• Inside Sales Representative

    Job Location US
    Posted Date 4 days ago(5/16/2018 9:44 AM)
    Job ID
    Customer Service
  • Overview

    Alexander/Ryan Marine and Safety is a manufacturer and distributor of fire, safety and rescue equipment to the Offshore and Marine markets. They offer a variety of high quality products and services, including personal protection, lifesaving and firefighting equipment, life raft systems, new survival craft, survival craft refurbishment and technical field services.


    The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for serving as the customer's main point of contact for quoting and placing orders for Drew Marine and/or ACR/Artex (ACR Electronics, Inc.) products and services and assisting in the resolution to a customer's inquiry or issue. Helping to manage the customer relationship on behalf of the business and managing the entire quote-to-order to invoice process, assisting with the collections process. This role will operate in an international environment, while working collaboratively with the Account Sales teams, Global Port Coordination, Billing, Data Management and Credit/Collection teams. These interactions will support the required growing knowledge and understanding of contracts/pricing, the Global Supply network and Drew Marine and/or ACR/Artex (ACR Electronics, Inc.) products and services.


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Accurate and timely processing of customer orders while ensuring customer's expectations are met and exceeded when possible
    • Manage customer inquiries - connecting with internal colleagues; communicating Customer issues as needed 
    • Utilize all available platforms including customer platforms (GOP, ShipServ, Customer Procurement websites, Email, etc.) to identify and coordinate Customer inquiries
    • Identify Customer requirements with a general understanding of Alexander/Ryan capabilities as communicated through the Sales and Customer Service Team Leaders
    • Participate with Sales on customer visits, as requested, to perform business reviews, review customer service performance and other topics 
    • Collaborate with the Accounts Receivable department in the review and support of effective collections of customer invoices 
    • Comprehend Alexander/Ryan product lines with a general understanding of product alternatives. Participate in training where offered 
    • Contribute to the documentation of incomplete deliveries or fill rates
    • Other tasks and projects as may be assigned from time to time


    Required / Desired Knowledge, Experiences and Skills:

    • Up to 3 years' good relevant customer service experience
    • Experience in Marine or Shipping Industry
    • A self-starter and quick learner who possesses the ability to be effective at addressing issues and interfacing with both internal and external customers
    • Ability and high level of comfort working in a fast paced environment
    • Highly organized
    • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to effectively and efficiently interact cross culturally, with awareness to cultural differences
    • Microsoft Office skills and ERP platform experience
    • Multi-lingual a plus, may be required dependent on regional needs


    • Associate's degree or equivalent in job experience required; Bachelor's degree preferred

    Physical Working Environment:


    The position works in a climate controlled office environment and requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.


    We offer a generous Employee Benefits Package, including:

    • Medical 
    • Dental 
    • Vision 
    • Flexible Spending Accounts 
    • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance 
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • 401K

    Alexander/Ryan is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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