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Purchasing Assistant / Inside Sales Position

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Broetje Automation
Physical Address

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Job Description

Purchasing Assistant / Inside Sales Position

Broetje Automation is looking for a Purchasing Assistant/Inside Sales Person to join our team in our Elk Grove Village facility. This position will be multi-functional across both the purchasing department and sales department. This critical role is responsible for working with our Supply Chain Manager to create purchase orders and the Vice President to create sales quotations/estimates while filling other gaps within our growing team.

The ideal candidate has a combination of versatility to move freely between roles, technical product knowledge, is industry savvy. No prior purchasing experience required.

Job Responsibilities

+ Inside sales activities ? create quotations for service calls and service related products dealing directly with the customer and internal technical experts to independently gather all necessary information for quoting

+ Purchasing activities ? create purchase orders and follow up with suppliers on existing orders

+ Help maintain and organize inventory

+ Assist in sales and marketing as needed

+ Maintain a flexible attitude, capable of independently handling a wide variety of workload including office administration duties, internal communication and documentation


+ Previous experience making quotations and managing order entry

+ Experience with any ERP system use and data entry

+ Independent, self-starter that is motivated to make their mark in a rapidly expanding small business atmosphere

+ Strong communication skills & ability to interact with teams, clients, and vendors

+ Organizational and interpersonal skills are critical to this position.

+ Knowledge of or willingness to learn technical details related to industrial automation

+ Knowledge of the German language is also a plus, but not necessary


2+ years of experience in inside sales (preferably in a technical industry) Experience in any industry related to industrial automation is a plus

Preferred education:

Bachelor’s Degree – Any Discipline

Competitive compensation & benefits package:

+ Full healthcare coverage: medical, dental and vision

+ Retirement Plan (401k match)

+ Disability absence plan, group and life insurance program

+ Three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) plus ten paid holidays

+ Company provided laptop

+ Tuition reimbursement program and

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