Inside Sales Correspondent, New Hartford NY
New Hartford, NY 
Posted 6 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
United States of America
New York
New Hartford
New Hartford/Dunkirk
Full Time


With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Special Metals is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical applications. Special Metals has over a century of expertise creating high-performance alloy products engineered for the most brutal, mission-critical services in the industry. With its focus on research and technology, Special Metals has invented and developed a large majority of the commercial nickel-based superalloys offered in the market today and is the one of the largest volume suppliers of nickel superalloys.


The Inside Sales Correspondent position interacts directly with assigned customers and, in conjunction with the Intercompany Sales Manager, Sales Operations Planning Manager, and Director International Sales to ensure that inquiries and orders being placed are accurately interpreted and executed for conformance to customer product, quality, and delivery requirements and Special Metals pricing and product capability parameters.

Designated portion of the Special Metals Corp. customer product base involving the execution of inquiries, quotations, mill orders and mill order changes for those customers and products. This position also entails the maintenance and reporting of the general SMC daily sales order entry/change data.

Essential Functions

  • Collect information to provide price and delivery for requests for quotation (RFQ) received direct from customers or from District Sales Offices
  • Provide formal and informal quotations to customers.
  • Enter Mill Orders on the mainframe computer system, ensuring that all necessary information is provided in compliance with known customer requirements (ref. PC-320).
  • Review formal purchase orders to ensure accurate mill order entry and full compliance with customer requirements. Enter change notices and give preliminary notification as required to effect changes to material in process.
  • Maintain a Mill Order file on current open orders to provide a quick means of order reference and accessibility to latest order criteria both internal and external.
  • Monitor delivery status and continually expedite the orders in an effort to meet all delivery promises. Provide customers with a periodic order status as dictated by the customer and/or the District Sales Office.
  • Assist the Wrought Products Scheduler, as required, in the generation of manufacturing instructions in the form of manufacturing cards (PC-340).
  • Provide both written and verbal correspondence as required to service the customers and the District Sales Offices.

Education and Experience

Associates Degree in business or related field or equivalent work experience is required. Five years Sales experience in the Manufacturing field is preferred.

Special Skills

  • A basic knowledge and understanding of SMC products and capabilities and a familiarity with industry vernacular.
  • Well established verbal, written, and basic word processing communication skills in addition to the skills necessary to perform the required mainframe and personal computer requirements of the job, i.e. Oracle, Discoverer, EXCEL, Lotus Notes.
  • Organizational and administrative skills geared towards meeting deadlines and handling uneven workloads.
  • Excellent telephone communication skills are required.


  • Achievement Orientation
  • Innovative
  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical

Physical Dimensions

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position. Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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