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Company: Shorr Packaging Corporation
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Due to the company's growth, Shorr Packaging is seeking a driven Sales Assistant. The Sales Assistant will service customers in the Albany, Oregon area by assisting the assigned Account Executive with selling products that add value to our customer packaging programs. The Sales Assistant plays an important role in the continued growth and success of the company. You will assist in the development of proposals for potential clients including deliverables, pricing, etc.

** Regular day travel to customer sites in the Albany, OR area will be required and travel expenses will be reimbursed**

  • Services existing accounts providing physical inventory (VMI) counting/analysis by planning and organizing a daily work schedule to call on assigned accounts as directed by primary Sales Rep.
  • Create content of sales presentations as directed (i.e. Excel spreadsheets, Proposals, Business Reviews, etc.).
  • Manage the creation of sales proposals within the normal organizational channels.
  • Provides historical data by maintaining records on customer sales, product enhancements, etc. for use with Business Review creation.
  • Engages with existing customers to identify potential new opportunities and communicates that to primary Sales Rep.
  • Creates and manages an Active Project List.
  • Communicates constantly with primary Sales Rep and CSR on any activities/developments within assigned accounts.
  • While in an assigned account, meets with all key customer contacts with the intent being to continue to build account position and learn strategic information, such as competitive pressures, desired outcomes, business changes, etc.
  • Carbon copy primary Sales Rep and CSR on all communications regarding assigned accounts.
  • Interacts with vendor reps as needed.(To obtain samples, pricing, quotations, etc.)
  • Submit orders as directed by primary Sales Rep.
  • Recommends changes in products/service by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to primary Sales Rep.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; interacting with vendor reps ; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Review Daily Order Bookings report (primary Sales Rep) to find any potential mistakes and/or margin maximization opportunities.
  • Enhances customer experience by maintaining a high level of energy, attitude and appearance.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University; OR a minimum of one-year experience in retail sales, customer service, or sales support; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • An exceptional level of self-motivation, competitiveness, and customer service.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Exceptional presentation skills and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Ability to help position Shorr Packaging solutions as a strategic advantage to our customers long-term needs.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. (i.e. Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Effective communication skills.


Shorr Packaginghas experienced significant growth and unparalleled customer service year after year. The company has provided business solutions through quality packaging systems, products, and technical service for more than 90 years. As an employee owned company since 1984, every member of the Shorr Packaging team is committed to the company's success. Today, Shorr has employee owners in eightbranch locations across the U.S. and represent premier manufacturers like 3M, Sealed Air, and Labtech.

The solution to our success is our people, both our customers and our employee owners.

Shorr Packaging Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides employee owners with excellent compensation, 401K, employee stock (ESOP), medical, dental, life, and more.

Your opportunity to prosper professionally and financially is limitless!

Keywords: Shorr Packaging Corporation, Albany , Assistant, Other , Albany, Oregon

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