Sales Administrator

7 days left

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
03 May 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type

Sales Administrator (ref 2292)

Cambridge, UK

We’re looking for a methodical and process driven individual to work in our sales administration team, providing an effective interface between our Operations team and the Regional Sales teams.

About the Role

HUBER+SUHNER Polatis designs and manufactures all-optical fibre-optic switches which make and maintain their optical connections by means of our patented DirectLight™ beam steering technology.  We sell our products worldwide through different channels and are looking for someone to join our  expanding sales administration team, dealing with all aspects of the sales order process in a timely and responsive manner.  You will work across the business, interacting frequently with Finance, Manufacturing, Sales, and other departments as necessary to ensure our customers receive the best possible service.  Responsibilities include:

  • Sales order administration
  • Identify and resolve queries with purchase orders
  • Liaise with manufacturing to ensure shipping requirements can be met
  • Provide regular updates on order progress to customers and to sales team
  • Determine shipping methods and prepare shipping documentation
  • Track shipments and deal with any import / export or courier issues

About You

To be successful you’ll need to have experience of working either as a sales administrator, a planner within an Operations administrative function or in a similar supplier/customer facing role. The context of this relevant experience needs to be in a fast-paced and complex environment, ideally within manufacturing or engineering.  You will possess a customer focused attitude and be process orientated with a high level of numeracy skills and great attention to detail.  You’ll also be a fast learner and able to stand back and see the bigger picture as you support the full sales order cycle, tracking progress and troubleshooting when necessary. 

Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills are essential as are excellent communication skills.  Familiarity with SAP or other ERP / MRP systems would be an advantage.

About Us

We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private health care, a generous non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work scheme.

Join a World Class Team

HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance all-optical cross-connect solutions for software-defined network provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration and test.  Our dependable, field-proven DirectLight™ SDN-enabled optical circuit switch technology delivers outstanding performance and reliability to provide dynamic fibre layer connectivity for mission-critical applications in telecommunications, data centre, government, test and video networks.

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