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Martin Lishman Ltd is a market leading innovator with over 45 years’ experience of designing and marketing crop storage and quality control products for the arable, potato and fruit sectors of agriculture.  

We have developed practical, low-cost Agri-Tech solutions that reduce post-harvest food waste, increase quality, save time and money and improve the user’s business. We employ many of the latest technologies, including Bluetooth, smartphone Apps, and embedded remote management systems using wireless mesh data networks, cellular modules and cloud computing. We have a policy of continuous investment in R&D.

Although we have sold our products throughout the UK and in many countries of Europe for many years, our export activities are expanding in Russia, Australasia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas as our products become more relevant to developments in agriculture in those countries.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an organised and customer focussed administrator to support both UK and International Sales on a full-time basis.  The role is based in our offices in South Lincolnshire.

The ideal candidate must be a team player, with the initiative, flexibility and desire to tackle all aspects of the business, a ‘can do’ attitude as well as good technical interest in our products. The ability to communicate effectively by phone, video or email is essential as is the skill of being able to listen to customer requirements and have the confidence to find out any further information that may be required to be able to assist the customer with a purchasing decision.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking UK and international enquiry and order processing, including checking and approving order details, receipting, preparing and issuing proforma invoices to customers for payment and release of order, where applicable.
  • Liaising with all departments to ensure prioritisation and timely customer order fulfilment.
  • Preparing international documentation where necessary to facilitate shipment and export of goods as required.
  • Providing international customers with product specifications and direction on how to process shipping requirements post Brexit
  • Managing customer data, ensuring accurate, up to date and GDPR compliant customer information.
  • Opportunity for some direct account responsibility for certain overseas distributors
  • Providing general sales administration cover as part of the wider sales administration team

 

About You:

Ideal candidates will be self-motivated and enthusiastic, and be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience of working within a Sales orientated function with multiple customers
  • Organisational skills, with the ability to manage and meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to identify problems and provide solutions to improve ways of working
  • Team Player, able to work on own initiative without close supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ahigh attention to detail and level of accuracy
  • Knowledge of import/export documentation requirements or an ability and desire to learn quickly
  • Strong IT skills and a high level of competence with Microsoft Office

 

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Generous holiday allowance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 

COVID-19 considerations:
We are maintaining current Government guidance, Hands-Face-Space; including twice-weekly lateral flow testing, widely available sanitising, face coverings when moving around site and social distancing.

 

Education:

  • Graduate, A-Level or equivalent (preferred)

Please send your CV along with a covering letter detailing your

suitability for the role: carol@martinlishman.com

Martin Lishman Ltd is a market leading innovator with over 45 years’ experience of designing and marketing crop storage and quality control products for the arable, potato and fruit sectors of agriculture.  

We have developed practical, low-cost Agri-Tech solutions that reduce post-harvest food waste, increase quality, save time and money and improve the user’s business. We employ many of the latest technologies, including Bluetooth, smartphone Apps, and embedded remote management systems using wireless mesh data networks, cellular modules and cloud computing. We have a policy of continuous investment in R&D.

Although we have sold our products throughout the UK and in many countries of Europe for many years, our export activities are expanding in Russia, Australasia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas as our products become more relevant to developments in agriculture in those countries.

We are currently looking to expand our electrical and production team. The role offers the opportunity for both assembly and service work with our range of controllers and online monitoring system. There could also be opportunities for involvement in a wide electrical product range as well as handling installation and operational queries from customers.  On the job training will also be provided.

The ideal candidate must be a team player, with the initiative, flexibility and desire to tackle all aspects of production and service, a ‘hands on’ attitude as well as good technical interest in our products.

Desired Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally electrical/assembly knowledge/experience and ability to follow drawings
  • Ability to work to quality standards
  • Proven understanding of quality control procedures
  • Agricultural knowledge/experience an advantage but not essential
  • Aptitude to communicate and be able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Good IT and organisational skills
  • Confident and presentable
  • Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of the role
  • Clean Driving Licence

 

Apply with covering letter and CV to carol@martinlishman.com

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