For general enquiries, please contact us on recruitment@kloeber.co.uk 

 

Transport Controller

Kloeber UK Ltd is a successful and expanding supplier and installer of bespoke glazing products to the retail and commercial sectors.

We are currently seeking an experienced Transport Controller to effectively manage our company’s deliveries and collections throughout the UK.

Working very closely with our sales, warehouse and installation teams, primarily you will take information from sales orders and plan deliveries accordingly using our bespoke computer management program. You will call clients and arrange delivery dates and times and, working with long established external hauliers, you will confirm deliveries whilst keeping an experienced eye on costs and profits.

As Transport Controller you will form strong relationships with our external haulage contractors and you will become their ‘go-to’ person and thus people management skills are very important for this role.

The successful candidate will be able to prove the following through previous career experience:

  • To book the company’s deliveries and collections in an efficient and profitable manner using a combination of the company’s software, email system and telephone.
  • To liaise with the companies external hauliers in achieving the above.
  • To liaise with the company’s suppliers in achieving the above.
  • To communicate all arrangements and requirement for labour with the Warehouse Manager and Warehouse Supervisor.
  • To maintain a healthy working relationship with the company’s external hauliers whilst keeping the company’s best interests in mind.
  • To keep and report to your line manager monthly statistics on deliveries and collections costs, charges and payments using the company’s software and your own records.
  • To regularly contribute to the company’s evolution by offering suggestions on strategic growth and improvements in efficiencies within the company’s deliveries structure and that of the warehouse.
  • To provide daily support to the operations team

An industry recognised qualification in Warehousing/Logistics is an essential requirement and a qualification in management would be a desirable addition.

The position is a full-time and permanent one and is currently based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. A candidate that possesses a willing and eager personality will have a distinct advantage.

Kloeber is a successful and expanding company where there will be potential for progression for the right person in the near future. A starting salary of £23,000 – £25,000 (commensurate with experience and capability) is offered along with the usual employee benefits.

Kloeber values its staff and this is reflected in the package, which includes:

– A competitive salary

– A contributory pension scheme

– A health insurance scheme

– 30 days holiday per year (in addition to a further 5 days as part of a holiday purchase scheme)

Please reply in writing to Sam Knowles (Business Administration Manager) at recruitment@kloeber.co.uk  with your CV, application form and a covering letter. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

 

Assistant Installations Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join Kloeber UK Ltd based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

Kloeber UK Ltd is a succesful and expanding supplier and installer of bespoke glazing products installing all over the UK on sites ranging from small domestic properties to multi-million pound dwellings and national developers’ sites.

The succesful candidate will be an effective member of a small, friendly, office-based team. Working closely with the Installations Manager, the job role will be centred around the smooth running of the company’s installation team.

An ideal candidate will hold the following skils and experiances:

– Great communication skills

– A great ability to handle office administration

– Construction industry experiance and knowledge

– A sounds knowledge of site Health and Safety

– Proven knowledge of how glazing is installed

An industry rleated qualification (such as Level 2 or 3 NVQ Diploma in a relevant subject or similar qualification) would be an advantage but training will be provided, if not.

Kloeber values its staff and this is reflected in the package, which includes:

A competitve salary

A contributory pension scheme

Private health insurance scheme

30 days holiday per year (in addition to a further 5 days as part of a holiday purchase scheme)

Please reply in writing to Sam Knowles (Business Administration Manager) at recruitment@kloeber.co.uk  with your CV, application form and a covering letter. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

 

Head of Technical Projects December 2019

Klöeber is a successful market-leading supplier of high-end, bespoke residential glazing products to self-builders, house builders, developers, home-improvers and retailers. The position is a full-time and permanent one and is based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire with occasional site vists to exhibitions.

The succesful candidate will be an effective member of a friendly, office-based team. Working closely with the other company managers, the job role will be centred around the smooth running of the company’s technical projects team.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Strategic planning for the department including resource planning, initiatives for selling, alliances with associate companies on a technical level.
  • Leader of Kloeber’s ‘New Product Team’ with sole responsibility for progress, accuracy and delivery of each project.
  • Line Manager to the Surveying Controller with overall responsibility for survey diary lead-time and process.
  • Line Manager to the Draughting Controller with overall responsibility for the accuracy, correctness and quantity of the company’s drawings.
  • Line Manager to the Business Systems Manager with overall responsibility for the company’s business systems.
  • Responsibility and delivery of Kloeber’s exhibition based technical projects, such as new displays, new product purchasing and installations.
  • Sole responsibility for the company’s product certification.
  • Leading the company’s ‘Research & Development’ strategy.

Kloeber values its staff and this is reflected in the package, which includes:

A competitve salary

A contributory pension scheme

Private health insurance scheme

30 days holiday per year (in addition to a further 5 days as part of a holiday purchase scheme)

Please reply in writing to Sam Knowles (Business Administration Manager) at recruitment@kloeber.co.uk  with your CV, application form and a covering letter. 

 

Trade Business Development Manager December 2019

Klöeber is a successful marketleading supplier of high-end, bespoke residential glazing products to self-builders, house builders, developers, home-improvers and retailers. 

The position is a full-time and permanent one and is based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire although there will be a large element of travelling and working remotely. 

As Trade Business Development Manager the successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. With a proven track record of winning large-scale contracts within the housebuilding sector.   

The key responsibilities are: 

  • To create leads for B2B sales with Developers, House builders, Builders Merchants, Joinery companies and Distributors
  • To establish and manage all aspects of new relationships with larger building companies and builders merchants with a view to repeat business and larger long term orders
  • To work with the Sales Manager & Sales Director in managing/overseeing the larger trade sales contracts– this to include estimating, site meetings, reviewing contracts and ensuring the smooth running of a contract from fruition to completion
  • To meet Trade/New Business Sales Targets
  • To demonstrate our product range in our UK wide Showrooms 

Experience:

  • Sourcing, winning and managing large scale contracts with developers/house builders 
  • A pro-active “can do “individual capable of working with sole responsibility  
  • Commercial site experience including health & safety, site meetings, Risk Assessment and Method Statements 
  • In depth knowledge of construction & architecture 
  • Previous experience in the same or similar role 

The position is full-time, 40 hours a week (8am-5pm) and will be based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon. 

Kloeber values its staff and this is reflected in the package, which includes: 

£30,000 + uncapped commission with an OTE of £60,000 (dependant on skill & experience)  

– A contributory pension scheme
– A health insurance scheme
– 30 days holiday per year (in addition to a further 5 days as part of a holiday purchase scheme) 

To apply, please call 01480 264140 and follow the instructions on the voicemail.

Technical Sales Advisor December 2019

Klöeber is a successful market-leading supplier of high-end, bespoke residential glazing products to self-builders, house builders, developers, home-improvers and retailers.

The position is a full-time and permanent one and is based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire although there will be an element of travelling and working remotely at our showrooms and exhibitions.

As Technical Sales Advisor the successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative.

The key responsibilities are:

  • To answer inbound telephone calls politely, professionally and efficiently in a welcoming and friendly manner
  • To make outbound calls to clients to obtain information whilst tactfully encouraging them to place an order
  • To manage the sales process effectively with the aim of increasing the company’s percentage conversion rate and to increase turnover
  • To effectively answer a potential client’s query in a positive and enthusiastic way. Also to advise clients on the product range, including basic technical details
  • To provide a potential client with quotations on the company’s behalf, whilst trying to be as helpful and resourceful as possible
  • To carefully and precisely take payments from customers, ensuring all receipts and invoices are correct
  • To order the company’s products from its suppliers, ensuring accuracy and precision with the correct paper trail
  • To meet with clients in either of the company’s showrooms and provide ample information and fluid demonstrations of the product(s) to encourage a sale
  • To record key conversations in writing and keep all paperwork produced at quotation, order stages
  • To liaise with all other ‘departments’ in the office to ensure everyone is always aware of what’s happening, making the workload more manageable for everyone
  • To supply all clients with the relevant technical information and all of the drawings they could need to ensure that they fully understand what it is that they are purchasing
  • To sell in the showrooms and at Trade Shows when required (sometimes weekends)

Experience:

  • Be highly motivated & driven to succeed
  • Be an exemplary communicator, both face-to-face and on the telephone
  • Have a good eye for detail and be technically aware
  • Have good administrative skills with knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Have at least a grade C GCSE in Maths & English or equivalent
  • Full driving licence

The position is full-time, 40 hours a week (8am-5pm) and will be based at the company’s head office in Huntingdon. 

Kloeber values its staff and this is reflected in the package, which includes: 

£25,000 – £27,000 (dependant on skill & experience)

– A contributory pension scheme
– A health insurance scheme
– 30 days holiday per year (in addition to a further 5 days as part of a holiday purchase scheme)

To apply, please call 01480 264140 and follow the instructions on the voicemail.

Previous applicants need not apply.