the total business through delivering the best customer service.


Core Functions:
• Responsible for basic duties of order entry, contract entry, contract balances, and monitoring order delivery
• Responsible for reviewing accounts receivable, sales contracts, open orders, making customer phone calls, and reporting information to Account Manager
• Set specific sales goals in order to increase the value of assigned accounts through productivity gains or improving margins. This includes providing details of current customers, new accounts, special objectives, and personal development goals.
• Complete sales lead reports for all prospective accounts that call in or are contacted with specific details of that customer, such as products purchased, size of company, estimated margins, parent company information, plant locations, and buyer’s name
• Gain an understanding of the corn/rice milling industry, corn/rice product markets, our products, basic laboratory procedures, and logistics details
• Take an active interest in all Bunge accounts, including those assigned to other team members


Skill/Experience Requirements:
• Two-year degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
• One to three years previous customer service experience with the ability to build and maintain customer relationships preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Good organizational skills, especially time management
• Strong computer knowledge, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Salesforce and SAP 
• Above average mathematics skills
• Excellent phone skills
• Proficiency in English required

 

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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