Sales Administrator
Location: Milton Keynes


KEYENCE is delighted to announce an opening in its Sales Administrator team for graduates eager to embark on an exciting Sales support career in the technology sector.

KEYENCE is a world leader in Sensors, Safety, Vision, Measurement and Microscopes. Founded in Japan in 1974, KEYENCE has experienced rapid growth and is now turning over more than $6 billion global sales per year. We also operate on over 50% profit due to our Direct Sales model!

We have been listed on Forbes “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” Top 100 every year since its inception and we have over 300,000 clients worldwide, including the main blue chip manufacturers.

Job Specification:

Principle duties and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • ADMINISTRATION: Sales orders, quotation and trial sample management, preparing commercial offers. Support our Sales engineer when they are on the road. Incoming phone call handling.
  • LOGISTICS: Order management, registration, billing and shipping products. Support at all stages of the flow of goods from the Japanese parent company to end customers. Stock control
  • ANALYSIS (Reporting): Preparation of sales statistics on the data provided by the company (this requires optimum use of computer media such as excel and access).
  • Evaluates, develops, and improves training programs to enhance organizational understanding and performance
  • Maintains data and record keeping for all business units in an efficient and effective manner

Personal Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Active listening skill
  • Good ability to communicate with internal & external sources and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical skill to identify the underlying principles, motivations, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts
  • Proficient business writing and oral communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills are essential. IT skills are also essential, particularly in MS Office.
  • The successful candidate must be: well presented, clear, concise, confident and very well organized.
  • Other key characteristics are results orientated, flexible and capable under pressure.


  • Starting Salary £22,000 - £24,000 + Area Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • 20 days holiday (increases year on year to 25 days)
  • Advanced Company Pension
  • Life Cover
  • Private Healthcare (including subsidised Gym Membership)