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.
AREA SALES MANAGER
To cover the following areas:
Staffordshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire (applicants must live on patch)
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 will 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
CUSTOMER SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR
Monday to Friday – 8.30am to 5.00pm (4.30pm finish on Fridays)
Your duties will be as follows:
- Process orders using a VDU
- Liaise with customers by telephone and letter
- Investigate and settle queries
- Assist sales force with product information
- Carry out general administration tasks
Previous customer service experience is essential along with keyboard skills/computer literacy and a polite and pleasant telephone manner. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach and the ability to work in a pressurised environment.
FORKLIFT TRUCK DRIVERS/GENERAL HAND
Evening shift: 3pm to 11pm
You need to be hard working, self-motivated, flexible and able to work using your own initiative. With good communication skills and the ability to use computers and scanners, you will be responsible for all documentation required in respect of allocating, issuing and booking work in and out. With an understanding of works order routings, you will load packing machines with the ability to pack finished products by machine or hand. You will also be required to organise the loading of pallets for movement to other departments and the loading and unloading of work to vehicles.
Experience of driving a counterbalance forklift is an essential requirement for this role and you must possess a full UK driver’s licence.
Monday to Friday 10.30pm to 7.00am
Responsible for the Welding departments on the Night shift, duties will include:
- Maximising machine and labour capacity
- Ensuring correct components are issued to workstations
- Maintaining quality requirements
- Carrying out random sampling
- Monitoring and maintaining stock levels
- Training machine operators within the department
- Maintaining fixture and tooling inventories
The ideal candidate will have a manufacturing or production background, a flexible, hands-on approach and experience of managing or supporting a team.
Night Shift 11.00pm to 7.00am
Candidates must have a manufacturing background and preferably worked within a multi-tasked team operating high level machinery. Duties will involve operating our modern pneumatic and cam operated automatic assembly machines within our automotive assembly department.
Key skills required:
- Experience in high volume automatic assembly
- Flexible approach to manufacturing
- Excellent document control
- Achieve excellent product quality
Applicants must also have a familiarity working within a quality system, so that our exact quality requirements can be maintained.
Longshot Lane, Bracknell
Day Shift – 7.00am to 3.30pm
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. You will provide general assistance including heavy lifting and movement of products around the warehouse.
You will be enthusiastic and flexible in your approach and committed to providing a high quality, responsive service. Previous warehouse experience is essential for this role.