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Markes International has the following job openings

Click on the position title to show full details. To apply for any of the above positions, please send your CV specifying which position you are applying for to hr@markes.com

Reports to: Management Accountant

Location: Llantrisant, RCT, UK – Relocation to Bridgend

This role provides key administrative support functions for our central finance team. The role would suit someone who is a team player with an eye for detail and a customer focused approach. 

This role is a full-time role which provides a broad exposure to business functions in a friendly environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Order entry including acknowledging customer POs on behalf of a number of group companies
  • Liaising with new customers regarding customer/supplier registration forms
  • Support the processing customer invoices
  • Support the processing of supplier invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Ensuring all stakeholders requirements are satisfied
  • General administrative support

This role description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job‐related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments

Knowledge/skills/experience/qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience in an office environment and will have/be:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills & written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • IT literate with the Microsoft Suite particularly Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint
  • Experience of providing high quality administrative support in demanding environments
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, proficient in time management, able to work independently and prioritise work
  • Self-motivated with a flexible “can do” attitude
  • Experience with an accounting system and in particular SAP would be desirable
  • Language skills particularly German and Mandarin would be desirable
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Reports to: Customer Support Manager

Location: UK, home-based

This role involves service support of our entire portfolio of analytical instrumentation to our customers worldwide. Although based at the Llantrisant HQ the position will require extensive travel throughout the UK and some overseas travel, potentially at short notice.

Primary Responsibilities:

The role involves, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • On-site installation, maintenance and repair of Markes’ thermal desorption (TD), time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometers and INSIGHT® flow modulation instrumentation.
  • On-site installation, maintenance and repair of third-party analytical products e.g. OEM gas chromatography (GC) products when required.
  • Provision of service in accordance to customer’s entitlements (contract, warranty or channel partner assistance).
  • Documenting fully each service visit within company CRM.
  • Managing escalated service situations through to completion.
  • Reporting of field issues to product development and engineering teams as required.
  • Recognition of sales opportunities following customer communication for additional instrumentation, consumables, training etc.

This role description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job‐related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments

Knowledge/skills/experience/qualifications

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, have strong communication and people skills and be eager to learn.

Required

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a physical science – preferably chemistry.
  • Proven ability in problem solving following a logical approach.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Articulate in both written and verbal communications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with customers.
  • Dextrous and confident with repair of mechanical instrumentation.
  • Have the ability to work independently, prioritising work and managing time efficiently.
  • The ability to travel and be away from home for potentially the majority of the working week is essential.

Preferred

  • Hands on experience of GC and GC–MS equipment will be an advantage.

 

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