Sales and Purchasing Executive - Aviation Parts (Open to All)

Location
Watford
Salary
£35,000 Base (c£45,000 OTE) + Pension Contribution + Benefits
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Ref
12269
Specialist Area
Purchasing
Sector
Aviation
Function
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales and Purchasing Executive - Aviation Parts (Open to All)
£35,000 Base (c£45,000 OTE) + Pension Contribution + Benefits
Watford Business Park

Sales & Purchasing Executive / Broker / Trading Business Developer - Open to all Deal Makers - Aviation Parts
 

Are you ready to join an exciting fast growing company serving the airline industry with aircraft spare parts around the globe in a new position as a Commercial Executive creating profitable deals selling and buying aircraft parts? 

About the company

Established in 2000, we are a successful Queens Award winning UK-based company specialising in providing superior customer support, a comprehensive stockholding of the most demanded and hard to find parts, together with a responsive 24/7 AOG (Aircraft on Ground) service, and a focus on quality that permeates through every facet of the organisation. Our brand new state of the art eco-friendly HQ is based in Watford Business Park, WD18.

Who we are looking for:

A high-energy, pro-active and entrepreneurial professional with good people skills and the ability to multi-task who wants to buy and sell aviation parts to commercial airlines both in the UK and overseas. 

The role demands a strong commercial focus and a desire to generate deals with good profit margin. You will build relationships with customers and ensure a high level of customer satisfaction through effective communication and a high standard of quality.

What the role entails:

+ Quoting customers
+ Processing orders
+ Achieve and exceed your agreed sales target through various sales initiatives
+ Hold responsibility for the entire sales process from purchase through to closing the sale
+ Build and maintain a multi-year pipeline of robust and qualified opportunities
+ Respond to requests for quotations within the shortest reasonable time
+ Follow up allocated leads from marketing activities and new enquiries with potential customers
+ Deliver high quality customer service and performance
+ Negotiate contracts with customers and suppliers ensuring commerciality
+ Coordinate aircraft parts to support airline customers worldwide
+ Oversee the shipment of goods
+ Maintain relationships with customers, suppliers and forwarders by providing support, information, and guidance 
+ Recommend profit and service improvements
+ Implement the company’s sales strategy in partnership with the Commercial Manager
+ Complete documentation and update systems
+ Gather and analyse data on customer satisfaction with a view to developing this year on year
+ Develop and streamline processes and practices to maximise sales performance
+ Raise the profile of the business through active involvement in networking

About You

+ Confident & commercially astute (able to create revenue through clients)
+ Entrepreneurial thinking (you may even have run your own business) 
+ Loving it when a deal comes together
+ Ability to multi-task and prioritise
+ Excellent memory to handle multiple transactions and deals and remember aircraft spare parts numbers and descriptions
+ Sound judgement
+ Good written and verbal communication skills
+ Be able to think on your feet and resolve problems quickly
+ Computer literate
+ Experience working alone
+ Attention to detail with a methodical approach to work
+ Trustworthy
+ Ability to work under pressure
+ Experience in the spares / parts sector (aviation, automotive, retail etc) would be advantageous
+ Aviation background a benefit, but not essential

What we offer in return:

+ Workplace pension after 3 months employment
+ Corporate Life Insurance
+ Gym membership
+ State of the art modern eco-friendly facilities
+ Staff and family fun days 

You must be eligible to work in the UK. The may involve an out of hours rota including occasional unsociable hours due to the demands of the aviation industry.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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