Sales Consultant (Plumbing and Heating Trade)

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Our client a well-established, Successful, independent builders merchant based in the North East is looking for an individual to join the team in there Darlington branch.

The successful candidate will be independent and organised, ensuring they maximise profitable sales and margin, achieve agreed budgets and provide an efficient and proactive service to both customers and colleagues.

Job type  



Monday to Friday 0800-1700 Sat on a rota basis

Pay up to £30,000

+ Company Car and Benefits

Responsibilities: Including but not limited to

  • Attain and improve upon agreed sales and margin targets
  • Sell the full range of products
  • Constantly monitor results and identify improvement
  • opportunities
  • Carry out joint visits with our own and supplier
  • representatives
  • Exploit and develop sales to both construction and
  • non-construction orientated accounts
  • Maximise sales and margin of products in corporate
  • Marketing and Sales Drives
  • Comply with credit control procedures
  • Keep abreast of new products and developments
  • Interpret customer needs accurately
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to customer enquiries
  • Ensuring accurate pricing of orders
  • Maintain service levels in accordance with customer charter
  • Carry out periodic stock checks as required
  • Maintain adequate stock levels and reduce stock shortages
  • Optimise the sale of dead and slow-moving stock
  • Ensure stock locations are correct and up to date
  • Attend training programs as identified from time to time
  • Provide efficient service both on the counter and on the
  • telephone


  • Achievement of sales and margin budgets
  • Knowledge and contacts in the industry
  • Satisfied customers and absence of complaints
  • Increase in the quantity and range of products sold to
  • existing and new customers
  • Stocks maintained at levels relating to rates of sale
  • Neat, tidy and clean merchandising with current pricing
  • tickets displayed
  • Assist in the maintenance of office procedures and general
  • administration duties within the branch
17 January 2022
up to £30,000 + Company Car