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   - Sales and Office Administrator

Bideford based Product Assessment & Reliability Centre Ltd is an accredited laboratory providing a comprehensive environmental stress screening service to all major industries, using some of the latest and most advanced equipment available.

PARC has a vacancy for a SALES AND OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR to join their team providing sales and administration support to ensure efficient throughput of operations. The successful candidate will be highly organised and be able to multi-task and prioritise their workload. The role will typically involve:

  • Sales:
    • Respond to telephone and email enquiries
    • Liaise with Laboratory Manager, General Manager and Sales team
    • Follow up existing quotations
    • Maintain and update databases
    • Liaise and negotiate with sub-contractors
    • Research and contact potential customers as directed
    • Provide support for exhibitions as required
  • Administration:
    • Maintain and produce data using Microsoft Excel or other appropriate software
    • Raise order acknowledgements
    • Issue Health and Safety information, including PPE requirements
    • Create electronic job files for the laboratory
    • Issue purchase orders
    • Generate sales invoices
    • Issue test reports
    • Assist with data entry into Sage Accounts

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate is likely to be educated to GCSE Grade C level with previous sales or administration experience and high levels of communication skills. Experience of working in a technical environment would be an advantage.

Some computer literacy required, especially in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Excellent working conditions, a 39.5-hour week with 25-days holiday per annum, plus Bank Holidays. Salary on application.

Please send a copy of your CV to