Hanesbrands, Inc. Sales Associate: Bids Specialist - Manhattan, KS in Manhattan, Kansas


Responsible for processing and updating government, private, and school bids. Responsible for contributing to assigned bid revenue goals and targets. Supports the sales department in achieving their revenue goals. Conducts customer and co-worker interaction to maintain and improve customer order process through bid systems.


  • Organize and process bids by deadlines.

  • Communicate and collaborate with accounting and supply chain when needed regarding pricing and product.

  • Maintain bid records.

  • Proactively increase the number of awarded school districts.

  • Train sales reps on working bids and recognizing potential bid opportunities.

  • Ensures bids are kept current and accurate through renewal system.

  • Builds and maintains a positive working relationship with customers through excellent customer service.

  • Sells products at established prices or established mark-ups unless an exception is approved by the manager.

  • Meets or exceeds established goals as decided upon by the representative and manager.

  • Works overtime in peak demand periods or as needed.

  • Must be flexible to shift to Support or Service roles when customer needs require.

  • Works with all departments, and all employees to uphold company values of: Player, Team and Winning.

  • Upholds and contributes to Champion’s service goals by making “service personal” for every customer during every interaction and process.

  • Leads by example by actively supporting our vision and mission statement.

  • Provides training and assistance to new team members as needed.

  • Completes position specific training plan and engages in continuous development utilizing a developmental plan.

  • Completes other tasks as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, College degree preferred

  • 6 months to 1 year of related experience preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Experience in Salesforce a plus, but not required.

  • Comfortable with a team-based work structure; ability to remain flexible to change within the work environment and scope of responsibility.

  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as being coachable.

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and adapt to fast paced environment.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:

Telephone: 877.999.5553

Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com

ID 10593-1218-42824

Pos. Type Full Time Regular

Company : Name Linked GTM Sportswear A Hanesbrands Company

Pos. Category Sales

Due Date 1/31/2019

Location : Street 520 McCall Road

Location : Zip 66502