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Commercial Administrator Level 2

Commercial Administrator Level 2


Henry Williams is a well-established manufacturing company based in Darlington with an ambition for growth and diversity who has nearly doubled its turnover in the last 5 years. We are the only Company in the UK that offers the complete package of forgings, sheet metal, fabrication, electrical projects, and test facilities.


The Role

Provide administrative support for the commercial and other businesses of Henry Williams Ltd.

This position will be on a 12 week temp to perm basis.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Produce quotations based on engineering estimates
  • Customer account creation and management including credit checks
  • Liaise with customers for scheduled / call-of contracts
  • Process customer orders into the ERP system including Works Order creation and Contract Review
  • Provide interface between Production and Customers
  • Organise finished product despatch.
  • Prepare and progress Applications for Payment
  • Process invoice and credit notes


  • RFQ
  • Supplier selection in conjunction with Henry Williams Ltd QA procedures.
  • Raise purchase orders according to business needs
  • Optimise inventory levels with regard to supplier lead times, EOQ's and production requirements
  • Monitor and expedite outstanding purchase orders
  • Progress supplier quality issues in conjunction with QA
  • Resolve supplier invoice queries and update the Accounts Department

Successful Candidate

Essential Skills:

  • Good time management skills
  • Good organising and planning skills
  • Knowledge of sales and purchasing processes
  • Good customer focus both internally and externally
  • Good communication skills
  • CRM knowledge
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Good Microsoft package skills

Desirable skills:

  • Manufacturing administration background
  • Rail & Highways administration background
  • Continuous improvement min set and ways of working - 6S/lean methodology
  • An understanding of accounts/procurement systems and processes

Working Hours

37 hours per week

Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Friday – 8.30am – 4pm


  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension scheme


Henry Williams Limited

Dodsworth Street
County Durham

Email: Please use form opposite.
Tel: 01325 462722
Fax: 01325 245220

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About Henry Williams

The story of Henry Williams Limited goes back to 1883, when the company was formed to manufacture control and signalling equipment for the rapidly expanding railways network. Since those historic and pioneering days, our skills have broadened, our technology has advanced with the time and our sphere of influence has widened more

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