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Temporary Sales Administrator
Commercial & Administration
Job Type:
Edinburgh, Mid & East Lothian
Exact Salary:
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Date Posted:
13-Aug-2019 12:32 PM
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Temporary to Permanent Contract

My client is a successful global manufacturing organisation, they have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Administrator to join them initially on a temporary contract, with the view to leading to permanent employment.

You will be responsible for providing world class customer service levels to current and potential customers. You will receive and process complex sales orders, inquiries and complaints and deal with them throughout.

Duties will include:

  • Record, processes, and confirm orders and/or inquiries received by e-mail, telephone, mail, and/or through personal customer contact.

  • Tracks and expedites order activity, and alerts appropriate staff of any potential delivery problems.

  • Provides pricing, availability, and schedule information within established guidelines.

  • Facilitates purchasing of merchandise which the customer has ordered.

  • Maintains stock levels at appropriate levels to ensure customer request are fulfilled in a timely manner.

  • Suggests additional and/or alternative products or services to meet customer needs.

  • Researches and obtains resolution of a variety of customer complaints and issues.

  • Serves as communication link between customers and sales staff to assure responsiveness.

  • Perform administrative duties as required.

To be considered for this position, you must have the following background and skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar Sales Administration position.

  • Experience of working within a manufacturing or supply chain environment, which has involved processing complex and technical sales orders.

  • Excellent IT skills are essential including Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Experience using SAP is highly adventitious.

  • The ability to use your initiative, plan your own workload and work unsupervised.

  • Exceptional attention to detail skills is essential to the role.

  • Proven record of providing excellent customer service levels both verbally and written.

  • Good numeration skills would also be beneficial.

  • Candidates should be in a position to start immediately or within a short notice period.

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