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Sales | Traverse City, MI | Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary/Objective:

 In this position, you will be responsible for a multitude of departmental support needs.   The Sales Support role will work closely with all team members within the RJG United States sales department.  You will communicate and collaborate with other departments within RJG to address the needs of the sales department and of our clients as needed.  There will be a healthy balance between internal and external communication and administrative responsibilities.

 Reports to: Inside Sales Manager

 Classification:  Full-time/Hourly non-exempt

 Location:  Flexible / Traverse City, Michigan

 Essential Job Functions:

 Department Support  

  • Maintain and update sales department Work Drive folders  
  • Maintain and update sales department ISO process and procedure documentation
  • Populate training assessment worksheets as needed
  • Maintain and track department demo equipment
  • Prepare and track Consignment Contracts and Equipment
  • Prepare sales orders and track Demo and Loaner equipment.
  • Update custom products spreadsheet as needed
  • Back up and support for Customer Service and Order Specialist as needed
  • Perform additional department administrative tasks as needed
  • Maintain and check CRM database as needed

 Sales Order Entry 

  • Monitor customer purchase order in-box for customer orders and inquiries and provide back up and support to the Sales Order Processing Specialist
  • In-plant training and systems training book order entry
  • Update CRM and ERP account and contact information as needed

Report Generation  

  • Generate sales department reports as needed

 Contract Control  

  • Record new and renewed Instrumented Mold Programs (IMP)  Track and calculate annual rebate amount
  • Prepare and track new Valued Relationship Agreements (VRA),Update CRM and SAGE  
  • Track Long-Term Agreements (LTA) for renewal or termination   
  • Log and file Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s)  Update CRM
  • Create and track RJG sales Rep agreements  Execute and log termination process
  • Update account MAPP membership and track with expirations

 Customer Service

  • Provide back up and support for product returns, warranties and exchanges  
  • Provide back up and support for accounting information to clients as needed:  invoice questions, terms questions, balances, credits
  • Provide shipment tracking information when requested
  • Complete Vendor Supplier and New Customer documentation   
  • Answers general sales phone line
    • o   Addresses customer needs or directs customer to appropriate department as needed
  • Provide product and services email pricing based upon customer needs and requests   
    • o   Route to appropriate sales personnel for formal quotations

 Performs other job duties as assigned

 Knowledge/Skills Needed/Experience


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills:  listening, giving feedback, conflict resolution
  • Excellent written communication and typing skills:  grammar/spelling/punctuation/speed/accuracy/
  • Excellent customer services skills:   assessing customer needs, problem-solving, generating solutions, positive phone presence and etiquette
  • Working knowledge of office equipment such as printer, fax, scanner, copier


  • Experience in Sage accounting software products is helpful (MAS90, MAS200, ERP100, etc.)
  • CRM (ZOHO) knowledge is a bonus
  • Knowledge of all RJG products and services is a plus (training available)

 Personal Characteristics: 

  • Comfortable communicating with individuals or groups at any level of an organization
  • Able to self-manage time and priorities
  • Professional, honest and tactful
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to prioritize
  • A team player
  • Good follow up habits
  • A good sense of humor is needed to fit into our work culture

 Note: This position will require an acceptable background/credit report.

 Work Environment:   Office setting

 Physical Demands:   Bending, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (5 to 25 lbs.)

Travel Expectations:  No travel required for this position.

 What We Do:

RJG is a recognized international leader in the plastic injection molding industry, helping molders and their customers be successful by providing them with training, technology, and resources. We provide our products and services through RJG Regional Sales Offices throughout the world and via the Internet. 

Who We Are:

Are you looking for a career in a company that provides a professional atmosphere and a culture of openness, trust and respect in work hard/play hard environment.? Would you like to work for a company with a corporate culture that strives to treat team members as family and is focused on customer success?  Would you enjoy living in an area that has been nationally recognized for its scenic beauty, amazing food and popular festivals and events?  If you don’t mind an occasional dog roaming the hallways and seeing a spontaneous nerf gun fight break-out, you’ll enjoy our work environment!  

What We Believe

RJG is committed to being fair to our employees and maintaining an environment that encourages personal responsibility. We seek employees who are committed to preserving and enhancing these values. We firmly believe that the highest quality people produce the highest quality products and services; that strong business ethics flow from strong personal ethics, and that responsible people produce exceptional results.  If this sounds like an environment where you could excel both personally and professionally, then RJG might be the right place for you.  

Pay and Benefits:

We offer competitive wages, and an exceptional benefit package including company paid Health, Dental and Prescription insurance for the employee and dependents.  We offer a minimum of 10 paid holidays per year and paid vacations.  We are a profit-sharing company.