Reference : 576364

Merchant Trainee

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 02/08/2020

Additional description

Merchant Trainee - Jewson Builders’ Merchants – Ripon, North Yorkshire

Jewson are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running! (2016-2020)

Are you looking to launch your career with an award winning, globally recognised brand? Searching for a career without boundaries, where you can work for a company that encourages you to reach your full potential? Then we may just have the opportunity for you!

Becoming a Jewson Merchant Trainee means that you will have the opportunity to learn and develop new skills within a branch environment, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification.

In the role as a Merchant Trainee with Jewson, you will:

  • Undertake a Merchant Trainee scheme, demonstrating a professional approach at all times, and flexibility to work within the requirements of the scheme.
  • Work closely with the branch team to ensure our customers get the very best service.
  • Contribute to the effective running of the counter and warehouse, satisfying customer orders by picking goods and carrying out other general warehouse duties.
  • Deal with customer enquiries over the counter and phone.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers as well as processing customer orders in a timely manner.
  • Attend any training event in line with scheme requirements.

Am I who you are looking for?

At Jewson, we recognise that it is our people who set us apart. We are always searching for talented, motivated and committed individuals who will help to ensure our continued growth and success in the future. You will relish a challenge and thrive in demanding conditions, using your initiative to realise new ways to enhance performance and overcome barriers to adversity.

For the Merchant Trainee position specifically, it is important that:

  • You are willing to learn, with a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • You are ambitious with a drive to want to succeed in a retail environment.
  • You must have the ability to work on your own initiative and build strong relationships with colleagues and also customers.
  • You have experience of working in a team or with customers.

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive base salary plus an attractive bonus scheme, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development.

So if you're up for a new challenge, apply online today!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? 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. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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