Sales Advisor

Location: Gloucester, United Kingdom

South West

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 129459

Our friendly team in Gloucester are looking for someone to join them in a sales administration capacity.  

No experience is required, just the right attitude and willingness to learn.  We’re looking for applications from all levels including school leavers or applicants looking to start a career in the merchant industry.

Working Monday to Friday:  8am – 5pm, this role is offered on a fixed term basis until July 2019 with the potential to go permanent.


About the role

Main duties are:

General administration

answering customer queries over the telephone or via email

processing sales orders

raising purchase orders

data input

picking order numbers

Full training will be provided on our computer systems, products and processes.


About you

Starting from the ground up, we will teach you all you need to know about this varied role.  You'll be working in the office alongside six other team members, who will be on-hand to support and teach you the ins and out of working in a sales administration team.

If you have a natural ability to build rapport, common sense and organisation skills we want to hear from you.

Your ability to pick things up quickly, along with drive and enthusiasm to learn new skills will help you excel in this role.


About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development. 

Our people get benefits including:

  • pension plan
  • holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • staff discount
  • profit share.


About us

Today we operate Plumb, Parts, Drain, Pipe and Climate Center as separate businesses. We are working towards bringing every part of our businesses together to form one specialist trade merchant called Wolseley.

We are the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant. Soon, our entire product range will be accessible under one roof. That means customers can easily reach all our products and specialisms, delivering on our promise of helping them achieve more.

Wolseley, and our above brands, are part of Wolseley UK, which is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.


Closing Date:  20.11.2018

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