Yard and Sales Assistant


Job Description

Jewson a leading building materials distributor in Northern Europe, is on the hunt for a Yard/ Sales Assistant who’s as passionate about great service as we are.

We provide a fulfilling and enjoyable work environment with ample opportunities for career growth, along with a competitive salary, staff discount, life assurance, and 34 days of holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) pro rata.

Hours – Flexible – 20 hours per week

Location – Jewson, 3 Irvine Road, Largs KA30 8JR

Part Time / Flexible working applicants welcomed

Key Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers to the branch and take an active interest in their projects

  • Get to know our product lines so you can offer advice and help to customers, making the most of all customer interactions in line with our Jewson Values

  • Help to prepare customer orders, load and unload customer and supplier vehicles using a Forklift Truck to minimise manual handling (training will be provided)

  • Check incoming deliveries and report missing or damaged products

  • Maintain stock levels in both the shop and yard areas, carrying out regular stock counts

  • Keep the branch looking clean and tidy, to make a great first impression on our customers

  • Serving customers on the shop floor and trades counter

  • Make Health & Safety a priority and demonstrate how you can keep yourself and others safe at work

What’s in it for you?

  • Retirement Savings Plan (Pension) – with Legal & General

  • Life Assurance – From your first day of employment with us you are automatically covered for a lump-sum death in service benefit of 2 x your basic salary. However, if you join the STARK Building Materials Retirement Savings Plan (including if you are automatically enrolled) and contribute a minimum of 4% of your Pensionable Earnings, your lump sum death in service benefit will be increased to 4 x your Pensionable Earnings.

  • WorkPerks – A platform home to hundreds of all your favourite high street and online discounts via the provider Reward Gateway

  • Aviva Digicare+ Workplace App (Access to a digital GP, second medical opinions, Mental Health consultation, bereavement service, nutritional consultation)

  • Voluntary company benefits such as Car Salary Sacrifice scheme with VWFS, Cycle2Work, Benenden Healthcare, Critical Illness Cover

  • Employee Discount

  • Refer a Friend scheme

  • Wellbeing Centre via WorkPerks

  • New Reward and Recognition programme – launching soon!

Required Skills and Experience

  • Previous industry experience preferred but not essential

  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work accordingly

  • Strong communication skills

  • Confident working both indoors and outdoors

  • A health and safety focus

  • Comfortable in a role involving extensive manual handling of bulky items

About us

At Jewson, we’re proud to be part of STARKBuilding Materials UK and dedicated to providing top-quality products and exceptional service to our customers. We’re a friendly and collaborative team, passionate about what we do and committed to doing it well.?

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and join a team that is dedicated to providing great service, we want to hear from you. Apply today!