Trade Counter Sales Manager

Location: Reading

South East

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 130051

Trade Counter Sales Manager required, to grow sales and develop new business, at our branch in Reading,

This role is offered on a permanent basis, working Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and Saturdays on a rota basis 8am – 12pm

About the role

Main duties are:

·        managing 3 Sales Advisors

·        serving on the trade counter

·        drive sales

·        attract new business

·        processing sales orders

·        merchandising

·        answering customer queries

·        occasional warehouse support

About you

With previous sales experience within the Plumbing industry, you will have a very hands-on approach and know of the important of developing good customer relations to help drive business.

Being a team player, you’ll be responsible for leading and guiding the sales team, motivating them to hit sales goals.

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: 25.01.2019

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