Careers at Viridian Solar


Sales Order Administrator

Salary: Circa 30k depending on qualifications & experience.

Reporting To: Operations Director.

Location: Papworth, Cambridge.

Viridian Solar is a market leader for roof-integrated solar panels in the UK with recent success in opening new opportunities in Europe. Our aesthetic in-roof solar panels are now commonplace on new homes. Viridian Solar is fast-growing company with exciting times ahead.

You will be responsible for ensuring that customers placing orders for delivery receive the highest level of service. This involves checking orders received against customer pricing schedules, liaising with customers to adjust order quantities where this would reduce transport costs, accurately entering orders onto the computer system and issuing packing lists to the warehouse.

Experience in a customer-facing role will be an advantage as the role requires regular communication with people in the purchasing departments at key accounts. Training will be given in the use of Sage 50 (accounting package).


  • Point of contact for ordering department of key accounts, representing the company in a positive light
  • Checking orders are correct before entering on the accounting system
  • Accurate data entry and liaison with Warehouse team
  • Communicating product availability and delivery dates to customers


  • Receiving and checking customer orders
  • Communicating with customer to update orders for errors or pack sizing
  • Communicating with customers on availability dates for non-stock items
  • Entering orders onto accounting system
  • Issuing packing lists to Warehouse
  • Organising logistics and transport in conjunction with the Warehouse Manager
  • Updating customers on long-lead time orders arrival dates


  • A good communicator, articulate and diplomatic
  • Experience in a customer facing-role is an advantage, calm under pressure
  • Well organised, with attention to detail
  • Computer literate familiar with word and excel. Training in Sage 50 will be given if required
  • Approachable, sociable and a reliable team player

Please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Sales Director, Viridian Solar, Atlas Building, 68 Stirling Way, Papworth, Cambs. CB23 3GY