Careers

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As a result of the focus we put on developing our people, Loading Systems was recently awarded the prestigious Investors In People Award, an accreditation awarded to fewer than 600 companies in the UK. Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, commented:

 

“We would like to congratulate Loading Systems on their Investors in People accreditation. This is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work with a clear commitment to success. Loading Systems should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

 

Current Opportunities

If you feel you have what it takes to become part of the Loading Systems team, we would be happy to hear from you.

Please email recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk

 

We take care.

In the market of loading and unloading, we distinguish ourselves through continuity, flexibility and involvement. This "DNA" is in our company and in all our employees, from the production assistant to our management.

  • Continuity
  • Involvement
  • Flexibility

Vacancies

Service Engineers

A number of vacancies in the South area available

Our Engineers carry out on-going service, maintenance and repair for a full line of industrial doors and dock equipment, on new and existing contracts and also respond to break-downs and repairs ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. There is potential for identification of further works whilst on site and payment of commission subsequent to converting quotations to orders.

Specification: -

  • Practical experience of industrial doors and associated loading bay equipment is preferable
  • Electrical qualification, or equivalent experience is desirable
  • Mechanical engineering qualification, or equivalent experience is preferable
  • Welding or hydraulics experience is desirable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Comfortable with recommending further works on site (training provided)
  • Comfortable working on a 24 hour standby rota - 1 week in every 5
  • Flexibility in working hours and happy to work away from home if and when required
  • Full driving licence

The role offers a competitive basic salary of £13-£14 per hour based on experience (reviewed after a six month period) + overtime (single time, time and a half, double time and time in lieu available on completion of core hours) + on-call payment (£184.45 per week) + working away payment (£26.35 per evening) + commission (on quote to order conversion between 2.5% and 5%) + company vehicle + mobile phone + pension contribution.

Locations Required:

  • London
  • Hampshire
  • Berkshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Wiltshire
  • Sussex
  • Essex
  • Kent
  • Surrey
  • Hertfordshire

Please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk if you are interested in one of these roles.

Area Sales Manager – Service (East Midlands)

Join our team based in Huddersfield.

About Us

Easilift Loading Systems Ltd is the UK division of Loading Systems International. With over 50 years’ experience, we are a market leader in the design, manufacture, installation and on-going service, maintenance and repair for a full line of industrial doors and dock equipment. As a result of our success and continued growth we have become the preferred supplier of choice for many of the leading retail, distribution and logistics companies in the UK.

 

Job Description

We are looking for a driven and commercially astute Area Sales Manager in the East Midlands area to provide the sales interface between after sales and clients to maximise existing opportunities as well as continually sourcing new opportunities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Actively seek new business and identify opportunities.
  • Attend client meetings and visit sites to carry out detailed site surveys and identify loading bay solutions.
  • Maintain contact with the customer base.
  • Follow up quotations.
  • Action sales enquiries from potential clients and department and communicate appropriately in order to clarify requirements.
  • Ensure all enquiries are inputted onto the CRM software, generate relevant documentation and prepare and/or revise quotations as necessary.
  • Ensure quotes are sent out in line with the job specification, operational guidelines and followed up within the required timescales.
  • Provide technical specifications and standard drawings to customers and liaise with the project team when non-standard drawings are required prior to order.
  • Utilise software systems for making quotations and pricing of spare-parts and products.
  • Liaise with various external suppliers in order to obtain the best prices for non-standard items.

 

Candidate Profile

  • Higher Education Qualification preferable or equivalent experience
  • Target driven
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Confident negotiator and commercial awareness
  • Ability to work under pressure to handle complex issues
  • Ideally have technical knowledge of the loading bay industry

 

Remuneration
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,000.00-£39,000.00 per year

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus Agreement
  • 25 days annual holiday leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Car
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay

 

As a result of the focus and importance we give to people practices, Easilift Loading Systems Ltd have achieved the Investors in People Standard and are working towards Silver. We are proud of this attainment as successful accreditation with the Investors in People standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability.

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk if you are interested in this role.

Sales Administrator

Join our team based in Huddersfield.

About Us

We are the UK division of Loading Systems International - market leaders in the design, manufacture, installation, on-going service, maintenance and repair of a full line of industrial doors and loading systems. As a result of our success and continued growth over the last 50 years, we have become the preferred supplier of choice for many of the big household names within retail, distribution and logistics.

 

Job Description

This new and exciting position and would suit a forward-thinking individual, who has the passion to offer ideas and help shape the role, as we are about to embark on a period of transition, updating our CRM and reporting software. The Sales Administrator will play a key part in the day to day running and success of our busy sales team. You will be responsible for supporting the sales and executive management team with general administration duties as well as helping grow our client portfolio by prospecting and developing new customer opportunities.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing general support to the Sales Team including general administration of quotations, orders, variations, omissions, acknowledgements and associated filing.
  • Creating job files, forwarding to relevant person and updating the projects list in line with company procedures.
  • Checking the Sales incoming e-mail and forwarding/ distributing relevant information accordingly.
  • Producing, distributing and keeping records of New Sales and Service Sales orders, variations, and omissions to create month end figures for holding company and monthly management reports.
  • Transferring quotations to the CRM system and updating the system on changes in sales activities.
  • Keeping records and reporting on Area Sales Manager’s sales figures along with client figures and sales of equipment including product numbers.
  • Identifying and prospecting new customer opportunities using Barbour ABI or similar.
  • Promoting company products and services to existing and new account opportunities.
  • Supporting the early stages of the sales process, working with sales and support sources to assist in development of new opportunities.
  • Liaising between qualified prospects and Sales team; identifying scale of opportunity, prospect decision makers, project timescales etc.
  • Creating and maintaining accurate lead data to support forecasting for new and existing opportunities
  • Ensuring a seamless handover of qualified leads to the Managing Director/Sales Team as appropriate.
  • Collating and analysing assigned account data, uploading and maintaining accurate data into the company CRM software.
  • Assisting other sales and support resources as and when required.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • Proactive individuals who have previous experience of working in administration
  • Someone who is committed to offering excellent customer service at all times
  • An ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment with an ability to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • A desire to work as a team whilst also taking responsibility for your own workloads
  • We are a progressive organisation, with an empowering culture. We focus on training and development to improve individual performance, engagement and job satisfaction. This helps our people to deliver quality, work safely, enhancing our reputation and allowing us to retain and grow a large and loyal customer base.
  • Our growth and continued success wouldn’t be possible without our people and is one of the reasons that we have been continuously recognised as an Investors in People organisation for over a decade.

 

Remuneration
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £21,000.00 per year

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days annual holiday leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • Gym Membership Contribution

 

If you would like to join our team please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter, telling us a little bit about yourself and what you believe you could bring to the role to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk