Careers

Delivery Installation (3 days) / Sales Assistant (2 Days)

At Blaines we are always looking to grow and develop our strengthening team. We are seeking a flexible and focused addition to our team who will have a dual job role of Delivery Assistant and Sales Assistant.

This is a dual role job and the 3:2 split may vary upon staffing.

Job Role

  • Be smartly presented for either role, in store smart shirt / t shirt and trousers and shoes. On the delivery van black work trousers and black t shirt.
  • This is a physical manual role, and you must be able to lift and move heavy products. The ability to help and aid moving items into and out of customers houses.
  • Be polite and courteous to customers. Meet and greet customers and listen to their needs.
  • Use the telephone with a smile and happy tone of voice.
  • Have a good understanding of MS Office and be a confident communicator.
  • Always be motivated, making sure all customers are served quickly & efficiently with all messages taken correctly with full details and correct telephone numbers.
  • You must be ready to commence work by 08:00hrs and finish approximately at 17:00hrs for the delivery team and 08:30 to 17:30 within the showrooms. On the odd occasion you may over run but this is the nature of the job.
  • Have and develop an understanding for the products and appliances we sell and install.
  • Accept that sometimes you will get a bit dirty and grubby.
  • Ensure at the end of each day that all delivery vehicles / showrooms are clean of scrap, packaging, and personal rubbish.

Desirable Skills

  • To keep up to date with developments in electrical and home improvements.
  • Ability to drive the Blaines Vans (Over 25 for insurance purposes) – Not Essential
  • Be of smart and presentable appearance.
  • Previous experience or willingness to learn of heavy lifting and manual handling.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Understanding of basic plumbing and electrical work – Not Essential
  • Play an active role within the company, being proactive with customers instead of reactive to problems.
  • Be up to date with modern trends and technology.

To apply for this position please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment@blaines.co.uk.
Because of large volumes of applicants we are unable to provide feedback on all individual applications.

A full job description can be requested via email to: recruitment@blaines.co.uk