Sales and Administration Assistant - Temporary Maternity Cover ( Starts 5th July) - £19,765.20 (£9.05) advertised by

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Building and Plumbing Supplies Ltd

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Building and Plumbing Supplies Ltd
Units A & B
Bankside Trade Park
Love Lane Industrial Estate

Tel: 01285 700660

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Sales and Administration Assistant - Temporary Maternity Cover ( Starts 5th July) - £19,765.20 (£9.05)


What we offer: 

  • 30 days holiday per year
  • Become part of a supportive family run business
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff discount

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 (1 hour lunch) & Saturday 08:00 to 12:00 (1 in 2 rota) Average 42-hour week.

Job title: Sales and Administration Assistant.

Reporting to: Branch Management Team

Job summary 

Working with the Sales Manager and Sales Team to develop and grow existing accounts and
to find new business. You will deal with customer enquiries face to face, over the phone
and email. Work with the team to ensure a high level of customer service is maintained and
the shop area is well stocked, merchandised, clean and tidy. You will be required to carry
out branch administrative duties, complete stock checks and investigate discrepancies as
required by the management team.

You will need to have a ‘can do’ attitude and be a motivated individual, who can work within
a team, supporting colleagues in a friendly and positive way.

Key responsibilities:

• Serving customers in a professional and prompt manner.
• Answering phones and dealing with the enquiries.
• Contact suppliers for costings of Non-stocked products and speak with Managers
regarding pricing if necessary.
• Create a customer quote on the system & send to customer. Follow up your quotes
on a weekly basis and maintain the status of them on the system.
• When a quote is accepted, generate the sales and purchase orders. Ensure purchase
order is received by supplier and establish a lead time. Contact the customer to
schedule delivery or collection of the goods, based on the supplier lead time.
• Review stock levels daily to identify stock required and obtain stock from warehouse
to replenish within the shop. Inform the IBT Co-ordinator of any stock requirements.
• Carrying out stock checks and investigate discrepancies.
• Checking off stock deliveries and putting stock away.
• Book goods in from checked and signed delivery notes, notifying supplier of any
shortages or damages.
• Organise supplier returns and process the return on the system.
• Scan proof of dispatch notes onto the system.
• Scan check sheets for Lorries and FLT’s into the system.
• Ensure shop and warehouse is clean and tidy and stock is well presented at all times.
• Maintain a safe working environment and report any potential issues to your Line
• Providing cover in other Departments/Branches as required and carrying out any
reasonable request from the Management team.

Key skills, Knowledge and experience:

• Have a proactive, inquisitive, common sense approach.
• Be able to deliver excellent customer consistantly.
• Good communication skills essential, both written and verbal.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative.
• Able to work as part of a team and make a positive contribution.
• Numerate with good attention to detail.
• Computer literate.

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