Apprentice Customer Service & Sales ATOMISING SYSTEMS LIMITED

Due to Company expansion, a vacancy has arisen for a Technical Sales Co-ordinator to join our Sheffield site. We are looking for a person who enjoys working in a manufacturing environment.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will, when trained, need to understand ASL';s manufacturing process and therefore be able to communicate product scheduling and availability to clients.

As part of the induction process, the successful candidate will have a hands-on induction within the production process.

The Role:

Powder Sales Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day to day administration and control of all customers relating to powder sales.
  • Liaise with customers to provide them with technical, quality and powder costing information.
  • Work closely with production management, quality control, and administration to ensure smooth and timely shipment of customer orders.
  • Keep the customers fully updated with regard to placed orders, and advise of production delays.
  • Generate and progress internal documentation to ensure customer orders are expedited within the company. Involvement in procurement of raw materials in line with stock positions and new customer orders.

System Sales responsibilities:

  • Assist with day to day communication and enquiries relating to equipment sales.
  • Liaise with equipment suppliers for specification and prices.
  • Assist in production of quotations to customers

General duties:

  • Assist in the production of promotional documentation, press releases and website updates. Participate in customer visits in house and externally (worldwide)
  • Attending industry appropriate Trade Fairs to promote the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numeracy/literacy.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative and also to integrate in a team

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate would need to demonstrate:


  • Scientific/ Manufacturing/ Technical knowledge or experience
  • Organised; Analytical skills with a keen eye for detail; be able to keep increasing levels of varying grades of powder products for audits and technical records.
  • Numerate: There is a need for the candidate to be able to calculate percentages/ weights and measures and produce manufacturing costings.
  • A confident communicator on all levels. The successful candidate will be our first point of contact with our customers and suppliers and will need to be able to understand the customers'; needs and express them to our production facility.
  • A willingness to travel. Travel is generally occasional to one or two exhibitions per year and even when the candidate is fulfilling the whole role only a very limited number of customer visits is the norm. The successful candidate would not be on the road or regularly travelling.
  • An interest in metals and manufacturing, be enthusiastic to work with the various departments of ASL.
  • Be open to change and adapt; as the role is likely to be reasonably dynamic. The role will be ideal for a person who likes to develop themselves and committed to support the growth of the company. Therefore a certain level of autonomy will be awarded to the right candidate as the role develops.

Qualifications required


Min 5 GCSE A-C including Maths & English


  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel for stock and costings purposes, although training can be provided to the right candidate.
  • L2 Performing Engineering or Manufacturing Operations apprenticeship or qualification

Future prospects

The apprenticeship offers the chance to progress within the organisation as a fully qualified sales and customer services team member.

About the employer

Atomising Systems provides the technology for powder production through atomising. Our technologies are used globally. Whether customers require atomised powders or atomising equipment, we can help




371 Coleford Road


S9 5NF

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Training provider

  • Training is provided by Semta Apprenticeship service
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SEMTA Apprenticeship Service


Sophie Hobbs

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017