Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

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Packaging Specialist

Packaging Specialist

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Schaefer Systems Int'l, Inc. a Global leader in the Material Handling Industry has an excellent opportunity for the right individual here in the Midwest, other opportunities and locations, may develop (if interested in learning more, please inquire). The current position is for a Packaging Specialist, to work with existing and develop many new customers with application of our manufactured Returnable Packaging Systems in our Central Kentucky / S. WV (Greater Lexington) Territory.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform as a subject matter expert for the entire suite of SSI offerings, specifically SSI’s
    Reinforced Bottom Containers that are designed and made by SSI.
  • Represent the company in international & domestic negotiations.
  • Direct and relay front-line information to SSI’s Account Receivable Department and customer accounts to improve collections. 
  • Visit customers on as needed basis to promote and sell SSI offerings.
  • Explain technical details of the packaging solutions designed by our USA factory, to the SSI customers.
  • Determine and manage price negotiation strategies with clients based on SSI production capabilities and client specifications & manage price negotiation strategies.
  • Manage and coordinate all delivery times. 


Qualification Requirements:  

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Have working experience with a Microsoft Office networked environment; other programs that will be used are Employment qualities shall include excellent time management, strong motivation and selling skills. Additional skills that would enhance the match to our search would be a Packaging / Engineering background, and must be willing to travel as this position will require being on the road roughly 80% of the time, with occasional overnight’s.