Level 4 Sales & Marketing Apprenticeship - Hosokawa Micron

Recruiter
Cogent Skills
Location
Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary
£14,000 per annum
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
16 Jul 2021
Specialism
Marketing
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
12-18 months

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for Hosokawa Micron, a world-leading Company in its field whilst also completing a Level 4 Apprenticeship. You will work as a member of the team providing Sales & Marketing expertise to current customer base and new customers. Activities will involve Product education and understanding, Sales visits and standardisation of quotations across the product ranges, where possible. Business development and collaboration with supply chain, educational services, customer base and digital products complimentary to Hosokawa equipment is also integral to the role.

Salary £14,000 per annum

Holiday Entitlement 23 days plus 8 bank holidays

Benefits

  • Opt in pension scheme
  • Student discount card (NUS)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Dedicated mentor for the duration of your apprenticeship

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSEs (including English, Maths and Science); Grades 4-9 (A-C)

Location Runcorn

Working Hours Five days – 38 hours per week.  Monday – Friday

Duration 18 Months

Start Date July 2021    

ABOUT HOSOKAWA MICRON

Hosokawa Micron Ltd was formed in 1989 by the amalgamation of Alpine Process Technology and Hosokawa Mikropul and joined by LE Stott to become a specialist in the development, manufacture and installation of machines and systems for powder and particle processing, hygienic filling and weighing, containment and nanotechnologies.

Hosokawa Micron Ltd is a member of the worldwide Hosokawa Micron Group founded in Osaka in 1916. Today, it is a world leader in providing process solutions in the fields of powder and particle processing technology and blown film technology. Hosokawa Micron Group maintains facilities for research, engineering, manufacturing and service throughout Asia/Oceania, the Americas and Europe.

From our UK base in Runcorn, Cheshire we provide a full testing, design, installation and commissioning service to a wide range of industries in UK, Eire and overseas. Hosokawa Micron Ltd is the worldwide agent for Hosokawa Micron Milling and Hosokawa Containment.

Our engineering skills and latest production technologies ensure that the high level of performance of our machines, application of our extensive processing know-how and partnership approach to development of new technologies and processing solutions are in demand by small and large, blue chip companies alike.

We are proud to offer customers a single source supply for integrated processing systems and component machinery to meet individual requirements and seek to set new standards in powder processing technologies that exceed expectations and deliver significant competitor advantage. Our philosophy is not just to offer a standard machine but to work alongside our customers and their engineering teams to provide value added solutions to processing problems.

JOB ROLE

Main duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure that duties undertaken are compliant with the requirements of the Companies Health & Safety Policy and ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System. To ensure that the quality of all work undertaken in the department and the ensuing data is of an acceptable quality.
  • To provide a proficient customer experience to current and new customers by telephone and email by monitoring the information emails and answering the telephone and transferring calls to the appropriate contact
  • The generation and qualification of customer enquiries
  • Evaluating potential sales opportunities and converting them into new sales
  • Improve processes and systems to support sales opportunities
  • To be responsible for the processing and recording of orders received.  Once the orders have been entered onto the system, order acknowledgements to be issued
  • To create the documentation filing tree on VAULT once order has been acknowledged
  • To Scan/collate all order paperwork as required
  • To update customer CRM platform (salesforce)
  • To be responsible for the organisation of travel and itineraries for the Sales Managers
  • To be involved in other aspects of work in the Sales & Marketing department and HML business as required.

Skills required

  • Must have A Level or equivalent qualification to ensure acceptance onto a Level 4 or Degree program of education in Business/Sales on a day release or Open access course
  • Be able to deliver a high level of customer care and develop long standing customer relationships
  • Ability to follow procedures/guidelines to a high standard
  • All Good communication skills – ability to liaise with all levels of people
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Self-confident – able to rely on their own judgement
  • Self-motivated- Proactive target driven individual
  • Able to work well and co-operate with others in a team
  • Attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • 5 GCSE’s (including English, Maths and Science); Grades 4-9 (A-C)
  • Must have A Level or equivalent qualification to ensure acceptance onto a Level 4 or Degree program of education in Business/Sales on a day release or Open access course

TRAINING TO BE DELIVERED

18 months - LEVEL 4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship

A minimum of 20% of the apprenticeship training takes place off-the-job and is flexibly delivered to suit. Training can be a combination of classroom and workplace workshops, block-training or day-release.

FUTURE PROSPECTS

This role is part of our talent planning for the future, and for the right person we are looking to continue to develop the apprentice upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Please ensure that you currently live within commutable distance of Hosokawa Micron.

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