LOCATION: Unit 4, Forge Close, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2UF

Department: Sales

Posted: 28th June 2019

Overview of Role

An vacancy has arisen at our regional distribution centre in Barrow-in-Furness.

The role will involve working with existing and new customers, ranging from completing quote requests and negotiating with suppliers, to securing orders. The position will also cover developing the distribution centre's existing customers and new customer base, problem solving and working with other Acorn branches and departments.

As well as working in the sales team Monday to Friday, on occasion the role will also involve covering the trade counter and helping out in the warehouse on site.

The ability to engage with new and existing customers and build relationships with people over the telephone is essential in this 40-hour a week role.

If you are target driven with a real flair for working alone as well as being a part of a great team then we would love to hear from you.  Further details of the role can be provided on request.

Salary and benefits are negotiable and will be discussed at interview level, taking into consideration level of experience. 

Additional details -

• Full UK Driving license essential

• 22 days paid annual leave per year plus public holidays.

• Company paid health cash plan through Westfield and bonus potential after completion of successful probationary period.

• Free on-site parking

We are always looking for passionate, talented and enthusiastic people to join the team.   We make sure every Acorn employee has the chance to make a difference - we offer career-enhancing development opportunities for those with the talent and energy to drive us forward. In addition, as Acorn is part of Axel Johnson International, there are also potential career opportunities within 25 countries worldwide.

If you think you have what it takes to improve how we do things, then we would like to hear from you. Please email your CV and a covering letter to :-

Or apply by post to -

The HR Manager
Acorn Industrial Services Ltd (Head Office)
Unit A, Denby Way
Hellaby Industrial Estate
S66 8HR

Inclusion and Diversity:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We provide an inclusive environment for all our employees.

We are committed to fostering inclusion and diversity in relation to our employees, customers and the community in which we operate.   We aim to ensure that all our employees have the opportunity to develop to their full potential regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or background; and we will not allow artificial or prejudicial barriers from obstructing their career and personal development.