• Available Positions

    Platinum plans for the future are exciting with grow and quality our priority. This means many positions will be coming available and posted below. If you think you are right for a role please send a cover letter and CV to careers@platinumstairlifts.com.

     

    Current available roles

     

    Material / Inventory Buyer

    Job role and Key Objectives

    An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Buyer to join our Purchasing team within this rapidly expanding and successful business. The role requires a strong, determined and dynamic individual with a confident and approachable manner. Applicants must be able to work under pressure with high organisational skills, be self-motivated and driven with excellent communication skills. The applicant must have manufacturing knowledge and procurement background.

     

    Duties will include

    • Develop, negotiate and maintain agreements/contracts and relationships with key suppliers; In line with the business requirements, negotiate pricing, delivery, payment terms, stocking methods and inventory management;

    • Maintain and control supplier data.;

    • Place blanket purchase orders and contracts;

    • Action discrepancies and drive continuous improvement within the department and through suppliers;

    • Manage and review sourcing strategies;

    • Help develop procurement performance metrics relating to annual cost reduction and performance improvements;

    • Supplier reviews and visits;

    • Procure goods and services as assigned;

    • Work along side technical and quality departments to ensure supplier suitability;

    • Resolve any invoice queries in a timely and efficient manner;

    • Suppliers Returns;

    • Stock take / counts when necessary;

    • Able to think strategically and develop creative and innovative improvement ideas.

     

    Qualifications / Experience

    Essential

    • Ability to work to standards

    • Attention to detail

    • Contribute to continuous improvement ideas

    • Contracts and Supplier Audits

    • Skilled in using Microsoft Office applications

    • Procurement in Manufacturing

    Desirable

    • CIPS

    • Netsuite System

    • Previous stairlift rail and tube fabrication

     

    Skills / Attributes

    • Achievement/results focused

    • Analytical skills

    • Attention to detail

    • Capacity to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

    • Communication, interpersonal skills and networking ability

    • Commercial and business awareness

    • Drive

    • Flexibility and open to change

    • Initiative, self-motivated

    • Influencing and negotiation

    • Numeracy

    • Oral and written skills

    • Organisation and planning

    • Professional attitude

    • Team player

     

    Job Salary

    Up to £30,000, dependant on experience

     

    To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@platinumstairlifts.com. If someone has referred you please mention them in your email.

     

    Fabricator / Welder

    Job role and Key Objectives

    To fabricate assemble stairlift tracks and tubes from technical drawings using TIG welding and various methods of assembly and once multiskilled, to test the builds. May also be asked to operate cutting and bending machines.

     

    Duties will include

    • Must be able to weld;

    • Have experience in working with tube and mild steel;

    • Consult drawings and sketches in order to build jobs to specification;

    • Work to a standardised method;

    • Measure and verify your builds;

    • Have good experience in fabrication.

     

    Follow safety protocol and work safely 

    • Proven welding experience

    • Proficient in English

    • Read and interpret a drawing

    • Experience in using electrical or manual tools

     

    Qualifications / Experience

    Essential

    • Ability to work to standards

    • Attention to detail

    • Contribute to continuous improvement ideas

    • Self-motivated

    • Professional attitude

    • Team player

    Desirable

    • Welding Fabricator Certification

    • Previous stairlift rail and tube fabrication

     

    Skills / Attributes

    • Eligibility to work in the UK

    • Physically fit to work in an active fabrication role

     

    Job Salary

    £10.00 – £13.50, dependant on experience; plus Company bonus based after target performance achieved and sustained.

     

    To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@platinumstairlifts.com. If someone has referred you please mention them in your email.