Sales Administrator

October 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Sales Administrator

Sales Administrator Leinthall, Herefordshire Full-time, permanent position: competitive salary Role overview

Breedon are currently seeking a Sales Administrator to join our small commercial team at Leinthall Office, Herefordshire.

You will be responsible for checking, obtaining approval and entering ticket information for aggregates, asphalt and concrete. The role will also include purchase ledger for the Leinthall Quarry and ensuring that month-end deadlines are met. You will also be required to work closely with all members of the commercial team.

The key accountabilities of the role are as follows:

  • Ticket admin that includes: aggregate & asphalt - mileage queries, recording and processing return loads, part loads, split loads, chute loads entering waiting time / daywork information; and concrete - mileage queries, recording and processing return loads, checking and processing waiting times
  • Customers cash sale online payments covering aggregates, asphalt and concrete plants, inputting unique reference information onto dispatch screen along with the completion of the allocation spreadsheet for the accounts department
  • Raising purchase orders for the Production department, monitoring and ordering supplies for the office
  • Issuing and goods receipting of purchase orders
  • Completion of purchasing spreadsheet on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring month end is completed on time and liaise with the management accounts department
  • Assisting with receipt of customer orders, accurate input of orders onto shipping software, undertake effective despatch planning through active liaison with commercial, operations and transport teams. Monitor the progress of orders after production and despatch, reschedule orders in the event of customer changes or problems with production or delivery, ensuring that the customer is informed throughout
  • Assisting internal sales during busy periods by inputting and maintaining digital quotations
  • You will have excellent IT, communication and customer service skills, with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. You will also have a good eye for detail, and a strong ability to manage multiple tasks and work within a small team.

    About us

    Breedon is a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland. We produce cement, aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, Welsh slate and specialist concrete and clay products, and offer a range of contracting services.

    The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company's zero harm culture.

    A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

    Contract type - Permanent Salary - Competitive Closing date for applications - 5th November, 2021

    By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.