Sales Co-ordinator

Darlington, Durham
Up to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
18 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Co-ordinator
Darlington, County Durham

The Company

Established in 1883, our client is a versatile and multi-skilled engineering business. They started out manufacturing equipment for rail networks and they continue to be a powerful force in the railway industry a century later.

They are now looking for an organised Sales Co-ordinator to join their team on a full or part time basis and support their sales and purchasing processes.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £20,000 per annum 
- Profit related bonus 
- Free life assurance 
- Pension scheme 
- Variable hours scheme available

If you have sales support experience and knowledge of sales and purchasing processes, this is a brilliant opportunity to join an outstanding company with a rich history and a bright future.

As a versatile, multi-skilled engineering business, our client creates a wide range of products and solutions for their varied customer base. You will have the chance to play a key role in the success of their customer interactions, resolving problems, pushing through orders and completing the cycle that starts with a sale and ends with a product being delivered.

So, if you are ready for your next career move and are excited by the prospect of joining this growing company, apply today and see where your ambitions could take you.

The Role

As the Sales Co-ordinator, you’ll provide administrative support to the business, focusing on the sales and purchasing portions of the company.

To support sales, you will produce quotes, create accounts and manage the credit checking process. You’ll liaise with customers regarding scheduled work, process orders and act as the interface between the Production Team and customers.

Within your work for the purchasing function, you will deal with RFQs (requests for quotations), support the supplier selection process, raise purchase orders and seek to optimise inventory levels to enhance supplier lead times.

Additionally, your role will involve:

- Organising finished product despatches with customer-specific information
- Preparing and progressing applications for payment
- Processing invoices and credit notes
- Monitoring and expediating purchase orders
- Progressing supplier quality issues
- Resolving supplier invoice queries

About You

To be considered as a Sales Co-ordinator, you will need: 

- Knowledge of sales and purchasing processes, gained in a similar sales support role 
- Experience with CRM databases
- A strong customer focus 
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Ideally, you’ll be able to read engineering drawings, but this isn’t essential. 

Other organisations may call this role Sales Administrator, Sales Co-ordinator, Sales Process Administrator, Operations Administrator, Operations Assistant, Operations Co-ordinator, Purchasing Co-ordinator, or Purchasing Assistant.

This role is available on a full time or part time basis. Hours are as follows: 

Full time: Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 4:30pm, Friday 8:30am – 4pm, 37 hours (with a 30 minute lunch break)
Part time: Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 3pm (negotiable), 25 hours (30 minute lunch break)

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