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    Technical Sales Administrator

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Sales Administration
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
  • Date posted: 17/10/2019
  • Job reference: 42214_1571305775

Our client is seeking a Technical Sales Administrator to assist within the Sales & Production departments to ensure successful output of specific products.

A new role to the company, the successful Sales Administrator will be required to analyse RFQ's (Requests For Quote), define project scope, conduct new project cost analyses by estimating product costs, validate operational costs of live products using the ERP system (Winman) and assist with the NPI (new product introduction) process where required.

Reporting to the Sales Director, the Sales Administrator's responsibilities will include:

Define a project scope, time period, communication channels, and establish any boundaries for developing estimates and achieving customer requirements

Analyse customer RFQ`s and gather the necessary costing data by liaising with internal team members and suppliers

Develop product and project costs by following the set product costing method

Provide documentation for each cost element, indicating sources of data, assumptions used and any other methodology or analysis

Provide the best possible solution to problem solving or decision making by conscientiously testing results, examining facts, trying different alternatives and thinking things through

Validation of Bills of Materials to ensure production costs and product selling prices are monitored and regularly updated

Provide inputs and support to the NPI process

Be alert to changing situations, show flexibility in approach, adaptability in difficult circumstances and continuously strive to achieve a result

To be a success in the role the Sales Administrator must be:

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs

Results oriented and able to demonstrate a quickness of pace in their work ethic

Have the ability to work under pressure and maintain attention to detail

Systematic and logical in their approach to decision making which allows careful consideration of the information, before taking action

A strong communicator, both verbal and written

Analytical, deadline driven and teamwork oriented. Has self-starting ability

Familiar with CAD (computer aided design) software, although if necessary for the right candidate, training will be available

The candidate will be required to have strong literacy and numeracy skills, Grade A-C GCSE English and Mathematics preferable as a minimum

Hours of work are 8am -5pm Mon - Fri

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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