Assistant Manager

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Permanent Full Time
Closing Date

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Manager at Sparesbase in Reading!

We want every branch to be a great place to work, where every customer receives brilliant service.

Your role is to make sure that:

  • customers receive brilliant service
  • your team is properly trained and motivated
  • you build branch sales and profits
  • you generate new customers
  • you run an efficient and effective operation by managing your stock and properly utilising your vehicles
  • all mandatory training is completed and the branch is a safe place to work

Previous experience of trade counter sales is desirable. You will also need:

  • great people skills 
  • experience of working in a sales or customer service role
  • great planning and organisation skills.
  • a driving licence for relief driving is desirable

In return we offer great benefits like:

  • buying extra holiday through our salary sacrifice schemes (subject to the terms and conditions of your contract)
  • discretionary bonus scheme
  • contributory pension scheme
  • a fantastic discounted shopping website
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • a range of training and development

Please see the job description for further details.

As part of the Grafton Group Plc a FTSE 250 company, Plumbase Spares is the expert destination that professional Gas Safe engineers can head to for advice and a wide range of quality products. Whatever spares that plumbing or heating engineers need and no matter how specialist, they can count on us to have the brands that they can trust. Through this approach of expertise and service we aim to be the source for domestic and commercial heating spares. Further details at


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