Smith Timber Merchants - Trade Supply Apprentice - Newark

BACK Closing date: 01-06-2022

Trade Suppliers play a vital role in ensuring an efficient services between manufacturers and their skilled trade customer base.

You will be part of the team in the warehouse and trade counter, You will aid all customers with their purchase and deliver to clients therefore essential that you hold a driving license and are 18+,


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Closing date: 01 June 2022

Positions: 2 Available


As a Trade Suppliers you will be dealing with customer sales at the trade counter and over the telephone, and will understand incoming deliveries, stock control and despatch. You will learn who to process customer orders and taking delivery of goods and the basic administration related to these functions. A key element of the role will be to gain technical knowledge of the products and services offered together with the bespoke systems and equipment used within the business. Your duties will include:


  • Assisting customers in exploring product ranges and alternative and complementary products and services, based on the fundamental underpinning product knowledge
  • Maintaining the yard area, replenishing stock, housekeeping
  • Identifying the customers’ requirements, matching them to the trade supplier’s products and services
  • Delivery of good to clients, loading and unloading van, following health and safety and ensuring safe handling and storage to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Applying the key principles of selling in a trade supplier environment, using a variety of methods, which may include unique selling points, upselling, and link selling to secure and complete sales transactions.
  • Communicating with customers using various methods and systems appropriate to the situation
  • Communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers to build relationships and provide a high quality service that encourages repeat business