Trade Sales Advisor (Plumbing) - Walkinstown

Location Dublin
Job ref: 065873
Published: about 1 year ago

Trade Sales Advisor (Plumbing)- Walkinstown 


Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. Main brands include Chadwicks, Heiton Steel, Cork Builders Providers, Panelling Centre, Davies, Telfords, Proline & Site Tech.


Principle Objective 

The role of Trade Sales Advisor is to provide our customers with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service whilst at the same time optimising branch sales and gross profit, promote the company's products and services in a professional manner and deliver a superior standard of customer care to our existing customers.


Knowledge & Experience 

  • Previous experience working in a busy builder providers preferable

  • A proven track record of achieving and exceeding both sales and margin targets

  • Sales experience selling a broad range of products

  • IT Literacy

  • Plumbing and plumbing materials knowledge

Key Responsibilities 

  • Build effective working relationships with customers, in order to understand their requirements thus ensuring that the correct products are supplied

  • Use initiative to identify sales opportunities and offer advice and solutions to customers, thus maximising profitable sales and margin

  • Achieve Sales & margin targets

  • Maintain a clean and effectively merchandised counter area in line with company policy

  • Ensure that company policies are followed at all times when producing paperwork associated with sales

  • Responsible for the re-order of selected product lines and also ensuring that stock levels of selected product lines within the relevant department i.e. Plumbing, Timber, Steel and Ironmongery are maintained at appropriate levels

  • Liaise with suppliers where necessary

  • Support the Branch Manager and colleagues in working as a team to ensure the branch operates efficiently and effectively within company policy

  • Ensure a tidy working environment at all times in line with health and safety guidelines

  • Actively safeguard against theft of company goods or property by being security conscious at all times

  • Perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company

Essential Competencies 

  • Effective team working

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • The flexibility and willingness to learn

  • To enjoy working with people

  • Tact and diplomacy

  • Dynamic, motivated & driven to achieve targets

  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail

Key Relationships 

  • Branch Colleagues

  • Branch Manager

  • Regional Director

  • Head Office team

  • Sales Representative

  • Customers & Supplier

Contract Type 

  • Permanent

  • Full time 39 hour contract

  • Working week Monday to Friday, may be required to take part in the Saturday roster

Our Benefits Include 

  • Competitive Basic Salary

  • Private Health Care

  • Sick Pay Scheme

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave

  • Pension Scheme

  • Colleague Saving Scheme

  • Profit Share Scheme

  • Colleague Discount

  • Educational Assistance

  • Wellness initiatives

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.