Assistant Depot Manager

Pace Resourcing
£18000 - £20000/annum £18-20k plus commission
16 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Depot Manager, Nottingham

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Nottingham depot for one of the market leading suppliers of windows, doors and related ancillary products.

The role is ideal for someone who is interested in taking their first step on the path to management – supporting the Depot Manager as the business grows. The successful candidate will provide cover for the manager during periods of absence.

This is a depot based job - full mentoring and training in all aspects of the role in line with company processes and procedures will be given.

The Assistant Depot Manager role is hands on. The ideal candidate will already be working in a role allied to the building industry and looking for their next career move - you will be keen to learn and progress, flexible, able to fit in with the team and with the right attitude to succeed both personally and to help grow the business.

Key Areas of Responsibility for Assistant Depot Manager

• Customer service and service delivery are key objectives for the business and seen as pivotal to its success
• Assist the Depot Manager to develop an extensive customer network through your own interpersonal skills, supported by the company
• Provide ongoing support and assistance to the Depot Manager
• Serve customers at the Trade Counter, including cash handling
• Deal with customer enquiries
• Provide quotations and process customer orders
• Resolve customer and internal queries
• Check incoming & outgoing goods against delivery/despatch notes or customer order
• Keep accurate product, order & records
• Assist with incoming & outgoing goods as required, including loading and unloading vehicles
• Assisting with customer deliveries as required

Assume operational management in the absence of the Depot Manager including;

• Key holder responsibilities
• Managing deliveries in & out of the depot
• Answering calls and dealing with queries
• Reviewing status of orders and delivery schedules
• Reporting to other areas of the business as required.
• Ensuring the depot is in order and H&S standards are adhered to

Skills/Experience required
• Experience in a building industry related role / Trade Counter – ideally within the Windows & Doors industry, but this is not essential
• Full clean driving licence
• Excellent communication skills
• Good level of I.T knowledge and accurate data entry skills
• Confident in dealing with customers
• Confidence and ability to make decisions and prioritise tasks
• Good levels of numeracy and literacy
• Mature and responsible attitude
• Flexible nature
• Team-orientated

Salary £18-20k plus commission on new sales