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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 – 17:30hrs)
Location: Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and West Cambridgeshire.

The ideal candidate will be based on patch or live 10-15 minutes from one of the destinations mentioned above. 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:

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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ASSISTANT MANAGER

Night Shift (22:30hrs – 07:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

We are looking for a flexible, “hands-on” person, able to assist the Night Shift Manager and ensure the efficient flow of work whilst implementing procedures, maintaining a high degree of quality and achieving on time deliveries.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

The ideal candidate will have a manufacturing background and held positions of responsibility managing a multi-tasked team of machine and bench based operators in a modern high volume production company.

You will support the Night Shift Manager, leading teams in both factory 4 & 2 to complete all post production moulding operations. Experience of managing or supervising production teams and a working knowledge of ERP systems, Microsoft Excel and Word is essential. Familiarity with ISO 9001/2000, or similar would be advantageous along with knowledge of computer database systems and experience of working a night shift. We are looking for a flexible, “hands-on” person, able to ensure the efficient flow of work whilst implementing procedures, maintaining a high degree of quality and achieving on time deliveries. Above all you will be a logical, structured thinker, who is energetic, well-motivated and able to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels.

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SETTER

Day Shift (07:00hrs – 15:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Applicants should be able to demonstrate good mechanical skills gained in an engineering background and ideally will have had some experience in a busy manufacturing environment. Due to the specialist nature of the machines, full training will be given to the right candidate although previous experience would be advantageous.

In addition to an attractive salary, benefits include pension and life assurance schemes, a subsidised restaurant and a clean, modern working environment.

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TEMPORARY MACHINE OPERATOR / ASSEMBLER

Evening Shift (15:00hrs – 23:00hrs)
Twilight Shift (18:00hrs – 22:00hrs)
Night Shift (23:00hrs – 07:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Successful applicants will be expected to start January 2018.

Applicants with nimble fingers who can operate light, clean, small machines and also hand assemble our range of plastic components, are needed for our very modern factory. Applicants are required to have good verbal and written communication skills and previous assembly experience would be advantageous.

We offer a clean, modern working environment together with a competitive salary.

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TEMPORARY MACHINE OPERATOR / GENERAL HAND

24/7 Day Shift (07:00hrs – 1900hrs)
24/7 Night Shift (19:00hrs – 07:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Successful applicants will be expected to start January 2018.

This role is responsible for Manufactured Parts and Product Movement and your duties will include the assembly of products manually and using automatic machines.

You will be responsible for quality checks and quality testing and ensuring that all works orders are accompanied by the correct documentation. Operating the machines to achieve maximum output you will report all deviations from the specification to the supervisor or deputy and assist in the movement of work throughout the department. Carrying out duties within the department in accordance with all Health and Safety requirements is essential. Relevant manufacturing experience would be preferred.

We offer a clean, modern working environment together with a competitive salary.

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GENERAL HAND AND PACKER

Evening Shift (15:00hrs – 23:00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Reporting directly to the Department Supervisor you will be responsible for the bulk packing of products.

Your primary job functions will be:

A flexible and positive attitude to working is essential. We offer a clean, modern working environment together with a competitive salary.

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TOOLMAKER

Day Shift (07:00hrs – 15:30hrs)
Location: West Drayton

You will be responsible for the manufacture and/or maintenance of mould and/or press tools in our modern in-house tool room. Ideally, you will be a time-served apprentice and experienced within a tool room environment.

We offer a clean, modern working environment, together with a competitive salary.

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WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT

Day Shift (07.00hrs – 15.00hrs)
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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STORESPERSON

12/7 Day Shift (07.00hrs to 19.00hrs)
Location: West Drayton

Your primary job functions will be:

Computer literacy essential as well as an organised and methodical approach to work. Previous stores experience preferred. A flexible and positive attitude to working is vital.

You will be required to work to continental shift patterns. The shift pattern is over 14 days as follows: 2 days, 2 days off, 3 days, 2 days off, 2 days, 3 days off.

We offer a clean, modern working environment together with a competitive salary and 31 days holiday per annum.

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FACTORY CLEANER / FACTORY GENERAL HAND

Day Shift (10.00hrs to 18.00hrs)
Location: Cornwall

Your primary job functions will be:

A flexible and positive attitude to working is essential. We offer a clean, modern working environment together with a competitive salary.