Job Vacancies

Current Vacancies

How to Apply

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


Trade Counter Sales with Driving and Stores, Ferndown, Dorset (JC17/19)

Job Title: Trade Counter Sales with Driving and Stores
Branch: Ferndown, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC17/19
Responsible for: Self
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full-time
Job Title: Trade Counter Sales with Driving and Stores Branch: Ferndown, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC17/19
Responsible for: Self Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full-time

We are looking for a permanent full time sales person to provide an excellent service to both our trade and retail customers selling a wide range of electrical products.

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
  • stocktake

ABOUT YOU

Ideally you will be from an electrical wholesaling background, with experience of working in all areas of a branch but what you would definitely need is a really positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed.

You will have good communication skills and be a great fit in our small team with a confident and outgoing approach. You will want to succeed and deliver the best customer service in the area and must have a UK Drivers Licence.

Required experience:

  • Retail Sales: 1 year

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License

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Part Time HR Advisor, Poole, Dorset (JC17/18)

Job Title: Part Time HR Advisor
Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to:
Job Reference: JC17/18
Responsible for: Self
Hours: Approx 3 days, hours flexible
Job Title: Part Time HR Advisor Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to: Job Reference: JC17/18
Responsible for: Self
Hours: Approx 3 days, hours flexible

Purpose

The aim of this role is to provide an end to end service to ensure that the organisation employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience, that training and development opportunities are available to employees which enhance their performance and achieve the employer's business goals. The role also has duties in relation to Health & Safety, for example, delivering Health & Safety Training and monitoring Health & Safety issues in the workplace and general office duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities will cover:

  • Working practices - developing and implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management
  • Recruiting staff - this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, short-listing, interviewing and selecting candidates
  • Conditions of employment - experience in dealing with staff welfare and administration-centred activities
  • Liaising with a range of people involved in policy areas such as staff performance and health and safety
  • administering payroll and maintaining employee records
  • interpreting and advising on employment law
  • dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
  • planning, and sometimes delivering, training - including inductions for new staff
  • other related duties as required

The work is largely office-based but will involve travel to other sites as there are 12 branches in the organisation. Therefore a current driving licence will be needed.

Qualifications required

  • CIPD qualified or working towards CIPD Level 5, or relative experience in this field. A qualification in Health & Safety would be an advantage.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • organisational skills and the ability to understand detailed information
  • IT and numeracy skills and an excellent eye for detail
  • interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law
  • integrity and approachability, as managers and staff must feel able to discuss sensitive and confidential issues with you

Required education:

  • Secondary education

Required experience:

  • HR Generalist: 2 years
  • Health And Safety: 2 years
  • Driving License

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Branch Assistant, Bournemouth, Dorset (JC17/16)

Job Title: Branch Assistant
Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC17/16
Responsible for: Self
Hours: 7.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with half an hour for lunch and 8.00 a.m. to 12.00pm Saturday.
Job Title: Branch Assistant Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC17/16
Responsible for: Self
Hours: 7.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with half an hour for lunch and 8.00 a.m. to 12.00pm Saturday.

Purpose

The purpose of the role is to provide an excellent service to both our trade and retail customers, selling a wide range of electrical products and to input data onto the computer system and other related administrative duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Sales and Admin
  • Serving on the trade counter
  • Deliver outstanding customer service at all times
  • Deal with customers and suppliers both face to face and over the telephone
  • Answer incoming calls
  • Maintain product displays to the highest possible level
  • To help and assist the team with various duties whenever necessary
  • To administer the branch paperwork
  • Process orders received, matching and pairing invoices and delivery notes
  • Filing
  • Deal with after sales enquiries and invoice queries
Stores
  • receive deliveries
  • process deliveries
  • check goods in and out of the branch following correct procedure
  • deal with all relevant paperwork, in a timely and accurate manner
  • •assist with the stocktake (you may be required to work additional hours to complete a stoke take)
Skills Required
  • Good Maths and English skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Confident with people
  • Team player
  • Can follow procedures
  • Punctual
  • Polite
  • A full driving licence

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Sales Representative, Devizes, Wiltshire (JC17/15)

Job Title: Sales Representative
Branch: Devizes, Wiltshire
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC17/15
Responsible for:
Salary: Salary depending on experience - plus car and bonus.
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00am to 12:00 Saturday
Job Title: Sales Representative Branch: Devizes, Wiltshire
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC17/15
Responsible for: Salary: Salary depending on experience - plus car and bonus.
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00am to 12:00 Saturday

Purpose

John Cribb and Sons Ltd are currently looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Sales Representative for our Devizes Branch who is looking to build an exciting career. John Cribb and Sons Ltd is an independent family owned electrical distributor based in England, and has operated for over 30 years, selling in-store and online throughout the U.K. and Europe.

The role will involve:

  • Establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with current and prospective customers within the assigned area/market segment to generate business for the company.
  • Making telephone calls, in-person visits and presentations to current and prospective customers.
  • Coordinating the sales effort with the branches/branch managers, marketing and accounts departments.
  • Supplying management with oral and written reports on customer requirements, problems, interests, competitor activities and potential for new products or services. Keeping an available file of meetings attended, dates and times, outcome of meetings and any follow up actions required.
  • Assisting in the management of branches in the absence of branch managers or key personnel.
  • Resolving customer problems and complaints and assisting with the collection of debts where necessary.

The Person

  • You must have a proven track record as a sales professional demonstrating a strong understanding of Lighting & Electrical products
  • Proven experience of consistently meeting and exceeding sales targets within the Electrical wholesale industry.
  • Computer literate, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Must be organised with excellent customer service and negotiating skills.
  • A full driving licence.

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Sales Representative, Bournemouth, Dorset (JC17/11)

Job Title: Sales Representative
Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC17/11
Responsible for:
Salary: Salary depending on experience - plus car and bonus.
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00am to 12:00 Saturday
Job Title: Sales Representative Branch: Bournemouth, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC17/11
Responsible for: Salary: Salary depending on experience - plus car and bonus.
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00am to 12:00 Saturday

Purpose

John Cribb and Sons Ltd are currently looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Sales Representative for our Bournemouth Branch who is looking to build an exciting career. John Cribb and Sons Ltd is an independent family owned electrical distributor based in England, and has operated for over 30 years, selling in-store and online throughout the U.K. and Europe.

The role will involve:

  • Establishing, developing and maintaining business relationships with current and prospective customers within the assigned area/market segment to generate business for the company.
  • Making telephone calls, in-person visits and presentations to current and prospective customers.
  • Coordinating the sales effort with the branches/branch managers, marketing and accounts departments.
  • Supplying management with oral and written reports on customer requirements, problems, interests, competitor activities and potential for new products or services. Keeping an available file of meetings attended, dates and times, outcome of meetings and any follow up actions required.
  • Assisting in the management of branches in the absence of branch managers or key personnel.
  • Resolving customer problems and complaints and assisting with the collection of debts where necessary.

The Person

  • You must have a proven track record as a sales professional demonstrating a strong understanding of Lighting & Electrical products
  • Proven experience of consistently meeting and exceeding sales targets within the Electrical wholesale industry.
  • Computer literate, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Must be organised with excellent customer service and negotiating skills.
  • A full driving licence.

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Trade Counter Sales Person with Driving, Poole, Dorset (JC17/10)

Job Title: Trade Counter Sales Person with Driving
Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Job Reference: JC17/10
Responsible for:
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 12:00 Saturday
Job Title: Trade Counter Sales Person with Driving Branch: Poole, Dorset
Reporting to: Branch Manager Job Reference: JC17/10
Responsible for:
Hours: 07:30 to 17:00 pm Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 12:00 Saturday

Looking for a permanent & varied job in Oakdale, Poole?

We are looking for a permanent full time sales person to provide an excellent service to both our trade and retail customers selling a wide range of electrical products.

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
  • 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
  • stocktake
About you

Ideally you will be from an electrical wholesaling background, with experience of working in all areas of a branch but what you would definitely need is a really positive, can-do attitude and the enthusiasm to pitch in and help out wherever you’re needed.

You will have good communication skills and be a great fit in our small team with a confident and outgoing approach. You will want to succeed and deliver the best customer service in the area.

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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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