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Metal Supermarkets® is expanding rapidly and is always looking for experienced metals people!

The ability to work in a small, resourceful team-based environment focused on delivering world-7class customer service is critical in all roles. Perhaps you don’t have any metal experience? Well we are always looking for enthusiastic, hardworking people, sales and customer service focused people wanting to grow with us, so you are welcome to get in touch. Perhaps Metal Supermarkets is the opportunity you are looking for!

Warehouse/Driver

Manchester (Trafford Park)

Interested in getting into one of the world’s major industries? Our established Manchester (Trafford Park) store is looking for an experienced Driver/Warehouse Operative for the expanding operation.

Known worldwide as The Convenience Stores for Metal, Metal Supermarkets has over 100 stores across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. We have been providing businesses and walk in consumers with quality customer service and products since 1985.

About the Opportunity

As Warehouse/Driver you will be responsible for processing orders and making deliveries/pickups to our customers and from our suppliers in a 3.5 tonne drop-side truck while maintaining the highest level of service possible. You will receive equipment and metal training. This is a great way to get into the industry at the ground level and learn the business!

Responsibilities

  • Cut customer orders using metal-cutting equipment such as saws, hydraulic guillotine, etc. to exact customer specifications
  • Receive, identify and stock incoming materials as required
  • Assist in proper maintenance of equipment (saws, forklift, etc.) ensuring safety first for everyone
  • Make small quantity metal deliveries to local industrial/manufacturing client base while maintaining a superior level of customer service
  • Pick up larger orders from suppliers
  • Maintain company vehicle to company safety standards
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Advise Store Management of any requirements for maintenance and repairs
  • Ensure Warehouse is clean, organized and safe at all times
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Qualifications

  • 1 year of previous driving experience
  • Valid driver’s license Category B
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Ability to accurately use measuring instruments – i.e.: tape measure and callipers
  • Motivated and enthusiastic team member
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent English communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to react to frequent schedule/routing changes
  • Physically able to frequently lift/move metal product weighing up to 25kg
  • Secondary School education
  • Forklift certified with experience an asset
  • Computer skills – MS office, etc. a definite asset
  • Metal and metal related product knowledge a definite asset

This is what we can offer you:

  • Wage £9.75 per hour
  • Incentive program includes £50 monthly attendance bonus, monthly £30 on target sales bonus and an annual £100 operations excellence bonus
  • Full uniform provided including boots
  • Up to 44 hours per week
  • Shifts are typically 7:00 – 4:00 Monday to Friday
  • You will be required to work every second Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Interested candidates can apply to this position by emailing a resume with a cover letter to [email protected]

Warehouse/Driver

London (Park Royal)

Interested in getting into one of the world’s major industries? Our established Park Royal store is looking for an experienced Driver /Warehouse Operative for the expanding operation.

Known worldwide as The Convenience Stores for Metal, Metal Supermarkets has over 100 stores across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. We have been providing businesses and walk in consumers with quality customer service and products since 1985.

About the Opportunity
As Warehouse/Driver you will be responsible for processing orders and making deliveries/pickups to our customers and from our suppliers in a 3.5 tonne drop-side truck while maintaining the highest level of service possible. You will receive equipment and metal training. This is a great way to get into the industry at the ground level and learn the business!

Responsibilities
Cut customer orders using metal-cutting equipment such as saws, hydraulic guillotine, etc. to exact customer specifications

  • Receive, identify and stock incoming materials as required
  • Assist in proper maintenance of equipment (saws, forklift, etc.) ensuring safety first for everyone
  • Make small quantity metal deliveries to local industrial/manufacturing client base while maintaining a superior level of customer service
  • Pick up larger orders from suppliers
  • Maintain company vehicle to company safety standards
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Advise Store Management of any requirements for maintenance and repairs
  • Ensure Warehouse is clean, organized and safe at all times
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Qualifications

  • 1 year of previous driving experience
  • Valid driver’s license Category B
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Ability to accurately use measuring instruments – i.e.: tape measure and callipers
  • Motivated and enthusiastic team member
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent English communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to react to frequent schedule/routing changes
  • Physically able to frequently lift/move metal product weighing up to 25kg
  • Secondary School education
  • Forklift certified with experience an asset
  • Computer skills – MS office, etc. a definite asset
  • Metal and metal related product knowledge a definite asset

This is what we can offer you:

  • Wage £11.00
  • Incentive program includes £50 monthly attendance bonus, monthly £30 on target sales bonus and an annual £100 operations excellence bonus.
  • Full uniform provided including boots.
  • Up to 44 hours per week
  • Shifts are typically 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, occasionally 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • You will be required to work every second Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Interested candidates can apply to this position by emailing a resume with a cover letter to [email protected]

Assistant Store Manager

Leeds

Our Leeds store is successful, established, operationally well organised, sales and business-focused location. We are looking for an Assistant Store Manager to join our team.

Based in Canada, we are the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals serving the general public and trade customers. There are over one hundred Metal Supermarkets stores worldwide with seven in the UK and plans to open more. Career progression is a key and real opportunity for our staff as we grow here and internationally.

We sell most standard shapes and grades of mild steel, aluminium, stainless, brass, and copper and will source non-stock material upon customer request. Value-added services such as production cutting, painting, bending, drilling, etc. are also available at our locations. We also offer a wide range of services like welding, powder coating, laser cutting, etc. through our network of partner suppliers.

For more information, please visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.co.uk/about-us/

We have extensive online and in-store training programmes in all aspects of the business. As you can see from below this position provides the opportunity for someone to develop their skills in managing an entire store operation with a key focus on the warehouse, delivery service, purchasing, and stock control. You will learn about metal, how to buy it, sell it, warehouse it, move it, and process it!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

General Management

  • Ensure growth in the business by assisting in programs of business development including sales and marketing.
  • Assist the Store Manager and head office in reviewing costs, budgets, store strategic planning, and service quality
  • Open up and hold keys.
  • Manage the full store in the manager’s absence
  • Driving Licence required

Staff management and training.

  • Day to day management of the store warehouse and delivery team.
  • Train staff or assist the Store Manager in staff training including warehouse, delivery, health and safety, and customer service functions and processes.
  • Assist the Store Manager in ensuring that appropriate records such as training certificates are maintained.
  • Provide the key link between operations with the front office staff.
  • Work in conjunction with Store Manager and Head Office to effectively recruit new staff for your team.

Transport and deliveries

  • Manage the store delivery truck(s)
  • Delivery management to ensure fast, efficient cost-effective delivery services are provided. This will include daily delivery route planning, use of tracker software to monitor the store truck and driver performance, managing and reviewing the performance of outside carrier and courier services used by the store.

Purchasing and stock control

  • Oversee (or perform) purchase activities and approved supplier relations
  • Manage the store stock on hand including the receiving process, storage, checking processes, and scrap.
  • Assist the Store Manager with discrepancy investigations.
  • Working at all times to minimise waste.

Machinery & processing equipment

  • Manage store cutting and processing machinery and equipment including the servicing regime,
  • Arrange and oversee cutting plans and job flow.

Forklift and lifting equipment

  • Be a trained forklift driver (training provided)
  • Managing staff forklift training program.
  • Managing forklift and lifting equipment servicing etc.

Store Counter and customer service

You will be an important customer service resource but not the main counter person. While counter CSRs report to the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager will have supervisory responsibility of counter processes when required and will work on the counter during busy periods or as sickness/holiday cover when required.

Health and safety

  • Be the store first aider attending a first aid course as required.
  • Ensure that store Work Shop Rules are adhered to by staff and the warehouse is a safe clean place to work.
  • Perform the role of Fire evacuation officer.

Job details

  • Competitive base salary of £24,500 pa
  • Generous incentive bonus with performing stores incentive averaging £1900 – £3400 per annum for this position
  • Full uniform provided including boots.
  • Up to 44 hours per week
  • Shifts are typically 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Friday
  • You will generally be required to work every second Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations: Counter screens, masks, hand gel and cleaning regime.