Build a career at Forgeway
Since the foundation of the company in 1994, we knew that it was people that made the difference between good and great. We hire our team based not only on talent and experience but a cultural fit to our core values too.
We are always on the lookout for highly talented and unique people that will make a difference to the business and have the drive to continuously grow and develop. Please don’t wait to see a vacancy appear on the website, give us a call on 01626 367070 or send us your CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
Working for us
We are committed to building lasting careers for our team and everyone is rewarded for the value they bring to the organisation. We have access to world-class educational tools and learning development platforms, where you can benefit from the experience of highly talented people to help you progress in your career. Our aim is to be considered as an employer of choice in South West England and strive to make people’s working experiences better than ever before.
Daniel has been with Forgeway since June 2005, where he secured a permanent role straight from full-time education. He says: “Working at Forgeway has been a hugely inspirational journey where I have learnt so much and made some lifelong friends along the way. The company has gone above and beyond in looking after me and has enabled me to build a successful career which I love. The one statement that sums up my time at Forgeway is – I have earned whilst I learned!”
Steph has worked for Forgeway since 2014, moving from her role as Development Chemist into the position of Health and Safety Officer and Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA). She says: “It’s been exciting to see the growth in Forgeway from when I started, with the key values and vision is even stronger than before. It’s great to be a part of the team and for every person to have a voice to make change happen. Personal development and training are heavily encouraged and for me personally, I’ve been able to qualify as a DGSA as well as receive the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, which is an example of Forgeway’s investment in their people.”
[The gremlin] Water ingress is a hot topic in vehicle manufacturing due to the severity of the issues that can arise from it. These can include; increasing the weight of the vehicle, corrosion of metal components, rotting of plywood flooring, mould and bacteria build up and legal issues with passengers being exposed to slippery floors. Legionella Bacteria are commonly spread through airborne water droplets in vehicle air conditioning systems so it is imperative that water does not enter the systems of the vehicles in the first place.
Total life Durability is a major factor that must be considered in the manufacture of transportation vehicles. Stresses and torsion have to be considered due to vehicle being regularly subjected to potholes, kerbs, reduced height accessibility mechanisms in its daily service life.
Commonly witnessed small issues may seem relatively harmless on the surface but often this issue is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are some examples where simple solutions around flooring have avoided major issues for the end user and have helped to reduce huge warranty claims for our customers.