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We always welcome hearing from people interested in a career in the timber processing sector. To enquire about current vacancies, email careers@glennonbrothers.ie

Since 1913, Glennon Brothers has been manufacturing high-quality timber products and is now the premier name in the Irish and UK timber processing industry. Through Glennon Brothers plants in Longford and Fermoy, and Windymains Timber and Adam Wilsons in Scotland, we supply both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. We also supply timber frame and engineered roof trusses through Dempsey Timber Engineering in Ireland and Alexanders Timber Design in Scotland.

Products include kiln dried graded carcassing, pallet and packing case material, CLS for the timber frame manufacturing industry and machined whitewood for the garden shed industry. In addition, we offer Glendeck timber decking and Glenfence fencing for outdoor use.

 

AREA MANAGER (SCOTLAND & NORTH EAST ENGLAND)

Glennon Brothers, one of the leading timber processors in the British Isles, is in the middle of a major expansion drive, and as a result a vacancy has arisen for an Area Manager. The job involves selling on behalf of the Group’s two Scottish operations, Adam Wilson & Sons, based in Troon, and Windymains Timber, based in Humbie, near Edinburgh, as well as its Irish operations (www.glennonbrothers.com). Glennon Brothers provides a one stop shop solution for sawn softwood in the British Isles and predominantly sells into the builders merchant, pallet manufacturing, and fencing sectors.

The Job:

This is a field sales roles, covering Scotland and the North East of England, involving repeat selling to an established customer base as well as generating new business. Candidates will be fully responsible for proactively managing their accounts, from achieving sales targets, to maintaining a high level of customer service.

The Candidate:

The position would suit an ambitious, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual, with a proven ability in selling timber or building products. Good communication skills are essential as well as the ability to deal with people at all levels of the organisation.

 

An attractive package is available for the right candidate. In the event that relocation is required, assistance will be provided.

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV to:

Mike Glennon

Glennon Brothers

Harbour Road, Troon, Ayrshire, KA10 6DN

or e-mail mgdirector@glennonbrothers.com

                                                                                      

Maintenance Manager – Fermoy

Glennon Brothers is one of the leading timber processors in Ireland and the UK, with plants in Fermoy, Longford, Troon, and Edinburgh. Glennon Brothers provides a one stop shop solution for sawn softwood in the British Isles, and has won an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and a prestigious Ruban D’honneur in the European Business Awards. A vacancy has arisen in the Fermoy site for a Maintenance Manager.

The Job:

Lead a multi-disciplinary, skilled maintenance team across three shifts to deliver challenging safety, reliability and process improvement targets within time and budget constraints.  Analyse downtime and implement cycle of continuous improvement to drive plant uptime by focusing on maintenance best practice.  Implement preventative maintenance routines from heavy log handling equipment to sophisticated log and board scanners.  Provide technical leadership in all aspects of the site operations both internally and externally with regulatory bodies and suppliers.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate is likely to have an honours degree in an engineering discipline and several years’ experience in heavy industry.  They will have had responsibility for managing maintenance and engineering projects and will be comfortable leading civil, mechanical, electrical and electronic direct reports and external contractors.  The position will appeal to persons with a confident, “can-do” attitude wishing to work in a lean organisational structure.

An attractive salary is available for the right candidate.

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV to: 

Michael O’Brien,

Glennon Brothers,

Farran South,

Fermoy,

Co. Cork

or e-mail m.obrien@glennonbrothers.ie