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To apply for these roles please quote the Job Reference number and email your CV and cover letter to: charlotte.owosho@johncribb.co.uk or write to 117-119 Dale Valley Road, Oakdale, Poole, Dorset, BH15 3HZ

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Purchasing Assistant, Poole, Dorset (20190212-01)

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant
Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to:
Job Reference: 20190212-01
Responsible for:
Job Title: Purchasing Assistant Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to: Job Reference: 20190212-01
Responsible for:

We are looking for a full or part time Purchasing Assistant to provide a professional and efficient service, working closely with the Company Directors and Branches.

John Cribb & Sons Ltd is an independent, family owned and operated company. It has been established since 1981. Over the years it has gained a reputation for efficient and friendly service to its customers.

ABOUT YOU

It is essential that you possess an excellent telephone manner and strong communication skills. Previous experience of working within an administrative role with strong typing and PC skills and excellent organisation skills.

The successful applicant will display a positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed. You will need to be flexible and confident with an outgoing approach. You will be comfortable working within a small team as well as on your own. Excellent communication skills are essential both verbal and written.

WHAT WE WOULD ASK YOU TO DO

  • Raising purchase orders
  • Checking purchase orders raised by branches
  • Updating purchasing and selling prices on the system
  • Creating stock lines on the system
  • Maintaining and monitoring stock levels in branches
  • Re-distributing over-stock between branches
  • Negotiating with suppliers for prices/terms
  • Filing prices and agreed terms

IN RETURN WE WILL PROVIDE

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Safe working environment
  • Staff discounts
  • Opportunities to learn and develop

Experience

Administrative: 1 year (Preferred)

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Buyer, Poole, Dorset (20190212-02)

Job Title: Buyer
Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to:
Job Reference: 20190212-02
Responsible for:
Job Title: Buyer Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to: Job Reference: 20190212-02
Responsible for:

We are looking for a full or part time Buyer to provide a professional and efficient service, working closely with the Company Directors, Branches and Suppliers.

John Cribb & Sons Ltd is an independent, family owned and operated company. It has been established since 1981. Over the years it has gained a reputation for efficient and friendly service to its customers.

ABOUT YOU

Previous experience of working within a similar role is essential, however full training will be provided by the Company Directors on processes and systems. This role will require an excellent negotiation skills and an organised approach to work.

The successful applicant will display a positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed. You will need to be flexible and confident with an outgoing approach. You will be comfortable working within a small team as well as on your own. Excellent communication skills are essential both verbal and written.

WHAT WE WOULD ASK YOU TO DO

  • Raising regular stock purchase orders for branches
  • Taking advantage of supplier promotional deals
  • Monitoring branch stock levels to prevent stock outage
  • Negotiating best prices and local rebate agreements with nominated suppliers
  • Monitoring spend to ensure we maximise rebate without significant over-stocking
  • Filing, monitoring and chasing overdue rebate payments
  • Reducing overstock across the company
  • Keeping branches and directors informed of supplier promotional deals
  • Dealing with stock cleanses for over-stock or obsolete stock

IN RETURN WE WILL PROVIDE

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Safe working environment
  • Staff discounts
  • Opportunities to learn and develop

Salary subject to negotiation dependent on experience.

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Warehouse and Stores Assistant, Bournemouth, Dorset (20190212-03)

Job Title: Warehouse and Stores Assistant
Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to:
Job Reference: 20190212-03
Responsible for:
Hours: Full-time, Permanent. Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm (on a rota basis).
Job Title: Warehouse and Stores Assistant Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to: Job Reference: 20190212-03
Responsible for:
Hours: Full-time, Permanent. Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm (on a rota basis).

We are looking for a full time Warehouse/Stores Assistant to provide an excellent service to both our trade and retail customers selling a wide range of electrical products.

John Cribb & Sons Ltd is an independent, family owned and operated company. It has been established since 1981. Over the years it has gained a reputation for efficient and friendly service to its customers.

ABOUT YOU

Ideally you will be from an electrical wholesaling or similar background, with experience of working in all areas of a branch however this is not essential, experience working in customer service or retail is however essential.

The successful applicant will display a positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed. You will need to be flexible and confident with an outgoing approach. You will be comfortable working within a small team as well as on your own. Excellent communication skills are essential both verbal and written.

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

WHAT WE WOULD ASK YOU TO DO

  • Stores work including receiving deliveries, monitoring stock, picking orders, maintaining the warehouse.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service at all times
  • Deal with customers both face to face and over the telephone
  • Assist and advise customers on trade counter sales
  • Answer incoming calls
  • Up-selling
  • Placing orders
  • Ensure all paperwork and procedures are adhered to when making deliveries
  • Make deliveries when required
  • Check goods in and out of the branch following correct procedure
  • Deal with all relevant paperwork, in a timely and accurate manner
  • Keep working area tidy and free from obstructions
  • Stock takes

IN RETURN WE WILL PROVIDE

  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Staff discounts
  • A safe working environment
  • Opportunities to learn and develop

Licence: Driving Licence (Required)

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Sales Representative, Christchurch, Dorset (20190212-04)

Job Title: Sales Representative
Branch: Christchurch, Dorset
Reporting to:
Job Reference: 20190212-04
Responsible for:
Hours: Full-time, Permanent. Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday's 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. (Saturday's worked on a rota basis).
Job Title: Sales Representative Branch: Christchurch, Dorset
Reporting to: Job Reference: 20190212-04
Responsible for:
Hours: Full-time, Permanent. Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday's 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. (Saturday's worked on a rota basis).

We are looking for a full time Sales Representative to maximise sales and profit and increase the number of spending and accounts within an assigned area by selling and promoting the company’s products and services. Personally contract and secure business from new and existing customers.

John Cribb & Sons Ltd is an independent, family owned and operated company. It has been established since 1981. Over the years it has gained a reputation for efficient and friendly service to its customers.

ABOUT YOU

Ideally you will be from an electrical wholesaling or similar background, with experience of working in all areas of a branch. Extensive sales and account management skills are essential.

The successful applicant will display a positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed. You will need to be flexible and confident with an outgoing approach. You will be comfortable working within a small team as well as on your own. Excellent communication skills are essential both verbal and written as well as numeracy skills.

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

WHAT WE WOULD ASK YOU TO DO

  • To be responsible for increasing the customer base with the support of the team
  • Report your weekly and monthly progress to the Branch Manager
  • Proactively seek opportunities to increase turnover and profit
  • Arrange and carry out customer visits
  • Dealing with reactive sales calls and making proactive sales calls
  • Deal with customers both face to face and over the telephone
  • Assist and advise customers on trade counter sales
  • Deliver outstanding customer service at all times
  • Answer incoming calls
  • Up-selling
  • Placing orders
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Check goods in and out of the branch following correct procedure when required
  • Deal with all relevant paperwork, in a timely and accurate manner
  • Keep working area tidy and free from obstructions
  • Stocktake
  • Ensure all paperwork and procedures are adhered to when making deliveries customer visits

IN RETURN WE WILL PROVIDE

  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Staff discounts
  • A safe working environment
  • Opportunities to learn and develop

Experience: Sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence: Driving Licence (Required)

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Trade Counter Sales Person, Southampton, Hampshire (20190104-01)

Job Title: Trade Counter Sales Person
Branch: Southampton, Hampshire
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: 20190104-01
Responsible for: Self
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and 8.00 am to 12.00 pm Saturday morning (usually on a rota basis).
Job Title: Trade Counter Sales Person Branch: Southampton, Hampshire
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: 20190104-01
Responsible for: Self Salary: Competitive
Hours: Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and 8.00 am to 12.00 pm Saturday morning (usually on a rota basis).

We are looking for a full time Trade Counter Sales Person to provide an excellent service to both our trade and retail customers selling a wide range of electrical products.

John Cribb & Sons Ltd is an independent, family owned and operated company. It has been established since 1981. Over the years it has gained a reputation for efficient and friendly service to its customers.

About you

Ideally you will be from an electrical wholesaling or similar background, with experience of working in all areas of a branch.

The successful applicant will display a positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed. You will need to be flexible and confident with an outgoing approach. You will be comfortable working within a small team as well as on your own. Excellent communication skills are essential both verbal and written.

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

What we would ask you to do
  • deliver outstanding customer service at all times
  • deal with customers both face to face and over the telephone
  • assist and advise customers on trade counter sales
  • telephone sales
  • answer incoming calls
  • up-selling
  • placing orders
  • some stores work – receiving deliveries, monitoring stock etc.
  • ensure all paperwork and procedures are adhered to when making deliveries
  • make customer visits - when required
  • make deliveries when required
  • check goods in and out of the branch following correct procedure
  • deal with all relevant paperwork, in a timely and accurate manner
  • keep working area tidy and free from obstructions
  • stock takes

Working hours are 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and 8.00 am to 12.00 pm Saturday morning (usually on a rota basis).

In return we will provide
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Staff discounts
  • A safe working environment
  • Opportunities to learn and develop

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Licence: Driving Licence (Required)

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Sales Representative, All Branches (JC 15/00)

Job Title: Sales Representative
Branch: All Branches
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC 15/00
Responsible for: Self
Job Title: Sales Representative Branch: All Branches
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC 15/00
Responsible for: Self

External Sales Representatives considered for all branches. Competitive salary and company car. Live contacts and electrical knowledge essential.

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