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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 [email protected] detailing the position for which you wish to apply, or alternatively, telephone 01895 425325 for an application form.

If you wish to apply for an apprenticeship, please visit here.

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AREA SALES MANAGER

Day Shift (09:00hrs to 17:30hrs)
Location: Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Committed to the growth of John Guest our objective is to expand innovative solutions for end users in the Plumbing Industry and are now seeking a dynamic individual to join our sales force. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager daily, this role involves: Targeting and calling upon the UK’s top plumbing contractors and developers to create demand Building relationships and calling upon a network of trade stockists Promoting 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, 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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DIVISIONAL SALES MANAGER

(NORTHERN) Day Shift (09:00hrs to 17:30hrs)
Location: North West or Yorkshire

Key responsibilities: To help create demand for plumbing related products in order to increase sales and market share, as well as assisting with the management of the region and supporting strategy.

The ideal candidate must have the following:

Ideally located within the North West or Yorkshire and you must hold a full driving licence

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SENIOR PURCHASE LEDGER ADMINISTRATOR

Day Shift (08:30hrs – 17:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Key Duties will include:

This is a varied and challenging role that demands proven experience in a similar position. You’ll also be a good communicator who can work equally effectively within a team and on your own initiative.

In addition to an attractive salary, benefits include pension and life assurance schemes, a subsidised restaurant and a 4:30 pm Friday finish.

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PROCESS DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN

Day Shift (07.00hrs to 15.30hrs)
Location: West Drayton

As an integral member of the New Product Introduction team, the Process Development Technician will play a crucial role in the commissioning of all new injection mould tooling produced by and for John Guest.

Your duties will include commissioning new tooling by developing a suitable process under the guidance of the Process Development Engineer.

Ideally, the candidate will be familiar with multi-cavity injection moulding tooling typically using hot runners and valve gates and will have experience of engineering polymers including POM, reinforced nylon, reinforced PP, sulphone polymers, cross-linked polyethylene and many more.

This role is based in a modern, well-maintained injection moulding facility working for an engineering department that is complete with in-house tool design and manufacturing facilities. All engineering disciplines are self-contained within the West Drayton site.

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FACTORY MOVEMENTS

Evening Shift (14.00hrs to 22.30hrs)
Location: West Drayton

The successful candidate will be responsible for the movement of stock and work in progress between factories around the West Drayton site utilising a forklift. This will include the movement of raw materials between relevant departments and the movement of any other Company goods that require a forklift. You will also be required to assist in the loading and unloading of vehicles.

A full drivers licence and forklift experience is essential.

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PROCESS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Day Shift (07.00hrs to 15.30hrs)
Location: West Drayton

As an integral member of the new product development team, the Process Development Engineer will be responsible for the commissioning of new injection mould tooling produced by and for John Guest.

The successful candidate will be responsible for accepting new injection mould tooling from the tool maker; supervising its loading into an Arburg injection moulding machine and developing a suitable process. Your aim is to develop the process and tool to produce high quality moulded components within target cycle times.

The Process Development Engineer will communicate with all relevant members of the team, including tool designers, tool makers, project managers, production engineers and component inspectors. The ideal candidate will be able to recommend solutions to those problems.

Familiarity with multi-cavity injection moulding tooling typically using hot runners and valve gates is essential and ideally the candidate will have experience of engineering polymers including POM, reinforced nylon, reinforced PP, sulphone polymers, cross-linked polyethylene and many more.

A proven theoretical knowledge of the injection moulding process is an advantage.

This role is based in a modern, well-maintained injection moulding facility working for an engineering department that is complete with in-house tool design and manufacturing facilities. All engineering disciplines are self-contained within the West Drayton site.

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EXTRUSION OPERATOR

Day Shift (06.45hrs – 19.00hrs)
28 day continental rota working on average of 41.125 hours per week
Location: Maidenhead

You will be an important member of a dedicated team working on state-of-the-art equipment, producing excellent quality plastic pipes manufactured within an ISO 9001 environment. Engineering/industrial machine operating experience would be a distinct advantage. All candidates are required to have good verbal and written communication skills.

We offer a clean, modern working environment along with a competitive salary, pension and 31 days holiday.

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WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT

Night Shift (21:30hrs – 06:00hrs)
Location: Bracknell

Playing an important part in our busy warehouse, you will pick and process customer orders quickly and accurately, whilst resolving any queries with the Supervisor and provide general assistance including heavy lifting and movement of products around the warehouse. Experience in a similar environment is essential and experience of a night shift environment is preferred.

Naturally, you will be enthusiastic and flexible in your approach and committed to providing a high quality, responsive service.

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SECURITY GUARD

24/7 Rotating Shifts (07:00hrs – 19:00hrs & 19:00hrs – 07:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Required to patrol our modern manufacturing complexes at our sites in West Drayton, Maidenhead & Bracknell.
Previous security experience is essential, along with a vettable 10 year work history. An SIA licence would be advantageous and you must meet SIA criteria. Own transport and a full (clean) driving licence are essential. Uniform will be provided.

We offer the following:

You will be required to work day and night shifts, with an average working week of 42 hours. The shift pattern is over 28 days as follows: 2 days, 2 days off, 3 days,2 days off, 2 days, 3 days off, 2 nights, 2 nights off, 3nights, 2 nights off, 2 nights, 3 nights off.

The ideal candidate will be honest, reliable, physically fit, possess excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team.

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INDUSTRIAL CLEANER

Day Shift (07.00hrs to 15.30hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Essential to the day-to-day operation of a successful manufacturing company we now require an additional cleaner. Areas worked will cover factory floor, yard and toilet facilities, duties will also include moulding machine cleaning, ladder work and heavy lifting.

A flexible and positive attitude to working is essential.

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INDUSTRIAL CLEANER

Day Shift (07.00hrs to 15.30hrs)
Location: Bracknell

Essential to the day-to-day operation of a successful manufacturing company we now require an additional cleaner. Areas worked will cover factory floor, yard and toilet facilities, duties will also include moulding machine cleaning, ladder work and heavy lifting.

A flexible and positive attitude to working is essential.

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