SPAR Catcote – Retail Assistant – James Hall & Co – Hartlepool

James Hall & Co

Trading Administrator

Based at our state-of-the-art head office and distribution centre on the outskirts of Preston, James Hall & Co. Ltd. have been established for over 150 years proudly serving communities across the north of England as supplier and distributor to over 600 SPAR stores.

We are proud to be one of the biggest employers in Lancashire with over 3000 colleagues who represent our core values of passion, enterprise and family every single day.

About the Role

This will be a general administration role relating to ordering, price changes and promotions in support of the trading activities within James Hall & Co ltd.. This is an entry level role and a fantastic opportunity to become part of a fast growing and innovative business.

Here’s What You Can Expect to be Doing 

  • Accurate and timely data inputting into departmental records
  • Create and maintain accurate product records by supplier and by designated product category
  • Using Microsoft Excel to check products, pricing and promotional submissions.
  • Running reports to help the trading manager analyse category performance
  • Dealing with any initial invoice queries from suppliers
  • Supporting the trading manager with general administration
  • Be the first point of contact with customers and suppliers via email and phone
  • Administrative support for the trading team across a variety of tasks
  • A Few Things About You

    If you have the below skills and knowledge, we would love to receive your application!

  • Positive and adopts a ‘can do’ attitude to challenging situations
  • Takes responsibility for the challenge and looks for options and solutions to overcome obstacles
  • Personal motivation, showing a personal drive for overall team success
  • Is enthusiastic, passionate and energetic whilst consistently striving to exceed expectations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal customers
  • Demonstrates good time management
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Understanding of general office duties
  • Why us?

    James Hall & Co. Ltd. have one simple vison: to still be in business in another 50 years!

    To make this vision possible we need the best talents to join us on our journey. We are a family company and we believe that if we look after our people, they will look after us.

    Here are some of the benefits that you can take advantage of as an employee of James Hall & Co. Ltd.

    Company Doctor –We care about the health and wellbeing of our people. That is why you will have access to our company doctor with the ability to book appointments directly.

    Free On-site Parking  - You don’t have to worry about paying for parking or getting from your car to the office as our site boasts a secure car park with over 1000 spaces.

    Subsidised Canteen  – We know how hard our people work so when hunger strikes, we have an excellent on-site canteen that offers a wide range of freshly cooked meals, salads, sandwiches and confectionary plus free tea and coffee

    Holidays  – Everyone needs a break so as an employee of James Hall & Co. Ltd. you will receive our enhanced holiday package of 22 days holidays per year plus bank holidays (unless otherwise stated). Holiday entitlement increases with continuous service every two years 

    Learning & Development  – We want all of our colleagues to reach their full potential. That is why you will benefit from our in-house learning and development team who will provide you access to fully funded accredited training and industry recognised qualifications.

    Grocery Aid  –We work with the national charity Grocery Aid to provide all colleagues a 24/7 helpline service that is free, independent and confidential. Grocery Aid also offer a wide range of other fantastic services to support you when you need it.

    We also offer staff discount, cycle to work scheme, bereavement pay and our famous Christmas Hamper!

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