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French Speaking Sales Executive

French Speaking Sales Executive

Job number: 26080542a

  • Burgess Hill Branch
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
  • + Hol, progression, training

Job Title: Sales Executive - Aviation Components

Salary: £23000 - 28000 per annum

Location: Hassocks - own transport essential due to location

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hour working week, between the hours of 07:00 to 19:00, Monday to Friday

Benefits: Workplace Pension, 20 days + BH increasing with length of service, BUPA healthcare (after probation), parking, impressive social events, monthly breakfast club, loads of progression opportunity, salary reviews

We're delighted to be working with a leading global aircraft component service provider in their search for a Sales Executive to join their team due to Company growth. This is an integral role to the wider business and would suit someone who has some sales and accounts experience under their belt who is looking for a role in a forward-thinking company with huge progression opportunity.

In this role you will assist the sales team in trading aircraft component inventory by means of exchange, loan and sale. Develop business relationships with customers in order to maximise trading opportunities, growth in revenue and profit. The role will require you to assist with the management of customer accounts ensuring on time delivery and high service level.

The company prides themselves on selecting the best candidates to provide a positive working environment and offer great training opportunities, outstanding career progression routes and a number of social events to get involved with.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in development of the Sales team in line with business growth
  • Trade inventory by means of exchange, loan & sale
  • Source and purchase for specific customer requirements
  • Broker sales by means of purchase or exchange
  • Utilise web based Aircraft parts databases
  • Quote customers and follow up quote/sales opportunities
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Implement credit checks as required, process customer orders, identifying delivery and any special requirements
  • Understand customer culture and way of trading
  • Maximise all sales opportunities
  • Develop Avtrade/Customer relationships and business opportunities with customers
  • Deliver high quality customer service and response
  • Respond to customer AOG/priority requirements as required
  • Manage Customer Accounts and provide customer single point of contact
  • Maximise revenue/profit and minimise cost
  • Understand component conditions, certification and airworthiness regulations
  • Understand IPC's, alternative part numbers and aircraft effectively
  • Monitor customer return units for repair including cost, interchangeability, removal reason, modifications, warranty, customer induced damage, BER etc.
  • Ensure all customer responsibility costs including freight, late fees etc. are recharged
  • Coordinate with internal Avtrade departments to ensure on time delivery to the customer
  • Understand and adhere to Export Control regulations where relevant
  • Maintain up to date market knowledge
  • Adhere to Avtrade processes and procedures
  • Assist management and undertake projects as requested
  • Undertake other duties as maybe required

The Person:

  • Background in aviation or inventory trading
  • Comprehensive knowledge of aircraft spares preferred
  • Sales and customer support experience with the ability to deliver high level of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, verbal and written
  • Numerate, accurate with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good negotiation, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • Good problem solving ability with ability to use initiative and common sense
  • Excellent computer literacy, highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with some experience of Quantum and web based Aircraft parts databases
  • Self-motivated and flexible with the ability to succeed in a busy environment
  • Excellent command of the English Language
  • French language spoken/written is desirable

Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within 7 days you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion.


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