Sales & Administration Executive in Chipping Norton, Oxford area

Sales & Administration Executive in Chipping Norton, Oxford area c£27K basic plus company benefits– 13136 JP


The Company:

A leading Heavy Machinery Dealer in the Agricultural sector.       

The Role:

My client is currently recruiting for a skilled and efficient Sales & Administration Executive to work out of their busy office/depot in the Chipping Norton area: The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for Agricultural Machinery and Equipment or a background working within the machinery, automotive or construction sectors, so that they are familiar with the products/machinery and have an understanding of the sector. This is an extremely important role within the company and you will play an integral part in the organisation and operational side of the business.


  • To take responsibility and manage the wholegoods stock from raising purchase orders, processing part exchanges, raising sales orders through to invoicing.
  • Liaise with haulage contractors to ensure timely and efficient delivery of machines in a cost effective manner.
  • Assist with movements of the demonstration and hire fleet of machines in conjunction with the Sales Team and keep up to date records of locations.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports on open orders, sales and stock availability to internal staff.
  • To actively carry out regular stock checks to ensure records are accurate.
  • To ensure self-propelled machines are road registered and insured if applicable.
  • To ensure efficient processes are in place in order to maintain fully accurate records at all times.
  • Build and maintain good relations with Customers, Suppliers and Company staff and acquaintances.
  • Maintain accurate manual and electronic files and where relevant in accordance with the data protection act.
  • Attain and maintain good Product knowledge to ensure a high level of customer service.
  • Responsible for all aspects of credit control and reporting aged debtor information.
  • Responsible for company petty cash and monthly reconciliation.
  • Arrangement of travel bookings such as flights, hotels and car hire in the most cost effective    way.
  • Ordering of all office supplies such as stationery, canteen & cleaning supplies etc.
  • Health and safety administration and co-ordination to ensure compliance and accurate record keeping.
  • To co-ordinate internal and external meetings and arrange catering as required. 

The Suitable Candidate Will Have:

  • Good knowledge of the machinery, agricultural, automotive or construction sectors. ( one of at least ideally! )
  • Excellent customer skills.
  • Build and maintain good relations with company staff, dealers and acquaintances.
  • Have good IT skills and be able to use these in accordance to the role.
  • Actively participate in Company training & health & safety training.
  • Conduct yourself in accordance with the Companies Health & safety policies at all times, report any breaches, dangerous occurrences or accidents to your supervisor or the Health & Safety Representative immediately.
  • Actively make suggestions to improve the efficiency in the way the Company operates.
  • Maintain accurate manual and electronic files and where relevant in accordance with the data protection act.
  • Attain and maintain company Product knowledge
  • Attain and maintain a good market and competitor knowledge 

The Package:

  • c£27,000 per annum.
  • As well as a competitive salary, there is 26 days holiday and additional benefits of a company pension scheme and private medical cover.

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