Job Vacancies

Digital Marketing Assistant

We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of aquatic equipment into an international market, holding strong market presence for the quality of our goods and after service. We are looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant to work at our UK office in Blackburn as we undertake an exciting period of growth and development.

This is a great opportunity for a talented marketer to come on board and help to grow our portfolio of exciting brands and to shape the way that we engage with our consumers.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Manage the day to day running of the social media pages of the various brands within the company portfolio.
  • Create unique and captivating content to use across social media and the brand websites that will engage with consumers.
  • Maintain the brand website pages, creating and updating product pages, managing the seasonal banner campaigns, stockist links and athlete/ambassador profiles.
  • Planning and implementation of digital marketing campaigns across all brands – some budget management required.
  • Analysis of all digital marketing activity and campaigns to ensure effective use of budget. Presenting monthly reports on website and social media traffic.
  • Working with other departments and PR agency to ensure we communicate our presence at events/trade shows as well as working with our athlete roster to deliver coordinated messages and pushing their experience using our products.
  • Identify emerging trends in digital marketing and recommend/implement as necessary to the UK and our global marketing teams.
  • Support the rest of the marketing team as necessary.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Based at our Blackburn head office in the UK

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of SEO and PPC to improve website traffic.
  • Proficient with Google Adwords and Analytics to create meaningful campaigns and analyse data that provides quality insight.
  • Competent with Content management systems including Mail Chimp, Joomla, word press is desirable. As is working with Adobe deign packages.
  • Excellent proven writing ability to create engaging to copy.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels, within the UK office and at a group level.
  • Good organisation and project management skills to help with working to tight deadlines across a number of projects at any one time.

Some travel may be required.

Reporting into: Marketing Manager
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 (8.30am-5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am-2pm Fridays)
Salary: TBC

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note. 

 

Graphic Designer

We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of aquatic equipment into an international market, holding strong market presence for the quality of our goods and after service. We are looking for a Graphic Designer to work at our UK office in Blackburn as we undertake an exciting period of growth and development.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager the job holder will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for keeping consistency of brand identity throughout all marketing materials.
  • Production of POS assets for a variety of brands and campaigns, sometimes working with retailers individually on bespoke solutions.
  • Creation of advertising campaigns within a given framework.
  • Designing digital marketing for websites, social media and email marketing
  • Image / photography processing and manipulation
  • Animation and film editing
  • Help take the brands to the next level with an ever-improving, unique design proposition
  • Design of product packaging, product manuals and technical documents

The successful candidate:

  • Competent working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • Relevant Design qualification.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Good organisation skills
  • 1-2 years experience
  • Based at our Blackburn head office in the UK

Reporting into: Marketing Manager
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 (8.30am-5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am-2pm Fridays)
Salary: TBC

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note. 

 

Senior Quality Inspector

Reporting to the Quality Manager the job holder will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out 1st off inspections, in process and final inspections of components for “life dependant” equipment. Carry out Initial Sample Reports, checking drawings, ensuring route cards have been issued and are accompanying the goods throughout the travel sequence.
  • Checking the receipt of goods entering the Company from Customers, Suppliers or Sub-Contractors for identification of status or quality against the accompanying paperwork.
  • Maintain calibration records and organise the calibration of equipment when it becomes due, replace or send out for repair inspection equipment, asses at the quality requirements of new jobs and order relevant equipment when necessary.
  • Assisting in ensuring that the requirement of ISO9001-2008 is continually met and reviewed throughout the company.
  • Planning and validating Quality Assurance and Quality Control techniques for all manufacturing and assembly areas.
  • Defining and validation of Quality Control Plans.
  • Validation of First Article Inspections (FAI’s) and follow-up on actions.
Quality tools deployment (SPC, problem solving, FMEA, etc.)

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a skilled inspector having served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Be qualified to ONC level or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Have experience of both large and small batches of high precision components
  • Be fully conversant with running and writing programmes for Mitutoyo Coordinate Measuring Machines.
  • Have experience of SPC, quality tools and improvement techniques.
  • Have an excellent understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Have familiarity with auditing for compliance with the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard.

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note.

 

Development & Production Support Engineer

Two vacancies available.

Permanent, full time.
Reporting to the CI & Engineering Support team Leader the job holder will be fully responsible for provision of Engineering support to all areas of the business to continually improve methods and processes, while increasing quality, repeatability and reducing costs and health and safety risks.

Main Duties to include :

  • Study, design, build and improve capable process engineering within the business, which includes Automated and Manual methods.
  • To validate the engineering success of improvement for both new and existing products and processes.
  • New Product Development, the introduction of new products and cost reduction projects.
  • To be innovative and creative and realise the objectives of the designer or brief by producing parts and prototypes by whatever means necessary
  • To develop new capable production techniques and methods to accurately produce new products and designs in line with the prototypes and design intent.
  • To design and set up meaningful and purposeful tests and test rigs within ethical and health and safety legislation and requirements. To interpret, evaluate and act upon the results and data.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent and Pro-active Problem Solver.
  • Be an excellent all round CNC Machinist
  • Hold a Mechatronics or Production Engineering Qualification, preferable Diploma or above.
  • Have experience working with Lean Manufacturing Tools and Techniques.
  • Have a good understanding of instrumentation and controls which includes pneumatics.
  • Be methodical and analytical.
  • Have an excellent eye for detail.

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note.