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RECRUITMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PARKER BUILDING SUPPLIES

Here we grow again!

Due to continued branch expansion, Parker Building Supplies, Sussex and Kent's leading independent Builders' Merchants, are looking for staff with experience in the trade or relevant skills in management, sales or accounts etc to enable us to continue to offer the high quality of service for which we are renowned.





Our current vacancies are listed below. Good rates of pay, working environment and career prospects are offered for the right candidates.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES PLEASE CLICK ON THE JOB TITLE TO READ MORE...

APPRENTICE KITCHEN DESIGNER - TONBRIDGE

Due to continued branch expansion, we have a vacancy for a full time Apprentice Kitchen Designer at our showroom in Tonbridge, Kent.

What you will be responsible for:
As an Apprentice Kitchen Designer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the customer service is of the highest calibre. Working a 40 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings 9am – 3pm as required (at overtime rate). You will be involved in putting together competitive quotations and the designing of bespoke kitchens for a range of trade and retail clients. You will assist with the interpretation of the clients brief, this may be from drawings, site measure or a design concept. You will learn how to plan a kitchen for practicality of use and aesthetic appearance.
Who we are looking for:
The ideal Apprentice Kitchen Designer will have a friendly, outgoing and assertive nature. You must be able to work well within a team, have a flair for design, and have a good rapport with customers. Full training and support will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

EXPERIENCED COUNTER SALES ASSISTANT
HASSOCKS BRANCH

We have a vacancy for an experienced Counter Sales Assistant at our branch in Hassocks, West Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

Speaking to existing customers with a view to closing sales, as well as the development of new opportunities through cold-calling and dealing with lapsed accounts to re-introduce the company. You will also be involved in the negotiation, production and chasing of quotations.

You will be responsible for all things sales related both on the telephone and face to face on the sales conuter, working with the other internal staff to help create a proactive and sales orientated culture.

You will provide support to the external sales representative, raising quotes and orders, providing back up support while they are out on the road. You will be sourcing non-standard products, negotiating prices and responding to a wide range of queries from customers (both trade and retail).

You will provide support to the external sales representative, raising quotes and orders, providing back up support while they are out on the road. You will be sourcing non-standard products, negotiating prices and responding to a wide range of queries from customers (both trade and retail).

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch and Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Internal Sales Assistant will have a good rapport with customers, be target driven, have good communication skills, be friendly, outgoing, self-motivated and must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials but training will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

EXPERIENCED COUNTER SALES ASSISTANT
HAILSHAM BRANCH

We have a vacancy for an experienced Counter Sales Assistant at our branch in Hailsham, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for providing a point of contact for customers on the sales counter, dealing with enquiries over the phone and face to face, whilst maintaining high levels of customer service in order to maximise sales potential.

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings 8am – 12.30pm as required (at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Counter Sales Assistant will have a good rapport with customers, be target driven, have good communication skills, be friendly, outgoing and have an assertive nature. You must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials but training will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

EXPERIENCED COUNTER SALES ASSISTANT
UCKFIELD BRANCH

We have a vacancy for an experienced Counter Sales Assistant at our branch in Uckfield, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for providing a point of contact for customers on the sales counter, dealing with enquiries over the phone and face to face, whilst maintaining high levels of customer service in order to maximise sales potential.

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings 8am – 12.30pm as required (at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Counter Sales Assistant will have a good rapport with customers, be target driven, have good communication skills, be friendly, outgoing and have an assertive nature. You must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials but training will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

EXPERIENCED COUNTER SALES ASSISTANT
EAST GRINSTEAD BRANCH

We have a vacancy for an experienced Counter Sales Assistant at our branch in East Grinstead, West Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for providing a point of contact for customers on the sales counter, dealing with enquiries over the phone and face to face, whilst maintaining high levels of customer service in order to maximise sales potential.

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings 8am – 12.30pm as required (at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Counter Sales Assistant will have a good rapport with customers, be target driven, have good communication skills, be friendly, outgoing and have an assertive nature. You must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials but training will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

SALES STAFF - Parker Building Supplies

Parker Building Supplies are looking for sales staff, ideally with experience of working in the Builders' Merchants industry, for a number of our
branches in the Sussex and Kent area.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

HGV DRIVER
- NEWHAVEN BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Class 2 HGV Driver at our branch in Newhaven, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

Ensuring the delivery of products to customers. Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch and Saturday mornings 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

As a Class 2 HGV Driver, your key responsibilities will include:
• Delivering goods to customers
• Assisting yard staff
• Serving customers in the yard
• Keeping vehicle clean and tidy

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Class 2 HGV Driver will be self-motivated, have a friendly and outgoing nature, have the ability to work independently and within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials and with remote controlled lorry mounted crane offloading, but full Health and Safety training will be given. A fork lift licence would also be preferable.

You should also be familiar with multi-drop local delivery schedules and have a clean current driving licence. The applicant must have all the relevant certification and provide copies in advance. Applicants must also possess a positive customer service and 'can do' attitude.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

HGV DRIVER
- UCKFIELD BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Class 2 HGV Driver at our branch in Uckfield, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of products to customers. Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm. Saturday mornings 8am – 12.30pm and Sundays 10am – 1pm as required (paid at overtime rate).

As a Class 2 HGV Driver, your key responsibilities will include:
• Delivering goods to customers
• Assisting yard staff
• Serving customers in the yard
• Keeping vehicle clean and tidy

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Class 2 HGV Driver will have a friendly, outgoing and assertive nature. You must be able to work independently and within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials and with remote controlled lorry mounted crane offloading, but full Health and Safety training will be given. A fork lift licence would also be preferable.

You should also be familiar with multi-drop local delivery schedules and have a clean current driving licence. The applicant must have all the relevant certification and provide copies in advance. Applicants must also possess a positive customer service and 'can do' attitude.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

VAN DRIVER/YARD PERSON
- HAYWARDS HEATH BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Van Driver/ Yard Person at our branch in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

Loading and unloading of deliveries for both trade and retail customers. Delivering small orders to local sites and customer on our transit tipper vehicle whilst keeping the yard clean, clear and accessible for customers and staff.

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch and Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Van Driver/ Yard Person will be self-motivated, have a friendly and outgoing nature, must be able to work independently and within a team.

The successful applicant should be familiar with the building industry and have knowledge of building materials. A clean current driving licence is essential and a forklift licence would be preferable although we will provide training for the right candidate. Applicants must also possess a positive customer service and 'can do' attitude.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

VAN DRIVER/YARD PERSON
- NEWHAVEN BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Van Driver/ Yard Person at our branch in Newhaven, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

Loading and unloading of deliveries for both trade and retail customers. Delivering small orders to local sites and customer on our transit tipper vehicle whilst keeping the yard clean, clear and accessible for customers and staff.

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch and Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Van Driver/ Yard Person will be self-motivated, have a friendly and outgoing nature, must be able to work independently and within a team.

The successful applicant should be familiar with the building industry and have knowledge of building materials. A clean current driving licence is essential and a forklift licence would be preferable although we will provide training for the right candidate. Applicants must also possess a positive customer service and 'can do' attitude.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

YARD PERSON
- HAYWARDS HEATH BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Yard Person at our branch in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for:
• Loading goods onto vehicles ensuring that the relevant paperwork is completed and included
• Putting goods away accurately and safely, following company health and safety procedures whilst keeping the yard clean, clear and accessible for customers and staff
• Providing a high level of customer service by ensuring the correct materials are provided

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch. Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Yard Person will be self-motivated, have a friendly and outgoing nature and must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant must have the ability to deal with a wide variety of customers, should be familiar with the building industry and have knowledge of building materials. A forklift licence would be preferable although we will provide training for the right candidate.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

YARD PERSON
- BEXHILL BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Yard Person at our branch in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for:
• Loading goods onto vehicles ensuring that the relevant paperwork is completed and included
• Putting goods away accurately and safely, following company health and safety procedures whilst keeping the yard clean, clear and accessible for customers and staff
• Providing a high level of customer service by ensuring the correct materials are provided

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch. Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Yard Person will have a friendly, outgoing and assertive nature. You must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant must have the ability to deal with a wide variety of customers, should be familiar with the building industry and have knowledge of building materials. A forklift licence would be preferable although we will provide training for the right candidate.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

YARD PERSON
- CROWBOROUGH BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a full time Yard Person at our branch in Crowborough, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be responsible for:
• Loading goods onto vehicles ensuring that the relevant paperwork is completed and included
• Putting goods away accurately and safely, following company health and safety procedures whilst keeping the yard clean, clear and accessible for customers and staff
• Providing a high level of customer service by ensuring the correct materials are provided

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch. Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Yard Person will be self-motivated, have a friendly and outgoing nature and must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant must have the ability to deal with a wide variety of customers, should be familiar with the building industry and have knowledge of building materials. A forklift licence would be preferable although we will provide training for the right candidate.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply

CLEANER - NEWHAVEN BRANCH

We have a vacancy for a part time Cleaner at our branch in Newhaven, East Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

You will be working on varied cleaning tasks. Your main aim will be to carry out a range of cleaning activities including mopping, sweeping, dusting, hoovering, emptying bins, cleaning toilets and the office areas. You must ensure that the cleaning is to the highest standard and equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored correctly. You must adhere to Health and Safety standards at all times.

Hours of work:

Working 3 hours a day, twice a week. Days of work are flexible, preferably working 1 day at the beginning of the week and 1 day at the end of the week.

Who we are looking for:

The ideal person will have:
• Good attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and use initiative
• To be reliable and responsible with a flexible approach to work
• Good communication skills
• Previous cleaning experience is preferred but not essential, full training will be providedv

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are accredited by Investors In People and we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

If you are interested please click on the link below and add your CV.

Click here to apply


FOR ALL VACANCIES
Please click the Online Application link or print off
our Application Form and post with your CV to:

Sadie Cripps, HR Manager,
Parker Building Supplies Ltd,
Unit J1–J4 Franklin House
Chaucer Business Park
Dittons Road
Polegate
East Sussex BN26 6JF