Sales Administrator

Role: Sales Administrator

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Pay rate: £16,000 - £20,000 per hour

Contract: Permanent

Location – Irlam

The Role:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must accomplish the following position objectives:

  • Process orders, whether received by telephone, e-mail or fax, meeting the required standards of performance at all times.
  • Liaise with Engineers as required to provide a professional response to incoming product enquiries and quotation requests.
  • Provide a quality service to the customer.
  • Acquire a working knowledge of the full range of products, through independent and structured training and experience.
  • Competently use IT systems, databases and programmes.
  • Provide quotations, as requested, for products and follow up, when necessary, to secure an order.
  • Present all applicable buying information to the customer, including special stock, related substitutions and any relevant additional products that would enhance the customer experience.
  • Be aware of the manufacturing capabilities in the UK and impact on delivery times.
  • Participate in any sales related programme that may be introduced.
  • Such other duties as may from time to time be required.

The candidate:

The successful candidate will have the following skills, qualities and attributes…

  • Competent in the use of IT systems such as email, Microsoft Office and ERP.
  • Understanding and competence in following the company’s QA procedures for sales administration.
  • Work effectively as an individual and as part of a team.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Team player
  • Able to multitask
  • Ability to organize and prioritise tasks.
  • Able to communicate clearly


The Client

Our client, based in Irlam, is a large manufacturing company with a strong reputation for producing quality products.

They are currently looking for a Sales Administrator on a permanent contract.


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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £16k - 20k per year
  • Location: Irlam, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Customer_services
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: April Bryan
  • Tel: the 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ABSALESADMIN
  • Posted: 2016-10-10 16:43:55 -

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