Trade Counter

  • Location
    Newbury, Berkshire
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Building and Construction
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Building Conservation

Adecco are seeking a Trade counter Assistant to work in Thatcham on a Permanent bases.

Paying a salary of £22K plus excellent benefits.

Standard hours of work


  • Answering customer enquiries over the phone, looking to provide quotations for materials and secure sales

  • Serving both trade customers and members of the public at the sales counter. This may involve helping load customer vehicles with purchased products

  • Ensuring the sales counter is well stocked with brochures and display materials

  • Operating loading machine to unload and load vehicles

  • Preparation of orders for delivery and fulfilling sales orders received online.

Essential Skills:

  • The successful candidate will have had some experience in a customer-facing sales role

  • A confident telephone manner with the ability to deal with customer enquiries

  • A 'hands on' role with the candidate needing to be physically active to help customer load materials and help prepare orders for delivery

  • Training will be provided on any machines to be operated but the experience of operating a forklift would be an advantage

  • Combi truck forklift license (preferable)

  • Computer skills are essential and the willingness to learn new software packages will be a key requirement to successfully filling this role

  • The ability to work well under pressure in a work environment that can get very busy in peak season

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Katie Brown