Sales Administrator

Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: Rogers, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



It is the responsibility of every Team Member to observe all Health and Safety rules, to use good housekeeping practices, to use safe work practices, utilizing the BeCare tools, Life Saving Rules, wear personal protective equipment supplied for the type of work being performed.  Team Members are expected to report any unsafe act or working conditions immediately.  Any violation of safety rules or expectations will result in disciplinary action.    
Each Team Member must follow all Environmental guidelines and is responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly manufacturing environment that ensures safe, high quality and efficient productivity. 
Each Team Member is an important part of ensuring the quality of Bekaert’s products.  Our quality is important for sustaining a good and long lasting partnership with our customers.  We believe that we are BETTER TOGETHER…. Our goal is to delight our customers by providing the best value with our superior quality advanced wire products.  We achieve this in a team atmosphere of trust, respect, commitment, and empowerment.  Working together in a safe, environmentally-sound, and profitable manner, having a can-do attitude and quest for excellence we will be the customers first and only choice through Quality Always.

Perform full secretarial functions for sales and marketing director and sales staff, partial secretarial support for order administration, invoicing for steel cord, and back-up for customer service.
•    High school education or equivalent.
•    College degree preferred. 
•    Ability to work independently, solve problems, accept responsibility for assigned duties and willingness to expand knowledge. 

•    Knowledge of SAP preferred
•    Knowledge of related operations
•    Independence
•    Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
•    Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
•    Prior experience in similar positions preferred.
•    Provide complete secretarial support for sales & marketing, technical, order administration.
•    Create and send all steel cord invoices to customers. Create credit/debit notes to solve invoicing issues. Create special intercompany invoices as requested by controllers.
•    Compile and report monthly sales numbers by customer/product to director of sales for sales director’s monthly report. Prepare any other reports needed by sales staff.
•    Act as key user of Business Warehouse (BW) by assisting local BW users in the use of the program and creating new queries as needed.
•    Responsible for entering documents into SharePoint.
•    Maintain all product/customer pricing in SAP as sales managers issue changes.
•    Maintain Customer e-mail addresses in SAP.
•    Maintain Partners in SAP.
•    Update Tax in SAP (ME11 and ME12).
•    Graphics specialist.  Create and design charts and graphs for use in presentations to customers, management meetings, marketing presentations, etc. for sales/marketing, technical and traffic departments.
•    Select and purchase sales promotion gifts according to Bekaert graphic specifications.
•    Purchase and maintain subscriptions on trade journals, flight guides, trade periodicals, and magazines related to the tire, rubber, and wire industries.
•    Purchase and maintain IT supplies (printer toners, cables, computer parts, etc.)
•    Make travel arrangements via the Internet for sales/marketing, technical, and order administration. Keep up knowledge of travel industry, to accurately book the best travel arrangements, according to the Bekaert Travel Policy.
•    Research government reports to obtain current figures from Department of Labor, Producer Price Indexes, etc. for marketing reports.
•    Complete USTMA reporting.
•    Responsible for attendance and vacation records for order administration, traffic, technical, and sales/marketing personnel.  Supply HR with a weekly report.
•    Cover order administration duties (customer service, order entry, problem solving) in the event of vacations or absences.



•    GED or High School Diploma
•    Communication Skills
•    Organizational Skills
•    Leadership Skills
•    Presentation Skills
•    Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
•    SAP Experience



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