Jobs at Bedford Bi-Folds Ltd

This is a great opportunity to be part of our continued growth and success. If you would like to apply for any of the positions please complete the form below. For any enquiries, please email sales@bedfordbifolds.co.uk

Sales Coordinator for our Trade Customers

To coordinate the administration for the trade customer side of the business

Responsibilities

  • Update the Trello system for each order, adding the tracking status for each job, ensuring smooth workflow from start to finish.
  • Maintaining the trade delivery diary. Booking in the delivery dates ensuring that the daily delivery routes are fuel cost-effective by grouping them by location/counties. Ensuring that the daily load on the lorry is maximized.
  • Planning the trade delivery dates and sending out the Outlook calendar appointment to the customer.
  • Separate the paperwork for each order to ensure the workshop is handed the technical drawings and that all other documents are kept in the office folder (Bible) for future reference.
  • Preparing the delivery sheets for each order.
  • Checking the address and contact number for each delivery is correct.
  • Monitor and track each order once it’s started fabrication, to ensure a clear understanding of its progress, whether it’s going to meet the delivery date and/or whether there are any issues which may delay the progress.
  • Communicating with the customer, ensuring they have regular updates on their order as timely as possible, especially if production has hit problems and a delivery date is going to be delayed.
  • Checking off the glass deliveries to ensure that it is correct.
  • Archiving each job on Trello once the delivery has been made to the customer.
  • Answering the office phone to customers; taking messages, answering queries, forwarding calls to the relevant person, logging new customer enquiries and site visit requests.
  • Responding to email enquiries.

 Communication

  • Regularly communicate with the Factory Manager with regards to delivery dates, to ensure that jobs are flowing through the factory and are on schedule.
  • Communicating with other colleagues on work/job status so that everyone is fully up to date, so that effective cover can be handled during absence.
  • That regular communication with the customer is met, so they are aware of any changes or delays to their order and that they are reminded of delivery dates.
  • To ensure follow-up with a customer if a query/issue has been raised which can’t be rectified immediately.

Competencies

  • Experience in a busy administration/customer service role
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Able to concentrate and work within a busy environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to act quickly with changing demands
  • Experience in using Outlook and Excel  
  • Experience in using Trello would be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work

Personal requirements

  • Takes pride in their work
  • Enjoys working in a team within a busy office
  • Good attention to detail skills
  • Can remain calm under pressure
  • Process and procedure driven

This is a full-time position at 40hrs per week based in Bedford. Salary range is from £18,000 p/a.

  • Position: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time 40 hours p/w
  • Salary range: £18,000.00 – £20,000.00 p/a (Salary negotiable depending on experience)
  • Location: Office-based

Experienced Fabricator

We are looking for an Experienced Aluminium Fabricator to work within a team in our business unit. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in fabricating aluminium profiles. They will also have a good eye for detail and be able to concentrate and work within a busy environment.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience in fabricating doors and windows
  • Reading and following technical drawings accurately
  • Experience in using machinery and hand tools safely
  • Excellent written, numeracy and verbal communication skills

Duties including but not exclusive to

  • Fabricate Aluminium doors and windows
  • Adhere to the company’s health & safety guidelines
  • Packing and unpacking parts and finished products
  • Ensures work meets standards of quality on time and in full

Personal requirements

  • Attention to detail, observing and analysing tasks through to completion
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly, organise and prioritise work
  • Takes pride in their work
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Enjoys working within a busy workshop environment
  • Willing to learn and expand their knowledge

This is a full-time position at 40hrs per week based in Bedford. Salary negotiable depending on experience. 

  • Position: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time 40 hours p/w
  • Salary range: £22,000.00 – £30,000.00 p/a (Salary negotiable depending on experience)
  • Location: Office-based

Trainee Fabricator

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic and hard-working Trainee Aluminium Fabricator to assist work within a team in our business unit. Fabricating experience is necessary but further training will be given.

Skills and experience

  • Preparing parts as instructed
  • Good practice of using tools and measuring
  • Excellent written, numeracy and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organise, and prioritise work

Duties including but not exclusive to

  • Assist fabricating aluminium and uPVC profiles
  • Adhere to the company’s health & safety guidelines
  • Packing and unpacking parts and finished products

Personal requirements

  • Attention to detail, observing and analysing tasks through to completion
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly
  • Takes pride in their work
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Enjoys working within a busy workshop environment
  • Team-player with a ‘can do’ attitude, just as important as having the right skills
  • You’ll be keen and willing to learn and develop new skills

Further relevant training will be given to the successful applicant.

This is a full-time position at 40hrs per week based in Bedford. Salary negotiable depending on experience. 

  • Position: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time 40 hours p/w
  • Salary range: £14,000.00 – £22,000.00 p/a (Salary negotiable depending on experience)
  • Location: Office-based

Apply

To apply for one of our current positions please complete the form below and attach your CV. If you have any queries please contact us at sales@bedfordbifolds.co.uk