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Careers at Leekes

Join the family - Vacancies at Leekes

Whether your're looking for an exciting new career or want to develop and grow with your respected field we have a wide range of opportunities across our business.

Please use the menu on the left to select a location, to see if there are any vacancies in your local store.

Job Title
HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
£22,100

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Class 2 Delivery Driver

  • An opportunity has arisen for a HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver to work out of our Leekes of Head Office on a permanent basis.

Duties will be varied and will include:

  • Delivering products to customers homes and ensuring the high level of customer care is offered at all times.
  • Ensuring all goods are loaded and unloaded in a safe working manner.
  • Adhering to the Leekes delivery procedures and code of practice at all times
  • Daily vehicle checks on the safety of the vehicle
  • Adhering to road safety at all times

Please be aware that the driving aspect of this role is to transport you from customer delivery to customer delivery. The role is physically demanding and therefore applicants should be in good health.

The ideal candidate must have a HGV Class 2 Licence. A pleasant manner with a neat and tidy appearance is required at all times. The successful candidate will be required to work 42.5 hours, Tuesday to Saturday.

In return for your skills we offer an excellent renumeration package including:

  • Up to 33 days holidays including bank holidays
  • Up to 20% staff discount
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Full uniform provided

Interested? To apply please send a CV to [email protected]

Job Title
Service Engineer
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
£19,000

Leekes are looking to recruit experienced Service Engineer to join our Double Glazing Team covering Melksham and the Midlands.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Service Engineer to join our Double Glazing Team to service and maintain the window, door and conservatory installations within the Melksham and the Midland region.

Your duties will be varied and will include:

Responsibility for all service work, identifying and ordering parts where necessary.

  • Managing your diary and booking customer service calls as requested from the Central Customer Service Team
  • Carrying out emergency calls as and when required
  • Ensuring the vehicle is fully stocked with all components to complete service calls
  • Reporting any fitting problems to the Installation Manager
  • Always striving to ensure this service call is completed in one visit.

The ideal candidate will possess previous experience of window, door and conservatory installation service work.  A background knowledge of the building industry would be advantageous.

In return we offer:

  • up to 33 days holiday allowance including bank holidays
  • up to 20%Staff discount
  • external discount scheme with well known brands
  • contributory pension scheme
  • free car parking

Interested? Submit a CV to [email protected]

 

Job Title
Kitchen Sales Consultant
Location
Bilston
Salary
OTE £30,000

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Kitchen Sales Consultant to join our team

If you enjoy working in a fast paced sales driven environment where customer service is the top priority and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced, you will want to join our team of sales consultants on our Kitchen Department.

Selling from a department which has over 20 kitchen displays of the highest specification, and offers a full installation service you will be responsible for driving sales in addition too:

  • Promoting the features and benefits of the kitchens on display
  • Planning and designing the kitchen using a computer based design package
  • Ensuring customers receive the highest standards of service

Whilst training will be offered on internal systems a strong knowledge of the kitchen industry, the ability to plan high specification kitchens and use a design planning system are essential.

Above all, you must be able to demonstrate;

  • A genuine flair and enthusiasm for working within retail and have an interest in the product
  • Be committed to providing excellent customer service
  • The ability build customer rapport and close sales

In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including a generous commission scheme and staff discount.

If you can demonstate these qualities we would love to hear from you. Send your CV and a covering letter to Bev Sulston at [email protected]

Job Title
Sales Assistants - Building Trade Counter
Location
Tonypandy
Salary
£4.50 - £8.38 per hour

We are currently recruitng for a full time sales assistant to join our team on a permanent basis

Working as part of the store retail team in our Builders Merchant store, you will contribute to the general running of the shop floor by implementing the company customer care, and stock procedures to a high standard at all times.

Your duties will be varied and include:

  • Improving sales by delivering excellent customer service to local builders & tradesmen, and DIY enthusiasts
  • Receiving deliveries loading customer vehicles. Some heavy lifting may be required,.
  • Serving customers, dealing with enquiries and offering advice on the trade counter.
  • Co-ordinating appropriate paperwork for sales and deliveries
  • Assist with the display of stock
  • Keeping the allocated area safe, clean and tidy

For this role, we’re looking for:

  • Ability to work in a busy team & retail environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Physical ability to manually handle and move stock around the store
  • Full driving licence preferable

    Please note: The role does require manual handling of building materials and stock so physical fitness and strength is essential to carry out this role.

     

Interested? If you are interested and wish to apply please submit your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Customer Service Team Leader
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
£18,135

A great opportunity for an experienced Team Leader to join our Distribution Team at Head Office

Our Distribution Customer Service Team play an important role in ensuring our customers receive excellent service from us. The key function of the department is to ensure customers receive the right order at the right time on the right day.

To ensure this part of the customer journey runs smoothly and efficiently we are recruiting for a Customer Service Team Leader to join our team on a full time, permanent basis.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • delivery & Route Planning,
  • eCommerce and Web Sale administration,
  • chase function,
  • payments refunds & staff management & development.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Ensure distribution levels are maximised by adjusting the available delivery slots in line with demand
  • Ensure that all communication to customers is administered correctly, and in the most efficient manner via  Phone calls, Letters, Texts or Email
  • Ensure all calls through the distribution customer service telephone queue are managed quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure routes are planned to maximize the efficiency of the delivery vehicles taking special requirements into consideration where possible
  • Liaise with stores to ensure all documentation and goods are available for deliveries
    Inform customers of any customer requests that cannot be accommodated
  • Resolve any loading queries from the previous day
  • Monitor departmental attendance levels,complete weekly time sheets and update staff holiday log.


For this role we're looking for:

  • Previous experience team management
  • Experienced and confident in analysing data, producing reports,  problem solving and working unsupervised
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Outlook and internal software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience dealing with high volumes of customer queries


To apply please submit a full CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Lead Taker/Sales Generator - Kitchens
Location
Melksham
Salary
£19,500 OTE

We are currently looking for a Lead Taker/Sales Generator to join our team in our Cross Hands Store.

Leekes is currently looking for a Lead Sales to join our team in our Melksham Store 37.5 hours per week over a 7 day rota to include evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

  • You should have an outgoing personality and a desire to sell is essential for success within this role
  • Previous experience for sales lead generation is preferred and/or a selling role within a retail store.

Main Duties:

  • Maximise the number of sales leads and arrange home appointments with customers for our Design & Sales Consultants.
  • Work with a computerised lead log to monitor and manage leads.
  • Use in house computer system to adminster and file documents
  • Sell related products.

If you feel you have the skills and ambition needed to succeed send a covering letter and CV to Charlie Keyzar at [email protected]

Job Title
Carpet Sales Consultant
Location
Crosshands
Salary
Basic £15,000 + OTE + Commission

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Carpet Sales Consultant who provides excellent customer service to customers purchasing carpets and flooring for the home.

What are we looking for?

  • You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a fast paced sales environment working to sales targets and KPI’s.
  • You will be well presented, confident with customers and passionate about delivering a high standard of customer service.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be eager to introduce your customers to our fantastic carpet & flooring displays which include brands such as Axminster,Britons and Adams as well as our own Casa range offering modern, traditional and contemporary styles.
  • You will be able to guide them through the features and benefits of the product to help them find their ideal flooring for any room in the home.
  • Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting warranty, delivery and finance options.
  • You will liaise with your colleagues to ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service. In return we offer uncapped commission and the fun of working in a bustling, engaging and supportive team environment.
  • You must be available to work 37.5 hours per week covering late nights, weekends and bank holidays.

As a Sales Consultant your typical day will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information
  • Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates

If this sounds like you and you can demonstate these qualities we would love to hear from you. Send your CV's and a covering letter to [email protected] or [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Kitchen Sales Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£30,000 to £35,000

Experienced Kitchen Sales Consultant wanted!

If you enjoy working in a fast paced sales driven environment where customer service is the top priority, the product range is outstanding and competitively priced and you are experienced in kitchen sales, you will be a perfect fit to join our team of sales consultants on our Kitchen Department. Selling from a recently refurbished department which has over 30 kitchen displays of the highest specification, and offers a full installation service you will be responsible for driving sales in addition too:

  • Promoting the features and benefits of the kitchens on display
  • Planning and designing the kitchens layout using a computer based design package.
  • Maximising sales opportunities
  • Ensuring customers receive the highest standards of service.

Whilst training will be offered on internal systems a strong knowledge of the kitchen industry, the ability plan high specification kitchens and use a design planning system are essential Above all, you must be able to demonstrate;

  • A genuine flair and enthusiasm for working within retail and have an interest in the product
  • Be committed to providing excellent customer service
  • The ability build customer rapport and close sales

The successful candidate must be willing to work a minimum of 37.5 hours a week including Saturdays/SundayBank Holidays on a rota basis. Late night working - until 7.00pm -  is required.

In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including 

  • Up to 33 days holiday per annum, 
  • A generous commission scheme,
  • Up to 20% staff discount
  • Holiday commission
  • Contributory pension
  • Free car parking

Interested? Send a covering letter along with a copy of your CV to Linda Jones at [email protected] or [email protected] llantrisant.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Kitchen Sales Consultant
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000 OTE

Experienced Kitchen Sales Consultant required in our Cross Hands store.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced sales driven environment where customer service is the top priority, the product range is outstanding and competitively priced and you are experienced in kitchen sales, you will be a perfect fit to join our team of sales consultants on our Kitchen Department. Selling from a recently refurbished department which has over 30 kitchen displays of the highest specification, and offers a full installation service you will be responsible for driving sales in addition too:

  • Promoting the features and benefits of the kitchens on display

  • Planning and designing the kitchens layout using a computer based design package.

  • Maximising sales opportunities

  • Ensuring customers receive the highest standards of service.

Whilst training will be offered on internal systems a strong knowledge of the kitchen industry, the ability plan high specification kitchens and use a design planning system are essential Above all, you must be able to demonstrate;

  • A genuine flair and enthusiasm for working within retail and have an interest in the product

  • Be committed to providing excellent customer service

  • The ability build customer rapport and close sales

The successful candidate must be willing to work a minimum of 37.5 hours a week including Saturdays/SundayBank Holidays on a rota basis. Late night working - until 7.00pm -  is required.

Interested? Send a covering letter along with a copy of your CV to Linda Jones at [email protected] or [email protected] llantrisant.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Building Sales Manager
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
OTE £30,000

We are currently looking to recruit a Building Sales Manager for our Builders Merchant business.

Due to fantastic sales growth we are recruiting for an experienced, self motivated Sales Manager for our Builders Merchant business.

The successful candidate will be required to manage and help grow departmental sales by selling our wide and competitively priced building products to an existing and new customer base.
 
Covering the South Wales area and based either at Llantrisant the successful applicant will be working pro-actively to increase the company’s profile within the target market sector, growing business with small to medium building firms and contractors.

In addition to growing your business you will nurture and maintain existing key accounts maximising selling opportunities.

Within this exciting and challenging role the main responsibilities will consist of;

  • Monitoring building developments within your area to gain a strong understanding of potential opportunities and who the key contacts are
  • Utilise the extensive customer information to identify sales opportunities
  • Be proactive in using promotional materials, ensure you have appropriate samples, literature, information on new products to grow sales
  • Working closely with the central buying team and store sales team to ensure the overall sales function of the branch is running to optimum capability and profitability

The ideal candidate:

  • Prior experience in field sales and a strong knowledge of the construction and building materials industry is essential
  • You will be dynamic, driven, self-disciplined and be confident working with numbers and figures.

In return for your skills we offer a competitive salary, a company car, laptop and mobile phone as well as generous benefits, including :

  • Up to 33 days holiday per annum
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • Staff discount across the retail and leisure group
  • A contributory pension scheme

 

To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter to  [email protected]

Job Title
Senior Information Desk Cashier
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£8.53 per hour

We are looking for an Information Desk Supervisor for 37.5 hours per week

This is a fast paced, varied role working within our established Information Desk Department where high customer service standards are priority.

Main duties & responsibilites:

  • Working in an efficient department ensuring tills are covered at all times
  • Promoting and providing excellent customer service in dealing with customer enquiries and requests and refunds
  • Resolve all customer complaints in a swift and professional manner
  • Provide assistance to the Business Unit Manager when required

For this role, we're looking for:

  • Previous customer service experience in a retail environment is essential
  • Experienced in supervising a team is preferred
  • A proffesional, friendly attitude
  • Experience and proven ability to work well within a busy team

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours a week on a rota basis.

In return for your skills we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Up to 33 days holiday allowance per year including bank holidays
  • Up to 20% staff discount
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided

To apply submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected]  

Job Title
General Sales Advisor
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£16,340 - age dependant

We require an enthusiastic, hands on individual, preferably who has previously worked in a trade or builders merchant and must have a proven track record in sales within the Llantrisant Store

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Improving sales by delivering excellent customer service

  • Receiving deliveries, unloading and loading store delivery trucks and customer vehicles.

  • Manual handling and moving stock

  • Serving customers, dealing with enquiries and offering advice on several departments

  • Co-ordinating appropriate paperwork for sales and deliveries.

  • Assist with the display of stock.

  • Keeping the allocated area safe, clean and tidy.

     

    Qualifications and Skills:

  • Unexpired, full,clean,UK /EEA or Swiss driving licence essential

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a busy team environment.

  • Enthusiasm and motivation.

  • Excellent customer service.

Hours: Includes store opening times, weekends and bank holidays.

 

Please apply to: Linda Jones– Human Resources Advisor [email protected]

Job Title
Bedroom Sales Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£15,000

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Bedroom Sales Consultants to join our sales team at the Leekes Llantrisant store

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Bedroom Sales Consultants to join our sales team at the Leekes Llantrisant store.

What are we looking for?

  • You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a sales environment including working to targets, KPI’s and have up-selling skills.
  • You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers and making a lasting impression Knowledge and experience of selling furniture is preferred but not essential
  • If you can demonstrate these qualities we’d love to hear from you.

For the right person this a flourishing career in one of the UK's leading retailers. Customer satisfaction is a priority, and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced

What will you be doing?

  • Working in the showroom you will be the first point of contact for customers and therefore confident in approaching people.
  • You will be eager to introduce them to our fantastic furniture displays and guide them through the products features and benefits to help them find their ideal item for any room in the home.
  • Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting our finance, warranty and delivery options.
  • You will liaise with your fellow team to ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service all whilst earning uncapped commission and working in a bustling, engaging environment.
  • You will also be available to work 37.5 hours per week on a mixed weekday/evening/weekend rota to maximise the departments

This will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates
  • Driving sales and supporting the stores overall success

 

In return we offer:

  • Basic salary paid monthly
  • Generous uncapped commission and holiday commission
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 20% staff discount
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Business attire provided
  • Great career progression opportunities Full training provided

Interested? To apply directly to the recruiter submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Carpet Fitters - Sub Contracted
Location
Bilston
Salary
excellent rates

Due to high business levels we are looking for experienced Carpet Fitters to join our Llantrisant team.

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential,
as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

For more Information email: [email protected] or pop into the Carpet Department in store

Job Title
Restaurant Assistant
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
£4.50 - £7.55 per hour

We currently have a full-time 37.5 hr vacancy in our store restaurant

Our in-store restaurant offers high quality snacks, light meals and refreshments to our customers 7 days a week and we are currently recruiting for a part time restaurant assistant to join our team.

Duties Involve:

  •  Serving customers including handling money and using the till
  •  Preparing food, ensuring health and hygiene standards are always met
  •  Maintaining the restaurants cleanliness and high standards to ensure a pleasant experience for our customers

For this role we're looking for:

  • A friendly, proffesional manner
  • Able to work well within a team
  • Previous customer or food handling experience is preffered

This is a full-time role offering 37.5 hours per week.

Applicants must be available to work weekends.

To apply submit a CV to [email protected]  

Job Title
Furniture Sales Consultant
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
OTE of £18,000 - £20,000

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Consultant to join our team

  • You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a sales environment including working to targets, KPI’s and have up-selling skills.
  • You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers and making a lasting impression.
  • You will have knowledge and experience of selling furniture is preferred but not essential.

If you can demonstrate these qualities we’d love to hear from you. For the right person this a flourishing career in one of the UK's leading retailers. Customer satisfaction is a priority, the product range is outstanding and competitively priced 

What will you be doing?

  • Working in the showroom you will be the first point of contact for customers and therefore confident in approaching people.
  • You will be eager to introduce them to our fantastic furniture displays and guide them through the products features and benefits to help them find their ideal item for any room in the home.
  • Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting our finance, warranty and delivery options.
  • You will liaise with your fellow team to ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service all whilst earning uncapped commission and working in a bustling, engaging environment.

This will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information
  • Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates
  • Driving sales and supporting the stores overall success

You will also be available to work 3 days a week on a mixed weekday/evening/weekend rota to maximise the departments sales and your earnings.


In return for your skills we offer an excellent remuneration package including:

  • Basic monthly salary plus -
  • Generous sales commission + holiday commission
  • Up to 33 holidays including bank holidays
  • 20% staff discount
  • Free parking
  • Business attire
  • Great career development and training opportunities

If you are interested and want to apply please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or [email protected]

Job Title
Bedroom Sales Consultant
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
£15,000

We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Bedroom Sales Consultant to join our team at the Leekes Crosshands Store.

If you enjoy working in a sales focused environment where customer service is a top priority and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced, you will want to join our team of enthusiastic sales consultants.


Our Cross Hands Store is home to a fantastic bedroom department featuring a variety of bed ranges incluing Tempur, Hypnos and Sealy. The showroom is complimented with an extensive range of bedroom furniture including brands such as Kingstown, Nolte and Wellemobel, as well as our own Casa range and we are looking for experienced sales consultants to join our team.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about delivering a high standard of service
  • Able to demonstrate proven selling skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work as part of a team

In return for your skills we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous sales commission
  • Holiday commission
  • Up to 33 days holidays including bank holidays
  • Up to 20% staff discount across the group
  • Contributory pension scheme

Interested? Then we would love to hear from you. Please send a current CV, covering letter and your salary expectation to <#0563c1;">[email protected]

Job Title
Window Fitters - self employed
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

We are currently looking for Window Fitters to work in the Cross Hands & Swansea area

Due to continued expansion, we are looking for highly motivated, window installers to join our network of self employed teams in the Cross Hands, Swansea, Ammanford and surronding areas.
Prev ious installation experience is essential, as is a smart approach and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

Applicants must have pride in their work to install to the highest standards.

Work is provided on a sub-contracted basis and we offer consistent levels of work and prompt weekly payments with excellent rates

If you would like to join a fantastic team, earn good money and receive constant work flow get in touch. email [email protected]  or call John on 07970 234 478

Job Title
Carpet Fitter - Sub Contracted
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

Due to high business levels we are looking for carpet fitters in the Cross Hands area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential, as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

To enquire conact the Carpet team at [email protected] or call the store on 01792  544115

Job Title
Carpet Fitters - sub contracted
Location
Melksham
Salary
self employed - excellent rates of pay

Due to high business levels we are looking for experienced Carpet Fitters in the Melksham area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential,as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

For more information contact [email protected]

Job Title
Conservatory Installation and Base Fitting Teams
Location
Melksham and the surrounding areas
Salary
Sub Contracted

Due to high business levels we are looking to take on Conservatory Installation & Base Fitting Teams

We have a great opportunity due to planned growth for experienced Conservatory and Base fitting teams.to work in the Melksham area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous installation experience is essential , as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.
Company vehicle is also provided including fuel

 

 
 

If you want unlimited work, an opportunity to earn good money and to be part of a successful team please provide a brief employment & experience history and send for the attention of Gareth to [email protected]

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