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 careers@forgeway.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.

Employee testimonials

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.”

Experienced Customer Service Advisor

We are looking for a new addition to our forward-thinking team to represent the company and its values to external customers.  The role would suit someone who has previously worked in a busy customer service environment but looking for a new challenge.

Our innovative products are used all over the world within construction, transport and aerospace sectors.  We have decades of experience and technical expertise within bonding, sealants and adhesives industries.

Forgeway culture is built on our values:

Passionate, conscientious and disciplined
Smart with innovation
Respect for our community and it’s ethos
Humility with gratitude
Play by the rules
Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
Continuous learning and development
If these values are also important to you…read on!

The role…

·       Entering orders onto the CRM system and ensuring they are updated correctly

·       Processing customer orders and coordinating delivery schedules

·       Generating customer reports focusing on OTIF and reconciliations of all couriers

·       Establishing long-lasting relationships with customers

·       Generating picking notes and liaising with the warehouse team

·       Full training and support will be provided for the successful candidate

The skills you will bring…

·       A confident, friendly and an adaptable individual with a can-do attitude

·       Excellent telephone manner and business acumen

·       Good written English skills

·       Proficient in Microsoft Excel

·       Strong organisational and office skills

·       Ability to learn new computer systems quickly, with excellent attention to detail

·       Enjoys being part of a hard-working team environment and working to daily deadlines

What we offer…

We are committed to development opportunities for all of our team members
A fast-paced environment in a growing company.
Pension
Company sick pay
Free eye test
Free ‘deli’ style lunch

For a full job description, list of responsibilities and ideal skill set, please email careers@forgeway.com.

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Quality Assurance Technician

Forgeway are a manufacturing company with big ambitions! With decades of experience and unrivalled technical expertise, our family run business is committed to continuous development within the adhesives industry. Our innovative products are used all over the world in the construction, transport and aerospace sectors.

We are looking for the next addition to our Quality Department to drive continuous improvement through the business and ensure that excellent customer satisfaction is maintained.

 

Forgeway culture is built on our values that are at the core of everything we do:

–        Passionate, conscientious and disciplined

–        Smart with innovation

–        Respect for our community and it’s ethos

–        Humility with gratitude

–        Play by the rules

–        Positive ‘can-do’ attitude

–        Continuous learning and development

–        If these values are also important to you…read on!

 

The role…

–        Ensure Process Conformity – monitor process performance through regular auditing to ensure that our BS EN9100 Quality Management System is implemented and maintained across all functions of the business

–        Implement Improvement Initiatives – where process improvements have been identified; execute the change and review effectiveness

–        Provide Operational Support – assist operations by following up on quality related operational queries and ensuring product conformity requirements are met.

–        Maintain traceability – ensure all Quality Management System records are accurately maintained

–        Quality Control testing – where required conduct certain quality control tests to confirm operational processes

–        Promote Awareness – Ensure that the Quality Management System procedures are effectively understood by all functions in the business.

–        Issue Resolution – Where necessary plan, implement and review corrective actions to effectively resolve issues and prevent re-occurrence.

 

The skills you will bring…

·       Previous Quality Assurance / Quality Control experience in a manufacturing environment

·       Ability to manage own time well and work independently in a methodical and accurate manner

·       Ability to approach problems holistically then deliver timely and effective solutions

·       Good level of IT literacy as you will be working with manufacturing software systems

·       Minimum of three A-levels or equivalent (Science is preferred)

·       A Science related degree / Engineering degree is desirable.

 

What we offer…

·       We are committed to the on-going development of each individual to achieve their career goals by providing support, mentoring and structured training.

·       A friendly working environment, smart dress code and professional standards.

·       Pension, company sickpay, and free eye test.

·       Free ‘deli’ style lunch

 

For a full job description, list of responsibilities and ideal skill set, please email careers@forgeway.com.

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