Container Conversions – Sales & Design Assistant

£28K - 32K Southampton Full Time Posted: 09th February

About us

Willbox® has 25+ years’ experience in container hire, and new & used shipping container sales. Recognised as one of Britain’s leading container suppliers, Willbox® is renowned for its excellent customer service and professionalism. The company has over 20 locations nationwide and is a growing business with a loyal customer base across a number of sectors.

Willbox Ltd is part of the Williams Shipping Group founded in 1894. The company is proud of its reputation and is a trusted and honest business, providing an exceptional level of customer service.

As one of the leading UK Shipping Container suppliers Willbox Ltd are looking for a new team member to join our growing container conversions division.


The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Accurately dealing with incoming container conversion enquiries from new and existing customers
  • Liaising internally with the Willbox team to oversee the completion of conversion projects from initial enquiry, sales quotation, quotation CAD layouts, internal job packs, sourcing materials from our supply chain and scheduling jobs into the workshop.
  • Liaising with the production team is an essential part of the role
  • Knowledge of construction materials would be advantageous.


Daily Duties include:

  • Responding in a timely and accurate manner to enquiries
  • Processing orders and arranging logistics of deliveries
  • General Sales Administration
  • Providing assistance to the Conversions Manager
  • 2D AutoCAD Sales designs from our existing templates
  • Materials ordering
  • Quotations/Estimates
  • Creating works order packs for the production team
  • Liaising with Marketing team to supply content pictures & back ground information for social media posts.


Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be customer focused,
  • The ability to offer honest and expert advice to existing and new customers over the telephone, email and in person.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and proficient IT skills are essential
  • Excellent attention to detail when working with data and figures.
  • The candidate will have a keen design focus and be able to envisage the clients’ needs in a practical and logical manner to create initial 2D AutoCAD sales drawings from our range of product templates.

A background in the construction, engineering or manufacturing is preferred but not essential, as our expertise in the sector will be passed on. The candidate will need to be dynamic, energetic, personable, and highly organised to deal with the varying projects our conversions team are involved in.


  • £28,000 – £32,000 depending on experience

Job Types:

  • Full-time (40 hours per week), Permanent





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