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JOB VACANCY - WANTED TRADE COUNTER PERSON - To operate our woodworking tooling, spares and consumables trade counter

Published on Friday, May 19, 2017 in News


This is an interesting opportunity for someone to run/operate our trade sales counter replacing our existing employee who is shortly retiring.  Although essentially a sales role there are no sales targets, the main emphasis of the role is dealing with customers face to face and over the telephone offering them advice and correctly identifying tooling and spares for their woodworking machines. 


Provide customers with a key point of contact for all woodworking machinery tooling, spares and consumables. Dealing with enquiries the person appointed will ensure the tooling department runs profitability whilst delivering a first class service to our customers.

The main responsibilities are to:

  •  Run our tooling, spares and consumables trade counter

  • Co-ordinate and liaise with our spares and tooling suppliers

  • Actively deliver technical tooling support and advice to all customers

  • Correctly identify spares from photos and parts diagrams

  • Deal with administration in a timely, organised manner

  • Work alongside the machinery sales staff, accounts office and woodworking engineers.

  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the organisation

The person appointed will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of woodworking or engineering machinery having previously worked as a machinist, repairing woodworking machines or working in an industry related sales role.

  •  Good communication skills are needed as the role includes listening and negotiating in person, over the phone and by email.

  • Reasonable IT skills as you will need to deal with email enquiries & tooling stock lists and suppliers programs which are computer based.

  •  Self-motivated

 Salary dependent on experience however the successful candidate will receive a competitive package with bonus.



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