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Trade Counter Assistant

High Wycombe, UK

£22,000 plus bonus



Our client is looking for a sales and customer focused Trade Counter Assistant who is friendly, happy to serve customers, proactively engage with potential future customers, and who can help drive sales whilst ensuring their customers always walk away happy.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7am to 4.30pm, with rotating Saturdays 7.45am to 12.15pm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Our Trade Counter Assistants are hands-on, lead by example, and work closely with the Branch Manager and Branch Supervisor in day to day branch operations

  • Responsible for trade counter sales to achieve sales targets, confidently communicating product knowledge to customers

  • Provide exceptional customer service and support to new and existing customers

  • Picking, loading and delivering products to customers via the company’s 3.5 tonne flatbed trucks and LWB vans

  • Responsible for route planning, safe driving and keeping the Company vehicle clean

  • Supporting the Branch Manager with actions and activities on time, in full

  • Compliance with Health and Safety, company policies and procedures

  • Ensure excellence in customer service, operational standards and Branch sales targets are achieved

  • Support the delivery of sales targets whilst developing and maintaining positive customer relationships

  • Assist with the delivery of branch operations

  • Provide support and assistance to Branch colleagues as required

  • Maintaining branch standards - including warehouse and stock management, front of house cleanliness and point of sale

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience

  • Passion and energy to deliver exceptional customer service and achieve business targets

  • A hands-on customer focused approach, confident and happy to serve customers and proactively engage with potential future customers

  • A commercial approach to drive sales and maximise margins, whilst ensuring our customers always walk away happy

  • Good organisational skills, with ability to prioritise and use own initiative

  • Confident IT user, with experience of MS Office and industry standard software eg SAP

  • A full and valid driving license is essential, and a FLT licence could be a distinct advantage

  • Previous branch stock take experience could be a distinct advantage

  • Comfortable to work in a small team and on occasion, alone

  • Experience within a similar role ideally in a trade / builders merchant /retail, glazing or uPVC environment could be a distinct advantage


  • Competitive basic salary of £22,000

  • Excellent monthly bonus scheme taking your earnings up to £24,088 (OTE)

  • 33 days holiday (including statutory holidays)

  • Free Life Assurance Plan of 3x your Annual Salary

  • Option to join the client's Share Save Scheme at discounted rates, and share in the company success

  • Company Pension Plan

  • Employee discount on client products

  • Discounts across many well-known online and high street retailers

  • A blend of training, including e-learning and on the job training to help your career development

If you think you have the skills, experience and personal qualities we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

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23/09/22, 16:45


Full Time


Sara Hughes

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