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Rewarding careers and job opportunities

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? We’re a friendly, hard-working company that’s adding value to schools, universities and commercial laboratories across the UK. Here at APMG we have opportunities for rewarding careers in the design, manufacture and installation of high-quality laboratory and school furniture. Our plastics division offers careers in plastic fabrication for fans, ductwork and fume scrubbers.

With variety at the core of what we do our teams deliver creative solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. Our furniture and our plastics ranges are crafted here in our own factory in Greater Manchester by our skilled manufacturing teams, and our installation teams travel the country ensuring our fantastic products are fitted to our and our clients’ demanding standards.

APMG’s rewarding careers offer excellent benefits and a great working environment for the right candidate – a competitive salary, company pension scheme and life insurance are all waiting for you when you join our dynamic team. And did we mention an early finish every Friday afternoon too?

We post career opportunities on this page, but always welcome speculative applications. If you put customer satisfaction at the heart of everything you do, then please email your CV and covering letter to careers@apmg.co.uk

Recruitment agencies please respect that as we have an established in-house recruitment team, we are not looking to engage additional recruitment services. We will only consider speculative approaches from individuals. We won’t accept your calls.

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We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

Furniture Sales/Estimator 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sales/Estimator to join a leading UK manufacturer of laboratory furniture for schools, universities and commercial laboratories. This full-time, permanent position is based in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester.

You will be working within a successful family business and reporting to the Furniture Department Director. Office based for most of the time, you will also be visiting clients up to 2 days a week. We provide a company car and full and on-going training to develop your skills for this career.

You will be dealing with enquiries from existing clients and from new business leads. You will serve as an initial point of contact for customers, preparing layout drawings and written quotations.

A competitive salary and benefits, including company car, are on offer.

Responsibilities:

  • Visit customers throughout the UK, 1 to 2 days per week. Discuss customer requirements and accurately measure rooms.
  • Prepare laboratory layout drawings using AutoCAD
  • Generate quotations for clients using company excel pricing template, and occasionally from first principles
  • Respond to enquiries from laboratory users, builders, and architects.
  • Analyse drawings, specifications, tender bills of quantities and other documentation to prepare estimates.
  • Answer general client enquiries that are directed to the sales and estimating team, resolve these in a professional and helpful manner
  • Follow up outstanding quotations to secure orders

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in using Excel and Word
  • AutoCAD proficient, knowledge of Revit would be an advantage.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly organised and administratively efficient
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Strong team player whilst able to work autonomously

Knowledge or experience of estimating within a relevant construction / manufacturing / laboratory furniture business environment is an advantage.

Salary: £27,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Performance bonus
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Estimating: 2 years (preferred)
  • AutoCAD LT: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • UK Driving Licence (required)

Please email your CV and covering letter to careers@apmg.co.uk

 

Site Laboratory Furniture Installer/ Fitter

This full-time, permanent role is an excellent career opportunity for a candidate looking for a secure position with one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of laboratory furniture, fume cupboards, fans, extraction systems and fume scrubbers.

We’re looking for a Joiner chargehand with experience of the delivery and on-site installation of specialist commercial fitted furniture. Knowledge of ductwork fitting too would be an advantage but training will be given.

We specialise in laboratory and school furniture. Our high-quality products are designed and manufactured at our factory in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester. All that’s missing now is a skilled and committed installer to fit our furniture to our and our clients’ high standards.

This is a physically demanding role and includes offloading and carrying products to rooms. Working as part of a 2-man team, you’ll need to be able to get along with your team partner both during the working day and in the evenings whilst working away. You’ll have a friendly and professional approach and always go the extra mile for our customers.

We will also soon want to recruit a second installer, so if you are currently part of a 2-man team and both of you are interested then we would welcome your applications.

Location: Based in Little Hulton, Manchester; and working throughout England and occasionally in Wales and Scotland. Approximately one third of your time will be in the North West and two thirds working away from home.

Salary: Typically £40,000.00 per year. This is based on the average earnings of our current site chargehand working approximately 50 hours per week.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Fitter or Installer
  • Excellent customer service skills with a polite, helpful manner
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Strong team player whilst able to work autonomously
  • Physically fit and able to lift and manoeuvre loads
  • Awareness of Health and Safety regulations

Benefits:

  • Company pension contribution
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company social events
  • Accommodation and subsistence when away
  • Transport and tools provided by the company

Skills and Experience:

  • Joinery – 5 years (preferred)
  • UK Driving Licence (required)
  • CSCS Card (required)
  • SSSTS Card (preferred)

Salary: £38,000.00-£42,000.00 per year

Licence/Certification:

  • UK Driving Licence (required)
  • CSCS Card (required)
  • SSSTS Card (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 75% (required)

Please email your CV and covering letter to careers@apmg.co.uk

Plastic Fabricator

We’re looking for an experienced plastic fabricator. This permanent position is Full-time.

Most of APMG’s fabrication work is carried out using hand tools such as Leister welding torch, jig saw, angle grinder, etc.

The products we fabricate include fan cases, fume scubbers, tanks, rectangular ductwork, large diameter circular ductwork, transition sections. Candidates must have experience of this type of work.

Hand welding ability and pattern development would be an advantage, as would experience of GRP.

Hours: 38 per week

Salary: £21,380.00-£22,262.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Performance bonus

Benefits:

  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Plastic Fabrication: 3 years (preferred)

Please email your CV and covering letter to careers@apmg.co.uk

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