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Sales and Logistics Operator | Sandwich, Kent

FULLTIME

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate who is looking to learn, develop and establish themselves within the renewable energy sector.  This role will be both office and warehouse based, where full training in sales and logical operations will be provided. If you are looking to be a part of a successful Solar company which offers training, development and progression, please apply!

The role

Sales

  • Working alongside the Account Managers to drive sales in both new and existing accounts. This includes meeting new clients preparing and hosting training sessions and being a representative of the company.
  • Assist with PV designs, quotations, and order preparations.
  • Increase sales throughout our distributors by showing installers the advantages of our mounting systems.
  • Delivering profitable growth, through the conversion of offers into orders.
  • Working closely with the colleagues from the Dutch head office.
  • Be aware of market trends/changes and look for opportunities.
  • Keeping up to date on new products, services, procedures and tools by self-learning and attending training and company meetings.

Warehouse (logistical operator)

  • Dealing with logistical partners and overseeing stock orders coming in and out.
  • Driving the Forklift to unload and load deliveries and collections.
  • Selecting items from a list to pick, pack and check orders, ensuring the operation runs smoothly.
  • Liaising with colleagues from the Dutch office for stock and project deliveries.
  • Ensuring compliance to Health and safety.

Training

Via inhouse and external training you will be educated in:

  • Forklifting
  • Health and Safety
  • First Aid
  • Picking and packing and processing orders
  • ERP software for processing orders
  • Design software for designing PV projects
  • Presentation skills

Person Specification and Requirements

  • Degree Level Education
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong sense of customer satisfaction
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Planning and organising skills
  • IT Skills (MS Office, Outlook)
  • Full UK driving license

Who are we?

Van der Valk Solar Systems is one of the fastest growing companies in the solar industry. A young and dynamic team that focuses entirely on the development and production of mounting systems for solar panels on pitched roofs, flat roofs and open fields. Van der Valk Solar Systems also has an office and warehouse in the UK and Sweden and an office in Spain. We are part of Van der Valk Systemen, a worldwide household name in the field of innovative systems since 1963. High-quality products are developed and produced here at our 25,000 m2 business complex, using modern machinery and the latest technologies.

What do we offer?

We offer an excellent package of primary and secondary terms of employment with interesting education and development options. You will be part of an enthusiastic team with a lot of humour and drive. Room for own initiatives and responsibilities with the backup of a helpful team.

How to apply?

If you are interested in learning more, please send your CV and motivation in English to hr@valksolarsystems.com. For further information the Valk Solar Systems product range please visit www.valksolarsystems.com.

The final date for receipt of applications is August 1st 2021.

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