Careers at Europlanters

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NEW POSITION

Estimators

Are you an estimator looking for an opportunity to learn the industry within a growing business?
Due to further expansion of our well established company manufacturing planters, we are looking to recruit an estimator to join our busy team based in Bredbury, Stockport.
This is an exciting position that will suit a candidate with excellent IT skills, competent in math and a good team player with attention to detail.
The position is full time (40 hours per week).

Responsibilities will include:
Supporting a team of estimators producing quotations from architectural drawings, specifications and/or BoQs.
Completing a variety or accurate new, revision and copy quotations.
Delivering outstanding service to all customers. Liaising with customers and other internal departments to clarify project requirements.
Providing an efficient chaser service to sales.
Working with various internal departments including sales, customer service, manufacturing and despatch.
Working as part of a team but able to use own initiative.
Carrying out any other tasks that may be necessary for the smooth running of the department.

Essential skills:
Excellent IT skills with a strong attention to detail. The ability to multi-task. The ability to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines excellent problem solving skills.
Ongoing training will be given on the estimating software and products. The ideal candidate must be proficient in IT and able to pick things up quickly.
Excellent mathematical skills (A Level or excellent GCSE grade).

Desirable skills:
Able to use SketchUp and other CAD type programmes.
Background in Engineering/Manufacturing and or Estimating.
Good knowledge of Landscape / Garden design.

Job types:
Full-time, Permanent.

Package includes:
Competitive rate of pay
28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Pension scheme
Bonus scheme
Training / CPD

Finishers

Europlanters has been established for over 30 years and prides itself in the manufacturing of quality products, mainly planters for Gardens, Shopping Centres, Roof Terraces and the like.
Within the company we are looking to recruit candidates for the role of finishers, to complement the existing, large team of skilled laminators, mould makers, trimmers & finishers at our workshop location in Stockport.
This job would suit someone who is skilled in trimming  and buffing GRP products or experienced in joinery.
You would be expected to work on your own initiative and work alongside your supervisor in order to the meet the varying day to day needs of our busy business.
There is a starting rate of pay and then excellent rates of pay negotiable depending on skills and experience. The hours will be 40 hours per week with overtime (paid at time and a half) a possibility.
This position will involve an element of lifting or moving of light loads therefore you will need to be reasonably physically fit.
It would also be beneficial if candidates can use a spray gun as you may be needed in other areas of the factory from time to time.


Package includes:
Competitive rates of pay
28 days holiday
Bonus scheme
Pension scheme

Laminators

Europlanters has been established for over 30 years and prides itself in the manufacturing of quality products, mainly planters for gardens, shopping centres, roof terraces and the like.
Due to continued expansion of orders we need experienced laminators. The right person will have previous Hand Lay experience with GRP and experience in finishing products to a high standard.
Laminators must be confident in laminating (hand lay application) and have the ability trim products.
You would be expected to work on your own initiative and work alongside your supervisor in order to the meet the varying day to day needs of our busy business.
There is a starting rate of pay and then excellent rates of pay negotiable depending on skills and experience. The hours will be 40 hours per week with overtime (paid at time and a half) a possibility.
This position will involve an element of lifting or moving of light loads therefore you will need to be reasonably physically fit.
It would also be beneficial if candidates can use a spray gun as you may be needed in other areas of the factory from time to time.


Job types:
Full-time, permanent


Package includes:
Competitive rates of pay
28 days holiday
Pension scheme
Bonus scheme

Trainee Joiner

POSITION FILLED

The ideal applicant will be a reliable and dedicated individual, with a good work ethic along with a keen and enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn. The position would be ideal for someone who wants to learn the foundations of joinery and develop their career opportunities within our joinery department

Skills required:
Good organisational skills to suit working in a workshop-type environment
Good attention to detail
Must enjoy learning and have a desire to continually learn new skills.
Very well presented and you take pride in your appearance.
Excellent communication skills with colleagues as well as customers and suppliers
Understanding and ability to work to deadlines is essential
Physical fitness as you will be lifting raw materials

The role involves the following duties:
Learning to identify different types of wood / timber and their uses, choosing the right piece for a job.
Preparing and coating timber ready for assembling into various benches, planters and other street furniture.
Understanding and working to technical drawings
Measuring and marking wood according to technical designs
Assisting with the control of materials within the workshop
Producing cutting lists
Assisting to make masters and moulds
Using hand tools working up to cutting wood on machines. (full training will be given)
Working to production schedules and budgets
Conducting quality checks on supplies and finished products

Job type:
Full-time, permanent
40 hour week
8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday
8am – 2pm on Friday

Package includes:
28 days holiday (inc Bank Holidays)
Competitive rates of pay
Free parking
Pension scheme
Bonus scheme
Career opportunities

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