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Sales Assistant


Appleton, WI, US, 54911

Company:  9290-FCX Performance

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Process customer orders as provided by Inside Sales; send order acknowledgements ensuring accuracy of information
  • Work closely with Purchasing and Inside Sales, expediting open Purchase Orders with multiple suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with customers & suppliers to facilitate future selling opportunities.
  • Communicate effectively and participate positively with the Inside Sales team and Purchasing Department
  • Review open purchase order reports; take action on open items, specifically, those items at risk in meeting the customer’s promised delivery date.  Maintain associated customer expediting report/notices and customer notification as coordinated with Inside Sales
  • Increase product knowledge and application expertise by attending on-going training seminars and/or reading manuals, specification sheets, trade magazines, etc.
  • Immediately report all customer issues to Division Operations Manager and Inside Salesperson to determine course of action.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities/tasks as directed by management.


Preferred Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required;  Associate Degree strongly preferred with a concentration in  Business, Operations Management  or related field  strongly desired.
  • Minimum 1-3 + years’ experience in a similar role required
  • Prior experience with an Industrial Distributor in the chemical, food & beverage, plastics or other manufacturing field supporting multiple salespeople strongly desired.
  • Basic knowledge of valves, actuation, pumps and process instrumentation desired but not required.
  • Previous experience with Quoting/Order Expediting highly desired.
  • Proven ability to provide maximum operational efficiency.


FCX Performance is an Applied Industrial Technologies Company and a leading process flow control company, providing technical, mission-critical products and services to more than 15,000 end users, OEMs, and EPC firms across a broad range of industries and markets. Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry.


Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

Job Segment: Clerical, Engineer, Instrumentation, Administrative, Engineering

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