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Aug 10, 2014 | Blog, General

We are a small privately owned and growing timber-frame construction business based in Coventry. We design and build modular, eco- friendly buildings for both the public and private sector providing a fully inclusive installation service.

We are currently seeking a mature Warehouse Controller to oversee and immerse themselves in the the day to day warehouse operations and an Area Sales Manager for the South East region. 聽Applications by email to:聽Matt Gill聽

Warehouse Controller聽
Coventry 拢22k per annum + incentive scheme.聽
The ideal candidate will have warehouse experience with general maintenance and possibly construction site experience.聽
Candidates will have experience within a similar role and a forklift licence would be beneficial.
The position requires experience of managing and coordinating workloads and deliveries, with a strict approach for stock management, controlling goods in and out, along with the allocation of tools and equipment. You will need to be autonomous and manage your own time.
Whilst staff labour fluctuates, depending on workloads, we need a leader who will be self disciplined and used to setting and maintaining the highest of standards.
You will liaise and report to the General Manager and work hand in hand with the Operations Coordinator on jobs in progress/completed, ensuring that systems are accurate and up to date for work in progress.
The following responsibilities apply to the role-
Preparation and coordination of materials for each project.
Assembly of timber frame panels / cassettes.
Health and Safety responsibility for the warehouse.
Additional responsibilities include the Building Services within the workshop / production area.
Operate equipment & machinery in a safe manner
Follow Production plan & monitor work practices.
Effect good housekeeping practices and make sure warehouse is kept clean and tidy.
Work on a day to day basis and ensure all direct labour is profitably employed.
To ensure the Warehouse is maintained and operating within a professional standard
All jobs to be carried out within the times allocated and comply with Warehouse procedures.
Continually appraise daily work in progress and update General Manager and Operations Coordinator.
Advise on new ideas on tooling and efficiency.
Ensure the warehouse is secure and equipment switched off at the close of business.
Monitor all stock requirements to ensure efficient and effective usage and waste.
Highlight and report any deficiencies within the warehouse and put forward reasonable recommendations.
Good manual skills (Saws, Drills etc)
Adherence to all HR policies and procedures to ensure the effective management and development of personnel and implement performance management strategies as appropriate.
Ensure all accidents and near misses within the department are reported in logbook and to the Manager.
Responsible for carrying out quality control checks on all work and documentation completed by all personnel in the team.
All jobs to be carried out within the times allocated and to comply with the current procedures.
Identify gaps in skills base and liaise with General Manager to provide technical training solutions.
Ability to conduct risk assessments, ensure safe working practices and carry out quality control checks.
Key attributes 聽-
Self-motivated & enthusiastic with ability to work under pressure
Determination to achieve & improve in job role for potential further development
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience of working in a fast paced production environment
Confident managing team and leading improvement and change where required. You will possess a 'can do' attitude and enjoy working in an environment where quality of product and service is of paramount importance.
Most of all you will take pride in controlling and maintaining the warehouse, taking complete ownership and able to get the best out of the people around you.
This is a varied position that whilst challenging is extremely rewarding. You will be working for a friendly company, with a very low staff turnaround rate, with the opportunity to make your mark and define your own role.
Area Sales Manager 聽 South East
Salary circa 拢25k + Generous commission structure + car + benefits
We are seeking an extraordinary individual to manage a diverse mix of customers. You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of selling in both the public and private sector. You will have excellent sales and negotiation skills together with a good business sense.
Our company is an innovative Design and Build Company with a reputation for delivering high quality, value for money, bespoke buildings, across a variety of market sectors. We design and build modular, eco-friendly buildings, for both the public and private sector, providing a fully inclusive installation service.
Our success is founded on the way we deliver design and build projects by challenging the norm, finding innovative ways of working and utilising modern methods of timber-frame construction. We are always striving to exceed Customers expectations by delivering exceptional service and maintaining premium standards throughout our business.
Key attributes -
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Ability to close and win sales.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Show both empathy and optimism in dealing with customers.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Initiative and enthusiasm.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Prepare quotations with detailed design aspects in consultation with our in-house architectural support.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Excellent communication and 'people skills'.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 The ability to work calmly under pressure.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 Good IT, budget and report writing skills.
路 聽 聽 聽 聽 A full driving licence.
The ideal candidate should have a basic knowledge of the construction industry, but not necessarily modular buildings as full product training will be provided. 聽Duties will include estimating, sales liaison, site surveys, preparation of tenders and contract documentation, and attending post site meetings. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients within the defined territory to ensure a healthy pipeline is maintained in line with company targets. You will be required to visit clients on a regular basis to develop strong relationships and increase sales.
Ongoing prospects are excellent and this is a superb opportunity to progress your career in a dynamic, hard working yet fun environment.

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TG Escapes
Providing net-zero timber frame buildings since 2003. As a gold member of the Structural Timber Association we are fully compliant to design, manufacture and build giving us full control of the quality of all the timber components in our system.

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