Welcome to the Winsford 1-5 Job Vacancy page where resident companies on Winsford Industrial Estate can add their current vacancies.

Below is a list of vacancies that are currently available on the Industrial Estate. To find out more about the position and how to apply, then please click on the appropriate link.

If you are a company on the estate and have a job vacancy that you would like to post, then please send a job description document and a completed template form to:
winsford1-5@groundwork.org.uk.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Apprenticeship in Engineering & Manufacturing – Level 2

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : 2 year Apprenticeship
Salary : Starting at £165.75 per week
Hours : 40 per week, Monday – Friday 07:30 – 15:30
Closing Date : 2019-08-19

What the role entails:

Each apprentice will learn the skills that make Tiger Trailers the best in the business. Working with a skilled mentor they will learn and experience all the major manufacturing stages in the production process. They spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Ideal candidate skills and requirements:

  • Have a desire to succeed
  • Be committed
  • Be hardworking
  • Hold an interest in engineering

Qualifications: GCSE’s grade 1 – 3 in English, Maths & I.T

Main duties of the role:

Before each new apprentice starts working on our shop floor, they attend one week’s basic training at the college to teach basic workshop skills and safe working practices. Following basic training they go to college on day release to receive work shop training, ensuring they achieve the required standards for the Apprenticeship they are completing. They will spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Applications to be submitted via the careers page on the Tiger Trailers website: https://www.tigertrailers.co.uk/vacancies/

Telephone number for further details:

Tiger Trailers
Alan Cartwright House
Road One
Winsford
CW7 3RL

Apprenticeship in Engineering & Manufacturing – Level 3

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : 4 year Apprenticeship
Salary : Starting at £165.75 per week
Hours : 40 per week, Monday – Friday 07:30 – 15:30
Closing Date : 2019-08-19

What the role entails:

Each apprentice will learn the skills that make Tiger Trailers the best in the business. Working with a skilled mentor they will learn and experience all the major manufacturing stages in the production process. They spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Ideal candidate skills and requirements:

  • Have a desire to succeed
  • Be committed
  • Be hardworking
  • Hold an interest in engineering

Qualifications: GCSE’s grade 4 – 9 in English, Maths & I.T
Main duties of the role:

Before each new apprentice starts working on our shop floor, they attend one week’s basic training at the college to teach basic workshop skills and safe working practices. Following basic training they go to college on day release to receive work shop training, ensuring they achieve the required standards for the Apprenticeship they are completing. They will spend four months in each department (including fabrication, chassis build, assembly, air and electrical systems, through to trailer completion). They are supported throughout the programme with regular reviews and assessments at each key stage.

Applications to be submitted via the careers page on the Tiger Trailers website: https://www.tigertrailers.co.uk/vacancies/

Telephone number for further details:

Tiger Trailers
Alan Cartwright House
Road One
Winsford
CW7 3RL

Customer Service Representative

Company : Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location : Winsford, Cheshire
Job Type : Permanent
Hours : 25hrs per week
Contact Email : claire.fitzsimmons@thermofisher.com
Attachment : Download
Closing Date : 2019-04-26
Interview Date : 2019-04-29

Position Summary:
Working in our customer service team, driving success and building winning relationships with customers and colleagues. Responsible for ensuring customers globally receive the best support possible through processing of customer orders, exporting shipments and general correspondence with other internal departments and Thermo Fisher Scientific sites. Encouraged to make process improvements, you will be a problem solver and a team player, keen to deliver a high level of service at all times.

What will you do?
• Sales Contract Review
• Sales order coordination for customers within EMEA
• Provide spare parts and service quotations to distributors and end users covering industries such as Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, Iron & Steel
• Process customer orders and enter onto SAP.
• Liaise with production teams on site and our USA manufacturing facility to ensure on time deliveries.
• Arrange shipments with export documentation including invoices, certificates of origin etc
• Active engagement in Process Improvements
• Help provide monthly metrics to Sales Management.

Who we are looking for – experience, skills & abilities:
• GCSE grades (A*-C) in Maths and English, A-Levels/ NVQ or equivalent.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• SAP Experience preferred.
• Understanding of sales contracts preferred.
• Fluent in English, 2nd language advantageous but not essential
• Strong communication skills (verbal/written)
• Proven organizational skills
• Ability to work under pressure while retaining a high degree of accuracy.
• Experience of export or import preferred
• Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

What’s in it for you?
• Varied role within a major global life sciences organization
• Core benefits including – 4% annual bonus, BUPA healthcare, Life Assurance policy (4 x base salary), pension scheme, Employee Assistance Program.
• Access to a range of flexible benefits – including but not limited to dental scheme, subsidized gym memberships & more

Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative

Company : AOCC
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Part Time / Holiday Cover
Hours : As required

Job Role

  • Multi-drop parcel delivery/collection van driving
  • Same Day courier van driving
  • Warehouse order picking / parcel sorting
  • We are looking for a somebody to fill the above role, we need candidates who are enthusiastic, flexible and who can work on their own initiative.
  • They must be able to work as part of a team but are equally capable of working on their own.

Full clean driving license would be preferred.

Previous experience would be looked at favourably but is not essential.

Email your CV to contact@aoccltd.com or call 01606 551154

Electrical Engineer/Panel Wirer

Company : LV Power Solutions Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Temp - Perm (6 month trial period)
Salary : from £18,000 BUT depends on experience
Hours : 8am - 5:30pm (1 hour lunch) Monday - Thursday. 8am - 3:30pm Friday

We have a great opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our team, who offer complete bespoke switchgear solutions across the UK. Working closely with the Production Manager and General Manager, the successful candidate will provide key support with ongoing projects and general day to day production schedule. This role will be predominantly workshop based, however some travel will be required to carry our site surveys and installations.

It’s the first step on the ladder for a successful career in a Production Management within a growing industry.


The Role
This role will be an extremely varied position, but the key responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Operations Manager with day to day tasks, ensuring all projects are completed to deadline
  • Have a clear understanding of the production schedule, including job file requirements, kit lists and deadlines
  • Deputise for Ops Manager, including attending meetings as and when required
  • Co-ordinate and assist workshop team
  • Provide service reports
  • Attend site surveys and installations
  • Ensure workshop cleanliness
  • ALL aspects of Health and Safety

The Candidate

The candidate: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of HND qualification within the Electrical Engineering field. Excellent Communication skills and great team ethics are required as they will be working within a team of 6 engineers and technicians, however the ability to manage a project comfortably and confidently on their own is essential. Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn will be key. You must be enthusiastic, positive and have a “can do” attitude.

  • Full UK Drivers License
  • Reporting line: Engineer
  • Direct Report: technician (when required to deputise for Ops Manager)
  • Salary: TBC depending on experience
  • Qualification: Minimum of HND in Engineering. ECA card an advantage

Extrusion Operator

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : £24,540
Hours : 2 days 7am-7pm, 2 nights 7pm-7am, 4 off
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-05-10

Extrusion Operator

Coveris is a leading global manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions. At our Winsford site, we produce polythene film to strict customer expectations.

This role is on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 2 days then 2 nights then 4 off

Key Responsibilities

-Responsibility for the production of polythene film products to the required customer specification on production line(s).
-Maximisation of production output.
-Completion of order and blend changes.
-Carry out and accurately record quality control checks, taking remedial action where required.
-Working to work tickets and job specification sheets, and accurately completing all production-related controlled documents, ensuring compliance to customer requirements and quality standards.
-Ensure finished product packaging is completed to specification and sufficient for customer expectation.
-Ensure handover to next shift is completed
-Maintenance of housekeeping and hygiene standards.
-Completion of duties in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
-Completion of ad-hoc duties to meet the needs of the business, subject to appropriate training.

Key Behaviours/Values

-Committed to the health & safety and the wellbeing of co-workers and the environment.
-Committed to achieving excellence in both quality and line efficiency.
-Supports and participates in the training and development of team members.
-Assists in coaching less experienced co-workers.
-Communicates in an open and honest manner demonstrating ethical and professional behaviours at all times.
-Respects the rights, differences, and dignity of all those who work in, and lead our business.
-Dependability – Takes personal ownership of all aspects of the job role.
-Self-motivated – Creates their own motivation. The ability to tackle obstacles that arise shift to shift.
-Positive attitude -Maintains a positive attitude, even in difficult situations. Able to tackle issues both big and small. Promotes team spirit and morale.

Please ensure you would be able to travel to Winsford Industrial Estate CW7 3RD, before applying

HGV Drivers

Company : Car Transplants
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Permanent
Salary : Salary: £20,000.00 to £38,000.00 /year *Dependent on type of licence
Hours : N/A

Car Transplants is a family run business, established in 1974. We are looking for Class 1, 2 and 7.5t HGV Drivers to join our expanding transport department.

  • Our drivers collect salvage vehicles on our purpose built vehicle transporters.
  • No overnight driving
  • Free parking at base in Winsford
  • Free training provided
  • Safety boots and uniform provided
  • 20 days holiday per year + bank holidays

For more information: anna@car-transplants.co.uk

Johnsons Cleaner

Company : Johnsons
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate & Gadbrook Park
Job Type : Part Time
Salary : £8.00 per hour
Hours : Mon – Fri at Winsford 7.00am – 9.00am, Tuesday and Friday night at Gadbrook Park 5.00 -7.00pm (14 hours per week)

We are looking for a cleaner to cover both our Winsford depot and Head Office on Gadbrook Park. We will supply all equipment and cleaning products.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Joanne Willshire – jwillshire@jms.uk.com

Junior Developer

Company : Turnkey Instruments Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Hours : N/A

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and technically astute junior developer to join a small development team, helping to implement new and enhanced existing software systems.

This role would be suited to a recent IT graduate with some object-orientated software development exposure.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • As a junior developer, you will have a passion for development, a great attitude, and be committed to developing software that consistently impresses our customers.
  • You will be working on a variety of in-house development projects, on both new and existing systems.

Skills and experience:

  • Programming skills to include: Java, PHP, Swift/Kotlin.
  • Knowledge of web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery).
  • Database knowledge (MySQL).
  • Hands-on experience of unit testing frameworks (JUnit).
  • Other JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, etc) a plus.

Send your CV to: dave.brooks@turnkey-instruments.com

Junior Mechanic / Auto-Electrician

Company : Car Transplants
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Full-time
Salary : Salary dependent upon experience.
Hours : 5.5 days per week Monday to Saturday.

You will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be able to work individually or part of a team and have a desire to succeed in their role

It is desired that you have a strong interest in cars and engineering and have an aptitude to pick up new technologies.

  • A good technical understanding of automotive repair, electrical engineering and auto mechanics with an interest in new developing technologies
  • Good, hands-on field experience in a similar role is highly desirable
    IT literacy and a good level of written and verbal language skills are required
  • Commitment to obtaining results through taking responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work on all assignments
  • This role is typically suited to an individual with at least 1 year’s work experience in the field of mechanics although we would consider someone who has recently completed a relevant apprenticeship.
  • A Clean driving licence essential.

For more further details contact: anna@car-transplants.co.uk

Materials Handler

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Salary : Day shift £18,564 – £20,906 (standard 42.5 hours), OTE £21,840 – £24,596 for 50 hour week
Hours : Recruiting for day shift Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

For more information: Materials Handler Tiger Trailers

Paint Sprayer

Company : Tiger Trailers
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Salary : Day shift £27,868 (standard 42.5 hours), OTE £32,786 for 50 hour week. Night shift £32,509 (standard 42.5 hours), OTE £38,246 for 50 hour week.
Hours : Recruiting for day shift Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm and night shift Monday – Friday 9:00pm – 6:00am.

For more information: Paint Sprayer Tiger Trailers

Production Operative

Company : Technoprint
Location : Winsford
Job Type : Permanent
Salary : £18,000 per year
Hours : 40 per week
Contact Email : sarah.lloyd@technoprint.net

As a Production Operative, if not already trained to our standards, you will receive training using an apprenticeship framework (please note apprenticeships are not age restricted) in addition to an in-depth induction with exposure to all aspects of the company. You will learn how to set up and operate machinery to achieve the required quality levels and maintain these throughout the run. You will be given the training to effectively maintain and clean the machinery, ensuring health and safety procedures are followed correctly.

Salary: £18,000 plus shift rate and bonus (this rate is based upon the operative attaining the appropriate skill level)

Permanent, initially working days (8am – 4.30pm) while initial training takes place, then transitioning to fortnightly shift pattern (6am – 2.30pm & 1.30pm – 10pm)

Company Overview:
Technoprint specialise in supplying folded patient information leaflets to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and related industries within the UK, with exports increasing year on year. Following substantial growth over the last several years, the company is excited to be moving to new, purpose-built premises on Winsford Industrial Estate within the next 18 months.

We are accredited to ISO9001:2015 (Quality Management System), PS9000:2016 (Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practice – GMP) and ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management System.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive rate of pay including a 15% shift rate for hours worked under the shift pattern. As an employee, you will be eligible to receive a potential annual bonus amount of up to £2,400 (subject to hitting KPI and financial targets). Other employee benefits include 28 days paid holiday (including UK public bank holidays), attractive healthcare package, pension scheme, bike to work scheme and child care voucher scheme.

The role:
We are a fast growing, innovative company looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Production Operative to join our expanding team. It is a permanent role, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (inclusive) operating on a fortnightly shift pattern:

The start and finish times are as follows:
Early shift: 6.00 am to 2.30 pm Monday to Friday; and
Late shift: 1.30 pm to 10.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 11.30 am to 8.00 pm on a Friday.

You will be required to:
• To operate production machinery.
• Input accurate information into Tharstern via IDC.
• Liaise closely with other members of the print, finishing and pre-press department to ensure
efficient working to enable maximum throughput of job.
• Keep clean and maintain all equipment ensuring necessary spare parts are kept in stock.
• Maintenance, cleaning and health & safety procedures to be completed as per schedules provided.
• Keep production areas tidy and presentable.
• Ensure stocks are maintained at correct levels.
• Liaise with engineers.
• To work to the standard operating procedures developed for your job role.
• Maintain safe working practices and assure all machines are relevantly guarded.

You will be required to have the following:
• Good attendance and timekeeping
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and proactive
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to work independently to complete tasks
• Ability to liaise effectively with other departments of the organisation
• Ability to work from job sheets and standard operating procedures
• Knowledge of ISO 9001, PS9000 and ISO14001 standards (desirable)

Please email your CV to sarah.lloyd@technoprint.net

Sales Engineer

Company : CSS Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Full-time
Salary : Dependent on experience
Hours : Hours 8.25 – 4.55 Monday to Thursday, 8.25-2.55 Friday

We are a mechanical and Electrical Engineering company specialising in the manufacture of chemical Dosing Equipment.
The Company has been trading for over 30 years.

This position is to support the sales team in processing orders for parts mainly in our catalogue and building up to dealing with small projects.

This position does not involve call calling, it is only processing enquiries that come in.
Good communication and organisational skills are required.
You will be required to deal with clients and suppliers.
General administration duties will also be part of your role.

Holidays 25 days per year plus Christmas shut down.

To see the range of fittings we sell please look on our website www.chemicalsupport.co.uk

If you have a basic understanding of engineering components and would like to know more about the role then please email Jacqui Wood at sales@chemicalsupport.co.uk

Structural Engineering / Draughting

Company : Hallmason Design Ltd
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Salary : £167.48 a week
Hours : 38.5 hours per week @ £4.35/hour

We are looking for an engineering level 3 Apprentices to join our team. Hallmason are looking to recruit apprentices to join an excellent team. They offer a comprehensive training package in association with the local engineering colleges as well as an excellent working environment and benefits package.

For more information: Structural Engineering – Draughting

Vehicle Imager

Company : Car Transplants
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Full-time
Hours : N/A

Imager/ Yard Operative

We are looking for a car enthusiast to join our team.

  • Keen Interest in Motor Vehicles is essential
  • Basic car knowledge also an advantage
  • Required for vehicle imaging, general duties, assisting customers and staff members etc

For more further details contact: anna@car-transplants.co.uk

Warehouse Shift Supervisor

Company : Coveris
Location : Road One
Job Type : Permanent, Full Time
Salary : £26,287 rising to £27,369 after probation
Hours : 2 days 7am-7pm, 2 nights 7pm-7am, 4 off
Contact Email : hr.shared@coveris.com
Closing Date : 2019-05-10

The Warehouse Shift Supervisor will work with the team to ensure efficient operation of the warehouse. Duties will vary, including managing tasks, allocating labour and ensuring safe working practices are adhered to.

The ideal candidate:

– Must have an up to date RTITB or ITSSAR Counterbalance FLT Licence

– Experience of storing, picking & loading palletised goods

– Eye for detail

– Team player

– Previous warehouse experience

– IOSH Safety Qualification

– Racking inspection experience

– Supervisory experience in a similar environment

Please note if you are invited to interview you will be asked to bring your counterbalance certificate.

Warehouse/Driver Operative

Company : Saint Flooring
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Hours : N/A

Must be flexible, over 21 due to vehicle insurance and must hold a Forklift licence.

For more information please contact darren@saintflooring.co.uk

Yard Assistant

Company : Car Transplants
Location : Winsford Industrial Estate
Job Type : Full-time
Salary : Negotiable, dependant on experience
Hours : 5.5 days per week: Monday to Saturday

If you are a car enthusiast…

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude to work within our Vehicle Salvage Team based at our site in Winsford.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Working outside in our yard doing various tasks including removing company logos/stickers off vehicles.
  • The role can be physically demanding, so it is are more suited to candidates that like to be active and thrive in a busy environment

Candidates may be subject to a DBS check.

For more further details contact: anna@car-transplants.co.uk