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Current vacancies

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If you would like to be considered for a job with our team, please select the desired role from our current vacancy list and upload your CV and covering letter via the application form below.

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Timber Vacancies

Sales Trainee, Bristol

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Overview

Train in sale of timber products and progress to the position of Sales Executive.

This position is full time and permanent (35 hours per week - Monday to Friday).

Detail

  • Build relationships with customers and suppliers, communicate effectively and promptly
  • Prepare and send quotes to customers as requested to agreed deadlines
  • Use the company order processing and credit control systems to provide administration support to the external sales team
  • Be proactive in organising databases for mailshots and support company marketing activities
  • Progress to achieve target income for promotion to Sales Executive within 2 years of employment as described in the Sales Performance Management Procedure
  • Any other duty deemed by the directors to be in the interest of the team in achieving its objectives

Essential

  • Desire and aptitude to learn and develop
  • Driven, ambitious and highly motivated
  • Confident with a strong desire for a successful career in sales
  • Personable, presentable and professional
  • Good ability in Windows PC environment including Outlook, Word and Powerpoint
  • Proactive nature to look for work and opportunities
  • Must enjoy and be able to communicate effectively

Desirable

  • Full clean driving licence

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Company car upon completion of training period
  • Sales training and development programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Office parking
  • Excellent salary and superb company benefits on qualification

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Specification Manager - Flooring, Manchester

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Overview

Selling our range of Engineered Flooring Solutions to architects, specifiers and contractors.

Based from our Central Manchester Showroom where required and working alongside a team of experienced facades A&D sales persons, focusing on ‘Major City Development’ in the North. Territory includes Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool & Leeds.


This position is full time and permanent (37.5 hours per week).

Detail

  • Sell solid/engineered wood flooring products with the opportunity to diversify product portfolio to architects, specifiers and select contractors
  • Generate new business within defined area
  • build and manage a specification pipeline of projects via A&D/Developer contacts in specified area. Primarily engineered wood, with the future additions of further market growing product lines.
  • Following projects closely from inception, working with the specifier, Main contractor & installer through to completion.
  • Responsibility for CPDs
  • Embrace the company’s culture and values
  • Manage a customer and project database
  • Support and aid the development of marketing floor products
  • Assist credit control in account management
  • Comply with company CRM and KPI structures agreed with you
  • Achieve agreed income targets
  • Any other duties deemed by the directors to be in the interest of the team in achieving its objectives

Essential

  • Proven Construction field Sales Experience
  • Experience in selling to, and developing business with, architects and designers
  • Experience in selling to contractors/sub-contractors
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Polished & capable negotiator
  • An instant relationship builder
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Good ability in Windows PC environment including Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Have an innovative and creative approach to business

Desirable

  • Wood Flooring knowledge
  • CPD experience & comfortable presenting to large audiences

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Full in-house and in-depth product training, support and back up provided
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop, iPhone and iPad for business purposes
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Office parking

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Administrative Vacancies

Credit Controller, Bristol

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Overview

The successful candidate will become part of an experienced Credit Control team. They will have responsibility for many aspects of Credit Control from cash posting, collections, setting and managing credit limits, through to managing debts and trade credit insurance claims. The position reports to the Credit Control Manager and will interact with directors, company management and staff across the group.

This position is full time, permanent (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Detail

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the existing Credit Control team
  • Build strong effective relations with customers and throughout the company
  • Cooperate with company management
  • Liaise with the national sales team to ensure that monies outstanding are paid on time
  • Perform regular credit checks on new and existing customers
  • Ensure all customer accounts have agreed Credit Limits and update management on changes
  • Telephone collections are undertaken proactively and efficiently facilitate the resolution of queries
  • Maintain accurate customer collections records and customer details
  • Reconciling customer accounts
  • Issue final demands and agree subsequent steps with company management
  • Work closely with the Credit Control Manager to ensure the company financial objectives are met, in accordance with company policies, procedures, systems and culture
  • Reducing overall debtor levels
  • Issuing regular reports on accounts, bad debts, insurance claims as required by company management
  • Review new customer account applications prior to set up
  • Produce and send monthly customer statements
  • Any other duty deemed by the directors to be in the interest of the team in achieving its objectives

Essential

  • Calm, assertive and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills to persuade customers to pay on time and liaise with internal teams
  • Methodical, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organistional skills

These skills will be necessary to build positive relations with our customers (internal & external) and suppliers.

Desirable

  • A good understanding of IT systems (Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage) in order to effectively carry out this role.
  • Proven experience in credit control and handling trade credit insurance claims is required, preferably Euler Hermes.
  • Qualified with the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, although this is not essential.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Office parking

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Invoice Administrator, Bristol

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Overview

The role is that of Invoice Administrator and will include the processing and reconciliation of trade invoices. The team operates in a vibrant and busy working office environment and adhere to several deadlines every month.

This position is full time and permanent (35 hours per week).

Detail

  • Promptly and accurately process all trade sales and purchase invoices in order to achieve the Group’s financial objectives, in accordance with the Company’s Procedures, Culture and System
  • Generate sales invoices on a daily basis
  • Process purchase invoices in order to prepare suppliers’ payments on due dates
  • Resolve promptly all outstanding queries on suppliers’ statements
  • Liaise with the regional offices to resolve any issues with invoicing from orders
  • Provide information as requested by the Invoicing Team Manager
  • General office administration including filing and lunchtime reception rota cover
  • Any other duty deemed by the Directors to be in the interest of the company

Essential

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in English and Maths.
  • Excellent communication, computing and numeracy skills.
  • Effective telephone communication with staff across the business, its customers and suppliers.
  • Calm, assertive and a good team player.
  • Methodical, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organisational skills.

Desirable

  • Experience in sales and purchase ledger administration.
  • Experience in stock administration.
  • AAT Level 2/3 or equivalent would be beneficial.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Office parking

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Customer Service Coordinator, Birmingham

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Overview

Process customer and supplier orders, delivery requests and accounts to ensure that customer needs and service levels are achieved.

This position is full time, permanent (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Detail

  • Create and update orders and delivery requests in accordance with the Company’s procedures.
  • Develop and maintain good and effective working relationships between customers, suppliers and sales staff.
  • Support the sales teams in their objectives.
  • Ensure prompt action and progress of call offs and queries received from customers, suppliers and sales staff.
  • Check customer and manufacturer acknowledgements.
  • Monitor customer credit status in conjunction with Head Office and ensure that Company Credit Control Procedures are always adhered to.
  • Notify availability concerns to sites and sales staff.
  • Work with colleagues to achieve team objective and KPI targets.
  • General office duties such as visitor reception, admin and filing.
  • Providing cover when staff shortages occur due to holidays/sickness.
  • Any other duty deemed by the Directors to be in the interest of the team in achieving its objectives.

Essential

  • Well-developed telephone call handling skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and be polite but assertive when required.
  • Must show evidence of being organised and responding promptly.
  • Ability to listen and to be patient when required.
  • Able to work accurately and quickly.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make correct decisions.
  • Good skills in Word and general Windows environment.
  • Evidence of building relationships with customers or suppliers.
  • Must reside commutable distance of the office.

Desirable

  • Relevant experience of customer support and admin.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Office parking

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.

Customer Service Coordinator, Edinburgh

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Overview

Process customer and supplier orders, delivery requests and accounts to ensure that customer needs and service levels are achieved.

This position is full time, permanent (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Detail

  • Create and update orders and delivery requests in accordance with the Company’s procedures.
  • Develop and maintain good and effective working relationships between customers, suppliers and sales staff.
  • Support the sales teams in their objectives.
  • Ensure prompt action and progress of call offs and queries received from customers, suppliers and sales staff.
  • Check customer and manufacturer acknowledgements.
  • Monitor customer credit status in conjunction with Head Office and ensure that Company Credit Control Procedures are always adhered to.
  • Notify availability concerns to sites and sales staff.
  • Work with colleagues to achieve team objective and KPI targets.
  • General office duties such as visitor reception, admin and filing.
  • Providing cover when staff shortages occur due to holidays/sickness.
  • Any other duty deemed by the Directors to be in the interest of the team in achieving its objectives.

Essential

  • Well-developed telephone call handling skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and be polite but assertive when required.
  • Must show evidence of being organised and responding promptly.
  • Ability to listen and to be patient when required.
  • Able to work accurately and quickly.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make correct decisions.
  • Good skills in Word and general Windows environment.
  • Evidence of building relationships with customers or suppliers.
  • Must reside commutable distance of the office.

Desirable

  • Relevant experience of customer support and admin.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Office parking

All employees have a duty not to discriminate against each other, customers or suppliers and not to help anyone else do so. Click here to view our job applicant privacy notice.

To apply for this position, please send an email to hr@taylor.maxwell.co.uk with a covering letter and your CV attached.