Reference : GBR04806

Jewson Administrator

  • Administration
  • United Kingdom Leighton Buzzard
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/04/2021

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Administrator.

You’ll be working for Jewson in Leighton Buzzard. Jewson is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and the UK's leading chain of builder’s merchants. Supplier of building materials & equipment, supplies, tools & timber with 500 branches across the UK.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following experience and skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and across all channels
  • Strong administration and organisation skills
  • Process driven with good attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Proactive, flexible and enthusiastic attitude
  • Demonstrable customer service focus
  • IT literate
  • Assertive and able to influence
  • Able to create and maintain successful customer relationships


What will I be doing in the role?

The administrator will support operations to deliver an excellent customer experience and work towards Branch sales and profit targets by:


  • Processing all administration of account queries in a timely fashion
  • Realising full potential of all customer interactions and build effective relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Understanding local market issues and communicate to Manager to support sales growth plans
  • Support the team with day-to-day queries
  • All elements of cash handling are correctly and efficiently maintained
  • All company policies and procedures are implemented
  • Company’s stock, money and all other Company assets are safeguarded
  • All paperwork if processed and file according to process



Are Jewson and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

Top Employer 2021