Reference : 584310

Tool Hire Supervisor

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Newton Abbot
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/22/2021

Who are we ?

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Tool Hire Supervisor opportunity based in Newton Abbot, Devon. 


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

How will you support us?  

As a Tool Hire Supervisor you will support the Tool Hire side of the branch in driving sales, and ensuring excellent customer service is delivered, whilst maximising operational productivity, and leading your team. 


On a daily basis, you can expect to; 

•    Ensure sales orders and delivery schedules are processed accurately and promptly 
•    Supervise a small team to ensure that profitable customer relationships are built and maintained as well as day to day people management tasks
•    Drive sales and seek new business opportunities with new and existing customers
•    Administration duties to ensure that all tool hire reports and health & safety data is up to date


What kind of person are we looking for? 


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

To be suitable for the Tool Hire Supervisor role you will have: 


•    Experience from a similar environment – from a merchants background
•    A proven track record of sales and is driven to always push sales forward
•    Experience of supervising or manager a small team of people 
•    The motivation to work proactively and use own initiative to drive the business forward
•    A full UK licence  

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 30 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 purpose is to ‘Make the world a better home’. We are both manufacturers and distributors. Together with and for our customers, we design materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet.  Our materials can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.  

Our purpose is focussed on the future and guides our actions to unleash both individual and collectives efforts to make sure everyone can live in a better world. It calls on us to innovate openly with the goal of better uniting humanity and nature for the common good. Our purpose is also based on strong values that guide us. We carry out our business in compliance with our Principles of Conduct and Action and the humanist values that are permeate our culture – listening, dialog, care, trust and respect for difference, all of which are central to our commitment to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place.


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

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