The World Leader in Push-fit Fittings

Recruitment


At John Guest we believe that good people make good products. In line with this, we place great importance in the career and skills development of all who work at the company. Listed below are the roles that we are currently looking for. Should you have an interest in any of the positions or would simply like more information, please contact us and our HR department will get back to you shortly. 

If you are interested in putting yourself forward for any of the current vacancies, please forward your CV to Personnel@johnguest.co.uk detailing the position for which you wish to apply, or alternatively, telephone 01895 425325 for an application form.
AREA SALES MANAGERS
We are now recruiting for the following regions:
Scotland (West)

Eastern (Beds, West Cambs, Herts, Milton Keynes
)


Committed to growth, our objective is to expand innovative solutions for end users in the Plumbing Industry. 

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager daily, this role involves:
  • Targeting and calling upon the UK’s top plumbing contractors and developers
  • Building relationships and calling upon a network of trade stockists
  • Promote and develop sales of new product ranges
The ideal candidate will have a sound commercial background with proven history of new business achievements. Applicants need to be articulate, numerate and have the ability to achieve management objectives and show initiative. A good knowledge of the plumbing industry would be advantageous but not essential.

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PRODUCT DESIGN DRAUGHTSPERSON
Monday to Friday (7am to 3.30pm)


We are looking for a product design draughtsperson who will be responsible for the drafting and detailing of Company products. The successful candidate will draw/model component designs including correct tolerance applications using 3D and or 2D design tools. You must have experience of working as a draughtsman using 3D CAD packages preferably solidworks.

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TECHNICAL SALES ENGINEER
(To Cover Kent, Sussex, Surrey and South London)

Plumbing knowledge is essential and would suit someone with a sales/technical background.

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AUTOMATION SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER
Monday – Friday (7.00am to 3.30pm)


We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and reliable individual to join the Engineering team. The role is to work alongside mechanical, software and automation engineers and to assist them in the design, programming and commissioning of automation systems for special purpose assembly and test equipment.

You will be involved in a variety of projects that require attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines. The equipment is designed and manufactured internally for use in our world class manufacturing facilities. There will also be the requirement to provide technical support for the existing equipment in the production environment.

Knowledge, skills and experience requirements;
  • Qualified to HNC/HND or above in Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic or Integrated Engineering
  • Experience in “Automatic and Semi-automatic assembly machine” system design
  • Experience and knowledge of PLC [Siemens,Toshiba] and robotic automation
  • Ability to design PLC, SCADA & industrial Network solutions to suit projects/design specifications
  • Knowledge of industrial networks and protocols such as, PROFIBUS, RS485, Ethernet IP etc
  • In-depth knowledge of ladder logic programming
  • Pragmatic, approachable, problem solver
  • Experience of technical document production throughout the project lifecycle
  • PC skills for documents, spreadsheets and databases
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Logical problem solving skills Flexible and capable of working across teams and independently to get the right results.

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MACHINE OPERATOR/ ASSEMBLER/PACKER
Monday to Friday – Late shift (3pm to 11pm)


Duties will include:
  • Hand and machine packing
  • Use of product scanners
  • Counting all work to ensure it is accurately packed
  • Adhering to company and departmental procedures
  • Assembly of plastic components (as and when required)
  • Carrying out additional tasks to ensure the efficiency of the department
Candidates are required to have good verbal and written communication skills and should be capable of lifting boxes weighing up to 20 kilos. Experience within a packing/warehouse environment would be advantageous.

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MATERIALS HANDLER/PACKER
Monday to Friday – Late shift (3pm to 11pm)


You’ll be responsible for the movement and organising of work in the packing department, reporting to the Department Supervisor. The role involves using computers to set printer information, using scanners, setting and loading packing machines with the correct products to ensure continuous running and keeping all machines supplied with the correct consumable items. Responsible for the quality and accuracy of work, you must be able to understand and complete documentation and be expected to carry out basic repairs to machinery as well as to hand, machine and bulk pack when required. The ideal candidate will have basic mechanical experience and have computer and organisational skills.

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TEMPORARY CATERING ASSISTANT
Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 4.00pm


To work with our busy team in the day to day operation of our staff restaurants. Duties varying from sandwich preparation, food and beverage service, till work and general cleaning during and after service.