Merchant Sales Manager
Kettering (Builders Mechant)

Job reference: 003677

Location: Kettering (Builders Mechant)

Employment type: Permanent Full Time

Division: HSS Hire - England & Wales Branch Sales

Hours per week: 45

We have an exciting opportunity for a Tool Hire Manager - Merchants to join our team in Kettering. With a variety of products across all sectors to offer our customers, a forward-thinking culture, what better time to join a dynamic organisation striving for growth! 

As a Tool Hire Manager you will take responsibility for: 

  • Growing our market share within a local region to the store ​​​​​​​

  • Embracing all sales initiatives whilst delivering unrivalled customer service 

  • Strengthening existing relationships with our current customers, helping them to plan their future orders with us 

What do you bring? 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A proven track records in a sales/retail orientated profession (A background in construction or tool/plant hire is not a necessity!) 

  • A sales focused mind set – striving to go above and beyond for our customers, having conversations in and around the store to drive sales 

  • A proactive nature – as you’ll be the representative for HSS on site you’ll be focused on hitting the store targets 

  • Great communication skills – you’ll have conversations with customers and potential customers in the merchants – so you’ll be outgoing and comfortable starting conversations 

What do you get back? 

In line with our culture and values we Make it safe, Make it happen, Make it better and Make it together. So we promise that your career with us will be rewarding. Here are just some of the benefits you have access to when you join:   

  • Competitive salary with access to our group pension plan 

  • Holiday allowance of 20 days increased to 25 days when you hit 5 years of service  

  • Holiday Buy scheme giving you the option to purchase up to 5 days (FTE) of annual leave 

  • FREE Hire from our core range, with 50% off for friends and family  

  • Wellbeing and Healthcare support– you are the heart of our business, and we are committed to making sure you stay happy and healthy at work and at home.  Our support includes  

    • Mental Health First Aiders 

    • An Employee Assistance Programme which is free support 24/365 

    • A Healthcare Cashplan which means you can claim cashback on lots of different healthcare costs including prescription charges, dental check-ups, glasses, physiotherapy and even a massage! 

    • Access for you and your family to our wellbeing platform which incudes benefits such as a 24/7 GP consultation service, get fit programmes including diet support with guidance from a nutritionist, life events counselling and much more.  

  • Training and development – on our Learning Lab you will get the opportunity to continuously further your career and complete courses suited to your role 

  • Inclusive and innovative culture and great recognition including Long Service Awards and an Annual Survey where you can have your say and contribute to how we continue to improve 

  • Discounts and cashback on our perks site with a huge range of purchases including days out, restaurants, gym memberships, shopping and lots more 

  • Life assurance is provided at twice your basic annual salary  

  • You will get the choice of other flexible benefits that work for you through our Benefits portal – you pick the benefits you want such as Critical Illness Cover, Cycle To Work and more 

  • We offer Financial Wellbeing support through Salary Finance 

  • Full work wear and PPE provided with a full induction on entry to your new position, covering everything from Health and Safety to the ins and outs of your role 

Who are HSS?

The short answer? We are a leading provider of tools, equipment, and support services to a huge range of industries across the UK and Ireland, all powered by the latest technology. We can supply over 9,000 bits of equipment, from industrial generators and cranes, right down to carpet cleaners and floor sanders, and everything in between.

And it does not stop there. We supply everything our customers need to get the most out of the equipment they hire from us, so whether that’s fuel, training courses for their colleagues, consumables like sandpaper, whatever they need to get the job done, we can provide it.

At HSS, we prioritise inclusivity and diversity. Therefore, we are committed to attracting, recruiting, and supporting candidates and colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds. This helps us to facilitate a rich mix of culture and experience across the entire Group, ensuring mental and physical wellbeing remain at the forefront of work force.   ​​​​​​​


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