Location Düsseldorf
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Negotiable
Reference BBBH12248_1609866808

Are you an organized and customer-oriented Inside Sales Specilaist? Europe's path to carbon neutrality and the increasing mobility needs of people and goods are driving the rapid growth of electric mobility across Europe. You can put your commercial background and collaborative mindset into practice to become part of the mobility revolution in Germany and interact with forward-thinking players in this dynamic and inspiring sector.

Alfen has played a central role in the energy grid since 1937. To date, the company operates at the heart of the energy transition providing high-quality, innovative solutions in the fields of electric vehicle charging, energy storage, and smart grid solutions.

The Charging Equipment business unit is one of the most innovative and fastest-growing teams within the Group and as Sales Support for this division, you will be responsible for all the administrative activities behind the team's sales efforts in Germany.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Your outstanding planning and organizing skills will be a great asset, as you will be responsible for coordinating the order entries, matching supply demand with regard to production planning, taking care of the internal order transfer, and processing all the customer contracts, orders, and other requests in the system while contributing to its optimization

  • A high sense of collaboration is also key in this position as you will support the Sales Managers in providing product information and price lists. You will take a proactive attitude in achieving departmental objectives and will contribute to enhancing product innovations and standardization

  • You have excellent communications skills and a high customer focus mindset, which you will apply when facilitating and guiding new customers in the ordering and delivery process while promoting the sales policy and independently handle their requests

  • You have a good sense of urgency and enjoy working in highly dynamic environments

You will join a company with a unique integrated proposition, over 8 decades of experience, and a true passion for creating the electricity grid of the future: reliable, sustainable, and innovative.

About You:

  • You have 3+ years of working experience in a sales support role within the manufacturing/ production environment

  • Higher professional education in Business, Economics or Electrical Engineering would be a big plus

  • Knowledge of and experience with computer systems, including MS Office, ERP system and CRM system

  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with a collaborative mindset

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on commitments

  • Fluent (written and verbal) in English and German

  • Valid EU driving license

To help you perform your best, this role offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent working conditions, a team, literally, full of energy, and a highly collaborative culture inspired by purpose, quality, and innovation.