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Careers at International Decorative Surfaces

To exceed your potential. It's got to be IDS.

International Decorative Surfaces are a people business; our customers come to us and stay with us because we have highly trained and loyal staff that are very much a part of their local community.

We are proud that our people are long serving and that they are able to work and develop themselves in a challenging but supportive environment.

We believe that everyone has something to contribute and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce and promoting equal opportunities. The option to work flexibly and part-time is available for many of our job roles. Our training is constantly evolving to ensure everyone has the skills in which to fulfill their maximum job potential and to adequately prepare for career moves within the business. As our objective is to promote from within, where possible, there are excellent opportunities for career development.

Sales positions Nationwide

If you are a highly motivated individual who enjoys the challenge of identifying and developing new business opportunities we want to hear from you.

We currently have sales representatives across the UK and Ireland reporting into our strategically placed regional branches. The primary function of these roles is to represent and promote the company with our existing customers, to generate sales enquiries and to win orders from both new and existing accounts. As a proactive salesperson you would be expected to visit existing customers on a regular basis and undertake cold calling activity on prospective customers in order to meet monthly targets.

To be considered for a sales role, you must have previous experience within a similar position and be able to demonstrate a successful track record in sales. A knowledge of laminates, worktops or panel products is highly desirable but not essential as full product training will be provided to successful applicants.

Location Position
Woodford Sales & Customer Service Assistant
Nuneaton / Midlands Business Development Manager
Stoke / North West Business Development Manager

Branch - Warehousing and Distribution Roles

If you enjoy providing the best service in a busy team environment, then a career in one of our branches could be for you.

As the UK’s largest distributor of surfacing materials, we have a number of roles available including Sales and Customer Service Assistants, Warehouse Operatives, and Drivers. A full list of branch locations can be found here.

Our Sales and Customer Service Assistants work with a wide range of customers (commercial, retail and end users), meaning that they have specialist knowledge of our full product range – of which full training is given. Sales are important, but our main aim is to provide excellent service to all of our customers.

Our warehouses are hives of activity built upon team work, discipline and organisation. Roles involve picking, packing and dispatching the full range of our products both manually and using Manual Handling Equipment. There are a number of shift patterns worked within our warehouses across the country and so there are roles to suit everyone.

Our dedicated drivers are the first point of face to face contact for a lot of our customers, and as such it is imperative that they provide a high level of customer service, dedication and enthusiasm at all times. Again, there are a number of different shifts available across our 18 branches.

Location Position
Woodford Branch Assistant

Head office roles

Our head office roles are based predominantly at our Newcastle Under Lyme premises where our dedicated teams work to support our branch network. Whether you're specialised in Finance, IT, HR or Marketing; you'll be ensuring that our branches get the assistance, advice and guidance they need in order to maximise their potential.

Location Position
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If you would like further information on our current vacancies, please email [email protected].