The Company

Grant & Stone is a local, independent, family-run company that’s been established for over 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 of around £85 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 recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

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

Grant and Stone - Jobs/Careers

Trainee Bathroom Design & Sales

High Wycombe Bathroom Showroom

Established in 1987 and still family run with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and un-matched service, Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades.

At Grant & Stone Ltd, our bathroom designers are the experts that help our customers turn their bathrooms, into unique bathrooms.

Our bathroom designers have a passion for exceptional design and service and thrive in a fast paced environment creating beautiful, bespoke bathrooms.

We are talent scouting for bathroom designers who are personable and who have the ability to bring a client’s vision to life, drawing up inspirational designs on CAD and who will take pride in their presentation to our customers.

This would suit someone possibly looking for a career change and is enthusiastic about an exciting new role.

If you have:

·Good eye for detail

·A creative flair

Then please apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Bathroom Designer & Sales

We have two exciting opportunitys for  experienced Bathroom Designers to join our teams based in Maidenhead  & Amersham Showrooms.

In this role, you will be helping customers with orders and enquiries and will be asked to assist in the design of their dream bathroom by using CAD. 

You will need to take a proactive approach to sales, whilst providing an exceptional customer experience. 

If you are both tech-savvy and creative please apply with your CV and cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Experienced Bathroom Designer/Sales

Bicester Bathroom Showroom

Established in 1987 and still family run with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and un-matched service, Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades.

At Grant & Stone Ltd, our bathroom designers are the experts that help our customers turn their bathrooms, into unique bathrooms.

Our bathroom designers have a passion for exceptional design and service and thrive in a fast paced environment creating beautiful, bespoke bathrooms.

We are talent scouting for experienced bathroom designers who are personable and who have the ability to bring a client’s vision to life, drawing up inspirational designs on CAD and who will take pride in their presentation to our customers. You will be helping customers with their enquires and orders.

You will need to take a proactive approach to sales, whilst providing an exceptional customer experience.

Must have a clean driving license

Then please apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Kitchen Design & Sales

Aylesbury (Experienced or Trainee)

We are looking for a kitchen designer ideally with CAD and sales experience, preferably with a kitchen furniture supplier. For the right candidate, we may also consider a trainee, if you are considering a career change.

Day to day activities will include:

·Meeting customers in-store or on-site

·Conducting site visits to obtain measurements

·Designing and planning kitchens which combine practicality and good looks

·Following through the whole design process from initial meeting to ordering goods and arranging deliveries

·Working as part of a close-knit team

·Using own initiative to manage workloads and hit individual/overall branch targets

Salary will be negotiated depending on experience.

If this sounds like something you're interested in then please apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Experienced Bathroom Sales & Designer

Hemel Hempstead Bathroom Showroom

Established in 1987 with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and un-matched service, Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades.

At Grant & Stone Ltd, our bathroom designers are the experts that help our customers turn their bathrooms, into unique bathrooms.

Our bathroom designers have a passion for exceptional design and service and thrive in a fast paced environment creating beautiful, bespoke bathrooms.

We are talent scouting for experienced bathroom designers who are personable and who have the ability to bring a client’s vision to life, drawing up inspirational designs on CAD and who will take pride in their presentation to our customers. You will be helping customers with their enquires and orders.

You will need to take a proactive approach to sales, whilst providing an exceptional customer experience.

If you are tech-savvy and creative please apply with your CV and Covering letter 

Must have a clean driving license

Trade Counter & Warehouse Assistant 

We are seeking a Trade Counter/Warehouse Assistant for our Amersham Plumbing Branch.

This role requires a friendly, customer-focused person to deal with the orders and sales enquiries received by existing and potential customers in person and over the phone.

You will also be required to take on warehouse duties. This would involve assisting 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.

Previous experience within a Plumbing Merchant would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

You will be a key member of our team mainly responsible for assisting suppliers with deliveries, organising and looking after the goods, and for assisting members of staff with the moving of goods from the warehouse. On the Trade counter, you will be required to deliver excellent customer service whilst assistant customers with their purchases and enquiries. 

If you are enthusiastic, hardworking, committed to providing excellent customer service please apply.

Clean driving licence would be an advantage.

External Salesperson

Established in 1987 with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and un-matched service, Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades.

This is an excellent opportunity to join us and be a key member of our team. We are looking for the right candidates for our High Wycombe Timber or Reading Builders Merchants. You will be responsible for developing new business in the area and enhancing customer relationships. 

 . You should be self-motivated and able to demonstrate a successful track record of meeting targets.

. Strong field sales background essential together with a good knowledge of building materials 

. Benefits package includes, a competitive salary, bonus scheme and company car.   

To apply for this role please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Trade Counter Sales Assistant

We are seeking a Trade Counter Sales Assistant for our Oxford Electrical Branch.

This role requires a friendly, customer-focused person to deal with the orders and sales enquiries received by existing and potential customers in person and over the phone.

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

Previous experience within an Electrical Merchant would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

You will be a key member of our team mainly responsible for assisting suppliers with deliveries, organising and looking after the goods, and for assisting members of staff with the moving of goods from the warehouse. On the Trade counter, you will be required to deliver excellent customer service whilst assistant customers with their purchases and enquiries.

If you are enthusiastic, hardworking, committed to providing excellent customer service please apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

A clean driving licence would be an advantage.

Bathroom Design/Sales Person

Aylesbury Bathroom Showroom

Established in 1987 with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and unmatched service, Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades.

At Grant & Stone Ltd, our bathroom designers are the experts that help our customers turn their bathrooms, into unique bathrooms.

Our bathroom designers have a passion for exceptional design and service and thrive in a fast paced environment creating beautiful, bespoke bathrooms.

We are talent scouting for bathroom designers who are personable and who have the ability to bring a client’s vision to life, drawing up inspirational designs on CAD and who will take pride in their presentation to our customers.

·If you have a good eye for detail

·A creative flair

Then please apply with your CV and a cover letter

Van Driver - Aylesbury Electrical

Our Aylesbury Electrical branch is looking for an enthusiastic Van Driver to join their team. 

The ideal candidate will be able to cope with a high number of deliveries. Our Van driver will also aid staff and customers with loading vehicles. A commitment to excellent customer service is a must. 

You will also have some warehouse duties assisting suppliers with deliveries into the warehouse, organising and looking after the goods, and for the picking of orders from the warehouse.

If this sounds like you, and you have a clean driving licence then please apply.

Stock Controller / Buyer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Stock Controller/Buyer to develop their career working with Suppliers to the Building, Plumbers and Electrical Wholesale Trade. The successful candidate will report to the Purchasing Manager. This will be a High Wycombe based position.

You will be responsible for

·Daily Stock orders for branches

·Maintaining stock levels while considering sales and purchasing trends

·Liaising with management to ensure the correct product mix is achieved at all times

·Developing a good relationship with suppliers & developing new opportunities

·Purchase order chasing

Any other ad hock duties that may be required

Skills required

·Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential in all areas

·Good analytical skill

·Experience of a computerised stock control system preferable

·A proactive approach with a “can do” work ethic

·Good & confident communicator

·Good time management

·Clean Driving license

If this is a challenge you would enjoy please reply with your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Speculative Applications

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

Our most popular 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 Cover letter to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk  and let us know a little bit about you. 

Please note: Head office will not be considering speculative applications and unsolicited applications from agencies will also not be considered. 

Purchasing Category Manager/ Plumbing and Heating

This is a new position within an expanding company based in High Wycombe

Ideally we are looking for someone with Plumbing and Heating purchasing experience with confirmed contacts in the industry.

Reporting to our Plumbing and Heating Managing Director and Group Purchasing Manager you would join our existing purchasing team and be responsible for the management of all Plumbing and Heating deals and suppliers in this category.

The role will involve:-

Deal and price negotiation and analysis both at a local level and alongside our National Buying Group deal teams. Building new supplier relationships and or nurturing existing relationships you may have.

Liaising with our central stock control team and Branch Managers to select the correct stock profile and supplier selection following the best deals available for each branch.

Awareness of market forces, changes in regulations and possible product shortages placing forward orders and creating schedules when needed.

Progress outstanding orders and resourcing when there are supply issues.

Assist in managing and maintenance of the price book.

The position will also involve looking after a number of branches on a daily basis placing stock orders alongside the stock control team. This hands on approach helps with stock profiling and stock level management, as well as giving an understanding of the needs of the business.

The role will also involve a level of staff management.

Skills required:-

Excellent communication and social skills with an out-going personality, being able to converse at all levels.

Ability to manage your time efficiently and work under your own supervision.

Work well as part of a team.

A reasonable level of IT literacy including Excel and business management systems.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV

Area Salesperson - Reading & Maidenhead

Area Salesperson – Showroom & Plumbers Merchants

We have an exciting new role due to ongoing growth, we are currently seeking an experienced Area Sales Manager to join our successful and established Sales Team, who is self-driven and highly motivated and comfortable dealing with Customers at various different levels.

The Area Salesperson will be responsible for maximising Sales & Revenue across a portfolio of customers. Concentrating on Bathroom & Kitchen Installers, but also including Heating & Plumbing Contractors, Local Authorities, Hospitals and Educational Establishments. The Job entails covering Reading and Maidenhead Areas, meeting with New and Existing Customers on a daily basis to build strong relationships and to ensure they are aware of our products and services

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a solid and successful sales background within the Bathroom or Kitchen Industry. They will ideally have experience selling into Kitchen & Bathroom Installers as well as Heating & Plumbing Contractors. A full, valid Driving Licence is a necessary requirement.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a well-established, growing business that can offer ongoing development and career prospects. Salary will be dependent on experience. Other benefits include a Company Car, Smartphone, Private Health & Company Pension Scheme.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to recruitment@grantandstone.co.uk

Trade Counter / Sales Assistant

We are seeking a Trade Counter Sales Assistant for our Bicester Plumbing Branch.

This role requires a friendly, customer-focused person to deal with the orders and sales enquiries received by existing and potential customers in person and over the phone.

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

Previous experience within a Plumbers Merchant would be an advantage, but training will be provided.

You will be a key member of our team mainly responsible for assisting suppliers with deliveries, organising and looking after the goods, and for assisting members of staff with the moving of goods from the warehouse. On the Trade counter, you will be required to deliver excellent customer service whilst assistant customers with their purchases and enquiries. 

If you are enthusiastic, hardworking, committed to providing excellent customer service please apply.

A clean driving licence would be an advantage.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV

All adverts updated at 1.30PMon the 11/03/20