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)

North West (East Cheshire, Manchester, SE Lancs, Staffs, Glossop, Buxton)
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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TECHNICAL ENGINEER (Plastic Moulding)
Day Shift - 7am to 3.30pm


Must be qualified in electrical work, hydraulics and general maintenance.

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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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TRAINEE SETTER
Day shift (7am to 3.30pm)


Applicants will need to possess good mechanical or machining skills, be hands on and have a practical approach. Full training will be provided.

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MATERIALS HANDLER/PACKER
Late shift - Monday to Friday - 15.00hrs to 23.00hrs


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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SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER
CHIPPENHAM MON–FRI 8.30am‐5.00pm


Based in Chippenham, you will work on projects for customers all over the UK, preparing detailed specifications, quotations and CAD layouts for a variety of new build and renovation projects. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain knowledge with a big company in a growing market within the construction industry.
Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of Microsoft packages and some experience with AutoCAD would be desirable but not essential. Experience is preferred, but we will consider this as a trainee role for the right person and teach you all you need to know to help you develop your skills. Every day will bring different challenges so we are looking for someone with a flexible approach, a willingness to be part of the team and a desire to offer the best service to our customers.

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I.T. SUPPORT ANALYST

The main duties of this role are as follows:

1. Responsible for the specification, selection, acquisition, deployment and support of all I.T. hardware and related products including:
  • Servers (UNIX, Windows and Mac)
  • Client workstations
  • Terminal devices
  • Peripheral devices (printers, scanners, plotters etc.)
  • Networking hardware (routes, switches, hubs etc.)
2. Responsible for the specification, selection, acquisition, deployment and support of all I.T. software (both operating systems and applications)

3. Carry out network support (cabling, configuration etc.)

4. Oversee I.T. security, including:
  • Setting and maintenance of user accounts and passwords
  • Physical security in and around computer rooms
  • Establishing, supervising and verifying backup routines
5. Updating control systems (hardware asset tracking system, register of software licences and I.T work request documentation)

6. Work in line with company policies regarding departmental issues (e-mail, internet etc.)

7. Support organisations telephone system, including:
  • Acquisition and deployment of telephone hardware
  • Programming of switch systems.
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UNIX SUPPORT ANALYST

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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.