Assistant Manager

Posted 6 March by Williams & Co

How would you like to work for a company rated 'Outstanding’ by its employees? Can you apply our values of Loyalty, Integrity and Ambition into any task you undertake and every customer you meet and promote our goals of 'Best Products, Best Price and Best Service’?

As a 'Trade Only’ supplier of plumbing and heating materials, with over 40 years trading experience, Williams & Co currently employs 260 employees over 33 sites in the Southern Home Counties.

Williams & Co is proud to be a Living Wage Foundation Employer, and we are looking for an Assistant Manager! If you feel you have the skills and attributes to succeed in this role, please apply now!

Benefits include:

Free Parking

5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays (increases with length of service)

Private Medical Insurance (After qualifying period)

Death in Service of 4 x annual salary


Training and Development

Employee Assistance Programme

No weekend work

IMPORTANT - As part of our recruitment & selection policy candidates are required to bring ONE of the following documents to interview:

  • EU or UK Passport or Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Registration, or a Biometric Residence Permit, and/or immigration documents issued by the Home Office where relevant

Job Description

The main purpose of this role is to work along side the Branch Manager, assisting with all aspects of the day to day management of the branch and the team.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Branch administration
  • Controlling stock
  • Updating merchandise
  • General warehousing
  • Serving customers on the trade counter and answering the phone
  • Supporting the management of the team through training and development
  • Winning new business through marketing
  • Maintaining strong customer relationships

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:


  • Strong knowledge of plumbing and heating products
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Computer literate as well as knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Experience of leading a team

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly motivated
  • Pro-active approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Management Skills

Reference: 34614312

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