We know that at RF Blount & Sons that it’s our people who will ensure our continued success and development.

That’s why we carefully select our staff for their knowledge and experience. We pride ourselves on employing the right people for the job.

So, if you think that you’ve got what it takes, perhaps you can look forward to the opportunity of building a strong and lasting career within RF Blount & Sons.

Please contact us and provide details of your experience and qualifications.  References are welcome.


Trade Counter Sales Person


Job Description

Working on a busy Trade Counter, you will be  providing a service and support to customers and company engineers by identifying their product requirements and ensuring the most efficient route to sales.  This is achieved through competitive sourcing of product whilst maximising profitability.

Communicating with customers face to face and telephone and email.

Maintaining a high standard of administration using bespoke IT software (Sage and Construction manager) relating to the purchasing, receipt and booking in of products.

Providing quotations on a wide range of plumbing and heating products.

To maintain good working relationships with manufacturers representatives, distributors and suppliers as required.

Be responsible for keeping their designated work area clean, tidy and fully merchandised.

Comply with health and safety practises within the workplace.

Any other duties as required by the line manager.


Skills and Person Specification

Ability to work as part of a close team and also independently.

Excellent communication skills.

Flexible approach to multi-tasking within a busy environment.

Ability to organise your workload and meet set deadlines.

Good administration and numerical skills.

Must be hardworking, honest and reliable.


Other Requirements

Holder of a full driving licence

Company Benefits include:

Commission paid on good performance and sales.

Company pension scheme.

Annual leave entitlement of 20 days plus bank holidays.

Staff entitlement to discounted rates on products.

Working Hours

Full time permanent position.

42.5 hours per week.

Saturday morning working on a rota basis.

Position is subject to a probationary period.

Kettering, MID NN16 8TD
Job type
Full Time, Permanent
17,680.00 – 19,480.00 £  per year
Maximum Includes Commission

If you would like to apply, please send your CV to