Sales Centre Driver / Admin Role

Vacancy ID: 1029578
Created Date: 09.09.2019
Job Title: Sales Centre Driver / Admin Role
Salary Competitive
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: North East
Sector: Administration & Secretarial
Consultant: Aisha Majad
Consultant Phone: +441483302133

Job Description:

NRL are currently recruiting for our client who are a large industrial gases company looking for a sales centre driver on an initial 6-month contract basis to be based in Ellesmere port.

About the role:

Reporting to the Basingstoke Facility Manager the Sales Centre Driver position is responsible the delivery of Gas cylinders to customers in an efficient manner in accordance with all safety, quality and service standards applicable within the Sub-Region Merchant organisation.  

These responsibilities include dealing with Customer Orders and Enquiries, there is also a requirement to operate a Large Goods Vehicle (Articulated Vehicle) for the delivery of Cylinders to Customers as well as a Forklift in the sorting and picking of orders for Customers. 

Key interfaces include the Agent Support Team, Asset Management Team, Merchant Administration Team, Customer Services and Commercial Team to ensure alignment on best practices and commonality of approach, as well as with the other members of the Sales & Redistribution Centre Organisation. Accordingly, success in the position is dependent on Strong Interpersonal Skills, Ability to work within a small team, Organizational Skills, Operational/Technical Capacity and some Commercial Acumen. 

Territory: Local Area Sales Centre (London Area) 

Volume: up to 200 Cylinders per working day 

Inventory – up to 1000 Eaches  

Vehicles – up to 3 Cylinder Delivery Vehicles (Rigid and Articulated) and 1 Forklift 

Asset Value Cylinders - £50,000 - £100,000 

Asset Value Vehicles - £70,000 - £150,000 

Budget - >£25,000 per annum 

Revenue - £30,000 to £90,000 per month 


This position is accountable for: 

  1. Ensuring Company’s and Legislative Safety Standards are complied with and maintained at all times on site. 
  2. Picking, Sorting and Loading of Cylinders for Customer Deliveries 
  3. Operation of LGV in the delivery of Cylinders to Customers 
  4. Operation of Forklift in the loading of vehicles for Customer Deliveries 
  5. Managing the Maintenance and Operation of Cylinder Delivery Vehicle in line with O Licence Requirements 
  6. Maintaining a high standard of Housekeeping at all times 
  7. Ensuring Basic Safety Books are up to date and that all personnel on site are completing mandatory activities. 
  8. Dealing with Customers, following up on enquiries, supplying leads to the commercial team. 
  9. Stewardship of Customers, reporting of Competitor Activity 







Taking Customer Orders for Delivery  

Providing Service to Collect Customers  

Stewarding Customers and follow up on complaints 



Sales Centre Coordinator 


Day to Day Activities where required. 

Interaction re Holiday Requests 

Sickness / Near Miss / Incident Reporting 

Anything else required in day to day running of site 



Asset Management Team 


MRP Changes  

New Customer Products Requirements 



Agent Support Team  


Inventory Management  

MOBY / Agent Plus Assistance  

Stock Transport Orders 



Commercial Team (BDM, EAM and IAM) 


Reporting of Competitor Activity 

Supplying Leads 

Supporting Commercial Team in Building New Business 

Reporting of any issues raised re Customers 



Merchant Administration Team 


Raising of PO for payment of Local Level Invoices 

Other procurement enquiries 



Credit Control Team 


Credit Blocked Accounts 

Opening of new Accounts  



Customer Services Team  


Coordination of Customer Deliveries placed via Crewe 

Customer enquiries 


What you will need:
  1. Large Goods Vehicle Licence (class 2)
  2. ADR Licence (Packages minimum class 2 Gases)
  3. Driver Certificate of Professional Competence
  4. Forklift Licence
  5. PC Skills
  6. Knowledge of Local Areas
  7. Good general Education

What’s in it for you:

Long term opportunity
Competitive rates
Standard working hours

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