General Sales Person

  • Job Reference: 00000213-1
  • Date Posted: 11 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Highland Industrial Supplies
  • Website:
  • Location: Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Highland Industrial Supplies Ltd, Scotland's largest independent industrial supply group, has earned the reputation of providing excellent service through our vast range of products and the knowledge and helpfulness of our staff.


We are seeking a General Sales Person to join our Kirkwall branch. This role is to provide assistance to the Counter Manager and other team members to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the Sales Department.


Main Duties:

Serving customers on a daily basis and helping them with any queries they have in relation to products

Processing cash / credit card transactions through the cash point register.

Replenish stock items as and when required.

Processing invoices and handing out to customers along with their goods ensuring legible signatures are received.

Checking stock levels in relation to management stock sheet system


Essential Requirements:

Ability to work well within a team environment or on your own initiative

Confidence while speaking with customers

Ability to prioritise and manage your workload

Numeracy and accuracy skills



To apply: Please send your CV to

OR in writing to:

Freddie Tait
Branch manager
Highland industrial supplies LTD
4 Grainshore drive
Hatston industrial estate
KW15 1RE



The recruitment process for this vacancy is being handled by The Orkney Employment Consultancy under the terms of The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations, 2003.  Candidates currently registered with The Orkney Employment Consultancy will be contacted directly regarding the above vacancy and do not need to submit an additional application.