Reference : 580933

Tool Hire Supervisor

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    York
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/18/2020

Who are we ?

If you enjoy a customer-facing role where you are responsible for driving sales and business opportunities, and enjoy working with mechanical equipment, then this Tool Hire Supervisor could be a great opportunity for you. At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our ‘customer first’ approach.

The Tool Hire Supervisor role is working in our Jewson Branch in York Kettlestring Lane. Jewson is the biggest employer in the UK Saint-Gobain business, with over 500 braches.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Tool Hire Supervisor role is a varied and busy role. You will be focused on generating profitable Tool Hire business by building relationships with customers both face to face and via the telephone to achieve maximum sales, while ensuring effective and efficient running of Tool Hire in line with Health & Safety guidelines.

Key day to day duties include:

  • Supervising a small team to ensure that profitable customer relationships are built and maintained; driving sales and seeking new business opportunities with new and existing customers
  • The creative and efficient scheduling, allocation and management of the tools – working closely with other local branches to ensure that all contracts can be fulfilled to maximum capacity
  • Ensure sales orders and delivery schedules are processed accurately and promptly and advising customers on trading terms and conditions
  • Servicing and maintenance of all tools making sure that any technical problems, faults and repairs are dealt with efficiently
  • Administration duties to ensure that all tool hire reports and health & safety data is up to date

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are open to applications from all Saint-Gobain businesses and would welcome you to apply if you can demonstrate the following key skills:

  • A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Strong commercial acumen and the ability to manage customer needs whilst maximising profit
  • Strong mechanical mind-set – you may not have worked with tools before but can demonstrate an understanding of, or interest in mechanical equipment
  • A positive attitude and the desire to want to continually improve our service
  • A full driving license to be able to deliver equipment locally

Please note that product and system training can be provided where applicants may lack this knowledge. We encourage applications from all background if you can demonstrate the skills highlighted.

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including;

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme
  • Excellent Retirement Savings Plan with additional Life Cover increasing employer contributions with service
  • Employee Recognition Scheme – Recognise & Reward
  • Learning & development opportunities via our online portal from day one
  • Staff discounts on all UK Saint-Gobain brands!
  • Share Scheme

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. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Jewson this is one of more than 34 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you!

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