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Sales Co-ordinator - Elmstead Market £8.72PH

Location: COLCHESTER, ESSEX Salary: 8.5 - 8.72 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3074079

I am working exclusively with a client who are based in Elmstead market to help find them a suitable candidate for their live vacancy. My client manufactures and sells compressors for use in shipping, industry and the navy. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and professional candidate to join their team as a spares administrator

As a spares administrator your main responsibility will be to provide support to the Managing Director in all aspects of selling and processing of spare parts within the engineering sector in the UK. The role is primarily office based but the successful candidate may be required to run certain errands or client visits therefore a full UK driving licence is compulsory for this role.

Duties to include:
• Responding to spare parts enquiries, including basic interpretation of the spares required, providing quotations and eventual hand over of spares orders to the German factory for order processing and delivery. A thorough understanding of the systems is required to achieve this (Training will be given).
• Answering the telephone for spares related enquiries in a friendly and polite manner. Follow up any technical matters in relation to spare parts by using internal manuals or with the German company /Engineers to ensure the correct parts are delivered and the customer is completely satisfied.
• Ensure that the correct information is provided by the customer in relation to their request and there is not conflict within other parts of the organisation before supply in order to safe guard the Sauer spare parts business.
• Typing E mails and all general correspondence in relation to spares quotations and orders.
• Any follow up with spares orders or assistance in chasing bad debt, in collaboration with the Finance Manager.
• Processing and keeping the spare parts spread sheets up-to-date to allow monthly figures to be provided to the Managing Director for reporting to the German HQ.
• Liaise with the UK Sales Manager so important spares customers are visited and maintained.
• As and when necessary provide support to other team members within Sauer UK office, man phones in the event of other team members absence.
I am looking for someone with/who has:
• The candidate must be computer literate with fast accurate tying skills and be able to operate Microsoft Office programmes including Word & Excel. Also have the ability to learn specific company computer database systems.
• Data inputting experience would be an advantage.
• The candidate should have ideally been involved within an engineering industry and understand some technical terminology. (Specific training will be given)
• Be self-motivated, confident and willing to assist in all aspects of the business if required.
• Friendly and polite manner being able to converse on the telephone with all levels including senior management and important customers.
• Must be customer orientated to ensure that enquires are dealt with in a professional manner.
• Car owner and have a clean UK driving Licence.
• To be able to work on his / her own initiative in a small office environment.

Key features of this role:
• Monday- Friday 8.30am-5pm with 1 hour for lunch
• Temporary to permanent opportunity
• Brand new offices
• Beautiful office surroundings
• Free onsite car parking

I am holding interviews immediately as I intend to have someone in booking from 4th September
If you are interested in this role please contact Sasha on 01206 840100 or email your CV to

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