Apprentice Customer Sales Coordinator - Sulzer Limited

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Job Summary

Location: Southampton SO18 1ZA
Salary per week: £288.00
Working hours: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:00 (37hours per week)
Applications in by: 16/11/2019
Interview Date: 19/11/2019
Job Code: AP32906

There is an exciting opportunity for a talented Apprentice to join the New products and Contract Support team within Sulzer Ltd’s Southampton location. Once the Apprenticeship is complete and following further training and development, there will be an opportunity for the right applicant to progress and become successful within a global organisation.

Sulzer Ltd. is a Swiss industrial engineering and manufacturing firm, founded by Salomon Sulzer-Bernet in 1775 and established as Sulzer Brothers Ltd. in 1834 in Winterthur, Switzerland. Today it is a publicly traded company with international subsidiaries.

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Duties will include:

This position entails completing a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard and Sulzer are keen to meet with individuals who possess a real Business interest and wish to progress within a successful career route. 

With further development and succession this role could then lead onto further succession within the organisation.

Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is the largest independent provider of repair and maintenance services for turbomachinery, generators, motors, and pumps. Our global network ensures high-quality local service and our highly collaborative work environment encourages every individual to contribute.

Are you a strong administrator who has experience working within an office-based environment with great negotiation skills?

You will increase sales by working with the sales teams on new product sales, assist the ops manager with GP improvements by strategic sourcing of products & materials. Along with supporting large contract customer reporting requirements and supporting tender processes.

  • Managing customer accounts and contracts, including customer specific requirements
  • Negotiate with both customers and suppliers
  • Develop business opportunities with customers
  • Deliver high quality customer service
  • Provide quick response times to the customer
  • Ensure contracts' KPIs are being met in accordance with individual agreements
  • Maintain up to date market knowledge
  • Coordinate with internal departments to ensure on time delivery to the customer

At Sulzer, we build on the strengths and diversity of our people. We are all different and all have unique skills to contribute so that Sulzer is always stronger than the sum of its parts.

Are you the right person for Sulzer, are you looking for the thrill of new challenges?

  • During the 15 months of this programme you will be completing a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Skills required:

  • Experience of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and passionate about learning
  • Dynamic and flexible can do attitude
  • Interest to work within a technical environment
  • Interest and want to travel with your job role in the future
  • Confident nature
  • Numerate, accurate with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good negotiation, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • Good problem-solving ability with ability to use initiative and common sense

Personal qualities:

  • Confident
  • Proactive
  • Friendly personality
  • Flexible approach
  • Patient
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills

Qualifications required:

  • Preferred GCSE or equivalent in English, Math’s, and IT grade A* - C (4 – 9)


  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • On site car parking

Future Prospects:

  • The opportunity to grow and progress within the business

Applications in by: 16/11/2019
Interview Date: 19/11/2019
Job Code: AP32906

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