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Job Title: Sales Support
When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Business Unit - Materials & Minerals (part of CAD)
Location: - Johannesburg, South Africa
Reports to: - Sales Manager
Band: - 4 P


  • Support the global BMH Sales team to maximise products sales through
    • Work with the Sales, Engineering, and Operations Teams to scope the what we offer to a customer
    • Put together quotes & tender documents in a timely and accurate manner to give Thermo Fisher the best possibility of winning the order
    • Actively follow up customers to support any information they need
    • Provide input to the regional growth strategies for BMH to support year on year revenue growth
    • Work with the regional factories to maintain up to date product costs to ensure correct pricing is offered
    • Be a backup for the Global customer service team to ensure best possible customer service to our global customer base
  • Ensure all new product orders are processed effectively and accurately including
    • Work with the customer to clarify the exact requirements of a new order
    • Provide a clear handover to the project engineers
    • Directly enter product orders into the relevant ERP systems efficiently and accurately
    • Provide customer service as required to the customer throughout the order fulfilment process

Minimum Experience & Skills:
  • Experience working with an company that sells instrumentation
  • Experience in either a Sales Support or customer service role
  • Experience in quoting, order management
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on customers service excellence in a busy, challenging environment
  • Experience working with ERP systems along with all Microsoft 365 programs
  • A high attention to detail to ensure quotes and order confirmations are correct first time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Desirable experience & Skills
  • Technical aptitude
  • Experience selling spare parts in an industrial market
  • Understanding of Process – how things are made or work – i.e. mining, cement, coal utilities, food processing, sand and gravel

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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