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Sales Operations Assistant

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Bluffdale, UT, US

Company: nrg

At Goal Zero, an NRG owned company; our mission is to lead the portable renewable power industry through innovation and education.  We believe in empowering the human potential while creating a more sustainable future.  As the market leader in portable solar power, Goal Zero solar panels, rechargers and accessories give a new breed of mobile consumers and outdoor enthusiasts the power to go farther, regardless of their gear’s battery life.  We invite you to join our adventure as the Sales Operations Assistant.


NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.


General Summary of Position

GOAL ZERO is looking for a qualified Sales Operations Assistant to gather, organize, manage, and execute on daily coordination between the Sales Operations and Warehouse teams. This role will involve structuring, organizing and implementing data to ensure 100% on-time delivery.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reports to Sales Operations Supervisor
  • Organization and coordination of the order book
  • Responsible for communicating product needs to the warehouse for current and future orders
  • Assists the Sales Operations Supervisor and Sales Analysts in managing the current order book, coordinating product needs with the warehouse, and managing inventory transfers.
  • Responsible for notifying customers of shipment status, including Goal Zero sales functions & the solutions center where appropriate
  • Answer phones and emails concerning order status as needed
  • Identify process improvement and report implementation plans to Warehouse and Sales Ops Supervisors 
  • Assist with set up, management, and staffing of large orders
  • Assist Sales Ops Supervisor with strategic initiatives and key project implementation.
  • Work with cross-functional teams including accounting, warehouse, sales, event, customer service, and supply chain teams.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to use computer for Inventory tracking and systems (preferred MAS 200),  and spreadsheets(Consumer – B2C, B2B, International, LTL, etc)
  • Problem solving skills, highly motivated, well organized, punctual.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Understanding of shipping management principles
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in preparing reports



  • High-school completion or equivalent, required


Physical Requirements

The physical demands 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.

  • Ability to constantly lift heavy objects (~75 lbs)
  • Regularly required to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time, to use arms to reach, hands to finger, handle, and feel and to traverse throughout the warehouse. 
  • Overtime and weekend work as required.


Work Environment

  • Open Office and Warehouse Environment
  • Position located in Bluffdale, Utah – no relocation available.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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