Reference : 574603

Sales Administrator

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    West Thurrock
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/14/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and the 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 at our glass distributor, Gibbs and Dandy Glass in West Thurrock.  This is a full time/permanent role working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch

How will you support us?
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic customer service and sales focused team. You will deal with customer queries, orders and sales related to our national online service through a network of branches around the UK.

Day to day duties will include;

• Processing customer orders that come in via email, over the phone or a specialist online app.
• Arranging transportation, liaising with customers regarding delivery details
• Ongoing dialogue and Customer Service to ensure a smooth process
• Dealing with customer queries including, processing quotations, updates on order and handling complaints


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 a background/experience in a sales or customer service environment - ideally manufacturing or distribution
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with a great telephone manner
• Strong IT skills - you'll be handling and uploading data onto various systems and communicating with customer via email.
• Organised - the ability to manage your workloads effectively
• Numerate - you'll be preparing orders and quotations on a daily basis

What will I get in return?

As well as a competitive salary and pension you will also have access to flexible benefits scheme!

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 and 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.

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