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Join Our Team at SM Electrical Supplies!

We're hiring at SM Electrical Supplies and Steven MacDonald Lighting Kirkcaldy

At SM Electrical Supplies, we're more than just a family-run electrical wholesaler; we're a close-knit team dedicated to providing exceptional service and quality products to our customers.

Since our founding in 1987, we've grown from a small shop in Kirkcaldy to a trusted name throughout Fife and beyond, with branches in both Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh. Our success is built on the hard work and dedication of our staff, and we're looking to welcome new members to our family.

Why Work With Us?

  • A Supportive Family Business: Being family-run means we value each member of our team. You're not just an employee; you're part of the SM family.

  • Great Working Environment: We pride ourselves on creating a positive and supportive workplace where everyone can thrive.

  • Growth and Progression: At SM, we believe in nurturing our team's talents and offering opportunities for internal progression and professional growth.

  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive salaries and benefits to match the dedication and hard work our team members bring to our company every day.

  • Equal Opportunities: SM is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Who We're Looking For

We're seeking motivated individuals who share our passion for excellence in customer service and a keen interest in the electrical supplies industry. Whether you're starting your career or looking for a new challenge, if you have a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn, we'd genuienly love to hear from you.

Open Positions

Steven MacDonald Lighting hiring sales assistant

  • Sales Assistant (Steven MacDonald Lighting Showroom): 

    This full-time role is based in the heart of Fife, within the Steven MacDonald Lighting Showroom — the largest lighting showroom in the area. We are a family-run business committed to excellence, growth, and providing a supportive work environment for our team.

    About the Role

    As a Sales Assistant, you'll play a pivotal role in driving the success of our Kirkcaldy branch. Your responsibilities will include:

    • Sales and Marketing: Utilizing your sales acumen to sell and market our diverse inventory of electrical and lighting products.

    • Market Expansion: Devising and implementing strategies to explore and penetrate new markets, thereby expanding our customer base.

    • Collaboration: Working closely with leadership, team members, and suppliers to achieve business goals.

    • IT Proficiency: Operating IT systems such as Intact IQ, Microsoft Office package (including Teams and Outlook), ensuring efficiency in all aspects of the role.

    • Showroom Styling: With a keen eye for decor trends, you'll be responsible for styling and maintaining the visual appeal of the Steven MacDonald Lighting Showroom displays.

  • Trade Counter Operative (SM Electrical Supplies, Kirkcaldy)

    SM Electrical Supplies Kirkcaldy are hiring now

    About the role

    SM Electrical Supplies is looking to recruit a Trade Counter Operative to join our flagship branch in Kirkcaldy. This full-time role is perfect for someone passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and eager to dive into a variety of tasks. From managing the trade counter, handling phone sales, and updating stock ranges to stepping in as a relief driver and crafting engaging product displays, your day will be dynamic and rewarding.

  • What You'll Be Doing:

    • Giving our customers the best service around

    • Juggling tasks from warehouse work to handling phone orders and sprucing up our trade counter

    • Hopping into the driver's seat as our relief delivery driver when needed

    • Building great relationships with customers, the team, and our suppliers

    • Mastering IT systems like Intact IQ, Microsoft Office, Teams, and Outlook

  • We're Looking For Someone Who:

    • Puts customers first and has experience in customer service

    • Can keep up in a fast-paced environment and doesn’t mind a bit of multitasking

    • Is detail-oriented and adaptable

    • Loves learning new tech and systems

    • Has experience in a multi-product warehouse setting (big plus!)

    • Knows a thing or two about electrical products or has industry experience (also a massive plus!)

  • The Deal:

    • Full-time, permanent position
    • Salary between £23,000 and £26,000 per year

How to Apply

Fancy applying? There's a few ways you can do so; 

  1. You can apply via our job advertisements on (Sales Assistant & Trade Counter Operative). 

  2. Prospective andidates can also directly submit a CV and Cover Letter to the following email contact;,, or

  3. Alternatively, candidates can provide a brief overview of their career and skillsets, as well as a Cover Letter via the below contact form

For candidates applying via email and contact form, we ask that you please state which available role you are applying for.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team and working together to continue providing the best electrical supplies and service across Fife and Edinburgh.