Retail Shop & Groundcare Assistant – Full Time

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Within the Ely complex there is a large modern retail store offering a wide range of goods and services including a Garden Machinery and Horticultural Equipment Centre, supplying and servicing a wide range of both domestic and professional equipment. The Showroom offers a quality range of top brands of lawncare, garden machinery and horticultural equipment as well as country clothing, footwear, tools and DIY accessories, to name just a few. Pecks continues to run a steel store as a nod to our roots reaching back for 178 years. The store is open 6 days a week.

The Role
Reporting to the Showroom & Groundcare Manager, you will be responsible for carrying out day to day activities required within our busy modern showroom whilst maintaining a timely and effective customer focused service.

You will be required to support both Showroom and Groundcare departments.

  • Stock control and showroom replenishment of stock onto shelves / displays.
  • Operating the till and serving customers (processing cash and card payments accurately including cashing up)
  • Identify and supply parts and machinery for customers via phone calls, emails and face to face.
  • Place orders with suppliers using IT based systems.
  • Receive in goods to ensure correct quantity and quality and process to relevant location.
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Keep track and follow up on customer quotes and orders, keeping customers informed and updated.
  • Assist with stock taking.

Ideal Experience:
The ideal Retail Shop & Groundcare Assistant will have experience of working within a retail role:

  • Excellent people and communication skills and enjoy working with the general public and business customers.
  • Enjoy working in a busy atmosphere and can cope under pressure during busy periods.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with numbers, handling of cash, cheque and card payments.
  • Able to use own initiative working alone as well as part of a team.

Hours:
42.5 hours per week
8.00 am – 17.30 pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch and one Saturday in three
(8am – 5pm with half an hour for lunch)

Benefits:

  • 22 days holiday, rising to 24 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Workplace pension (5% employer contribution)
  • Life Insurance (3 x Basic Salary)
  • Staff discount
  • On Site Parking

Please apply by sending your full CV to: Amy Holmes e-mail careers@peck.co.uk or post to G & J Peck Ltd, 90 Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely, Cambs, CB6 3NX