Quotations Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship
  • East Midlands
  • NG2 1EB

Website ABB Furse

Electrical Engineering

Apprenticeship Qualification: Business Admin Level 3
How long does it take?             16 – 19 months

WHO is it with?                          ABB Furse

COMPANY Address:                 Wilford Road, Nottingham, NG2 1EB

Furse – A Total Solution For Earthing & Lightning Protection – Earthing & lightning protection | ABB

Working Hours: 8.30-5.00 Monday – Thursday, 8.30 – 3.45 Friday
Weekly Hours: 37.5

Annual Salary: £12,000

Reporting to: Pricing Manager (Based in Italy)

About The Employer & Role:
Currently 3 in the team in the UK (1 of the team is just finishing her apprenticeship)
Although the line manager is based in Italy, the Senior Quotations Specialist on site in Nottingham will be on hand to provide daily support, guidance and mentoring.
About the Role:
Efficient and effective handling of customer enquiries and queries. Delivering quotes accurately and competitively and in line with customer expectation and competition. Ensuring high levels of customer service and satisfaction.
And Day to Day? …. You will be Responsible for:
• Preparing and submitting within agreed timescales competitive quotations which provide all information necessary to meet individual customer/enquiry needs in accordance with the requirements of ISO9001:2000
• Ensuring all terms and conditions on the enquiry are examined and either accepted or rejected and the customer advised accordingly
• Developing good customer relations
• Effective administration of all quotations ensuring the requirements on the enquiries and the payment terms are in line with the company policy
• Providing support for the external sales team
• Liaising with external sales and internal departments to promote the exchange of information
• Correctly relate all requirements of an order to the order input administrators

About what about YOU?… You will need to HAVE:
• Good keyboard skills
• Communication and negotiating skills
• Excel knowledge (Basic or Intermediate)
• Knowledge of the requirement of ISO9001:2000
And BE:
• Able to work effectively under pressure
• Able to develop and maintain good product knowledge
• Able to provide clear and concise information to deliver to the customer precisely what has be quoted
Minimum Qualifications Required:
• GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?
As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.
Company Benefits:
• Pension Scheme
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

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