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 MANAGERS
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John Guest is a multi-national company and a world leader in the manufacture of advanced design push-in fittings. Committed to growth, our objective is to expand innovative solutions for end users in the Plumbing Industry. Ambitious plans have created vacancies for dynamic people 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
- Building relationships and calling upon a network of trade stockists
- Promoting and developing 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.
A good knowledge of the plumbing industry would be advantageous but not essential, allied to the ability to show initiative. Applicants must live on patch.
BULK PACKER/GENERAL HAND
LATE SHIFT (3.00PM TO 11.00PM) MONDAY TO FRIDAY
Reporting directly to the Department Supervisor you will be responsible for the bulk packing of products. Your primary job functions will be:
- Bulk, hand and machine packing when required
- Weigh and count all work accurately
- Able to fully understand works order routing
- Adhere to company and departmental procedures
REFORM ROAD, MAIDENHEAD
24/7 DAY SHIFT (06.45HRS – 19.00HRS)
WORKING AN AVERAGE OF 41.125 HOURS PER WEEK
Working in our busy Extrusion Department, your main duties will consist of packing straight lengths and coiled pipes. Candidates are required to have good verbal and written communication skills and repetitive lifting is a requirement for this role.
We offer a competitive salary for both roles along with a clean, modern, working environment and 25 days holiday per annum (31 days for the 24/7 shift).
REFORM ROAD, MAIDENHEAD
DAY SHIFT: 06.45 TO 19.00 HRS
(28 DAY CONTINENTAL ROTA WORKING AN AVERAGE OF 41.125 HOURS PER WEEK).
You will be responsible for ensuring all deliveries are booked in and the necessary paperwork completed. You will also be required to complete weekly stock checks, ensure that all products leaving the factory are correctly labelled and update stock movements on the computer system. The ideal candidate will have a flexible, hands-on approach and previous experience of working in a warehouse/stores environment would be advantageous. A counterbalance forklift licence is an essential requirement for this role.
8.00AM TO 4.30PM (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)
Working within a small team you will be working on new and existing Web-based applications to support our business processes. These include manufacturing systems, sales and purchase order processing, warehousing, file management and some client facing applications.
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with proven Application experience and a good depth of knowledge. As a skilled developer, you should be able to contribute ideas and demonstrate your passion to the team. You would be expected to work as both a valued team member and individually, to achieve targets and drive projects forward.
Our existing software makes extensive use of Zend Framework, together with JQuery /JQuery UI and therefore we require proven skills in these areas.
- MVC Framework, preferably Zend Framework or similar.
- Object-based PHP 5.
- AJAX / JSON.
- MySQL, including use of stored procedures.
- Strong HTML and CSS.
- UNIX / Linux.
- Version Control, preferably Mercurial / SVN.
- Sublime or similar IDE.
- Debugging tools such as Firebug
Reform Road, Maidenhead
24/7 day shift 06.45hrs to 19.00hrs
28 day continental rota (working an average Of 41.125 hours per week).
You must be clean, smart and have good communication skills and the ability to work using your own initiative. You must also be capable of maintaining high standards of cleanliness at all times and work in a methodical manner to clean the machines, factory floor, offices, yard and toilets.
Your duties will also include some ladder work and heavy lifting. We offer a clean , modern working environment together with a competitive salary and 31 days’ holiday.