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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 fencing for outdoor use.

Vacancies

Head of Operations - Scotland

Head of Timber Frame Manufacturing - DTE

Forestry & Transport Manager

Area Sales Manager - East and Southern Region

Head of IT

Production Engineer

Maintenance Scheduler - Fermoy

Apprentice Training Programme

 

Head of Operations - Scotland

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in Ireland & UK with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. The Group won the Ernst & Young Ireland Industry Entrepreneur award in 2010 and a Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Award in 2013. Glennon Brothers supplies both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. It has over 900 employees with plants in Troon, Invergordon and Edinburgh in the UK, and Longford, Fermoy and Enniskillen in Ireland. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. Over the past five years it invested over €70 million across the Group through capital investment projects. As the group prepares for continued growth and investment in the UK and Ireland, Glennon Brothers is now expanding its management team to appoint a Head of Operations for Scotland.

Role

Reporting directly to the Joint Managing Director, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead the Scottish operations. The Head of Operations (Scotland) is responsible for the delivery of business targets across operations in Troon and Windymains.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership and management of business operations across respective sites and contribute to the senior leadership team of Glennon Brothers. They are responsible for hitting or exceeding agreed targets for the Group. This person will develop and execute the strategic plan to grow business operations. They will lead and develop the site teams in Troon and Windymains. There is a requirement to frequently travel to the sites as part of this role as well as occasional travel across other sites in Ireland.

Direct Responsibility

The Head of Operations will have the following direct reports:

  • Troon – sawn wood (sawmill) and CHP Plant

  • Windymains – sawn wood (sawmill)
     

Roles and Responsibilities

• Operations Strategy and Planning

  • Develop sawmill strategy to maximise the return to the business from the sawmills

  • Set the Scottish sawmill production budget with senior leadership team & plant manager inputs.

• Production

  • Monitor production performance against budget through an agreed set of KPIs.

  • Drive efficiencies and standardisation of approaches, practices and reporting.

  • Develop a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement across all sawmills.

  • Ensure the optimisation of the maintenance function and its systems for plant efficiency

• Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ)

  • Actively promote and prioritise a safe working environment for our people.

  • Ensure that appropriate policies, procedures, staff and processes are in place.

• Employees

  • Work with HR and site managers to ensure sawmill staff are trained and upskilled.

  • Review internal moves/ promotions to ensure they are the right fit for the Group.

  • Support line management to clarify roles and responsibilities between departments.

• New Products

  • Guide multi-disciplinary group to research opportunities and develop business cases.

• New Projects / Capital Development

  • Ensure that short & long term projects are managed and delivered on time and to budget.

  • Develop and maintain the capital investment strategy plan for the sawmills.

• Leadership

  • Contribute to the successful delivery of the business strategy together with members of the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Lead and develop the site managers and respective teams across the sites.

  • Mentor and coaching of new and existing members of the team.

  • Conduct performance and development reviews of team members.

  • Identify development opportunities for team members.

• Processes and Technology

  • Standardise business practices and reports across sites.

  • Drive the improvement of the manufacturing and lean practices.

  • Introduce systems and processes to secure plant efficiency and deliver budgets.

  • Ensure that the throughput evolves to meet the needs of the business as it grows and invests in capital.

  • Develop the technology/production/maintenance plans to enable the site team deliver on the overall targets.

• Key accountabilities

  • Maximising the value of throughput across manufacturing and operating sites.

  • Operational and safety KPIs and standards.

  • Training and development of the team.

  • Developing the Glennon Brothers brand and reputation with suppliers within the UK and Ireland.

 

Desired Competencies

  • Strong personal credibility with the ability to build trusted relationships.

  • Extensive travel between sites.

  • Advanced interpersonal, negotiation, communication and influencing skills.

  • Exceptional judgment and demonstrated ability to make sound decisions.

  • Resourceful, driven by results and understands how to prioritise time, resources and people.

  • Proven ability to lead and develop people.

  • Creates a climate in which people can do their best.

  • Strong sense of urgency. Comfortable in an environment that is dynamic and changeable.

  • Driven by new ideas, methods and opportunities, always striving to find solutions that are innovative.

  • Drive to exceed goals and push self and others towards high levels of performance.

  • Capacity to reduce complexity and increase efficiency in processes to maximise outcome/return.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to make presentations and capable of persuading all levels of the business.

  • Proficient in IT, software packages and systems.

 

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in leading Operations teams in a senior leadership role.

  • Proven track record in heavy industry operations and manufacturing.

  • Proven brand leader.

  • Manufacturing / Operations / Business degree or relevant equivalent qualification

 

Applications in the strictest of confidence to Philip Ducie – Group Head of Human Resources at Philip.ducie@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Head of Timber Frame Manufacturing - DTE

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in Ireland & the UK with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. Dempsey Timber Engineering (DTE) is one of our key business units specialising in the manufacture, supply and installation of Timber Frame Homes and Engineered Roof Trusses to the construction industry and also to one-off self builders. DTE is now seeking to appoint a Head of Timber Frame for its DTE operations in Longford.

Role Purpose
The DTE Head of Timber Frame will be required a hand-on approach to managing and co-ordinating the activities of the timber frame business through the achievement of production metrics including throughput, changeover times, minimising downtime and driving ongoing improvement. The successful candidate requires a strong customer focus underpinned by sales and commercial acumen. Reporting to the Group Head of Timber Frame, this person will be required to ensure that all orders are manufactured and despatched in a timely fashion and to ensure that all operational, administration, H & S and business controls are adhered to. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of timber frame and/or roof truss with a proven track record in good manufacturing practice and lean principles
 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the overall business strategies to achieve short and long-term goals.

  • Provide market insights, strategic advice and sale focused.

  • Overall responsibility for the estimating, design, operations, and sales functions.

  • Develop and implement business plans to improve cost-efficiency.

  • Maintain positive and long-lasting customer relations.

  • Oversee the company's business operations, financial performance, investments, and ventures in Ireland.

  • Hand-on approach in supervising, guiding, and delegating duties across the team.

  • Assess, manage, and resolve problematic developments and situations.

  • Build and enhance the company's profile across the markets its services.

  • To ensure the plants meet their customer quality, service and safety goals through effective management of sites.

  • Establish strong working relationships with all departments ensuring a cohesive approach to delivery of budgeted metrics and other key performance indicators.

  • Ownership for product procurement and stock control.

  • Ensure the site uptime is maximised through preventative maintenance programme.

  • Maintain a safe working environment.

  • Ensure that all procedures relating to any aspect of product manufacture are fully implemented and adhered to, in line with customer and regulatory expectations.

  • Ensure that the material delivery and returns are in line with good manufacturing practice standards.

  • Ensure that there are adequate resources available for each shift based on the production schedule and that appropriate control is exercised on overtime spend and other production costs.

  • Ensure continual compliance with the policies relating to personnel, quality, engineering and safety.

  • Recommend / implement improvements to standards and foster a culture of continuous improvement in production and safety

 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Timber Frame and roof truss experience is a distinct advantage.

  • 5 Years’ experience operating at a similar level within a timber frame manufacturing / Roof Truss facility or related construction sectors.

  • Ability to build trusted relationships with key customers.

  • Proven ability of managing a business at a senior level.

  • Strong business and commercial acumen.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans.

  • Ability to engage with a design team to ensure manufacturing is optimised and on time delivery achieved.

  • Ability to engage and motivate production teams.

  • Proven ability of managing a business at a senior level.

  • Strong business and commercial acumen.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans.

  • Ability to engage with a design team to ensure manufacturing is optimised and on time delivery achieved.

  • Ability to engage and motivate production teams.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a changing environment to support our customer.

  • Passionate about meeting both Customer and Company expectations.

  • Able to excel in high-pressure situations.

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

  • IT literate.

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to: Philip Ducie (Group Head of Human Resources at Philip.ducie@glennonbrothers.ie using reference code DTETF.

 

Forestry & Transport Manager

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in Ireland and the UK with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. Glennon Brothers supplies both Irish and the UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. Glennon Brothers has operations in Longford and Fermoy in Ireland, Troon and Edinburgh in the UK. Following the acquisition of Balcas in November 2021 with facilities in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland and Invergordon in Scotland, the groups turnover has doubled, and headcount increased to over 900 employees. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. Glennon Brothers now has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Forestry and Transport Manager for our sawn timber business. This role will be based in Fermoy but will require travel to private forestry growers in the midlands region.

Role

Reporting directly to the Head of Forestry - Ireland, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dynamic forestry team in Ireland. The candidate will be part of the team ensuring the supply of timber to our Fermoy sawmill while responsible for the coordination of transport for timber in and out of the operation.  

Key responsibilities include:

Forestry:

  • Log Procurement – valuations of forest lots, purchases from Coillte, private growers and FSNI

  • Forest Site Management of the above H&S etc.

  • Management of TPMS (Forest service docket system)

  • Management & setting up of forest lots on NAV (Forestry Purchasing System).

  • Updating NAV with auction figures & purchases.

  • Updating NAV & LT (Lumbertrack - company ERP system)with haulage costs fuel surcharges etc.

  • Sales of other forest products to third parties

  • Planning of all log intake to Fermoy

 

Transport / Logistic

  • Transport Management & planning of sawn timber / forestry haulage.

  • Management of residue materials in Fermoy and Longford, using external hauliers and monthly report of same

  • Log contractor recruitment & rate setting

  • Determining rates with transport companies and understand backloads.

  • Management & monitoring of log stock , residues and saw dust in Fermoy.

  • Scheduling of harvesting operations.

 

Industry

  • Attending Coillte & FSNI quarterly reviews.

  • Taking part in marketing events Teagasc Talking timber & Tullamore show.

  • Attend Forest Industry transport (FITG) committee.

 

Candidate Profile

  • Proven experience as a forester in log procurement.

  • Experience in coordinating external haulier companies.

  • Relevant third level qualification in forestry is desirable.

  • Self-starter with ability to work as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of current legal requirements and guidelines as they relate to haulage.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Full clean driving licence and willingness to travel.

  • Excellent IT skills.

 

Applications with an accompanying CV should be sent to: forestrycareers@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Area Sales Manager - East and Southern Region

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in Ireland and the UK with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. The company won the Ernst & Young Ireland Industry Entrepreneur award in 2010, a Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Award in 2013 and the TTJ Softwood Trader of the Year 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022. Glennon Brothers supplies both Irish and the UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. Glennon Brothers has operations in Longford and Fermoy in Ireland, Troon and Edinburgh in the UK. Following the acquisition of Balcas in November 2021 with facilities in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland and Invergordon in Scotland, the groups turnover has doubled, and headcount increased to over 900 employees. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. Glennon Brothers now has an exciting opportunity to appoint an Area Sales Manager covering the East & Southern region of Ireland (Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Wicklow, Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Cork & Kerry).

Role

Reporting to the Head of Group Sales, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dynamic sales team. This is a field sales role, covering the East and Southern region of Ireland. The key responsibilities include:

• Repeat selling to an established customer base as well as generating new business.
• Responsible for proactively managing their accounts,
• Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts and Buying Groups across the region.
• Own, hit or exceed annual sales targets and key milestones from a personal and company perspective from achieving sales targets, to maintaining a high level of customer service.
• Demonstrate a strong willingness to grow, lead and manage the sales territory.
• Ensure that the sales process and CRM are maintained from a key account and customer service perspective.
• Strong journey planning and account management experience.
 

The Candidate

This position would suit an ambitious, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual, with a proven ability in selling timber or building products. Experience of selling timber products into the builders’ merchant sector would be an advantage. Good communication skills are essential as well as the ability to deal with people at all levels of the organization up to Director level.

An attractive package is available for the right candidate
 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV to mpdirector@glennonbrothers.ie using reference code ASMESR.
 

Head of IT

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in Ireland & UK with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. The Group won the Ernst & Young Ireland Industry Entrepreneur award in 2010 and a Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Award in 2013. Glennon Brothers supplies both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. It has over 900 employees with plants in Troon, Invergordon and Edinburgh in the UK, and Longford, Fermoy, and Enniskillen in Ireland. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. Over the past five years it invested over €50 million across the Group including value added processing in Fermoy and a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Troon. As the group prepares for continued growth and investment in the UK and Ireland, Glennon Brothers is now expanding its management team to appoint a Head of IS.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance,  this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to lead the IT function and execution of the IS / IT strategy to grow the business. This person will be responsible for devising the group’s IS / IT strategy and ensure that all infrastructure and systems necessary to support its operations as well as manage the IT teams across Ireland and the UK. The successful candidate must have a successful track record in leading IT teams and ensuring the delivery of best-in-class IS / IT services.  There is a requirement to frequently travel in Ireland and the UK as part of this role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Set objectives and strategies for the IS/IT department.

  • Select and implement suitable technologies to improve business operations using public cloud, private cloud or on premise solutions as appropriate

  • Ensure the security of the entire information stack including hosting, network, servers and storage, backup, end user devices and applications

  • Select and manage appropriate IT suppliers and partners

  • Responsible for the development, review, and certification of all back-up and disaster recovery procedures and plans.

  • Oversee the IT technological infrastructure in the organisation and ensure optimal performance

  • Plan the implementation of new solutions and provide guidance to the IT team and managed service partners and other staff within the organisation

  • Prepare annual budget for the IT department including budgeting purchases of IT equipment and software

  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage

  • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise the board on suggested actions

 

Candidate Profile

  • Proven experience as a Head of IS or similar managerial role

  • Excellent knowledge of IS / IT systems and infrastructure

  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.

  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.

  • Knowledge of IT hardware and software and cloud solutions and the ability to manage the entire spectrum of information technology operations.

  • Experience with implementation of information technology integrations in a large division/company.

  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation

  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • A strong strategic and business mindset

  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

  • BSc/BA in information technology, computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be preferred

Applications with an accompanying CV should be sent to: ITcareers@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Production Engineer

Glennon Brothers is a leading timber processor in Ireland & UK with a strong growth story.

The company supplies both the Irish and UK markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector and operates several CHP and wood pellet manufacturing plants.

It has over 900 employees with plants in Longford, Fermoy, Enniskillen, Troon, Edinburgh and Invergordon

Due to expansion, we are recruiting for a Production Engineer to join our site team, based in Fermoy, reporting to the Plant Manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver world class performance on critical success indicators (Safety, Quality, Output and Equipment performance) in a highly automated timber processing facility.

  • Develop solutions to problems, utilizing statistical knowledge and problem-solving tools as well as developing strategies to prevent the recurrence of the problem in future.

  • Use data extraction, datamining and analysis skills to identify trends/outliers to reduce process variation and drive corrective action plans.

  • Partner with the Engineering team to troubleshoot equipment and process issues
    Lead continuous improvement initiatives in production areas which will improve the operational performance.

  • Identify innovative solutions to problems and influence required stakeholders to drive/implement change.

  • Work with equipment suppliers to drive innovative changes to improve equipment reliability.

  • Work alongside all teams on site including management, production and engineering staff to implement plans and recommendations.

  • Produce reports and develop KPI’s to measure and manage performance of the site.
     

Qualifications

  • Degree in a Science or Engineering discipline.

  • Relevant work experience in a continuous improvement or manufacturing environment.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Teamworking skills.

  • Planning and organization skills.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • KPI focused.

  • Leadership and influencing skills.

  • Self-motivation
     

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to: pmfermoy@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Sales Manager- A L E X A N D E R S  T I M B E R  D E S I G N  L T D

Alexanders Timber Design is a leading Timber Frame and Roof Truss manufacturer for the house building sector and one of the key business units of Glennon Brothers who are a leading timber processor in the UK & Ireland with a strong growth story. We are a growing and expanding business with further ambitious growth ahead of us as we plan our relocation to a new site in Irvine. As a leader in the Green Tech industry our bespoke facility in Irvine will be equipped with a manufacturing line that has state-of-the-art technology. We are now seeking to appoint a Sales Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to develop their sales career.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Timber Frame, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join an ambitious expanding business. This is a field sales role, covering Scotland and North England. 

Responsibilities

  • Repeat selling to an established customer base as well as generating new business.

  • Responsible for proactively managing their accounts,

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts.

  • Own, hit or exceed annual sales targets and key milestones from a personal and company perspective from achieving sales targets, to maintaining a high level of customer service.

  • Demonstrate a strong willingness to grow, lead and manage the sales territory.

  • Ensure that the sales process and order book are maintained from a key account and customer service perspective.

  • Strong journey planning and account management experience.

 Skill Profile

  • Proven record in Timberframe or modular sales experience is essential

  • An ambitious, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual

  • Proven ability in selling timber frame and roof trusses.

  • The ability to deal with people at all levels of the organisation up to Director

  • level.

  • Strong analytic/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Dependable and flexible

  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated.

  • Results driven whilst participating in a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).

  • Excellent attention to detail.

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to:

careersatd@alexanderstimberdesign.co.uk

 

Design Manager

Alexanders Timber Design is a leading Timber Frame and Roof Truss manufacturer for the house building sector and one of the key business units of Glennon Brothers who are a leading timber processor in the UK & Ireland with a strong growth story. We are a growing and expanding business with further ambitious growth ahead of us as we plan our relocation to a new site in Irvine. As a leader in the Green Tech industry our bespoke facility in Irvine will be equipped with a manufacturing line that has state-of-the-art technology.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Timber Frame, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join an ambitious expanding business. Due to our continued growth, we require a Design Manager to join and lead our in-house design team in our Irvine Office.

Responsibilities

  • Create and manage design programmes in line with client contractual agreements.

  • Management of the Timber Frame and Truss design and estimating team while also leading specific Timber Frame design projects.

  • Manage all technical aspects of the business, including internal & external queries.

  • Work closely with the estimating team to contribute technical knowledge and value engineering at tender stage.

  • Work closely with the Production Manager to ensure all information for manufacture is in line with manufacturing requirements and improve processes where required.

  • Manage and develop a team of in-house designers, setting targets and reporting on progress.

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts.

  • Liaising with client design teams and external consultants in relation to live projects.

  • Liaising with site teams in relation to queries arising.

Skill Profile

  • Ideally several years’ experience in Timber Frame or modular build design.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD software.

  • Develop drawings for new and existing projects.

  • Ability to read and understand architectural/engineering drawings.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite of products.

  • Strong analytic/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Dependable, flexible

  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated.

  • Results driven whilst participating in a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).

  • Excellent attention to detail.

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to:

careersatd@alexanderstimberdesign.co.uk

 

Maintenance Scheduler - Fermoy

Role purpose

Reporting to the Head of Maintenance, the Maintenance Scheduler will have in-depth knowledge, experience and understanding of Maintenance and CMMS. This individual should have a proven track record in good manufacturing practices, regulatory compliance and lean principles. They will be responsible for ensuring all equipment is maintained through an effective preventative maintenance system. They will also be responsible for scheduling and optimizing resources in order to reduce downtime and deliver Site KPI’s.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare preventative maintenance plans and schedules that are in sync with the organization’s maintenance goals and the Site KPI’s.

  • Constantly adjust schedules to account for unexpected emergency work.

  • Act as the primary liaison person between maintenance and operations. 

  • Lead communication between maintenance and other internal beneficiaries of maintenance work to ensure that everyone receives timely, efficient, and quality service.

  • Understand jobs well enough to describe what needs to be accomplished, estimate labour hours, tools, and resources needed to complete different work orders.

  • Coordinate planned downtimes to reduce mean time between equipment failures.

    • PM Schedule

    • Shutdown Plans 

  • Minimize the number of interruptions once work begins.

  • Establish job goals for the maintenance workforce.

  • Maintain the CMMS System by continually creating and updating Routines, Schedules and associated SOP’s

  • Be the On-Site expert for CMMS and provide training to all employees that utilize the system

  • Provide immediate insights into potential labour shortages (or excesses).

  • Help with keeping an optimal stock of spare parts and materials.

  • Maintain preventive maintenance checklists and other standardized procedures to ensure there is an audit trail for compliance audits etc.

  • Facilitate appropriate scheduling meetings between Maintenance and Operations

  • Provide trending detail and analysis of equipment performance

  • Deliver and Track Department KPIs

    • Job Plan Accuracy

    • Resource Utilization

    • PM Compliance

    • Schedule Adherence

  • Develop Lean Systems using tools and techniques to meet continuous improvement targets that are critical to the success and delivery of a high-performance plant

  • Work with external and internal Contractors and Installation companies to complete in-house maintenance and project work to the required standards

 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Qualification in Engineering/Related Field or equivalent knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge and experience to promote a safe working environment and ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory standards

  • Reduces complexity and increases efficiency in processes to maximise outcome/return

  • Leads by example, with a "can do" approach, passion, energy and a strong work ethic

  • Strong leadership and influence skill

  • Very strong organisation skills and attention to detail

  • Drive to exceed goals and push self and others towards high levels of performance

  • Makes good decisions and delegates responsibility and accountability to the appropriate level

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build trusted relationships and influence others

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and under your own initiative

  • Problem solving skills, analytical skills and the ability to make decisions quickly

  • Organisational and team leader skills

  • Knowledge of process improvement and validation

  • Knowledge of regulatory standards relevant to the industry

  • The ability to investigate and identify trends

 

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV by email to: jordon.hauge@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Area Sales Manager – North England & Midlands

Glennon Brothers (www.glennonbrothers.ie) is a leading timber processor in the UK and Ireland with a strong growth story. As a leader in the Green Tech industry, Glennon Brothers is a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation with ambitious growth plans. The company won the Ernst & Young Ireland Industry Entrepreneur award in 2010, a Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Award in 2013 and the TTJ Softwood Trader of the Year 2019, 2020, & 2021. Glennon Brothers supplies both the UK and Irish markets with products for the construction, pallet wood and fencing industries. It also manufactures timber frame homes and engineered roof trusses for the house building sector. Glennon Brothers has operations in Troon and Edinburgh in the UK, and Longford and Fermoy in Ireland. Following the acquisition of Balcas Timber and Balcas Energy in November 2021 with facilities in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland and Invergordon in Scotland, the groups turnover has doubled, and headcount increased to over 900 employees. Its people, a commitment to service, and ongoing investment in new technology are core to the business. Glennon Brothers is now expanding its sales team to appoint an Area Sales Manager for North England and Midlands.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Group Sales, this is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dynamic sales team. This is a field sales role, covering North England and Midland. The key responsibilities include:

  • Repeat selling to an established customer base as well as generating new business.

  • Responsible for proactively managing their accounts,

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts and Buying Groups across the UK.

  • Own, hit or exceed annual sales targets and key milestones from a personal and company perspective from achieving sales targets, to maintaining a high level of customer service.

  • Demonstrate a strong willingness to grow, lead and manage the sales territory.

  • Ensure that the sales process and CRM are maintained from a key account and customer service perspective.

  • Strong journey planning and account management experience.

 

The Candidate

This position would suit an ambitious, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual, with a proven ability in selling timber or building products. Experience of selling timber products into the builders’ merchant sector would be an advantage. Good communication skills are essential as well as the ability to deal with people at all levels of the organization up to Director level.

An attractive package is available for the right candidate.

Applications in the strictest confidence, with full CV to asmgb@glennonbrothers.com using reference code GBASM.

 

Apprentice Training Programme

We are currently recruiting for our Apprentice Training Programme

Apprenticeships offered in,

  • Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting

  • Electrical

  • Saw Doctor

 

Get the experience, the skills and the world class qualifications you need to succeed

  • 4 year paid programme

  • Class room based learning combined with practical experience

  • Operate in a team environment

  • Combines college and on job training

  • Work indoors and outdoors

  • Internationally recognised qualification QQI advanced level 6 trade certificate

 

Candidates need to be 16 years of age on January 1st, 2021.

Please Send CVs to:

Glennon Bros Cork Ltd,

Farran South,

Fermoy,

Co. Cork,

 

Email: jordon.hauge@glennonbrothers.ie

 

Glennon Brothers is an equal opportunities employer