Trade Counter Sales Assistant

We are looking for a friendly face to join our Gloucester Trade Counter Sales Team in Gloucester. 

Trade Counter Job Gloucester Engineering


Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets, part of Group HES, is looking for someone to work at our trade counter, based on Innsworth Technology Park in Gloucester.

Group HES has been a market leader in the supply of hydraulic components and systems since 1965 and has been named as one of Gloucestershire’s Top 25 fastest growing businesses.

Our company is experiencing a period of exponential growth and we require someone to work on our trade counter who can offer outstanding service to our customers.

The candidate will work on our busy trade counter assisting customers with their requirements. This is a varied and interesting position with no two days the same. Preferably the successful candidate will have some mechanical engineering experience, however, training can be offered to the right person.

The successful candidate will work closely with various people and departments across the company, to ensure the highest quality standards, exceeding customers’ expectations.

The normal working hours are TBC but will range between 8-6 Monday to Friday, flexibility when required is essential.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure our high standards are maintained, helping to sustain and grow a loyal customer base through first class service.
  • Process orders accurately, and in a timely manner.
  • Keep accurate stock levels of goods sold at the counter.
  • Ensure all housekeeping and daily checks are performed in accordance with company policies and procedures and relevant regulations.
  • Deal with customers face-to-face, via e-mail and telephone.

Skills and Experience:

  • Competent computer user.
  • Mechanical/Hydraulic experience would be a big advantage.
  • Previous counter sales would be advantageous.
  • A sense of humour.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A hard worker and a quick learner.


  • Competitive Salary, negotiable based on experience.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Full support and training both initially and on-going.

If you think this job sounds right for you, please do not hesitate to apply today.

A cover letter detailing why you are suitable for this job is essential. Any application without a cover letter will not be considered. Please send your cover letter and C.V to

Please call the Recruitment Team on 01452 730 774 (Option 4) if you would like to discuss this role further. We have a dedicated recruitment team that enjoys the personal side of recruitment so we ask that recruitment agencies please refrain from contacting us.