Sales Support Specialist - Marine

You will be responsible for all Marine related administration, for the ordering of Volvo Penta engines and ancillary products, ensuring deadlines are met for key accounts and the Dealer network.
This will include supporting internal sales teams, Dealer Centres and key accounts including systems development, testing and training. Issuing standard management information reports and developing adhoc reports as required.
Grade 6

  • Utilising internal systems, you will complete engine order entry, ensuring contract details are met in full (engine quantity, type, specification, delivery time, commercial terms) and liaise with end Customer, Technical Team and the wider Penta team to initiate any forward planning required to meet the order requirements.

  • You will maintain the purchase order process to ensure all equipment is available to meet the required delivery date, liaise with workshops where necessary. Raise and progress/chase orders from factory, stock and any UK suppliers

  • You will monitor stock to allocate available engines to fulfil standard customer orders and urgent orders and maintain low inventory levels.

  • You will respond to quotation requests and customer enquiries relating to both commercial and technical issues.

  • Raise and check invoices and credit notes for accuracy before issuing to customers.

  • Ensure deliveries are made in accordance with customer expectations and ensure that discrepancies and damage are reported correctly and claims are submitted within deadlines.

  • Check prices, monitor discounts and maintain customer records to ensure adherence with pricing policy and audit requirements.

  • Update monthly order forecasts and statistical sales information. Provide reports as and when required utilising appropriate IT tools and systems.

  • To provide training and support to the Dealer Centres and OEM’s for sales systems and processes

  • Provide back up support for Industrial Engine order processing.

  • This role may require assistance with setting up exhibition stands and weekend working.


  • Experienced in the Sales process from quotation to delivery

  • Knowledge of engines or mechanical engineering is advantageous

  • “Customer First” mindset

  • Communicate at all levels both internally and externally confidently and clearly

  • Highly numerate with keen attention to detail and accuracy

  • Reliable and good at time management

  • Attitude of self-review and continuous improvement

  • High level of IT literacy including Excel

  • Expert analysis and problem-solving skills

For this role we offer a competitive salary plus lots of benefits including; annual bonus, 25 days holiday, gym discount, private health care, pension, and discount on Volvo and Renault cars. We also have ‘fika’ each week where we stop work and enjoy time together over coffee and cake in the office.

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


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When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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