Business Administrator

Grinding Solutions Ltd
Business & Management
Truro, Cornwall
Salary Details
£18,000 per annum
Job Type
Closing Date
Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, innovative company with big plans for the future? At Grinding Solutions we need a hardworking graduate to support our team working in the mineral liberation and separation sector.

Job Description

As well as consultancy, we also collaborate on ground-breaking energy projects – happening in our state-of-the art facilities just outside Truro and we need you to get involved in a range of administrative and marketing duties; supporting the business to react quickly.  

A varied, and exciting job, no two days will be the same so this presents a great opportunity to learn the ropes and get involved in a broad variety of activities across the organisation. 

Reporting to the Business Support Manager, this role will be varied, exciting and will get you involved in many different areas of the business.  The successful graduate will enjoy variety, have an interest in all areas of business support and a can-do approach to learning and taking on new tasks. At Grinding Solutions we invest in our staff and give them mentoring to grown within their role – this is an exciting time to join the business and build a great career. What’s more, as this role will be supported through the Unlocking Potential programme for your first 6 months, which means the post holder will be able to secure mentoring to help them develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in this role*.

The sorts of things you will get your teeth stuck into will include:

  • Working closely with the Business Support & Commercial Team on the development and implementation of improved business systems and processes including service standards and key performance indicators.
  • Financial processes such as ordering and invoicing.
  • Recruitment support.
  • Ad hoc projects.
  • Administrative and business support for the Directors and Technical Team.
  • Providing cover for all areas of business support.
  • Marketing support including:
    • Analysis of data
    • Design and production of marketing materials
    • Support with preparation for conferences/ events

Required Personal skills and qualifications:

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification in business, marketing, or other relevant subject.
  • Excel and Word Proficient.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Confident, professional and friendly client handling skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude.
  • Administration experience including customer relations.
  • Organised approach whilst being flexible and proactive.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Ability to set and manage projects.
  • Some finance experience.
  • Marketing and PR experience.
  • IT knowledge & experience.

*Subject to eligibility

Company Description

Grinding Solutions is an innovative and consultative company specialising in mineral liberation and separation. We approach client problems without preconceptions to help maximise their value and opportunities. Our offices and laboratory are based at Tresillian Business Park, Truro, Cornwall, UK.

Our services range from metallurgical and mineral processing testing to onsite support and troubleshooting to product development and market evaluations. We aim to increase mineral recoveries and reduce overall process costs through targeting the optimal process design and operation. We work with clients across the world covering metalliferous, coal and industrial mineral industries.

Our future growth plans will provide opportunities for those of our team who are ambitious and hard working with a passion for the business and providing technical excellence.

We are looking for candidates who share the following values and attributes:

  • Taking a consultative and innovative approach to their work
  • Striving for excellence, delivering quality and value
  • Developing and considering commercial aspects
  • Ensuring a safe working environment
  • Professionalism when representing the company
  • Being a team player
  • Questioning, learning and continuously looking for business improvement

Our Team

Our team of 12 staff, work in state-of-the-art facilities and are a dynamic and friendly team of technical and office-based staff; genuinely driven by a passion for our field of work and a track record of delivering the highest quality services in an efficient way. We are committed to continued delivery of these high standards, and therefore invest in the development of our staff to support the success of our team.

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