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

Area Sales Manager – Service

North East

Who we are:

Easilift Loading Systems 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:

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

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Actively seeking new business and identifying opportunities.
  • Attending client meetings and visiting sites to carry out detailed site surveys and identifying loading bay solutions.
  • Maintaining contact with customer base.
  • Following up quotations.
  • Actioning sales enquiries from potential clients and department and communicating appropriately in order to clarify requirements.
  • Ensuring all enquiries are inputted onto the CRM software, generating relevant documentation and preparing and/or revising quotations as necessary.
  • Ensuring quotes are sent out in line with the job specification, operational guidelines and followed up within the required timescales.
  • Providing technical specifications and standard drawings to customers and liaising with the project team when non-standard drawings are required prior to order.
  • Utilising software systems to prepare quotations and pricing of spare-parts and products.
  • Liaising with various external suppliers in order to obtain the best prices for non-standard items.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • You will ideally have technical knowledge of the loading bay industry.
  • Be a target driven, with excellent customer service, communication and presentation skills.
  • A confident negotiator with commercial awareness and the ability to work well under pressure and handle complex issues.

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.

 

In return we offer:

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

Remuneration:
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £39,000 per year - Dependent on experience

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk

Service Engineer – Midlands

Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester, Northampton, Peterborough

Who we are:

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

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 respond to breakdowns and repairs ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. It is essential you have a qualification in one of the following: electrical, mechanical, welding, hydraulic, or equivalent experience.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance of loading bay products as directed by the Service staff and any other key personnel.
  • Ensuring relevant information is provided to the service staff regarding breakdown and repairs so that quotations and invoices can be raised to carry out the work.
  • As required during PPM visits, making repair and replacement recommendations to the Service staff and customer representatives.
  • Carrying out the necessary repair, testing and maintenance of equipment and completing the relevant documentation.
  • Responding to customer call out for breakdowns and repairs.
  • Evaluating and resolving loading bay equipment problems when attending customer sites.
  • Liaising with sales staff to resolve issues on an ongoing basis.
  • Delivering product training to customer representatives.
  • Ensuring customer receives accurate feedback on services delivered verbally or writing as requested.
  • Establishing effective relationships with customers and following up against agreed contact deliverables to ensure the desired outcomes are being achieved.
  • Assisting with the installation of new equipment on a National basis.
  • Identifying further works whilst on site and confidence in converting quotations to orders.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • You will be based in the Midlands (Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester, Northampton, Peterborough).
  • It is essential you have a recognised qualification in one of the following: electrical, mechanical, welding, hydraulic, or equivalent experience.
  • Preferably, you will have practical experience of industrial doors and associated loading bay equipment.
  • Someone who has proven customer service skills and is comfortable recommending further works on site (training provided).
  • You will have the flexibility of being able to work away from home throughout the UK and out of hours.

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.

 

In return we offer:

  • Competitive basic salary of £27,130 + Overtime + On call payment (£190.05 per week)
  • Professionally racked company van, tools, uniform and safety wear
  • 25 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Gym Membership Contribution
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay

Remuneration:
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £33,970 OTE*

Additional Pay:
Working away from home payment of £27.15 per evening
Commission of 2.5%-5% for converting spare part quotations to orders
*On target earnings of £33,970 based on an average of 5 hours overtime per week and 10 weeks on-call payment over the course of the year.

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk

Service Engineer – South

Greater London, Romford and surrounding areas

Who we are:

Easilift Loading Systems 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

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 respond to breakdowns and repairs ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. It is essential you have a qualification in one of the following: electrical, mechanical, welding, hydraulic, or equivalent experience.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance of loading bay products as directed by the Service staff and any other key personnel.
  • Ensuring relevant information is provided to the service staff regarding breakdown and repairs so that quotations and invoices can be raised to carry out the work.
  • As required during PPM visits, making repair and replacement recommendations to the Service staff and customer representatives.
  • Carrying out the necessary repair, testing and maintenance of equipment and completing the relevant documentation.
  • Responding to customer call out for breakdowns and repairs.
  • Evaluating and resolving loading bay equipment problems when attending customer sites.
  • Liaising with sales staff to resolve issues on an ongoing basis.
  • Delivering product training to customer representatives.
  • Ensuring customer receives accurate feedback on services delivered verbally or writing as requested.
  • Establishing effective relationships with customers and following up against agreed contact deliverables to ensure the desired outcomes are being achieved.
  • Assisting with the installation of new equipment on a National basis.
  • Identifying further works whilst on site and confidence in converting quotations to orders.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • You will ideally be based in Greater London, Romford and surrounding areas.
  • It is essential you have a recognised qualification in one of the following: electrical, mechanical, welding, hydraulic, or equivalent experience.
  • Preferably, you will have practical experience of industrial doors and associated loading bay equipment.
  • Someone who has proven customer service skills and is comfortable recommending further works on site (training provided).
  • You will have the flexibility of being able to work away from home throughout the UK and out of hours, working on a 24-hour standby rota, 1 week in 5.

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.

 

In return we offer:

  • Competitive basic salary of £28,360 + Overtime + On call payment (£190.05 per week)
  • Professionally racked company van, tools, uniform and safety wear
  • 25 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Gym Membership Contribution
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay

Remuneration:
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,200 OTE*

Additional Pay:
Working away from home payment of £27.15 per evening
Commission of 2.5%-5% for converting spare part quotations to orders
*On target earnings of £35,200 based on an average of 5 hours overtime per week and 10 weeks on-call payment over the course of the year.

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk

Sub-Contractor Engineers – Scotland

Glasgow, Edinburgh

Who we are:

Easilift Loading Systems 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.

 

Who we’re looking for:

Due to recent growth we have now expanded our customer base in Scotland. As such we are looking for local experienced engineers to work with us on a sub-contractor basis. For further details of what we expect from our engineers please see the job role ‘Service Engineer – Scotland’ posted on this careers page.

 

If you would like more information regarding becoming a Loading Systems sub-contractor please contact mick.agnew@loading-systems.co.uk or cameron.robertson@loading-systems.co.uk / Tel: 0800 160 1965

Projects Administrator

Huddersfield

Who we are:

Easilift Loading Systems 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 to name a few.

 

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised administrator to join our busy Projects Department and support the team with general administration and financial duties.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing general support to the Projects Department.
  • Raising supplier purchase orders for goods, services and sundry items, updating records and maintaining the appropriate documentation.
  • Updating a central ordering system as well as managing and keeping associated records.
  • Issuing Operations and Maintenance manuals to customers.
  • Checking purchase invoices against purchase orders and raising any discrepancies with the appropriate team member.
  • Being a point of contact for customer calls in order to identify the specific nature of the call to efficiently allocate the call to the relevant department staff member.
  • Managing client database activities, including data input.
  • Processing Engineer’s time sheet and job sheet information for job costing and payroll purposes and inputting information into relevant records.
  • Ordering and allocating consumables, stationary and sundry items for the organisation including the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and corporate clothing.
  • Maintaining documentation in relevant business systems.
  • Arranging and maintaining central database to include PAT testing, tool calibration, PPE records.
  • Preparing site packs for every project inclusive of risk assessments and method statements and responsibility for sharing the information with the customer prior to the commencement of works.
  • Performing annual and periodic reviews of sub-contractor approval forms, competencies and insurance details and archive the supporting evidence. Ensuring agreement is obtained by the Managing Director to utilise the services of a sub-contractor by confirming they comply with internal protocol and legislative requirements.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • The ideal candidate for this role would be someone with energy and enthusiasm, who can use their own initiative and take responsibility.
  • Someone who is extremely customer focused, works well as part of a team and has excellent communication skills.
  • You will have a polite and efficient manner, particularly when working under pressure and in circumstances where interruptions may be commonplace.

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.

 

In return we offer:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days annual holiday leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme

Remuneration:
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk

Stores Operative

Huddersfield

Who we are:

Easilift Loading Systems 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 to name a few.

 

Job Description

We are urgently looking for a Stores Operative to join our team. You will be providing logistical support to the Projects and Service Department’s to ensure that business objectives and targets are achieved.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Loading and unloading supplier delivery vehicles in a timely manner using the relevant equipment.
  • Ensuring tasks are completed with the minimum of supervision.
  • Dropping-off and collecting stock, materials and parts locally and throughout the UK.
  • Clearly identifying, checking accuracy and marking up parts and materials with the appropriate project, service or order number using the relevant documentation and reports.
  • Updating the Company’s records, databases, systems and paperwork relevant to the inward and outward movement of stock, material and parts.
  • When requested by the relevant authorised Projects, and Service department staff ordering stock items.
  • Taking responsibility for preparing and packaging inward and outward stock materials and parts orders including preparation of courier documentation.
  • Preparing, packaging and marking up stock, materials and parts for engineers use.
  • Ensuring the internal and external housekeeping of the stores areas and car park are kept clean and safe at all times.
  • Ensuring stock levels for the engineers Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are maintained and issue PPE to engineers. Updating the relevant PPE records.
  • Contributing to the stock taking process and updating the relevant Company records, databases, systems and paperwork.
  • Maintaining the Company’s fire register and carrying out and recording routine fire safety checks.
  • Replenishing stock on company vehicles.

 

Who we’re looking for:

  • You will have strong organisational skills, with ability to foster teamwork and collaboration amongst others to deliver the desired outcomes.
  • Be confident using basic Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel).
  • Have experience of working with inventory systems.
  • Be competent using a counter balance fork-lift truck.
  • You will have an understanding of health and safety legislations and have the ability to complete assigned tasks safely and on time.
  • Knowledge of the loading systems industry/basic engineering knowledge (mechanical, electrical and fabrication) would be advantageous but not essential.

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.

 

In return we offer:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days annual holiday leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme

Remuneration:
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.00 per hour

 

If you would like to join our team, please email your CV to recruitment@loading-systems.co.uk