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Commercial Assistant

Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Wednesfield, West Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description


Role:                             Commercial Assistant    

Salary Range:              £19,000 - £26,000 + Benefits + Flexible Working Available

Location:                      Wednesfield, Wolverhampton

 Closing Date:              11:00pm on 4th November 2021


The Role

We’re building and strengthening our successful sales team to deliver further growth and as a result are recruiting for Commercial Assistants to join us at our Steelpark Service Centre in Wednesfield - Europe’s largest single-site steel service centre. Within the role, you will be expected to support the Area Sales Manager to achieve agreed sales targets within the criteria for price and margin set out in the spot and new business sales plan.

You will be responsible for supporting on and dealing with enquiries from both existing and new accounts and also be responsible for generating enquiries by cold calling and personal visits as appropriate, in order to identify and sell against the whole range of the customers’ requirements for products and processing and thereby maximise profit opportunities.

You will interpret customer enquiries, providing prompt quotations consistent with agreed service criteria for such customers, in order to maximise conversion rates and profit opportunities.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a commercially driven candidate with experience in a similar role. The Role requires self- motivation, drive, enthusiasm and a good standard of education. Candidates must have strong experience of using IT systems and the ability of learning new systems. Industry knowledge would be an advantageous but it not essential.

What we offer

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Bonus – based on business performance
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

About Us

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million ton and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

Our Sales & Marketing function is the driving force behind creating one integrated, customer driven company. Sales & Marketing is focused on delivering the company’s aims of becoming customer intimate and to delivering value to customers by:

  • Making  customers successful in their markets
  • Delivering operational excellence
  • Offering innovative products & services
  • Being responsible in everything we do

The needs of our customers are different in each market sector, so we have created dedicated market sector teams, such as Automotive, Industry Strip, Energy & Power, Lifting and Excavating and Packaging. This enables us to understand and support the customer through one team, and deepen our knowledge of the market, and of the current and future challenges of the business.


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: