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SICON America, the US based subsidiary of the privately-held German company SICON, is seeking an Executive Assistant for their GA-based office with associated national sales and service activities. SICON is primarily (but not exclusively) a supplier of shredder plants and systems for the recycling of Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) and delivers customized solutions for the recovery of metals and plastics out of ASR. The processes are protected by several patents and trademarks. For more information of SICON visit our websites: www.sicon-america.com, www.sicon-service.com, www.sicon.eu.

The Executive Assistant is the primary contact for all customer matters in the US and will be the permanent interface to the German headquarters assisting two Managing Directors on a continuous basis. The ideal candidate shall also manage the sale of spare and wear parts including elaboration of quotations and order confirmations and ensure that customer requirements are satisfied.


Responsibilities

Your job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing correspondence for SICON America and SICON Service incl. Lead Management
  • Support customer inquiries, needs and concerns
  • Perform outbound sales calls
  • Prepare and maintain sales documents and records
  • Prepare and maintain purchase documents and records
  • Booking all relevant invoices and payments (QuickBooks®)
  • Participation on fairs and conventions in the North American territory
  • Customer and Lead Tracking
  • Managing and execution of company presentations in cooperation with German headquarters
  • Reporting and continuous interface to German headquarters

Requirements

Preferred qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent sales experience not required
  • Experiences in Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Outstanding oral, verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of the German language is a huge plus but not required
  • Willingness to travel (up to 10%)
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Microsoft® Office and QuickBooks® required
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
  • Professional appearance and ability to exhibit a positive company image to the public

Start date: asap

Compensation: salary, bonus, health

How to apply: Please email your application to Sebastian Schülke (s.schuelke(at)sicon-america.com).