We’re proud of the friendly, ambitious culture we have here at Abacus Lighting. The results of this development driven culture can be seen by the number of long term members of the Abacus team as we focus on building careers rather than jobs.
The manufacturing team are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic fabricator/plater, who is looking for a permanent role in a busy manufacturing environment. The role will consist of, but not be limited to the following tasks;
Abacus are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person, who is looking for a permanent role in a busy office environment to work as a member of our Export Sales Team to provide day-to-day support serving our global markets. Dealing with all forms of customer communication, making certain the voice of the customer is always heard. To support our Export Sales Team whilst they are in the field, enabling them to liaise with our customers effectively.
Always working in a positive and professional manner to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.
QUALITIES & ABILITIES
The role will consist of, but not limited to the following tasks;
Receiving, logging and processing customer enquiries.
Preparing customer quotations in a timely and professional manner.
Communicate with other departments, to gain lead time and price information to enable the customer quotation to be completed.
Entering customer orders on to SAP system, ensuring that they are reviewed and authorised in line with company policy, prior to verification. (Within 24 hours of receipt)
Liaise with internal departments (e.g. technical, financial, production), as appropriate, to check the order progress.
Pro-actively communicate with customers and Sales Team on their order status’.
From time to time communicating difficult news to customers when we have to make reappraisals of our initial delivery promise.
Recognise issues that need to be raised to senior management and report this in a timely manner to their line manager.
Other ad hoc activities to support the team and drive processes forward.
PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFACTAIONS
Proficient in using ICT equipment and systems including Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Word and Excel.
Basic knowledge of export processes and documentation.
Must have the ability to work as part of the team and under own initiative as appropriate, within defined authority limits.
Ability to effectively communicate and work with employees and key contacts at all levels.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrate good time management skills and flexibility to meet the expectation of our customers.
Ability to quickly understand the basics of engineered / bespoke products, their functions, and applications.
HOURS OF WORK:
7:30AM – 4:15PM Monday to Thursday
7:30AM – 12:00PM Friday
= 37.5 hours per week
Job Types: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £20,000 – £24,000 (DOE)
Work Location: One location
Abacus Lighting is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Due to expansion, Abacus Lighting, a world leading provider of external lighting solutions are seeking a field based electrician. The role involves working on our customer sites such as leading sports stadiums, rail, ports, airports and retail carparks across the UK.
QUALITIES & ABILITIES
You must be an electrically biased engineer with experience of working in an installation and maintenance environment. Mechanical background an advantage also.
A proven history of installation, commissioning, fault finding, rectification and experience of maintenance techniques.
Inspection and testing experience.
Logical approach to breakdown analysis (fault finding / problem solving), pro-active maintenance and improvement work, who can demonstrate a sense of urgency whilst never compromising safety or quality of workmanship.
To be Self-motivated, responsible, able to work well as part of a team and on own initiative.
High standard of Health & Safety awareness, and the ability to read and follow RAMS strictly.
A good knowledge of practicing continuous improvement techniques (desirable) and a pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions to problems.
Electrician with time served Electrical apprenticeship.
NVQ Level 3 or equivalent electrical grade.
BS 7671 18th Edition (update to 18th edition may be sponsored) IEE Regulations certified.
C&G 2391 – Inspection & Testing an advantage.
IPAF qualified an advantage.
ECS Card, Gold or Black preferred.
SHIFTS AND HOURS OF WORK:
Base weekly hours are 37½, (Average 45 hours per week with overtime)
Some weekend working may be available – premium overtime rates apply.
You will be expected to work away from home on occasions.
This is a Full-time permanent role. You must possess a current, valid UK Driving license.
You must have the right to live and work in the UK.