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  • Permanent contracts
  • Competitive rates of pay (overtime available)
  • Regular overtime available
  • 30 days holiday per year inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Auto enrol Pension Scheme
  • Company Life Assurance (after completion of 2 years continuous service)

How to apply

Based in Stoke-on-Trent in the Midlands, Don-Bur is an expanding company looking for skilled colleagues that will contribute to ongoing success. Don-Bur designs and constructs commercial vehicle bodies and chassis, employing over 500 staff at our sites within the Potteries.

Applicants are invited to submit their CV with salary expectations via e-mail or post to:-

Lisa Blake, HR Officer
DON-BUR (Bodies & Trailers) Ltd
Mossfield Road
Adderley Green
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5BW

lisa.blake@donbur.co.uk

Online Application Form

Printable Application Form (pdf)

Agencies

Don-Bur has a transparent approach when it comes to working with recruitment agencies. We have an experienced in-house recruitment team and endeavour to fill our roles direct. On the rare occasions we can't do this we'll only consider our carefully selected partners.

Please note that we don't accept speculative CVs from any agencies and reserve the right to treat any received as a gift. Don-Bur will not be liable for any fees should we engage with any candidates who have been speculatively submitted by an agency.

All permanent/contract agency usage is managed by our in-house recruitment team.

Don-Bur Key Account Manager

account manager

Don-Bur is currently seeking to recruit a Key Account Manager to look after existing customers and grow the portfolio.

This exciting position is full time and will be field based but has a requirement to attend the Stoke On Trent main facility as required.

Don-Bur is a family owned Business who pride themselves on customer satisfaction, equipment build quality and innovative solutions. The Business formed in 1981 has grown to where we sit today employing 500 + people across a full range of skillsets and three operating locations.

 

The Role:

The role will involve taking on some existing long standing customers and ensuring there full operational requirements are understood for specifying and manufacturing thereafter. In addition there will be a requirement to grow DON-BUR’S customer portfolio and offering a genuine one-stop shop Manufacturing process to support.

It will also require the individual to keep abreast of innovation both internal and within the Industry and also an understanding of the Legislative detail in the HGV sector. Key to the role will be customer relationship and an understanding of there relevant operating sector.

 

About you:

The individual will be driven, committed and work well within in an existing tight knit Sales Team. At DON-BUR we are diverse and will offer any training / familiarisation required to carry out the role in question. The candidate must also be flexible around travel and resource to support the individual customer needs.

Key to the role and for further discussion in the process as below –

~ Full driving licence

~ Engineering qualifications

~ Good knowledge of the sector and HGV equipment experience

~ Sales and Account Management experience

~ PC Literate

~ Desire to develop and learn the Business functions

 

In return for the above we can offer the following –

~ Competitive salary to include structured commission scheme

~ Company car and fuel offering

~ Full time position and annual leave entitlement

~ Laptop and phone to support with the role

~ Other personal benefits

~ Unique opportunity to join this major Bodybuilder organisation

 

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity then please send your covering letter and CV to rory.turner@donbur.co.uk, alternatively any questions on the role call 01782 599666.

Coach Builder

A vacancy has arisen in our Coach Build area at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report directly to our Coach Build Workshop Manager assisting in the production of our in-house designed high quality commercial trailer chassis, decks and associated assemblies.  This is a varied and interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Fully competent in using hand and air tools
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines
  • Ability to read from drawings
  • Competent to work in GRP, wood and metal
  • Full awareness of Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Capable of working alone or as part of a team
  • Highest standards of quality and workmanship

Electrical Fitter

A vacancy has arisen in our Electrical Department at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report directly to our Electrical Workshop Manager assisting in the production of our in-house designed high quality commercial trailer chassis, decks and associated assemblies.  This is a varied and interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Full understanding of auto electrics
  • Good fault finding skills
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Capable of working alone or as part of a team
  • Ability to interpret drawings and schematics
  • Fully competent in using hand and air tools
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines
  • Highest standards of quality and workmanship
  • Good mechanical understanding
  • Full awareness of Health and Safety responsibilities

Welder Repairer

A vacancy has arisen in our Repair Shop at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based at our Service Division within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report to our Repair Workshop Manager assisting in repairs/re-fits to commercial trailers/vehicles.  This is a varied interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Fully experienced in MIG welding steels up to 12mm thickness
  • The ability to weld other materials such as stainless steels, alloys etc.
  • Fully competent in the use of hand and air tools
  • Ability to read and work from detailed fabrication drawings
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines
  • Plasma cutting experience would be an advantage but full training will be given to the right candidate
  • Good mechanical understanding

Tail Lift Fitter

A vacancy has arisen in our Repair Shop at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based at our Service Division within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report to our Repair Workshop Manager assisting in repairs/re-fits to commercial trailers/vehicles.  This is a varied interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

 Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Full understanding of auto electrics
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic knowledge
  • Good mechanical understanding
  • Diagnostics
  • Fully competent in using hand and air tools
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines
  • Highest standards of quality and workmanship
  • Full awareness of Health and Safety responsibilities

Fabricator Welders - Days And Nights

Several vacancies have arisen in our Welding area at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report to the Welding Shop Manager/Team Leaders.  Assisting in the production of our in house designed high quality commercial trailer chassis, decks and associated assemblies.  This is a varied and interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Fully experienced in MIG welding steels up to 12mm thickness
  • The ability to weld other materials such as stainless steels, alloys etc. advantageous
  • Fully competent in the use of hand and air tools
  • Ability to read and work from detailed fabrication drawings
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines

Hydraulic And Pneumatic Fitters

Several vacancies have arisen in our Fitting area at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report to the Fitting Shop Manager/Team Leaders.  Assisting in the installation of vehicle braking and suspension systems or hydraulic control systems associated with our industry leading lifting deck trailers.  This is a varied and interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Fully experienced in working with hydraulic systems
  • Fully competent in the use of hand and air tools
  • Ability to read and work from drawings
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines

Vehicle Assemblers (Days / Nights)

Several vacancies have arisen in our Body Building area at our well established commercial body and trailer manufacturing company based within Stoke on Trent.

The Role

Successful applicants will report to the Body Build Workshop Manager/Team Leaders.  Assisting in the production of our in house designed high quality commercial trailers.  This is a varied and interesting role working on low volume, high specification vehicles for prestige blue chip customers.

Skills and Experience

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Fully competent in the use of hand and air tools
  • Ability to measure accurately
  • Read and work from drawings (training will be given to the right candidates)
  • Capable of working to demanding deadlines

Don-Bur (Bodies & Trailers) Ltd

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