Sales Advisor

Location: Ipswich

East Anglia

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: £16,956 per annum

Reference #: 129976

Due to continued success we are looking to recruit a Sales Advisor to help support our lively and busy team in Ipswich, Suffolk.  Whether you’re a school leaver looking to kick start your career or come from a similar background and looking for that next step up, then this opportunity could be for you.

Working hours for this role are 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and Saturdays on a rota basis 8am – 12pm

About the role

Main duties are:

·        60% serving on the trade counter

·        40% working in the warehouse

·        processing sales orders

·        merchandising

·        answering customer queries

·        checking/ picking stock

·        stock transfers

·        general tidying

About you

Delivering high standards of customer service is our main priority; any experience of doing this previously, as well as sales experience would be preferable, if not, our training will help you build those all-important skills to help you progress.  It’s your ability to communicate and willingness to learn that will make the difference to our customers and business.

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


In the past, we operated under different brand names, such as Plumb Center, Parts Center, Drain Center, Pipe Center and Climate Center as separate businesses. Now, our customers can find all our products under one roof. We work with building and trade professionals every day. And by understanding their businesses, the products they want and the quality service they need, we aim to help them achieve more for their own customers.

From our offices in Royal Leamington Spa and Ripon, to our five distribution centres and over 600 branches up and down the country, our people work together to give our customers great service every day. It is a huge operation that involves one of the country’s largest fleets of specialist commercial vehicles and it’s backed by cutting-edge warehousing and customer focused supply chain.

Wolseley UK the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers. We’re the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company with revenues of over $18 billion.

Closing Date: 26.12.2018

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