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Production and Sales Specialist

Surrey, BC

Production and Sales Specialist

$50,000 annually

Surrey

 

About Us 

STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs. 

 

The Role  

Our recruitment team is currently working with a local sports gear supplier in the search for a Production and Sales Specialist, where the right candidate will be in charge of providing professional customer service in-person and via email to all incoming clientele, and coordinate with production on any incoming customer orders for a prompt delivery.

This position offers a full-time opportunity ranging between 35 to 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, requiring the flexibility to start early or complete work later depending on production. Regular hours of operation run from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Are you a driven sports enthusiast? Do you thrive in a fast-paced production environment? Are you known for being highly organized and providing the best customer experience? Do you have experience placing purchase orders and planning on materials required for production? Then this role is right up your alley!

 

Responsibilities 

  • Analyzing and preparing estimates
  • Entering estimates, purchase orders, bills, invoices, and payments into QuickBooks
  • Assisting incoming clientele via email, phone, and in person. Listening to customer needs and providing product options
  • Providing cost and time estimates along with a customized product mock-up
  • Invoice generation
  • Coordinating with production for a prompt and timely delivery
  • Placing purchase orders, ordering of supplies, and some interaction with vendors and suppliers
  • Quality control inspection
  • Inventory control clearing discontinued samples from the showroom

 

Requirements   

  • High education completion and driver's license to pick up batch orders from vendors
  • 2 years of relatable experience
  • Sports-oriented; knowledgeable of diverse gear, clothing, and sports accessories
  • Creative and capable of providing strategic planning to process improvement
  • Highly organized, and able to thrive in a fast production setting; capable of managing production schedules
  • Planning and forecasting of material inventory for production
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) as well as excellent customer service; able to provide thorough follow-ups on order status
  • Excellent attention to detail, ensuring customer orders match invoices and pass quality control
  • Flexible availability to allocate extra time to production when necessary

 

Compensation 

  • $50,000 annually and salary increase depending on performance; negotiable salary
  • Discretionary bonus based on generated sales and individual contributions
  • Extended medical coverage
  • Friendly and highly collaborative environment
  • Cross-training involvement in several departments of production including graphic design
  • Work stability

 

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