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Sales Operations Support Specialist

Kelly Services
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
**Kelly Services has a long-Term Temporary assignment with global automotive company in Sunnyvale, CA.**

**Job Title** : Sales Operations Support Specialist

Pay Rate: $40.00/hr.

Contingent workers classified as Indirect Labor. Indirect Labor refers to any labor that supports the production process, but which is not directly involved in the active conversion of materials into finished products. This includes both indirect labor positions such as Production Supervisors or administrative labor positions in areas such as accounting or marketing.


The Sales Operations group is part of North America Commercial Operations. Its main function is providing support to North America Sales team at Cepheid.

This position focuses on supporting, administering and managing all sales operations activities such as: new account activations, contracts, sales operations and activities. This person is responsible for sales quoting, contract generation, instrument & reagent reporting and ad hoc project support as needed.


Quote & Contract Administration and Management

+ Provide business process and operations support to a specified Sales Region in the closure of commercial agreements for Cepheid.

+ Ensure compliance with published sales and business approval policies and serve as an escalation point to business partners.

+ Process all quote and contract requests per policy guidelines, obtaining approvals as necessary.

+ Coordinates Rental and Lease agreements of equipment through Third Party Banks.


+ Document, incorporate and disseminate information to sales teams regarding contract updates, pricing, promotions and related policy changes.

+ Oversee activities which require special handling to ensure delivery commitments are met, communicates order status, and related items as required.

+ Provide suggestions that influence changes to sales proposals based on industry experience and business acumen.

Other Responsibilities (Projects & Ad hoc Support)

+ Provide back-up support to team members as needed.

+ Provide support to field.

+ Effectively engage with external customers and partners, lenders and internal departments including sales, marketing, legal, finance, shipping, planning, technical support, service, and other departments as business needs require.

+ Actively participate in cross functional projects as assigned by Manager.

+ Design and provide adhoc reports to team members, Manager and other departments as requested.


Education or Experience (in years):

High school degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of related work experience.

Knowledge and skills:

+ Advanced in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

+ Superior skills with a commitment to meet and exceed customer expectations.

+ Proven ability to function in a collaborative manner.

+ Professional written and verbal communication skills.

+ Professional telephone etiquette and ability to effectively engage with internal or external customers, peers and management.

+ Attention to detail.

+ Effective problem-solving skills.

+ Proficient exercising analytical math skills to calculate and perform analysis.

+ Exceptional data entry skills to quickly and accurately review and input data.

+ Ability to work well under pressure, deal with ambiguity, effectively manage changing priorities, and maintain professionalism during stressful situations.

+ Highly self-motivated, confident, and dependable with solid follow-up skills.

+ Ability to exercise good judgment, initiative, and assertiveness.

+ Possess an outgoing, positive, team player attitude with a strong work ethic.

+ Ability to follow procedural guidelines and respond to and/or research customer concerns/inquiries with urgency and accuracy.


Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of time.


Bachelors Degree

+ Subject matter expert in ERP and CRM systems such as SAP and

+ Knowledge of:

+ Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) and Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs).

+ New product launches, SOX audits and corporate process changes.

+ The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-20

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