Plumbing & Heating Counter Sales Assistant

Gillingham, Kent
£21,000 - £25,000
22 Oct 2020
05 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Plumbing & Heating Counter Sales Assistant for Temperate Heating Ltd Independent Plumbing and Heating merchants.

Selling plumbing, heating and bathroom products to the trade and public.
Reporting to the Shop Manager, daily duties include but not exclusively, the following:

To provide our customers with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service whilst optimising branch sales.
Build effective working relationships with customers, in order to understand their requirements thus ensuring the correct products are supplied.
Ensure company policies are followed at all times when performing tasks and producing paperwork associated with sales.
Dealing with any queries.
Assisting in stock replenishment on the shop floor and within the stores.
Assisting with deliveries in and out of the store.
Dealing with any telephone queries effectively and communicating with customers and colleagues.
Other sales related duties.
Ordering goods and efficient handling of returns to suppliers

Applicants are required to provide advice on a wide range of products so you must have a good knowledge of Plumbing  and Heating Products.
Person specification:
 Experience of working within a plumbing materials environment
 Excellent understanding of plumbing and heating products
 Excellent customer service
 Good communication skills
 Ability to work effectively as part of a busy team and muck in with whatever  needs doing
 Able to work on own initiative
 Ability to work under pressure
 Good command of the English language (oral & and written) and            mathematics
 Excellent telephone manner
 Previous experience in a similar industry/sector is desirable
 This is a demanding job that involves manual handling, climbing stairs and standing
 7.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Apply in writing outlining your previous experience and suitability for the position to: Ms S C Knott, at
Previous applicants need not apply.
Closing date 5th November

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to successfully shortlisted applicants. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of sending your application, please presume that you have not been successful on this particular occasion.

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