Assistant Sales Representative

Assistant Sales Representative Manchester, England

Smiths Equipment Hire
Full Time Manchester, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Smiths Equipment Hire Ltd are the Northwest's Largest Independent Equipment Hire company with 16 ‘Hire It Centres’ located across the region.

We’re currently in a period of expansion across the business, and we have a fantastic opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic Trade Counter Sales Assistant. We are looking for a passionate and driven individual to join our depot, in a customer facing counter sales role. To be successful in this position you will need to be customer service orientated and willing to go the extra mile to help maintain and expand long term relationships with customers.

This position is a hands-on, varied position, where no two days will be the same. It requires someone who has a keen eye for detail, who is highly organised, and who has previous experience in the following responsibilities:

  • Ability to maximise sales by providing high levels of customer service in all areas including answering phones promptly, handling queries, processing orders efficiently and accurately.
  • Experience in counter (retail) sales, providing a quick and accurate response to customer’s needs
  • Confident in processing the delivery and collection of orders in accordance with the customer’s requirements.
  • Liaising, where required, with other depot employees, customers, workshops and sales teams
  • Ensuring that all products hired to customers are safe and have been properly tested in accordance with company procedures
  • Competent is utilising basic IT systems and completing paperwork relating to equipment on-hires, off-hires and stock transfers, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of the depots equipment for hire/sale including basic knowledge of accessory, safety and test & run requirements
  • Keep the Depot Manager informed of any repairs and maintenance of equipment required

You will be someone who is confident in communicating with customers and internal teams alike and you will possess a polite and positive attitude

This is a full time role covering: Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm and Saturday 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis

Company Benefits:

  • Salary: £23,000 to £26,000 depending on sales experience,
  • A maximum of 33 days holidays Including Bank Holidays*
  • Weekly pay
  • FREE tool hire for all employees - Excluding consumables and delivery
  • Life insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Discounted personal legal services
  • Bike to work scheme

* Holiday entitlement includes additional holidays after 2, 3 and 5 years’ service

Job Type: Full-time


  • Sales: 3 years (preferred)
  • customer service: 4 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

About Smiths Equipment Hire

CEO: David Smith
Revenue: $5 to $25 million (USD)
Size: 51 to 200 Employees
Type: Company - Private
Year Founded: 1971

Assistant Sales Representative
Smiths Equipment Hire
Blackpool, United Kingdom
David Smith
$5 to $25 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
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