Arconic Sales Administrator in Simi Valley, California
Business Unit Group:
Engineered Products and Solutions
Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings (AFSR) is seeking a Sales Administrator to solicit and maintain favorable contacts with current and potential key accounts. Develop sales of products and/or services by searching and resolving customer problems and coordinating sales negotiations. This position is located at the AFSR aerospace distribution facility in Simi Valley, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings (AFSR) serves the global aerospace, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions and seamless rolled rings in our industry. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFSR employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 39 locations. AFSR is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Arconic is built on an extraordinary heritage of innovation that began with Alcoa’s founding in 1888. Our businesses have helped shape the aerospace, automotive and building and construction industries since the days of the Wright brothers and Henry Ford, and the first modern downtowns. On November 1, 2016, Arconic launched as a global leader in multi-material, precision-engineered products and solutions for high-growth markets, following our successful separation from Alcoa’s bauxite, alumina and aluminum products units. Today we continue to build on more than a century of innovation to help transform the way we fly, drive, build and power.
•Prepares, submits and proactively follows up on all quotations.
•Receives customer inquiries, processes customer orders, and provides price and delivery information.
•Services accounts, by independently handling inquires and problems, and when applicable, coordinating with other functions to quickly resolve them.
•Works with US Government to manage long term agreements or prepare and submit quotes.
•Proactively advises customers of schedule changes as they occur. Investigates and responds to follow-up calls and when necessary provides in writing reason for scheduling conflicts.
•Administers and reviews customer contracts (purchase orders) in regards to pricing, delivery, terms and conditions.
•Negotiates prices with customer, within AFSR pricing guidelines.
•Negotiates with internal Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings product management and outside vendors to develop winning proposals to the assigned customer.
•Interfaces with the Customer Account Manager, advising of customer requirements, bids, and requests.
•Develop new accounts and/or reactivate dormant accounts.
•Work with Arconic Global Fasteners & Rings Credit to set up customer credit limits and assist in collections as required.
•Helps in resolving customer problems.
•Meets with the customer on or off site as required.
•Provides input to the forecast management groups to help in the creation of appropriate production order runs.
•Assists with sales forecast for assigned accounts.
•Customer Base to include US Govt, Strategic OEM’s, large independent distributions, smaller independent sub-contractors and smaller independent distributors
Minimum Years of Experience:
•Proficiency in MS Office applications such as Excel, Access, Word.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Knowledge of systems such as Oracle
Minimum Education Required:
High School or GED
Minimum Travel Required:
•High School Diploma
•Knowledge in sales or customer related roles in aerospace fasteners or related industry.
•Excellent negotiation skills.
•Knowledge of ITARS, FAR, DFAS, rules and regulations.
•Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
•This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings