Shop Supervisor – Trade Store Portlaoise, Laois

Shop Supervisor - Portlaoise Trade Store

Our expanding trade store network is designed to provide our customers with the highest level of support and customer service. As a member of the Würth Ireland trade store workforce, you will support tradespeople and professionals in selecting suitable products for their projects and can keep them informed of our services and promotional offers.

Würth Ireland are part of a global brand name who are leaders in the field of supplying consumables to the Construction, Woodworking, Metal and Automotive Industries, with over 103 sales reps directly employed by Würth Ireland and 15 trade outlet centres and growing.

We are currently expanding our trade store network and are recruiting a Shop Supervisor to run our new trade store based in Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Store Duties & Responsibilities (to include but not limited to):

  • Opening and closing store
  • Day-to-day responsibility of the trade outlet
  • Supervision and development of assistants
  • Stock replacement following daily DPD delivery
  • Store security
  • Cash & Credit card handling & banking
  • Stock control and replenishment
  • Order processing
  • Value added selling
  • Regular store cleaning
  • Handling telephone enquiries
  • Open Day Preparation/Product demonstrations
  • Alarm callout
  • Ensuring that the stores are kept clean and tidy at all times

Customer Duties & Responsibilities

  • Relationship building
  • Opening new accounts
  • New business development
  • Telephoning existing and new customers when necessary

Applicant Profile:

  • Outgoing
  • Ability to develop business relationships
  • Numeric
  • Enthusiastic
  • ‘Hands-on’ with practical attitude
  • Self sufficient
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organisational abilities
  • PC literate
  • Committed

Previous Experience

  • Background in construction, tools or automotive industry
  • D.I.Y. Store or trade/retail store experience, preferably in a supervisory position

Applicants should ideally live in Portlaoise or close surrounding areas

Proven successful sales experience is advantageous but not essential. A relevant trade qualification/background will also be considered as full sales training provided.

To apply please send your CV and Cover Letter to hr@wurth.ie