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Job Description

Trainee Carpet Fitter - West Midlands

Job description

The Trainee Carpet Fitter will play a key role in our business delivering a first class customer experience.

No previous experience is necessary as full training through our academy will be provided for many different floor coverings.   Our end goal to produce a fully competent and highly knowledgeable carpet fitter & floor layer.  You will work with our experienced fitters until full training has been completed. This is an excellent career for an individual with the right attitude and work ethic.

 What Well Need From You

  • A good understanding of English and Maths
  • Enthusiastic and a can-do approach
  • The ability to build relationships with customers and deliver an outstanding customer service experience
  • Good time keeping
  • A professional appearance
  • Full clean driving licence preferred but not essential

 

What Youll Get In Return

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • A robust in depth training programme
  • Career progression to becoming a fully independent experienced carpet fitter

 

Job type:  Permanent full-time

Salary:  £356 - £400 during probation

Hours:  40 hours per week – Monday to Friday (8.00 am to 4.30pm)

Please email your CV/details of experience to: michaela.pugh@contractflooring.co.uk

 

Job Description

Trainee Sales Manager

 

Our history

Poplar Carpets is an established business that has been operating since 1955 and in 2005 Contract Flooring Solutions Ltd was established.  We have grown Contract Flooring to become a nationwide flooring supplier and installer providing complete flooring solutions to the UK House Builders and Housing Associations. Our family run, innovative company is growing to be recognised as one of the largest flooring solutions providers in the UK and we are now delivering on our growth strategy which will see us develop into being the UK market leader for retail.

You will be joining a forward thinking, ambitious company, where we pride ourselves on the strong family culture and where everyone is valued.  We have over 45 years’ experience in the industry, we commit and invest into the latest technologies and have a best-in-class service delivery all of which have contributed to our success, but our dedicated and driven people are our most valuable asset.

We have an innovative approach to technology which enables us to achieve unmatched efficiency, we continue to grow through reputation and our retail values empower us to constantly deliver a first-class customer service experience.

 

Your Part In Our Journey


The Trainee Sales Manager will play a key role in our business delivering a first class customer experience and helping our customers select the right product.

 

You will become an expert in providing advice on all our products and fitting solutions whilst guiding our customers throughout the whole process.

 

As part of your initial training, you will be based at one of our training hubs which are located throughout Worcestershire and the West Midlands, so the ability to be able to commute is essential.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Responsible for advising on all our product ranges
  • Responsible for providing advice on fitting solutions
  • Providing a first-class customer experience
  • Working as part of a team to uphold the company values
  • Maintain Health & Safety Standards
  • Processing of sales estimates, orders and payments using the sales database
  • Housekeeping duties and maintaining a clutter free and tidy showroom
  • Answering the telephone, checking and replying to emails
  • Raising any discrepancies with suppliers and liaise with customers if necessary

 

 What We’ll Need From You

  • We would love you to have a sales experience background
  • Experience in a customer facing position
  • Enthusiastic and a can-do approach
  • The ability to build relationships with customers
  • The ability to communicate and understand the needs of customers
  • Approachable, passionate and friendly
  • A flexible approach to working hours, ability to commute and work weekends

 

What You’ll Get In Return

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • A robust in depth training programme
  • Career progression to becoming a Store Manager

 

Job type:  Permanent full-time

Salary:  £356 - £400

Hours:  40 hours per week – across 7 days per week

Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30pm

Rotational weekends:

Saturday 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday (6 hours) times dependent on the retail park operating hours

Please email your CV/details of experience to: michaela.pugh@contractflooring.co.uk

 

Job Description

Experienced Carpet Fitters

Company description

Poplar Carpets is an established business that has been operating since 1955 and in 2005 Contract Flooring Solutions Ltd was established.  We have grown Contract Flooring to become a nationwide flooring supplier and installer providing complete flooring solutions to the UK House Builders and Housing Associations. Our family run, innovative company is growing to be recognised as one of the largest flooring solutions providers in the UK and we are now delivering on our growth strategy which will see us develop into being the UK market leader for retail.

You will be joining a forward thinking, ambitious company, where we pride ourselves on the strong family culture and where everyone is valued.  We have over 45 years’ experience in the industry, we commit and invest into the latest technologies and have a best-in-class service delivery all of which have contributed to our success, but our dedicated and driven people are our most valuable asset.

Job description

We are seeking experienced full-time fitters to join our company on a permanent basis. Our work covers domestic (mainly carpet and laminate) installations around the Midlands.  As one of the leading flooring providers, we also provide flooring solutions to the UK House Builders and Housing Associations including Bovis Homes, Bellway and Barratt Homes

 

 What We’ll Need From You

  • Experience with domestic carpets, laminate and floor preparation
  • A good understanding of English and Maths
  • Enthusiastic and a can-do approach
  • The ability to build relationships with customers and deliver an outstanding customer service experience
  • Good time keeping
  • A professional appearance
  • Full UK clean driving licence

Due to high volumes of applications if we do not respond to you within 28 days for the Carpet Fitter / Floor Layer role, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this occasion, however we will keep your details on our database and contact you for any future roles

Job type:  Permanent full-time

Salary:  Dependent upon experience, a salary up to £650.00 per week

Hours:  8 hours per day plus overtime – Monday to Friday

 

Please email your CV/details of experience to michaela.pugh@contractflooring.co.uk

 

Job Description

Trainee Carpet Fitter - Peterborough

 

Company description

Poplar Carpets is an established business that has been operating since 1955 and in 2005 Contract Flooring Solutions Ltd was established.  We have grown Contract Flooring to become a nationwide flooring supplier and installer providing complete flooring solutions to the UK House Builders and Housing Associations. Our family run, innovative company is growing to be recognised as one of the largest flooring solutions providers in the UK and we are now delivering on our growth strategy which will see us develop into being the UK market leader for retail.

You will be joining a forward thinking, ambitious company, where we pride ourselves on the strong family culture and where everyone is valued.  We have over 45 years’ experience in the industry, we commit and invest into the latest technologies and have a best-in-class service delivery all of which have contributed to our success, but our dedicated and driven people are our most valuable asset.

 

Job description

The Trainee Carpet Fitter will play a key role in our business delivering a first class customer experience.

No previous experience is necessary as full training through our academy will be provided for many different floor coverings.   Our end goal to produce a fully competent and highly knowledgeable carpet fitter & floor layer.  You will work with our experienced fitters until full training has been completed. This is an excellent career for an individual with the right attitude and work ethic.

 

 

What We’ll Need From You

  • A good understanding of English and Maths
  • Enthusiastic and a can-do approach
  • The ability to build relationships with customers and deliver an outstanding customer service experience
  • Good time keeping
  • A professional appearance
  • Full clean driving licence preferred but not essential

 

 

What You’ll Get In Return

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • A robust in depth training programme
  • Career progression to becoming a fully independent experienced carpet fitter

 

Job type:  Permanent full-time

Salary:  £356 - £400 during probation

Hours:  40 hours per week – Monday to Friday (7.00 am to 3.30pm)

 

Please email your CV/details of experience to: michaela.pugh@contractflooring.co.uk

 

Job Description

Warehouse Administrator - Milton Keynes

 

Our history

Poplar Carpets is an established business that has been operating since 1955 and in 2005 Contract Flooring Solutions Ltd was established.  We have grown Contract Flooring to become a nationwide flooring supplier and installer providing complete flooring solutions to the UK House Builders and Housing Associations. Our family run, innovative company is growing to be recognised as one of the largest flooring solutions providers in the UK and we are now delivering on our growth strategy which will see us develop into being the UK market leader for retail.

You will be joining a forward thinking, ambitious company, where we pride ourselves on the strong family culture and where everyone is valued.  We have over 45 years’ experience in the industry, we commit and invest into the latest technologies and have a best-in-class service delivery all of which have contributed to our success, but our dedicated and driven people are our most valuable asset.

We have an innovative approach to technology which enables us to achieve unmatched efficiency, we continue to grow through reputation and our retail values empower us to constantly deliver a first-class customer service experience.

 

Your Part In Our Journey


The Warehouse Administrator will play a key role in our business providing effective administration and office support to the management team.

The vacancy will be based in our Milton Keynes Warehouse located in Roebuck Way, Knowhill, Milton Keynes

 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support the smooth running of the office by providing support on all administration functions
  • Responsible for the organisation of all paperwork, filing, scanning and photocopying
  • Ensure that all customers are valued, listened to, and understood
  • Answers phone calls, manages general enquiries and transfers them as necessary
  • Uploading and inputting data onto the IT system
  • Printing of all fitters paperwork
  • Booking in customer care jobs
  • Providing admin support on the processing of timesheets
  • Manages correspondence by answering emails and sorting mail
  • Ensures customer support requests are actioned & resolved quickly

 

 What We’ll Need From You

  • Experience in working in a warehouse office environment
  • Administration experience
  • Enthusiastic and a can-do approach
  • High proficiency with computer systems and applications
  • The ability to build relationships with customers
  • The ability to communicate and understand the needs of customers and colleagues
  • Approachable, passionate, and friendly
  • A flexible approach to working hours

 

Job type:  Permanent full-time

Salary:  £19,500

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

 

Please email your CV/details of experience to: michaela.pugh@contractflooring.co.uk

 

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