A super opportunity has arisen within our friendly and family run client based near Burgess Hill, for a Parts and Showroom Assistant to join them on a temp to perm basis. This is a full time role, 39 hours per week, Mon to Fri, salary £17-£19,500 per annum. The company specialise in groundcare and construction machinery and as such this role may really suit someone who has worked in these industries, who has excellent customer services skills, and is looking to use their skills in a new sector.
Reporting to the Parts & Showroom Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day sales within the showroom ensuring excellent customer service at all times by dealing with all queries relating to the products and services supplied by the Company.
To maintain stock levels in the showroom as well as general housekeeping
Facing up of goods on display; ensuring products are accurately priced, tagged and displayed
Processing orders and requesting parts from other branches/depots as necessary including quotations
Re-distribution of parts to other branches/depots where requested
Sourcing products/parts from suppliers and placing specific orders for customers
Stock-Checking products and goods
Point of Sale Administration cash/card transactions, generating point of sale invoices, etc
Promote the company image and associated product ranges
Promote specialist offers and using relevant products to generate sales including upsales
Unloading and loading deliveries as required including packing of goods
Improving product knowledge through attending training courses and familiarising yourself with product updates and developments
Communicating efficiently and effectively with all internal based staff, manufacturers, suppliers and customers via face to face contact, telephone, fax or email
Provide efficient, effective and friendly customer service
Have an understanding of relevant goals and targets set for the parts department and branch
Follow company procedures and guidelines and appropriate health & safety measures whilst undertaking parts sale role
Excellent people skills and enjoy working with the public
Enjoy working in a busy atmosphere and can cope under pressure during busy periods
Good communication skills: face to face, letter, email and fax
Familiarity of working in a retail environment
General computer skills and familiarity with email and internet use
Good numeracy and literacy skills
Accuracy with numbers and handling of cash, cheque and card payments
A team player-capable of working alone or with other team staff
Due to location you will require your own transport. Please only apply if you are looking for permanent work as this is a temp to perm role; you will temp for approximately a month on a short trial basis before going permanent if all goes well.
First Recruitment Services is acting as an employment business for this assignment.