Founded in 1953, Nordstroms are the largest timber merchants in the city of Sunderland, offering quality products and services to the trade and general public. Now part of JT Dove Limited, we can also offer a comprehensive stock range of timber and building supplies, heating and plumbing materials, as well as kitchens and bathrooms. We go above and beyond for our customers, building lasting relationships by putting the customer first and ensuring we deliver what you need on time and in full.
Reporting to the General Manager on site, we are looking for a Joinery Manage to take overall responsibility for the joiners shop and mill and build on the fantastic Nordstrom brand that already exists.
This role creates an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to manage full operations including health & safety, training and people management. You will need to have significant experience in manufactured joinery products with a desire to achieve and expand on the profitability of the branch. Delivering a quality product to customers and other branches within the company, you will drive sales and productivity in this niche area of the business.
The main duties for this role include:
Develop and maintain productive client relationships
Drive and increase live account base through manufactured joinery products
Proactive approach to sales generation
Ensure all customer enquiries are responded to a timely manner, both in person and over the phone/via email
Follow up live and tender enquires
Arrange site visits as required for current and new customers to include site measures when necessary
Have the ability to review drawings, specifications, quote and price for customer projects
Establish relationships with key suppliers and maximise their assistance in achieving targets
The ideal candidate will have:
Substantial experience in manufactured joinery products
Knowledge of Kerridge would be beneficial
Excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills
Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
Knowledge of the builders merchant sector
Excellent time management skills
Full UK driving licence with the ability to travel to customer sites as necessary
What we can offer you
A competitive salary and benefits package including health cash plan
Enhanced annual leave which increases with length of service
Company pension scheme with a generous employer contribution
Market leading profit share
Life assurance of 4 times your annual salary
Enhanced family friendly leave
The opportunity to learn new skills and develop your career
JT Dove Limited looks to attract a talented and diverse workforce and therefore welcomes applications to be considered on a full or part time basis.
To apply please submit a CV and cover letter, outlining your suitability for the role.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Free flu jabs
Health & wellbeing programme
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Sunderland: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Do you have indefinite leave to remain (and work) in the UK?
manufactured joinery products: 3 years (preferred)
Full UK Driving Licence (required)
United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 07/01/2024