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.”

Quality Assurance Manager

Come bond with us! 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 a Quality Assurance Manager 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 and measure 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

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

–        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.

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

 

The skills you will bring…

·       Previous Quality Assurance / Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment at manager level

·       Working knowledge of ISO 9001 or equivalent

·       Experience in a laboratory quality inspection environment is desirable

·       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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Compounding Production Operative

Come bond with us! We are looking for a new addition to join our forward-thinking team in compounding to produce our high-quality products. To work as an effective team member and produce formulas as instructed, maintaining accuracy when under pressure, following all SOP’s and working in a safe and careful manner to ensure the safety of yourself and others. The role would suit someone who has previously worked in a busy manufacturing environment and is willing to get stuck in!

 

Our innovative products are used all over the world within the 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…

·         To accurately weigh and measure chemicals in correct amounts following the pre-defined formula

·         Maintain and clean machines before and after each shift with correct chemicals and following correct company procedures and SOPS.

·         Calibrate machines at the beginning of each shift where necessary and recalibrate at end of each shift if necessary.

·         Ensure the quality of product by assisting in periodic checks on output in conjunction with quality.

·         Pro-actively works in conjunction with other departments on a daily basis to ensure daily targets are met.

 

The skills you will bring…

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

·         Previous experience within manufacturing

·         Forklift license is desirable but not essential

·         Passionate, conscientious and disciplined with a ‘can-do’ attitude;

·         Positive and personable attitude;

·         Dedicated to continuous learning and development;

·         Good spoken and written communication skills;

·         Accuracy and attention to detail;

·         Self-motivated;

·         Excellent time keeping;

 

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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