Vacancies

Are you passionate and ambitious? Would you like to work for one of the UK’s leading fire glass suppliers?
Take a look at our latest vacancies, download and fill in the application form and send it to us, or email a copy of your CV. We are always updating our vacancies page, so please come back and check for any new positions available.

 

ESTIMATOR
OLDBURY
COMPETITIVE SALARY

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fire rated and other specialist glass. Having five branches nationwide and an experienced Installation team.

We have an opportunity to join the team at our Head Office based in Oldbury, working in the sales and estimating department. The successful candidate will work closely with the sales team preparing quotations for customer enquiries whilst helping to maintain branch targets.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the glass industry and have an enthusiastic approach.

Key responsibilities:

  • Generate quotations from customer enquiries.
  • Maintain the customer database.
  • Chase quotations and record activity
  • Respond to sales inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person.
  • Negotiate with customers.
  • Working well in a team or individually.
  • Maintain branch targets.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 1st January 2019

To apply please contact:
Mark Gamwell, Fire Glass UK
24–26 Hainge Road, Tividale, Oldbury
West Midlands B69 2NH
Tel: 0121 521 2180

 


 

TOUGHENING PLANT
GLASS OPERATIVE
OLDBURY

 

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and is looking to appoint a committed, driven and keen Glass Operative with Toughening Plant experience at Oldbury.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operating the Toughening Plant
  • Cutting glass to various thickness and shapes
  • Operate various cutting machines
  • Inspect glass
  • Load and unload stillages
  • Ensure Health & Safety guidelines
  • Maintain stock levels
  • Undertake other duties required

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th November 2018

To apply at OLDBURY please contact:
Samantha Hawthorne, Fire Glass UK. Tel: 0121 521 2180

 

 

 


 

FACTORY OPERATIVE
SCOTLAND & MANCHESTER

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and is looking to appoint a factory operative at their Scotland and North branches. Previous experience of the glass industry is preferred, however, full training will be provided. The successful applicant will also receive training in different aspects of the glass trade, with the opportunity to learn a new skill set and progress within the Company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Health & safety in the workplace
  • Quality control methods
  • Working on own initiative
  • Working as part of an effective team
  • Accurately following verbal and written instruction
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisation and time keeping skills

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply at EDINBURGH please contact:
Michael Morton, Fire Glass Scotland. Tel: 0131 526 4141

To apply at MANCHESTER please contact:
Brian Pearson, Fire Glass North. Tel: 0161 728 8080


 


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
DERBY

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and is looking to appoint an administration assistant at their East Branch based in Derby.

We are looking for a committed, driven and keen individual to join our office staff. This is a fast paced role which is based around order processing and the use of email and Microsoft programmes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Order Processing
  • Assisting the office administrator with general admin duties
  • Answering the phone, take messages, transferring calls to relevant staff
  • Keeping records up to date, paper and computer based
  • Using office equipment, such as printers, photocopiers, faxes, scanner
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Use different software (Excel, presentation, bespoke) in order to keep all records up to date.

Skills/qualifications required:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good IT skills
  • Objection handling
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Willingness to develop knowledge and experience.
  • Grade C or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, with a review at 6 Months
  • Specialist industry training, to enable you to become an experienced Administrator and Office Support
  • Fantastic progression opportunities within a fast growing company

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply please contact:
Norma Treasure, Fire Glass UK
24–26 Hainge Road, Tividale, Oldbury
West Midlands B69 2NH
Tel: 0121 521 2180

 


IGU MANUFACTURERS
OLDBURY, MANCHESTER
& SCOTLAND

Fire Glass UK is looking to appoint a committed, driven and keen IGU Manufacturers at Oldbury, Manchester and Edinburgh. Previous experience of the glass industry is preferred, however, full training will be provided. The successful applicant will also receive training in different aspects of the glass trade, with the opportunity to learn a new skill set and progress within the Company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Health & safety in the workplace
  • Quality control methods
  • Working on own initiative
  • Working as part of an effective team
  • Accurately following verbal and written instruction
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisation and time keeping skills

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply at OLDBURY please contact:
Samantha Hawthorne, Fire Glass UK. Tel: 0121 521 2180

To apply at MANCHESTER please contact:
Brian Pearson, Fire Glass North. Tel: 0161 728 8080

To apply at EDINBURGH please contact:
Michael Morton, Fire Glass Scotland. Tel: 0131 526 4141

 


GLASS OPERATIVES
DERBY, MANCHESTER
& SCOTLAND

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and is looking to appoint a committed, driven and keen Glass Operatives at Derby, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Previous experience of the glass industry is preferred, however, full training will be provided.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cutting glass to various thickness and shapes
  • Operate various cutting machines
  • Inspect glass
  • Load and unload stillages
  • Ensure Health & Safety guidelines
  • Maintain stock levels
  • Undertake other duties required

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: ongoing

To apply at DERBY please contact:
Geoff Clarkson, Fire Glass East. Tel: 01773 712 920

To apply at MANCHESTER please contact:
Brian Pearson, Fire Glass North. Tel: 0161 728 8080

To apply at EDINBURGH please contact:
Michael Morton, Fire Glass Scotland. Tel: 0131 526 4141


 


 

VERTICAL SAW OPERATIVE
SCOTLAND & MANCHESTER

Fire Glass UK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and glaziers of fire and acoustic glass, and is looking to appoint factory operatives at their Scotland and North branches. Previous experience of the glass industry is preferred, however, full training will be provided. The successful applicant will also receive training in different aspects of the glass trade, with the opportunity to learn a new skill set and progress within the Company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Health & safety in the workplace
  • Quality control methods
  • Working on own initiative
  • Working as part of an effective team
  • Accurately following verbal and written instruction
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisation and time keeping skills

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply at EDINBURGH please contact:
Michael Morton, Fire Glass Scotland. Tel: 0131 526 4141

To apply at MANCHESTER please contact:
Brian Pearson, Fire Glass North. Tel: 0161 728 8080

 


 

APPRENTICE FACTORY
OPERATIVES x2
MANCHESTER

Fire Glass North is looking to appoint two eager Apprentice Factory Operatives at their Manchester branch. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to start learning about the glass industry. Full training will be provided.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply please contact:
Norma Treasure, Fire Glass UK
24–26 Hainge Road, Tividale, Oldbury
West Midlands B69 2NH
Tel: 0121 521 2180

 


DRIVERS
OLDBURY

Fire Glass UK is looking to appoint two drivers. We are looking for a Class 2 and a van driver. To load, unload, and drive company vehicle, primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. The successful applicant must have excellent organisational and time management skills, to meet
delivery schedules and complete assigned jobs, in order to meet customer expectations

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To deliver and collect a variety of glass to customers inline with agreed route and time schedule.
  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment and report any mechanical issues
  • Load and unload, prepare and inspect vehicle
  • Resolve client complaints on site where possible
  • Comply with the company’s polices and procedures
  • Undertake other duties within your competence

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must hold a Class 2 licence
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Strong physical strength and stamina
  • Exercise initiative and independence, whilst also working as a team
  • Follow both verbal and written instructions and keep accurate records
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational and time management
  • Posses a full valid, clean driving licence

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS: 30th September 2018

To apply please contact:
Norma Treasure, Fire Glass UK
24–26 Hainge Road, Tividale, Oldbury
West Midlands B69 2NH
Tel: 0121 521 2180