Sales Administrator

  • Location
    Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Sales Administrator
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-042019-61500

VACANCY: Sales Administrator


Our client is an award winning manufacturer. Currently employing over 90 members of staff the company operates from large modern factory facilities in the Morecambe area. Over the last 19 years the company has grown rapidly and is now a successful UK supplier for brands both in the UK, Europe, Canada and America, and is one of the largest contract manufacturers in the UK industry.


We are now looking to recruit a bright, driven and enthusiastic Sales Administrator to join their team.



The successful applicant will have a strong customer focused background and will be looking to pursue a career in sales administration and project management. The successful candidate will become a key member of their Commercial Department working alongside & providing support to our existing sales team.



This is a very exciting fast paced role within a growing and very busy department where a driven, focused employee can make a difference.



Responsibilities will include:



Handling orders for new, bespoke products. This is a process which can often take several months to finalise and requires ongoing project management.


Liaising with suppliers & customers some of which will be large corporate accounts to ensure raw materials & artwork proofs are correctly supplied and checked prior to manufacture.


Assisting the sales team with job costings, customer quotations and price negotiations.


Managing artwork approvals & generating manufacturing specifications for client approval.


Liaising with in house chemists to ensure samples are submitted to customers for consideration and approval.


Acknowledging client orders.


Obtaining and negotiating supplier pricing for management approval & ordering raw materials.


Sending out marketing information and brochures.


Handling general customer and supplier queries.


Occasionally you may be required to attend meetings at clients' premises.



Ideally you will:



Have previous experience in a busy office based administration role and a passion for your own personal development.


Be passionate about providing first class customer service.


Have excellent organisational skills & attention to detail.


Be suited to working in a fast paced role with a determination to make things happen.



Minimum Requirements:



IT & Microsoft office skills are essential.


Navision or similar ERP system experience is preferable but training can be provided.


Current, clean driving licence - preferable but not essential.


The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an opportunity to develop further and expand their role within a growing forward thinking company.



Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week.



Salary: Dependent on experience.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Ramona Mulligan