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  • Yard Assistant (Casual Labour Contract)

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: flexible
  • Position type: Choose your own hours
  • Job type: Choose your own hours
  • Date posted: 15-Apr-2021
  • Job reference: 31295

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Job Description

This is an immediate start for a Yard Sales Assistant to join our Yard Sales team on a casual labour contract with flexible hours between 7.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings where applicable.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

At Travis Perkins we pride ourselves on being a great place to work that's why we have been voted one of the UK’s Top Employers every year since 2010, we look after our people and empower them to look after our business and our loyal customer base.  

How important is this role to the business
Joining our friendly and hard working family as an Yard Sales Assistant, you will be part of the Yard Sales team, being on the front line dealing with our customers that come into our yard.  Being part of the branch team, you will play a vital role in our continued success, providing a first class service.

What will I be doing?
No one day is the same as the next in TP branch life, but here are a few pointers:
  • Our success is built on strong relationships with our customers so it’s essential that you can help deliver the highest standards of service - the key thing is to be helpful and friendly at all times, you will likely get to know our customers on a first name basis.
  • You will be based outside, processing our customer orders, loading and unloading customer and company vehicles.
  • You will also unload our building products from supplier deliveries and accurately book them in the branch warehouse.
  • Experience of using a forklift is ideal, but don't worry full training is provided
  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, your aim will be to ensure that our standards never slip, this means maintaining a tidy and safe working environment ensuring social distancing is maintained at all times.
What skills do you need?
This is a key customer facing role, you just need the ability to provide great customer service, we can teach you the rest.  

Does this sound like you?
We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic Yard Sales Assistants.  Are you:
  • Someone that is physically active, as this role is located outside, it will involve lifting heavy building materials
  • Someone that has a friendly and outgoing personality who is happy to communicate face to face with customers and build strong relationships
  • Someone that is adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment
 Don’t delay, apply today for an immediate start!
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