SALES/OPERATIONS MANAGER

SALES/OPERATIONS MANAGER

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales/Operations Manager.

Our client is looking for a Sales/Operations Manager with previous experience working in merchanting / distributing in the construction industry.

Specific knowledge of the External Render market would be advantageous, but not essential.

Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm (Mon/Fri) Very occasional Saturday mornings by appointment & odd later afternoons by exception

Key role elements include:


  • Serving customers face to face from our sales office in Upminster
  • Managing email/telephone orders
  • Stock control support
  • Processing cash and direct customer orders
  • Warehouse control
  • Unloading of incoming goods
  • Some local deliveries in our flatbed Mercedes Sprinter van

Candidates must have:


  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Good basic computer skills in Word / Excel
  • Some experience in SAGE/SAP based software an advantage
  • Excellent customer communication skills
  • The ability to forge strong working relationships with customers and the team
  • The desire to put service at the forefront of all they do
  • Experience in handling cash and performing credit card transactions

Candidates will ideally have: 


  • The desire to progress and offer ideas to assist in rapidly growing this new business
  • Fork lift licence (advantageous but not essential)
  • Live locally and be prepared to work and think outside of the box
  • Want to be part of a new and exciting commercial team, leading the way in the distribution of external rendering solutions and associated facade products

The successful candidate will get: 


  • A competitive package in the region of £24k-£26k p.a.

    (dependant on experience)
  • An opportunity to grow with the Company from day one.
  • Experience of working in a team where no two days will be the same
  • Be part of the decision-making process as the Company grows
  • Bonus / profit sharing potential after probationary period

About our client

"We are a distribution company, based in Upminster Essex, with a total focus on supplying quality products and systems, allied to the external and insulated render marketplace."

How to Apply

If you feel you have all or many of these attributes and have the personality and desire to work in this fast moving commercial business, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please attach you CV to the link provided and the hiring company will be in direct contact.

Good luck!



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £24k - 26k per year
  • Location: Upminster, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Retail
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: CRT03
  • Posted: 2017-10-19 16:31:56 -

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