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Hillbrush is a forward thinking, family run business with a friendly and supportive team ethos. We are always interested to hear from enthusiastic and dynamic people with an excellent work ethic.

All current vacancies are listed below, but if you are interested in working for us in an alternative capacity, you can contact Human Resources on +44 (0)17 4786 0494 or e-mail


Senior Sales Manager

Closing Date: 30th June 2017
Salary: up to £50,000 p/a

Hillbrush is seeking a forward thinking and highly skilled Senior Sales Manager. As part of the Senior Management team, this role will be responsible for developing and leading the Company’s sales strategy to support the mission, vision and values in a hands on role.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall people management responsibility for the Customer Services team and Sales team
  • Achieves sales operational objectives by contributing sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews
  • Meets sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Forecasting annual sales quotas for regions; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products; analysing trends and results; establishing pricing strategies; recommending selling prices; monitoring costs, competition, supply and demand
  • Lead and manage the Customer Service team including individual development and KPI's, to ensure we are providing the best possible service to our customers and also looking at further sales opportunities through this area
  • There will be an element of national and international travel with this role, including exhibitions and negotiations with key UK accounts. However, you will be expected to allocate a large percentage of your time to being based in Head Office working directly with the Customer Services and the UK Sales Team
Skills and Attributes
(E = Essential, D= Desirable)
  • A relevant qualification in sales, business administration, communications or significant demonstrable experience in the field (E)
  • Previous supervisory or management experience in sales (E)
  • Knowledge of product lifecycles and competitive environment (E) Strategic planning skills (E)
  • Telesales experience (D)
  • Product classification and new product development (D) 
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Role Purpose

The Purpose of the Role is to assist the Engineering team with manufacture of component parts for machinery, and the design and manufacture of fixtures, Jigs and tooling, along with assisting on maintenance and improvement projects as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manufacture new component parts for Hillbrush machinery
  • Modify or Repair component parts for machines and general equipment
  • Design and Manufacture fixtures, clamps, jigs and general tooling for the manufacturing areas. 
  • Assist with any new guarding or general equipment required for the manufacturing departments
  • To support any maintenance and improvement projects required around the business
  • Have knowledge of CNC machining techniques and general machining for Lathes and Mills 
  • To ensure components meet all specifications and quality standards as required
Skills and Attributes

(E = Essential, D = Desirable)
  • HND/ City and Guilds Engineering qualification  (D)
  • Relevant Engineering shop floor qualification (NVQ-CNC) or Engineering Apprenticeship (E)
  •  Good general standard of Education (E)
  •  Experienced in Manual Milling and Turning , Precision grinding (E)
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings and create drawings from component parts (E)
  • Ability to problem solve with a can do attitude (D)
Significant amount of experience in an engineering tool room environment (E)

Machine Operative – Various Departments

To operate machinery while working in a busy factory environment. Successful candidates will have good attention to detail, work efficiently, be reliable, conscientious and have a positive attitude. Previous machine operative experience would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Salary: £8.25 per hour (£8.00 during training/probation period).


Procurement Manager

Role Purpose

To define a clear purchasing strategy that is aligned to the overall business objectives and to establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring sufficient supply of goods and services to meet business requirements, while controlling costs and stock holding.
  • Prepare & process orders through the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Fully populate the ERP system with the relevant supplier and product data & shipping details. Process payments and invoices.
  • Manage the supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity and reliability.
  • Manage risk and troubleshoot issues relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases. Communicate frequently & update other departments to delays or changes.

Skills and Attributes
(E = Essential, D= Desirable)

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures (E)
  • Knowledge of Supply Management Software (Database Management, Inventory Management, Financial Analysis, Procurement, Project Management, and Manufacturing/Enterprise Resource Planning, and General Office Programs). (E)
  • Understanding of cost control (D)
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) or equivalent qualification (D) 

Salary: up to £32,000


If you have any questions you can contact Human Resources on +44 (0)17 4786 0494 or e-mail We hope you'll want to join us on this exciting journey!