Trainee Sales Assistant job in Lichfield Staffordshire

Trainee Sales Assistant | Tippers Builders

Trainee Sales Assistant

Trainee Sales Assistant

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary: Minimum Wage, Age dependant
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Tippers are the Midlands' leading building merchant`s suppliers. We've been in business as Builders Merchants since 1916 - so we know our business!

This job is being advertised for the position of Trainee Sales Assistant at our Lichfield branch.

Sales Trainee - The Role:

  • To ensure that all customers dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner
  • To promote, improve and increase profitable Sales for the Company by creating good customer liaisons and communications
  • To efficiently serve customers via the trade counter and the sales office
  • To assist as required with the merchandising of goods in the self-selection area
  • To ensure the timely and accurate delivery of all quotations and the follow through of all enquiries via email, telephone and general correspondence
  • To accurately place orders with suppliers ensuring procedures and pricing policies are adhered to
  • Proactively identify and contact new and potential customers
  • Having an awareness at all times of Company procedures and pricing policies
  • Provide an excellent after-sales service to customers including the follow through of complaints and any related issues
  • Improve and maintain good product knowledge of all products stocked and generally keep aware of products available in the market place
  • Any other duties reasonably associated with this position

Trainee Sales Assistant- The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated, customer service orientated individual to undertake a programme of work based training and study to gain experience in the Builders & Plumbers Merchants Industry.

  • Candidates should be educated to GCSE level ideally with Grades A - C
  • They should possess customer facing confidence, good communication and IT skills
  • They should have an interest in the Building and Plumbing industry and a desire to work within a busy Sales environment.
  • A valid driving licence

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please click on APPLY and forward an up-to-date CV and cover letter, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.

No agencies.


  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Job Title: Trainee Sales Assistant
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