Southern Oil Pty Ltd, an established company and market leader in the manufacturing of Canola oil and related products in the retail, food services and bulk sectors, has the following exciting career opportunity in Swellendam.

Sales Administrator

(Development Position: 6-12 months contract)


Short Summary:

The main task of this position is to assist the Sales Representatives with sales administration tasks and to assist administratively the Commercial Department to operate efficiently and effectively.




  • Assist general customer enquiries when sales staff is on road, unavailable or as needed, this includes (but is not limited to):
    • Loading new products on SAP per customer
    • Loading new Sales orders (SO) on SAP
    • Communication to reps on price changes
    • Daily downloading of orders from various Retail online portals
    • Follow up on Approval of SO and address any issue why SO was not approved
    • Add Sales order
    • Confirm with customer on any SO/PO received (Product & Price)
    • Updating Blanket agreement planning according to SO
    • SO/ Draft SO management and adding of finalised orders
    • Customer data integrity management


General sales tasks

  • Monthly price notifications created and forwarded
  • Follow up on Credit applications, credit increase requests and CHEP documentation
  • Loading of any Internal SO requests (included but not limited to):
    • SOP
    • Finance request for credit rectifications
  • Price quotations created on SAP and send to customer as requested


General administration

  • General administrative tasks needed to assist commercial department


Key Competencies:

Qualification and Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Conversant in English
  • Microsoft Office

Skills required:

  • Detailed orientated
  • Customer service focused
  • Structured and organised
  • Good time management
  • Be disciplined and reliable
  • Passion for figures


We invite candidates to forward their comprehensive CV’s to the Human Resources Department via e-mail at or hand deliver by no later than Friday, 03 July 2020.




Additional Details
Experience Level
  • Beginner
Company Name
  • Soill
Closing Date
  • Friday 3rd July