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Sales Assistant - Germany

Wrist Ship Supply, a world leader in the field of procuring and delivering supply to the maritime industry is looking for a Sales Assistant to join their ship supply office in Hamburg, Germany.


The successful candidate for this role will be familiar with the ship supply market, and be able to drive customer satisfaction by managing the end-to-end supply chain to existing and new customers from various key markets.

We expect you to be the driving force in customer contact and negotiation, creating value through competitive order fulfillment and error-free operations to our existing and potential clientele.

Your primary responsibilities in this role will be:

  • Nurture relationship with current customers through a mix of visits, follow-up communications and events, ensuring Wrist remains their preferred supplier
  • Act as the lead contact to the customer base, managing the appropriate coordination to ensure smooth operation at destination
  • Execute order fulfillment in a timely manner, in cooperation with the ship supply teams
  • Keep customers updated on order status, as well as any other information that is relevant for a healthy customer relationship

We are looking for a person with the below skill set:

  • Customer oriented and relations builder
  • Exhibiting a winning attitude
  • A committed team player
  • Effective communicator
  • Organized and able to work with deadlines and under time pressure
  • Fluency in English is a pre-requisite and the ability to converse in other languages an advantage

Your education and experience will include:

  • A minimum of 2 years sales or customer service experience
  • Tertiary education preferred - fresh graduates are welcome
  • Ship supply background would be an advantage
  • Market knowledge about the German ports is preferred
  • Familiarity with business systems, such as Microsoft Office.

Apply for the job

If you are interested in applying for the position, please label your application “Sales Assistant – Wrist Hamburg” and send it together with your CV to no later than August 20, 2020.

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About Wrist Ship Supply

Wrist Ship Supply is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of provisions and stores with a market share of around 9%. Wrist offers a global 24/7 service, including handling of owners’ goods, shipping, airfreight and related marine services that meet the demands of international organisations as well as local businesses 

From offices around the globe all Wrist staff takes pride in making it easy for customers to receive their supplies – where and when requested – efficiently and at the best possible price. Wrist’s mission is to provide expert care – making our customers’ life at sea better. 

Since 2007, the majority shareholder in Wrist has been Altor Fund II.