Trainee Sales Assistant – Darlington – MKM Building Supplies

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Full Time
  • Post Date: 15th February 2019
Job Description

Trainee Sales Assistant

Our Darlington branch is looking to recruit for the following role:

Trainee Sales Assistant

A number of our top performing trainees have now taken up senior roles within the business.  We 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.

Responsibilities and Duties

In this role you will be responsible for a range of sales procedures within the branch including:

·         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

·         Completing bank books and controlling petty cash

·         Creating despatch 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 a career with MKM.

·         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.


In return, you can be a part of the UK’s largest independent Builders Merchant and winner of many industry awards. Some of the benefits we offer include:

·         Generous discretionary bonus scheme

·         People orientated culture

·         Substantial staff discounts

·         Training and development opportunities

·         Holiday scheme which rewards length of service

·         Uniform

·         And much more…