Branch Sales Assistant
Saint-Gobain
SOUTH EAST, UNITED KINGDOM
11h ago

Position description

At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our customer first’ approach.

If you enjoy working with people, you’re a good listener and you think you could help our customers feel welcome, then this Branch Sales Assistant could be a great opportunity for you.

This Branch Sales Assistant role is working in our Jewson Branch in Chichester on a permanent basis . Jewson is the biggest employer in the UK Saint-Gobain business, with over 500 branches.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Branch Sales Assistant role is one of the most important roles within the branch network. Based within the store, you will be the face’ of the branch and will maximise profitability through building successful working relationships with customers, colleagues, and suppliers delivering excellent customer service.

Key day to day duties include :

  • Serving customers both face to face and over the phone providing outstanding levels of customer service ensuring all customer orders are fulfilled in a timely fashion
  • Maximising all customer interactions by upselling and cross selling relevant products
  • Realising full potential of all customer interactions and build strong, effective relationships with customers and suppliers, managing feedback accordingly
  • Complete stock-take activities and maintaining appropriate housekeeping procedures to maintain a clean, safe and tidy working environment
  • Maintain stock levels in both the shop and yard areas to a high standard of health and safety and neatness, ensuring that all goods are correctly priced via label checks.
  • What skills are we looking for?

  • Experience of working in an inbound sales role, with a curious and proactive approach and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers and suppliers
  • A positive attitude and the desire to want to continually improve our service
  • The ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Able to organise and manage workload well
  • Accuracy is key. We try to have a right first time attitude. It is this attitude that is behind our great customer service reputation
  • The ability to adapt in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Embed Saint-Gobain Principles of Conduct and Action into working environment and behavioural standards
  • We also offer some fantastic benefits, including;
  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme
  • Excellent Retirement Savings Plan with additional Life Cover increasing employer contributions with service
  • 31 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Genuine career progression opportunities with Saint Gobain's 32+ brands.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days’ holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Jewson employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Employee Recognition Scheme Recognise & Reward
  • Staff discounts on all UK Saint-Gobain brands!
  • Share Scheme
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Making the world a better home’ Saint-Gobain’s purpose; we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenges faced by humanity.

    We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!

    At Saint-Gobain people matter to us, and we try to show that every day. As part of this, our aim is to create an enterprising and innovative working environment, where you have the opportunity to learn new skills, and develop your career.

    Did you know we have been awarded top UK & Global Employer 6 Years Running!?

    We are an inclusive employer and keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

    We believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions.

    We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

    So, we are on a mission to make Saint-Gobain inclusive and accessible to all, with role models for you to look up to and learn from, no matter who you are!

    The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business.

    We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role.

    We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

    Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you!

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