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Sales and Customer Service Supervisor Maternity Cover

Sales and Customer Service Supervisor Maternity Cover

Posted 8 September by International Decorative Surfaces
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Sales & Customer Service Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

Competitive Salary - Based in Nuneaton

IDS (International Decorative Surfaces)part of Saint-Gobain -Winners of 'TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL 2016, 2017 and 2018'

If you're looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees come join us at IDS in one of our largest branches in the country. International Decorative Surfaces (a part of Saint Gobain) is the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing. So if you're looking for a role where virtually no day is the same, a role where you can drive a sales team to provide our customers with support with any product or service related query, then we have the perfect role for you.

You will have responsibility for all tasks dealt with by the CS team. You'll work closely with the Sales Office Manager to create a motivated sales team. You'll lead by example and train new starters. You'll support the management team to achieve sales and margin targets of the branch. You'll manage any complaints and provide solutions to the customer and suppliers before issues are escalated. We truly invest in our team and support them in their career development.

*The working hours are 8:30am - 5pm and 9am - 5:30pm on alternate weeks. Therefore you'll be working 37.5hrs per week with a one hour lunch break in between*

So if you…

  • Have experience of supervising or leading a customer service team
  • Have had some product knowledge or come from a related industry that would be great however full training will be provided.
  • Have great soft selling skills and great problem solving skills
  • Thrive on delivering excellent customer service whilst providing IDS's services and products
  • Have degree of resilience and the ability to remain calm during busy periods

We may just be the right fit for each other… First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.


Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV's/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so.

On occasion, we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly, to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome a diversity of applications irrespective of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Reference: 36062953

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