Customer Service/Sales Representative

R&J Batteries | Negotiable Full-Time

Pin Hindmarsh, SA Australia

Come join OUR TEAM

We are R & J Batteries, one of Australia’s largest independent battery and oil distributors. Our batteries cover all applications: automotive, commercial, motorcycle, marine, deep cycle, solar and industrial. We are a market leader, a proud family owned business where we look after our staff as family.

Our busy Hindmarsh Branch is looking for a Customer Service / Sales Representative who can commit to, and uphold our Company values of Respect, Mateship, Honesty, Do it Once Do it Right and Having fun!  These values define who we are, what we do and how we do it!

We are categorised and remain as an essential business through COVID-19, therefore, an immediate start is available, if requested. 


Alongside the Counter Sales and Warehouse Staff, the main focus of this role is to be out on the road– where our customers are, providing a high level of service in areas such as all metropolitan Adelaide and selected country regions.

Working out of a Company vehicle, this role is dedicated to providing customer service and support to our existing customers whilst also spreading the R&J name to new and potential customers. A varied, fast-paced, and busy role that you can develop and grow to make your own!

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with 1-hour lunch break, plus monthly Saturday morning roster (3 hours overtime)

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the main duties of this role are:

  • Driving a Company vehicle, selling, and delivering automotive/commercial batteries and accessories to retail, trade/wholesale customers
  • Building genuine relationships, including customer prospecting/cold calling
  • Managing and growing your respective sales run
  • Managing stock levels accurately in the Company vehicle in preparation for your daily sales runs
  • Picking and packing orders accurately and promptly into the Van
  • Completing paperwork – preparing quotes, filling in account applications, etc
  • Consignment and stock rotation for our customers
  • Assist with battery charging, fitting and warranty battery testing as required (training provided)
  • Assist with inventory and stock take and branch activities when required

About YOU

This role suits someone who genuinely enjoys selling high quality products and prefers a hands-on role growing and managing the sales run. A level of physical fitness is needed as the role requires lifting heavy items.

  • Have previous experience within a hands-on Sales /Delivery position
  • Confident and licenced to drive a Manual vehicle, this is essential
  • Love sales – without the suit and tie!
  • Great presentation is required, as you are the face of the Company (Uniform provided)
  • Comfortable approaching new businesses and enjoy the challenge of turning leads into happy new customers
  • Take a natural interest to learn about market trends, product development and how best you can service each individual customer
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable speaking to all personalities
  • Good computer skills and willing to learn internal Computer systems

We value our staff – here is what’s IN IT FOR YOU!

Aside from the Company culture, which is hard working and fun-loving, you will be working with a passionate group of people, who are committed to what they are doing, and this is reflected in the results and growth of the business.

  • Our doors are wide open for you to build your career with training and development
  • Internal product specialists to provide and support you with product training
  • Amazing Staff and family discounts on all products
  • Excellent company culture in a family-owned business
  • Monthly Branch Bonus (after 6 months’ probation)
  • Rewards and recognition – Company Values, Work Anniversary, and much more!
  • R&J Batteries uniform
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • After 1 year have your Birthday Day off!!

Take the next step and APPLY NOW!

Click the Apply button and submit your application including a copy of your most updated Resume.

All applicants must hold permanent full working rights in Australia, and be vaccinated against COVID-19 in line with your state’s directions and requirements.

Please note: R&J Batteries utilises on-line behavioural questionnaires as part of the selection process for shortlisted candidates. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, driving history and police check.

We are R & J Batteries; Our People are industry leaders!  Our Products are among the best in the world! Our Service will always be second to none! As an equal opportunity employer, we value and recognise that a diverse workforce leads to better business outcomes. We are committed to a safe and inclusive culture where employees are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Our aim is to attract and retain the best people and therefore all our hiring decisions are based on merit, competence, and business requirements.

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Salary: Negotiable

Added: 10th January 2022

Job Type: Full-Time

Posted in: Automotive

Location: Hindmarsh, SA 5007 Australia

Company: R&J Batteries

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