Sales and Yard Assistant - Horsham

Sales and Yard Assistant

Base: Horsham Branch

Reports to: The Branch manager

General Duties

All sales assistants are expected to behave in a courteous, helpful and considerate manner to all customers and to carry out the following duties:-

Horsham based sales assistants have 3 main areas of responsibility.

  • Counter sales – To efficiently serve customers by taking orders, selecting materials helping to load vehicles and accompaning the customer throughout the yard at all times.
  • Office / telephone sales – talking to customers on the phone, answering enquiries and taking orders.
  • Warehouse – when not in the office or at the counter dealing with customers all staff are required to carry our general warehouse duties to help maintain the branch in a clean, efficient and well stocked manner. Serving customers takes priority over all other work activities but at times when there are few if any customers then shop counter assistants must ensure that:
    • All shop and yard racks are fully stocked.
    • Sheet materials are stored safely in the racks.
    • New & replacement stock is ordered.
    • Assistance is given to loading and unloading suppliers, customers and our own vehicles In addition to these duties shop staff are expected to keep the shop and yard in a clean and tidy condition at all times.

Should the occasion arise staff are expected to carry out any other duties reasonably requested of them in the yard that they are trained for or capable of doing. You may also occasionally be required to work in either other departments or at a different branch.


We will issue shop sales assistants with company polo shirts, sweat shirts, coats and work boots.

Person Specification

The person we are looking for to fill the above position must meet the following:-


Must be literate and numeric.

Good communicator

Must have a polite and helpful manner when serving customers.

The physical ability to assist with picking orders and loading/unloading vehicles.


Friendly disposition

Driving licence

Forklift experience

Experience with timber and sheet material

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