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Looking to join a fast growing Company?

Over the past 16 years, RS Industrial Services has continually developed and grown its business in the North East area. After opening one of the largest independent Industrial Supply Trade Counters in the area we are now looking strengthen our team. If you have the drive and ambition and want to join a growing company, we are looking to recruit the following personnel.

Trade Counter Supervisor

Gateshead Branch

You will be responsible for the management of trade counter staff and is required to drive and build retail sales and improve shop ranking within the area.

•    Drive retail sales at the store level.
•    Build in-store relationships with all levels of management and selling teams.
•    Develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy, along with merchandising objectives, with in-store selling teams and management.
•    Recruit, train, motivate, and develop our trade counter team.
•    Inform and train internal and external sales staff about Trade Counter goals, new product and suppliers and merchandising directives.
•    Formally review job performance for all Trade Counter staff annually.
•    Manage daily running of Trade counter, including sales operations, deliveries, ordering, stock control, time keeping, holidays and sickness.
•    Provide ongoing feedback and information on Trade Counter Sales & Objectives.
•    Liaise with both new and existing supplier sales representatives.

Qualities we are looking for include:
•    Strong managerial skills with ability to coach and train.
•    Good communication skills.
•    Good visual merchandising skills.
•    Good product knowledge
•    Proven ability to recruit.
•    Good planning and organizational skills. Ability to anticipate problems and think ahead.
•    Enjoy working in highly competitive, fast-paced environment and be able to work under pressure.
•    Must be flexible with working hours.

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Trade Counter Sales Staff

Gateshead Branch

With experience of working in a very busy office / trade counter environment dealing with customer calls & enquiries and serving on a trade counter. This is a demanding position and requires personal confidence, excellent communication & interpersonal skills. The candidate must be computer literate and have good sales background with experience in providing customer quotations, experience in hand tools, power tools & Workwear/PPE would be a definite advantage.

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Overhead Cranes Engineers

Gateshead and Teesside Branches

In this job role, you would be required to provide both electrical and mechanical service maintenance inspection and repairs to electric overhead cranes, hoists and material handling equipment. The role will include some installation and testing work of cranes, hoists, jib cranes & other material handling equipment.

Ideally, the successful candidate will be apprentice trained and be able to conduct on-site electrical / mechanical trouble-shooting / fault finding. As the Engineer will be dealing with customer breakdowns and the position will include out of hours working, overtime and call out work as and when required.

A company vehicle will be provided, as the majority of the work will be carried out on site at customer’s premises in and around the North East area. Key Skills Required:

  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Computer literate.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Physically fit and able to work at heights.
  • LEEA advantageous.
  • Towing licence advantageous.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, electrically qualified, electro-mechanical Service Engineer. An experience of service/repair work on overhead cranes would be desirable. Proven competency to install, inspect and maintain lifting equipment would be an advantage.

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Got what it takes? Apply Now!

If you feel you would be suitable for any of these roles, please send your CV and covering letter, stating the position you are applying for, along with your current salary details.

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Apply by post to: HR Dept, RS Industrial Services, 2 Cassel Court, Haverton Hill Rd, Billingham TS23 1RB