Sales Advisor

Location: Southampton

South East

Closing Date: 30-Sep-2019

Salary: Competitive Salary

Reference #: 131242

The friendly team at Wolseley Southampton are looking for a driven Sales Advisor to join their laidback branch.

This is a full-time role, working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5pm with 1-hour lunch and two 15-minute breaks; with alternate Saturdays from 8am – 12pm, paid as overtime.

About the role

Your main duties would be:

  • Serving customers on the trade counter
  • Answering calls and emails
  • Merchandising
  • General warehouse duties
  • Occasional relief driving

About you

You’ll be liaising with our customers every day, so a background in customer service is essential for building up a rapport with our clients.

Any experience you’ve got in warehouse roles or within the plumbing industry would be beneficial but full training will be provided.

You’ll do well in this role if you work well on your own initiative and have a proactive attitude towards work.

A driving licence is essential, as you’ll need to cover deliveries when our drivers are on holiday or sick leave.

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.

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