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Plumbing and Heating Sales Apprentice

Job Reference
GM011258
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
28/12/2020
Business
Buildbase
Branch
Gainsborough
Closing Date
22/01/2021

Plumbing & Heating Sales Apprenticein Gainsborough

We are Buildbase

We are Buildbase, we employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 145 branches around the UK.

But what is a Builders Merchant and who are Buildbase?

A Builders Merchant sells building and construction materials to a range of different customers, from long-standing builders with years of experience in their trade to the do it yourself DIYers. As for Buildbase, we are one of the UK’s fastest growing builders’ merchants. We trade from hundreds of locations around the UK, all our branches are long-established companies which have been serving local trades people for many years with the knowledge and experience to match. You can expect reliable stock levels and the highest standards in service. Buildbase are part of the Grafton Group which is a FTSE 250 company.

The role of a Sales Apprentice

Our sales people play an integral part in the success of Buildbase, it is their job to promote our products to our customers over the phone and at the counter. They are also responsible for helping to ensure the branch administration is kept up to date and all health and safety guidlines are adhered to.

What you'll need

  • Have a genuine interest in the Plumbing & Heating Industry
  • Be committed to learn
  • Be a brilliant communicator
  • Have a “can do” attitude
  • Be open to getting stuck in and helping wherever needed

What you’ll get in return

  • All our Apprentices receive £5 per hour (the national minimum apprenticeship wage is £4.15 per hour)
  • A permanent contract from day one
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)The chance to join Grab – our one stop shop for all things discounts, benefits, communications and recognition
  • Company bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Awards where our colleagues are recognised quarterly and annually
  • A generous staff discount scheme
  • A range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

What we’re doing about COVID-19

Like most businesses, we have had to change the way we do things to make sure all our colleagues are working safely during COVID-19.  As a Sales Apprentice, your job means you will interact with lots of different people during the day, so we have introduced a set of Safer Operating Procedures which include:

  • Additional PPE supplied to you to ensure a clean and sanitized work environment
  • Social distancing in place in all of our branches 

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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