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Trade Counter Assistant

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Test Employer Profile
  • Benefits: Pension, Ongoing Training, Christmas Shut Down
  • Posted: 13 January 2022

Are you a Trade Counter Assistant looking for a new job opportunity, Mpeople are currently working with a well-established Engineer company based in Leigh. You will be rewarded with a company that supports staff’s personal growth with career progression, ongoing training, fantastic supportive colleagues and a Christmas shutdown. The company is a committed family run business who promote, staff well-being contributing to a more sustainable future and are a fast-growing supplier of unique engineering products. Salary £21,000. Hours Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 5.00 pm with an hour and quarter breaks. 

Trade Counter Assistant Duties: 

  • Serving trade and retail customers on the trade counter and via telephone. 
  • Processing sales orders, payments and quotations using in house CRM. 
  • Providing product information and quotations for existing and new business clients. 
  • To maximize sales through proactive involvement with customers. 
  • Sourcing products, liaising with suppliers, and raising purchase orders.  
  • Assisting in negotiation pricing of current stocked products with suppliers. 
  • Providing up-to-date advice on the full range of products offered. 
  • Assisting in the warehouse, maintaining and monitoring stock levels, replenishment of stock, complete requisitions and manage stock. 
  • Dealing with any telephone queries effectively and communicating with customers and colleagues. 
  • Ability to business develop to gain new clients. 
  • Loading and unloading daily deliveries, when required. 
  • Any other relevant trade counter duties. 

Trade Counter Assistant Requirements:

  • Required 4 years of working in Engineering, Heating, Plumbing supply.
  • You will need to be numerate, have a high attention to detail and accuracy with good problem-solving skills. 
  • Provide and maintain high levels of customer service, ability to build rapport quickly, team player. 
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal required. 
  • Required, worked in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet targets and deadlines. 
  • Self-motivated and comfortable taking control, multi-task, managing and prioritising workloads. 
  • Knowledge of Sage 200 and CRM’S desirable although training will be given. 
  • Computer literate in MS Office applications. 
  • Strong relationship building skills both with new and existing customers. 

Trade Counter Assistant Benefits: 

  • Onsite Parking. 
  • Pension after qualifying period. 
  • On-going training opportunities. 
  • 20 days holidays plus bank holidays. 

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