Careers with Deanta

We are continuously looking to employ highly skilled, talented individuals to join our team.

 

If you have energy and passion and would like to further your career with the UK’s fastest growing door company we’d love to hear from you.

 

Think were just another door company? Think again.

 

As one of Europe’s leading internal door manufacturers, we deliver outstanding quality and original design throughout the UK.

We believe that delivering an outstanding service starts with our people. Deanta is a rapidly growing business and at the core of that is talented people in all areas of our business.

We are proud to provide an encouraging working environment where colleagues are enabled to flourish within their professional field whilst observing how they are adding continued value to our business.

 

We are proud to provide an encouraging working environment where colleagues are enabled to flourish within their professional field whilst observing how they are adding continued value to our business.

Area Sales Manager – North Area

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – North Area

 

Job Purpose:

Working outside the office environment to maximise sales of the Deanta product range. Develop sales strategies to generate leads, attract new clients and close sales to achieve weekly quotas.

 

Responsibilities

  • Selling a comprehensive range of high-quality interior doors and ancillary products
  • Selling to specialist door retailers/ builder merchants
  • Dealing with independent merchants and managing/expanding those accounts
  • Liaise with internal team regarding account management of existing clients
  • Approximately 80/20 split of time spent generating new business relationships and managing and expanding existing accounts
  • Organising your own diary and visits in order to develop relationships with merchants
  • Liaising with internal support staff and marketing team to maximise sales within your territory
  • Achieving monthly set KPIs

 

 

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record of field-based sales within the construction industry
  • Preferable to have a track record of selling to independent merchants and ideally specialist retailers with joinery related products
  • Experience building new relationships with independent merchants
  • New business hunter mentality (not looking for an account manager)
  • Experience of developing long term relationships with clients
  • Full UK license

 

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour
  • Result orientated, driven and enthusiastic
  • Sales focused and commercially minded
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and team focused
  • Passionate about sales

 

Area Sales Manager – South Area

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – South Area

 

Job Purpose:

Working outside the office environment to maximise sales of the Deanta product range. Develop sales strategies to generate leads, attract new clients and close sales to achieve weekly quotas.

 

Responsibilities

  • Selling a comprehensive range of high-quality interior doors and ancillary products
  • Selling to specialist door retailers/ builder merchants
  • Dealing with independent merchants and managing/expanding those accounts
  • Liaise with internal team regarding account management of existing clients
  • Approximately 80/20 split of time spent generating new business relationships and managing and expanding existing accounts
  • Organising your own diary and visits in order to develop relationships with merchants
  • Liaising with internal support staff and marketing team to maximise sales within your territory
  • Achieving monthly set KPIs

 

 

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record of field-based sales within the construction industry
  • Preferable to have a track record of selling to independent merchants and ideally specialist retailers with joinery related products
  • Experience building new relationships with independent merchants
  • New business hunter mentality (not looking for an account manager)
  • Experience of developing long term relationships with clients
  • Full UK license

 

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour
  • Result orientated, driven and enthusiastic
  • Sales focused and commercially minded
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and team focused
  • Passionate about sales

 

Transport Co-ordinator

Job Title: Transport Co-ordinator

 

Job Purpose: To support the Transport department on the execution of the plan; ensuring orders generated are planned and delivered within a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitor daily our live system – ensure our system is kept live as collections / deliveries are updated
  • Check and reorganise any failed deliveries from the previous day
  • Contact customers if necessary and advise any delays
  • Raise and process claims from our external delivery companies
  • Forward booking of deliveries for next day (Home Deliveries)
  • Coordinate and manage the uniform process
  • Assist Transport planner with load plans and any other responsibilities and cover in their absence
  • Liaise with Customer Service department and support them where necessary
  • Raise necessary POs on system and any other ad-hoc administration for the transport department

 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Excellent time management
  • Good numeracy and IT skills, particularly spreadsheets and databases
  • The ability to plan and organise work schedules
  • A calm, level-headed approach
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour
  • Customer focused and commercially minded
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and team focused

 

Report to: Colin Tate, Transport Manager

Production Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experience timber manufacturing Production Manager to join a rapidly growing new business.

You will for responsible for the full facility including: production of pre-hung door sets and door kits, glazing of timber doors and any other joinery functions required.

 

Job Title: Production Manager

 

Hours: Monday – Thursday 7.30am – 4pm, Friday 7.30am – 3pm

 

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 based on level of experience

 

Responsibilities

  • Drive, identifying and running Continuous Improvement Projects in order to improve process, drive efficiencies and lower business costs.
  • Ensure compliance processes and requirements are being adhered to.
  • Liaising with our business analyst to produce measures and KPIs of production to Managing Director
  • Effectively communicate tasks and requirements to your team. Monitoring workload and providing solutions to ensure targets are met and any risks are mitigated.
  • To carry out a daily review of production schedules and organise the team to carry out works in the required sequence to meet client deadlines.
  • Liaison with Designers on methods to improve production.
  • Checking of factory paperwork and drawings to ensure potential errors or issues are identified/resolved before distributing for manufacturing.
  • Review and/or produce cutting lists where required to aid machinists in processing jobs as efficiently as possible.
  • Work with our Inventory Manager to ensure all required materials are in stock or have been ordered to meet the production schedule.
  • Manage the efficiency and quality outputs of your team, offering feedback where required and continually encouraging improvements.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations and housekeeping programmes are adhered to, maintaining an efficient tidy and safe environment
  • Monitor employees’ performance. Coach and mentor members of the team offering regular feedback and guidance on performance as required.
  • Carry out inductions for new starters and ensure all documentation has been completed.
  • Complete any other ad-hoc tasks as required by management

 

Skills and Experience Required:

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing or leading production teams, ideally in door set up manufacturing or similar joinery environment; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Ability to read drawings and take off information from specifications, schedules and manufacturers details

Methodical and highly organised

Experienced in people management and motivational skills with a leading from the front attitude

Ability to multi-task and adaptable to changing requirements

Great attention to detail

Good communication skills

Comfortable following and implementing new procedures

Proactive problem-solving skills

Good IT skills, experienced in and comfortable with using production schedules (excel and management system based)

 

Qualifications:

  • NEBOSH qualification an advantage
  • Lean Manufacturing experience – 5s, Kazien or Kanban desirable

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour
  • Customer focused and commercially minded
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and team focused
  • The ability to remain patient at all times

Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

 

 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and reliable Supply Chain Manager to join our fast growing, expanding business.   Your main aim in this position will be to forecast demand for stock down to a SKU level, keep detailed records of stock leaving our production facility in the far east, stock on the water and stock in our warehousing locations. You will be responsible for developing, leading, and driving the delivery of our inventory strategy.  The desired candidate will have an excellent understanding of the freight forwarding and import process, a good understanding of the production process and a proven ability to interpret and analyse large amounts of data.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Forecasting and evaluation of monthly stock order for the factory in line with the SLA.
  • Work closely with our overseas factory to ensure stock orders are completed on time and shipped in the order required.
  • Communication of issues to the factory along with identifying areas of improvement to the overall process.
  • Ultimate responsibility for Investigating and resolving inconsistencies with inventory across all our locations.
  • Regular freight summary review and communicating any discrepancies to service provider and hauliers.
  • Ensuring that the average time between goods leaving our factory and arriving in the UK remains below 6 weeks.
  • Identify the most effective delivery methods of goods and materials into the organisation.
  • Liaise with overseas suppliers to order new products, forming
  • Direct the Stock Control Executive and Quality Control Assistant in their duties.
  • Deliver effective financial reporting to the Accounts Manager (to include stock value in all locations, goods in transit, stock accuracy, waste/write offs, etc)
  • Organising and arranging shipment of returns goods to factory.
  • Work across all levels of the business to improve stock utilisation.

 

Relationships & Communication:

 

  • Attend meetings to ensure clear targets are understood and achieved.
  • Consult with Sales team on future demand projections/forecasts and stock availability.
  • Direct the Stock control executive and Quality control assistant in their work.
  • Reporting any delays in shipment of goods to the Sales & Customer Service teams as appropriate.
  • Weekly output meetings with key factory personnel, highlighting and sorting any issues collaboratively
  • Work closely with colleagues across the business ensuring internal and external customers consistently receive the highest levels of service and support to achieve company targets.

 

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Strong accounting background
  • Proven experience in similar roles in medium to large companies.
  • Proven experience in setting up and managing new stock management and supply chain processes, procedures and systems.
  • Able to seamlessly transition between strategic thinking and daily operational requirements
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
  • Ability accurately track inventory and create reports
  • A strong commercial awareness.
  • Good business acumen including the ability to identify key issues and risks before they arise
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Build and maintain relationships at all levels within the business

 

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour.
  • Analytical by nature.
  • High attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Warehouse Operative

Job Title: Warehouse Operative

 

Salary: £9 – £9.50 per hour

 

Hours: Full time – 39 hours per week

 

Job Purpose: To assist in the overall production and despatch of customer’s orders.

 

Responsibilities

  • Taking delivery of goods and supplies
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Storing goods
  • Moving stock around by hand, using lifting gear or a forklift truck may also be required
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Loading goods for dispatch (some jobs include delivering)
  • Keeping records of stock
  • Keeping paperwork up to date
  • Cleaning work areas

 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Proven work experience as a warehouse operative
  • The ability to plan and organise
  • A calm, level-headed approach
  • Extremely motivated
  • Heavy lifting and manual handling
  • Counterbalance forklift licence desirable not essential
  • IPAF 3a licence desirable but not essential
  • Multidirectional side loading forklift experience desirable
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and listening skills
  • A good level of general education, in particular able to demonstrate numeracy and literacy
  • skills
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Personal Attributes:

  • A good sense of humour
  • Enthusiastic and team focused
  • Looking to learn, develop and progress in the workplace

 

How are we different?

Unlike most door suppliers in the UK, we manufacture all of our doors in our very own manufacturing facility. This not only allows us to control stock supply, but it also gives us full control of the quality control process to ensure every door that leaves our factory is of the very highest standard.

Imagine how you can contribute towards making our business stand out even more from the rest.

Cleaner

Job Title: Daily Cleaner Required for our Offices at Pymoor

 

Hourly rate: £10

 

Hours: 6 hours per week over Monday, Wednesday & Friday

 

 

The Role:

 

Standard cleaning requirements, including office, kitchen and toilets.

 

Experience of cleaning offices ad great attention to detail is essential.

 

Interested? Please email your CV to careers@deanta.co.uk

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