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.
INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER
(BASED AT WEST DRAYTON)
MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9.00AM TO 5.30PM (5.00PM FINISH ON FRIDAYS) HOWEVER, FLEXIBILTY WILL BE REQUIRED.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- A proven track record of achieving growth in their respective sales areas
- Be a strong new business generator in an International Sales environment.
- Be able to manage key accounts effectively
- Be results orientated
- Be highly motivated and be able to demonstrate strong, communication, literacy and numeracy skills
- Able to clearly demonstrate using their initiative as well as being part of a team
- Be highly organised and able to prove that they can work with good attention to detail
- Experience of International Sales preferred
- Be prepared to travel within the UK and extensively abroad and therefore must possess a full drivers licence.
AREA SALES MANAGER (NW)
To cover the following areas:
Manchester, East Cheshire and SE Lancashire, including Buxton and Glossop.
(The Ideal candidate would live in Manchester or Cheshire)
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.
Day shift – 07.00hrs to 15.30hrs
The main requirement of this role is to set and maintain plastic processing equipment post the injection moulding process. Further training will be given on specific equipment although the ideal candidate must have the following:
- Minimum of 2 years experience of machine setting within a manufacturing environment
- Experience of plastic injection moulding
Day shift – 07.00hrs to 15.30hrs
This role will require individuals to undertake simple assembly of plastic fittings to a high standard with the use of specialist tools.
Based at West Drayton but travel required
6.30am to 3.00pm (Monday to Friday)
Working in our busy staff restaurants you will be responsible for maintaining the inventory, operations and cleanliness of our vending machines, which will include travelling to our sites in Bracknell and Maidenhead, therefore a full drivers licence is an essential requirement for this role. Other duties will include food preparation, till operation and maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the restaurants.
The ideal candidate will have good communication and organisational skills, be enthusiastic and flexible in their approach and able to offer a high level of customer service. Previous catering experience is essential along with experience of both vending and handling cash.
LONGSHOT LANE, BRACKNELL
DAY SHIFT – (7AM to 3.30PM)
LATE SHIFT – (2PM TO 10.30PM)
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 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.
GENERAL HAND/FORKLIFT TRUCK DRIVER
LATE SHIFT – 3.00PM TO 11.00PM (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)
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. You must be qualified and competent to operate a Counterbalance Forklift Truck and possess a full drivers licence.
REFORM ROAD, MAIDENHEAD
24/7 DAY SHIFT (06.45HRS – 19.00HRS)
(28 day continental rota working an average of 41.125 hours per week)
You will be working in our busy Extrusion Department, packing straight lengths and coiled pipes. Candidates are required to have good verbal and written communication skills and experience of working a night shift would be advantageous. Repetitive lifting is a requirement for this role.