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Trade Counter Assistant

£11.00 to £11.55 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Our client is seeking a proactive, motivated and diligent Trade counter/ Warehouse assistant to join their dynamic and dedicated team in the Birmingham area. The successful Trade Counter Assistant candidate will have experience in both customer service and sales, be able to demonstrate effective and efficient problem-solving skills and provide a friendly and approachable customer experience. PLEASE NOTE - When not working on the Trade Counter, Trade Counter Assistant candidates will be required to work in the Warehouse. A Forklift/Counterbalance Licence is a bonus. You may also be required to do call outs which will be paid up to £100 per call out. Key responsibilities for the role of Trade Counter Assistant: To manage customer orders and queries in an effective and efficient manner. To ensure that your workspace is clean, tidy and clear of obstructions, including the trade counter, warehouse and office spaces. To load and unload deliveries by hand (with forklift, if candidate possesses relevant licences) To process orders and handle payments. To safely move goods to storage areas and around the warehouse facilities as required. To put orders together and organise deliveries. To advise customers about which materials to use, employing your knowledge of the broad range of stock offered by our client. To complete stock control paperwork or update computerised stock lists accurately and in a timely manner. Essential qualities for the role of Trade Counter Assistant: Basic office skills - including: good written and spoken commuication skills, and computer literacy. To display thorough attention to detail and care within your work. To have some sales experience, in order to fulfil the role of promoting and up-selling the products our client offers. To display excellent customer service skills at all times, to ensure that the high levels of customer satisfaction that our client is known for are maintained consistently. To demonstrate the ability to accept constructive criticism and work well under pressure. To possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. To be able to demonstrate physical skills like lifting, bending and carrying. To possess the ability to organise your time and workload. To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device. Must have a full, clean UK Drivers Licence. A forklift (reach or counterbalance) is preferred, but not mandatory! To adhere to the legal duty to take reasonable care of yourself and others, and to cooperate with management on all aspects of Health and Safety, as set out in the Employee Safety Handbook. Shifts: Monday to Friday 7:30AM 5PM (with potential for overtime). Nature of the role: This Trade Counter Assistant Role is a temporary to permanent role for the successful candidate, after a trial period of 13 weeks. We are looking forward to hearing from hardworking Trade counter Assistant candidates at Team CV LTD
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  • Job Reference: 704624366-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Team CV LTD
    Team CV LTD
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £11.00 to £11.55 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Overtime and hol pay available
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent