Builders' Merchants News
Sales Advisor with Driving Duties – Builders Merchants
Published:  01 April, 2019

Location – Essex
Salary – £17,950/annum + Bonus, Pension, Other Benefits
Job Reference - AE/DSSA

Our client are a nationwide supplier of painting and decorating materials, supplying to both trade and retail customers. Although originally a trade focussed business, they are enjoying growing a base of retail customers who value their quality products, advice and excellent service.

Due to the continued success of the business, they are looking for a Sales Advisor to join their busy team, which will include warehouse duties.

As the newest member of the team, you will:

• Provide exceptional service to customers in branch, to deliver upon their reputation for quality service

• Use product knowledge to provide recommendations and help customers find the best product for their needs

• Unload deliveries and ensure stock is distributed throughout the store

• Keep the warehouse organised and safe, in line with company standards

• Mix paint for Customers, process specialist orders, and request special stock within the Branch network when required

• Build relationships with customers to fully identify their needs and allow us to provide a comprehensive service

• Make multi drop deliveries to customers in and around the surrounding area driving their Company Transit van.

• Keeping accurate records of goods in and out, ensuring relevant functions receive correct and up to date information

• Operate the fork lift truck to store stock safely (Fork life experience highly desirable)

Who would be suitable to this position:

• A reliable driver with a full & current driving licence

• Experience working within a trade sales environment

• Exceptional customer service and communication skills

• Approachable, possessing an open and friendly personality - happy to help both customers and colleagues

• Enjoys working and supporting a team, but can be relied upon to work as an individual at all times

• Keen to learn, develop skills, and progress within our industry

In return our client offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:

• Basic salary of £17,950

• 30 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) – increasing with service

• Free life assurance

• Comprehensive Induction Programme

• Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc.

• Contribution equivalent to 5% of salary to your pension plan (subject to employee contributions)

• Company profit share scheme (after qualifying period)

• Generous staff discounts

If you have the requested experience and are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please apply now.

If you are interested in applying for this fantastic opportunity, please email your CV to and we will call you back to discuss this vacancy in more detail.

Alternatively, if you have any questions, you can contact Amber on 02083973290.