The Company

Grant & Stone is a local, independent, family run company that’s been established for 30 years.

Our expanding network of building & plumbing merchants, electrical wholesalers and kitchen & bathroom showrooms spread across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Oxfordshire and boast an annual turnover exceeding £70 million.

Our staff have the opportunity to develop and progress within a growing company and have a real impact on our success. In turn they are recognised for their hard work with competitive salaries with annual reviews, discounted gym memberships, access to subsidised private healthcare, specialist training and a friendly work environment.

We recruit for a variety of positions across our branches on an ongoing basis, so if you are enthusiastic, hardworking and customer focused then why not send your CV  and covering letter to Sue Wiblin or Bryony Marriott at  recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Please state in your email or covering letter which position you are applying for.

 

Yard Person

Our latest Builders Merchant Branch, based in Wheatley, Oxford are recruiting a Yard Person to assist suppliers with deliveries, organise and look after goods in the yard and to assist customers, drivers and colleagues.

The sucessful applicant may also occasionally assist with driving duties. 

If you are hardworking, and cusomer focused then please call Mark Eldridge on 01865 592049 or email your CV to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk 

Fully Qualified HGV Driver

We are looking for an experienced HGV driver to join our Slough Builder’s Merchant  branch.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of building materials to our customers you must be able to work well under pressure and provide excellent customer service at all times.

You must hold an HGV Class 2 licence as well as valid CPC cards and it would be an advantage to have a hiab licence.

To apply for this role please contact Dave Humber, Branch Manager on 0208 866 7350 or email your cv to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk 

Bathroom Designer / Showroom Salesperson

Our Oxford Plumbers Merchant is looking for a full time Bathroom Designer and Showroom Salesperson to join their close knit team!

In this role you will be helping customers with orders and enquiries, and will also be able to assist with the design of their dream bathroom  by using CAD. You will need to take a proactive approach to sales, whilst providing a friendly, helpful and first class customer service.

Previous experience in bathroom design would be an advantage, however as this position is primarily sales focused training may be provided for the right candidate.

If you are interested in this position, please contact David Bryan, Manager on 01865 402059 or email recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

 

Trade Counter Assistant

Our Aylesbury Plumbers Merchant requires a friendly, customer focused Trade Counter Assistant to deal with the orders and sales enquires received by existing and potential customers in person and over the phone.

In this role, you may also be required to assist suppliers and colleagues with deliveries into the warehouse, organising, picking and looking after goods.

As a company we aim to establish superb customer relationships by presenting reliable, knowledgeable staff with service as their first priority.

Experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

To apply, please call Dave Smith on 01296 393 959 or email your CV to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Sales Ledger Assistant and Administrator/Credit Control 

Our head office is currently recruiting for a full time Administrator and trainee credit controller for our Sales Ledger department. 

This is a ‘hands on’ position, involving all aspects of work within these functions. You may on occasion also be involved in some work relating to cash sales, as well as account sales. You will report to the Sales Ledger and Credit Control Supervisor and assist them as necessary.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Review and post payments received from account customers and allocate to their accounts as necessary.
  2. Assist in the day to day duties related to customers including the sending out of copy invoices and statements and dealing with customer queries.
  3. Assist as necessary in the cash sales function including the receipt and reconciliation of cash and credit card payments.
  4. Liaise with branch staff who are involved in dealing with general pricing and trade queries, and the issue of credit notes.
  5. Assist in the collection of debts due from customers by making phone calls, sending e-mails or letters or by other means.
  6. Liaise closely with Branch Managers and other members of staff when customer account balances reach their set limits or when account balances are overdue, in order to ensure that money is collected effectively while maintaining good customer relationships
  7. Involvement in assessing the credit worthiness of new and existing customers, and in setting specific credit limits
  8. Assisting in the commencement of legal action against customers and following through with these procedures when necessary.
  9. Assisting with the daily banking of cash and cheques as necessary.
  10. Dealing with any other duties relevant to the administration of the sales ledger, credit control and cash sales function.

The Person

The ideal candidate must have a confident and polite telephone manner, while being firm and assertive with customers when necessary.  Excellent communication and organisation skills are required.  

Candidates must also be accurate and methodical when dealing with customer account reconciliations and accounting for cash received.

To apply, please email your CV to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk  

Grant and Stone - Jobs/Careers

We are constantly on the lookout for talented and friendly individuals who can add value to our business.

Our positions include: Area Sales, Internal Sales, Trade Counter Assistant, Warehouse Person, Yard Person, Van Driver and HGV Driver. 

If you are interested in a particular position but do not see it advertised, please send your CV and Coverletter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk  and let us know a little bit about you. 

Please note: Head office are recruiting for full time and part time staff on a temporary and permanent basis.