Trade Counter Sales Trainee

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

You will be the first point of contact for most of our customers so it is important that you are friendly, reliable, honest and easy to talk to. You will be suggesting products, processing orders, informing of promotional offers, all while exceeding our customers’ expectations.

You will receive an excellent training programme, with full induction and on the job training. We have just been named as one of the 25 Fastest Growing Businesses in Gloucestershire so there are plenty of opportunities for progression.

Duties include:

  • Dealing with customer queries and serving customers on the trade counter
  • Talking to new and existing customers by telephone
  • Hydraulic Hose Assembly (Full Training Provided)
  • Assisting in stock replenishment
  • Communicating with colleagues and suppliers, in person and via phone and email
  • Suggesting ways to improve service and increase sales
  • General warehouse duties – picking and packing orders

Required Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Computer literate to use in-house systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to learn and develop skillset
  • Able to work effectively as part of a busy team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Have a good command of the English language (written and spoken)

The ideal candidate will be motivated to learn, with a positive attitude and a smart appearance. The job is a trainee role so previous experience is not essential, however, experience in a customer facing role would be preferred.

The hours will be 9-6 Monday to Friday at our trade counter in Innsworth, Gloucester.

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward your C.V. and covering letter to