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Sales Coordinator

Sales  Coordinator
Location: Onsite (in Newark)
Package: Basic Salary up to £25,000 dependent on experience
plus bonus/commission & other excellent PLC company benefits  
Sector: Packaging distribution
 

The Company
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced sales coordinator to join our business, based onsite at one of our flagship customer’s premises to provide them with first class support. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. Appointing and nurturing sales talent across our business is key to our continued growth.
 
The Sales Coordinator Role  
This is a full-time sales-coordinator role based onsite at our customer’s site in Newark, whereby you will assume full ownership and management of onsite stocks supplied and managed by Macfarlane to the customer. You will be responsible for ensuring that all levels of service and customer needs are met daily, working in close collaboration with and directly supporting the National Account Manager. This will be a dynamic and fast paced role requiring continual stakeholder engagement, stock monitoring/ordering & various other duties including…

  • Regular stock checks of all locations across the campus
  • Liaising with the inventory controller regarding stock replenishment
  • Placing any agreed orders within the supply chain
  • Updating replenishment requests onto the customer internal control sheet
  • Requesting customer purchase order numbers & updating customer documents
  • Working with supply chain, ensuring all agreed delivery dates will be adhered to
  • Placing & chasing orders, quoting for ad-hoc items & matching invoices to PO numbers
  • Running various reports & checking orders/matching for accuracy
  • Coordinating sub-contractors to undertake various contracted duties
  • Issue identification & resolution
  • Supporting our National Account Manager with various customer related tasks

Do you have the correct profile?
We know that this role will ideally suit some with experience of a similar role which has been customer focused, fast paced, and requiring varied coordination duties. Previous experience of a similar ‘on site’ role and/or customer service role, exposure to supporting as a national/key account customer would also be advantageous.
 
You will enjoy providing first class customer service and sales/account management. As a minimum you will have experience of multi-stakeholder engagement and stock monitoring/ordering combined with purchase order processing. We also require you to have strong MS Office competency (including Excel spreadsheets) accompanied by strong data-analysis/interpretation skills. An ability to run and understand detailed reports (covering things like pricing, trend analysis, KPIs) would also be preferable. All this needs to be underpinned by a strong work ethic and first rate administrative & communication skills.
 
The Package
We offer an attractive basic starting salary (commensurate with experience) along with the following benefits…
Competitive basic starting salary

  • Attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service plus all bank holidays)
  • Additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • Contributory pension & employee discount scheme

Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
 
Next Steps
This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. (Please note we are holding zoom video-interviews during the pandemic). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are continuing to adhere to Government guidelines whereby a significant number of our employees are working from home for the time being. Dependent on the precise role you have applied for, it is important to note that this may be a feature of your initial employment with us until Government advice changes and the situation improves. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant.
 
All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
 
 
NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE
 
 

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