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Trade Counter

Industrial & Manufacturing
£21,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
Free Parking
St Neots
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For more information about this job please contact:

Tessa Grant

You will be working within the central hub of this niche business within St Neots. Your mechanic/automotive knowledge will be essential to complete the daily tasks. As a company they endeavour to provide their clients with a swift, efficient, flexible and cost effective solution for any propshaft application. You will be providing excellent customer service via phone, email and face-to-face. To learn the responsibilities of a Trade Counter Operative including the niche product identification, product assessment and market/industry knowledge. This is a busy, hands on role where no two days will be the same.

You could be picking orders, lifting a propshaft from a vehicle, diagnosing the issue, making the decision on the repairs needed, quoting on the items to then organising with the workshop a replacement of the materials needed.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the trade counter.
  • Assisting customers with enquiries this is where your knowledge within the automotive industry is essential.
  • Lifting propshafts (up to 25kg) from vehicles to counter.
  • To learn how to give a technical and engineering perspective on incoming enquiries.
  • Ensure that the customer experience and their requirements are managed internally and externally.
  • To ensure that enquiries, quotes and tenders are prepared and submitted.
  • To assist in costings for workshop products.
  • To provide shop floor instructions of workshop product as and where appropriate.
  • Fully comply with Company Policies including Health and Safety at all times.


Monday to Friday 8.15am – 5.15pm


20 days per year which is reviewed on a yearly basis.

Please apply today for immediate consideration. 

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