Trainee Countersales Assistant

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Simon Acres Recruitment are looking for a Trainee Countersales Assistant for a well established builders merchant in Scarborough.

This is a permanent role paying up to £20,000 for the right candidate with a Bonus. 

A number of the top performing trainees have now taken up senior roles within the business.  They are continually expanding so the opportunity is there for you to carve out a career with the largest independent builder’s merchant in the UK, if you have the drive and determination to succeed.


Your duties will include: 

  • Spending time on the trade counter, dealing with customers ensuring they get the best service and advice
  • Providing quotations and following them up
  • Responsibility for aspects of stock management


You will also spend time working in other areas within the branch to ensure you gain a full understanding of the business including administration tasks which could involve:

  • Processing goods inwards paperwork
  • Creating dispatch notes, generating invoices and dealing with customer and supplier invoice queries.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Candidates should demonstrate the desire and potential to learn quickly and develop
  • Whilst GCSEs are not essential, reasonable grades, Grade C and above would be helpful in Maths, English and IT
  • We are looking for a candidate who is smartly presented, confident and has a positive ‘can do’ attitude


  • Generous discretionary bonus scheme
  • People orientated culture
  • Substantial staff discounts
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Holiday scheme which rewards length of service
  • Uniform


Simon Acres Recruitment are working as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

20 October 2020
North Yorkshire
+ 10 % Bonus