Sales Advisor

Location: Bristol

South West

Other information: 40 hours per week

Salary: £17,916 per annum + bonus

Reference #: 130250

Our newly opened and well received Bristol branch (St Vincent's Trading Estate) is looking for a motivated Sales Advisor to join their experienced team, to support the team and improve on the success the branch has already achieved in a short space of time. 

This exciting opportunity is offered on a permanent basis, along with a competitive salary and quarterly cash till bonus.

Working hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm and every third Saturday: 8am - 12noon (paid as overtime)

About the role

Main duties are:

·        Serving on the trade counter

·        Generating customer quotes

·        Answering customer queries over the phone and via email

·        Building and maintaining customer accounts

Reporting to the pipe manager you will form an integral part of this 18 man branch. You will also be trained in the other branch specialisms, to provide support and help assist your development opportunities. 

While there is a dedicated warehouse team you may also be required to support in the warehouse - overseeing the stock management of your department.

About You 


This role requires somebody who is pro-active and confident in approaching customers. You’ll need to have previous experience within a customer facing and/or sales role, ideally within the trade environment. 

However, our Bristol branch has a wealth of experience within the team, which means full training can be provided on our products and systems, along with healthy and safety procedures and employee e-learning courses, through our e-learning hub.


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:28.02.2019

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