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Temp Sales Executive


Knottingley, ENG, GB, WF11 0HP

Job ID:  52067
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Sales & Customer Services



Internal Sales Exec/Administrator

Knottingley Business Unit


Role description:

This Sales Account Executive position is a challenging and complex office based role, providing regular contact with customers and other functions within Ardagh, to ensure all our customers receive an excellent level of service. The successful applicant will need to be a highly motivated individual with exceptional administration skills. This position would be suited to someone with experience in a sales administration

environment, the ability to identify and respond to customer enquiries, and carry out all sales administration procedures to a high level of detail.



  • Input of customer orders, contracts, forecasts and price files into the SAP system, in order to maintain an accurate reference point
  • Carry out administrative procedures within the sales department, such as processing invoices and credit.

requests in accordance with the Ardagh Standard Process and Procedures

  • Monitor and control new product development requirements liaising with National Account Managers, customers (including internal and external customer site visits), product design and manufacturing.
  • Respond to customer enquiries, liaising with other departments and or Plants in order to resolve queries, solve problems and maintain a high-quality service.
  • Monitor sales information on customer performance, stock levels, stock invoicing, slow moving stock and mould equipment so that problems can be identified and dealt with.


Required skills / qualifications:

  • Strong administration skills
  • Be customer focused
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks
  • Have excellent communication and influencing skills
  • A high level of Excel proficiency (including pivot tables etc)
  • SAP system experience preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of our glass containers & the manufacturing process would also be advantageous


What we offer:                                                                                                 

  • Competitive salary
  • Ardagh DC pension scheme
  • Training will be given


A full role profile is available on request


Closing Date:  17th October 2022

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About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 20,000 people with revenues of almost $10 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe, Africa and the Americas.


  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?


Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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