Reference : 565608

Sales Administrator

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Huddersfield
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/22/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Sales Administrator opportunity.


How will you support us?

This role is working with Gibbs & Dandy Glass Huddersfield part of the Saint-Gobain group and leading Glass merchant with 4 branches, each serving professionals in the Regional Glass trades; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries. In the role of Sales Administrator, you will;


  • Generate enquiries or sales opportunities from pre-existing customers

  • Represent the voice of the customer within the business, expressing their needs, wants and challenges

  • Be proactive and reactive in communication with customers

  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure any potential service failures are communicated to customers

  • Manage the entering, processing and progress of customer orders

  • Process cash sale orders in accordance with company policy

  • Understand customer logistics and delivery requirements, the associated challenges and business capabilities and constraints

  • Gain a thorough understanding of product range and customer technical specifications

  • Provide and follow up on quotations in a timely manner

  • Work with other team members as appropriate to maximise team performance



    What kind of person are we looking for?

    First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Are IT literate and competent to intermediate level in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint

  • Have excellent customer focus, and are passionate and determined to achieve sales

  • Have Strong analytical, administrative and organisation skills, and great attention to detail

  • Good time management skills, with an ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and at the same time are able to multi-task


What will I get in return?


As well as a competitive salary and pension you will also have access to flexible benefits which can be tailored to suit your needs, these include;


  • Cycle2work

  • Share schemes

  • 23 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

  • Competitive maternity/paternity polices plus many more!


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Gibbs & Dandy Glass this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.