The longevity of the Wernick Group can be attributed in part to the passion and dedication of our workforce.

Despite being the largest independent modular building group in Britain, we have retained the welcoming and stimulating work environment that can only come from being a family business.

The Wernick Group is an equal opportunities employer. Click here to view our Equal Opportunities Policy.

If you have any questions regarding employment in the Wernick Group, please contact us.

All current employment opportunities are listed below.

 

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Graduate Trainee – Business Support

Ampthill

Who we are looking for

A confident graduate with the drive and the motivation to succeed and develop their career, within the Business Support function of a highly successful and thriving, privately owned Company.

You will have fantastic verbal and written communication skills, a commitment and willingness to help others, along with a thirst to learn and develop your skills, within a supportive environment.

The successful graduate will have complete geographical flexibility for both the entirety of the programme and following completion as you could be permanently placed at any of our depots across the UK.

Where possible we will attempt a placement in a depot closest to your home.

The minimum requirement is a 2:2 degree, candidates with a degree in a Business or IT related discipline would be desirable.

About the Wernick Group

The Wernick Group is a fast growing, well established, and privately owned company. We have grown to a turnover in excess of £100m due to a combination of strong entrepreneurial leadership, operational excellence and robust financial controls.

This 4th generation family owned business primarily operates within the construction sector but has also developed more specialist services for a broad range of customers.

The Group continuously strives to improve and develop its business. We have four main business activities and operate from over 30 depots and divisional offices nationwide.

The Programme

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate to join an integral part of the business, whose primary objective is to provide the infrastructure and support to assist our Depots in delivering an excellent service to our Customers.

There will be extensive training in all areas; learning the primary functions of Business Support, IT & Communications, Supply Chain, Fleet, Quality, and Training.

You will be allocated specific duties from each department, and, will be expected to manage and prioritise your own workload on a daily basis.

You will own, manage and be supported in specific projects related to (but not limited to) IT & Communications, Training, Quality and Operations from inception to completion.

This will include the co-ordination of all relevant parties’ roles and responsibilities, submitting interim progress reports to Management, and delivering projects on time.

The programme will run for two Years to give the successful candidate the opportunity to develop and grow, and achieve career progression within the Wernick Group.

Further information

Based in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, but other locations will be considered.

We are offering a competitive salary package* along with a fantastic opportunity to join an excellent, family run that is well recognised as the largest, independent manufacturer and hirer of modular and portable buildings. *salary to be discussed at interview stage

We will take the time to invest in you to develop your knowledge and skills to ensure that on successful completion of the Programme, you will have all the necessary attributes to establish a career within the Wernick Group.

A fully expensed company car, (Ford Focus, or similar) will be provided and accommodation costs will be covered whilst working away from your base location.

How to apply

If this is the position and the career that you have been waiting for, we would welcome your application.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Sue Paterson, Wernick Hire, Crown Lane, Horwich, Lancashire BL6 5HY

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 -14 days

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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Yard Foreman

Mansfield

The Yard Foreman is responsible for processing instructions received from the hire office as requested, ensuring quality, safety, security, and minimising wastage.

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience in plumbing, joinery and electrical work, it would be a massive advantage if you are able to weld.

You will have excellent time management skills, with the ability to juggle a busy workload and remain calm under pressure.

Being an enthusiastic team player with a commitment to offering first class customer service is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure security of workshop, hire yard and stock
  • Periodically carry out safety checks on lifting jacks, steps and ladders
  • Ensure effective working of all yard staff
  • Liaise with Depot Manager on work in progress to ensure orders are completed on time
  • Inspect cabins / buildings prior to delivery to ensure quality of workmanship
  • Inspect cabins / buildings on return to depot and report damages or items missing
  • Minimise material wastage
  • Ensure safe loading and unloading of cabins / buildings and materials
  • Maintain record of cabin / building door keys
  • Ensure workshop and hire yard are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in plumbing, joinery and electrical work
  • Able to weld would be an advantage
  • Able to multi task and prioritise busy workload

Key Attributes

  • Committed to offering first class customer service
  • An enthusiastic team player and man manager
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Thorough, methodical approach
  • Displays integrity in all interactions
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Proactive
  • Expert time manager
  • Highly professional, positive attitude

What you will get in return

Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere. It credits employees as the key to its ongoing success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare.

In addition to competitive remuneration, employees get 22 days holiday which rises with service, pension and death in service benefits.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Helen Denby, Wernick Hire, Sheepbridge Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 5EW

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7-14 days of the closing date.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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Major Accounts Sales Administrator

Ampthill

As the Major Accounts Sales Administrator you will assist and support the Internal Sales Manager and Major Accounts Team with all administration duties. These duties may be associated with, but not limited to, new and existing business opportunities, presentations and tender responses and dealing with Customer enquiries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administration support for the Major Accounts Team, duties may also include compiling reports and analysing data
  • Assist the Major Accounts and Business Support Teams with the completion of Customer Pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs), including the utilisation and sourcing of supporting documents from Wini (Company intranet)
  • Liaising with all Wernick Depots and clients to ensure quotations are returned accurately and on time
  • Completing team and client reports
  • Update and maintain records on CRM computer system
  • Supporting the Major Accounts Team with general operations to help reach the team’s objectives, ensuring that the KPIs are met
  • Monitor and action shared email inboxes
  • Stay up-to-date with new products and features
  • Any other support or duties as required

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent client relationship and administration skills
  • Ability to juggle busy workload and remain calm under pressure
  • IT literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)

Key Attributes

  • Committed to offering first class customer service
  • An enthusiastic team player, who engages colleagues and willingly shares knowledge and information
  • Displays integrity in all interactions
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure effectively
  • Tenacity
  • Expert time manager
  • Highly professional, positive attitude.

What you will get in return

Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere. It credits employees as the key to its on-going success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare.

Competitive salary.

To apply via email please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and a full CV to here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to Naomi Parratt, Wernick Group, Molineux House, Russell Gardens, Wickford, Essex, SS11 8BL.

THE WERNICK GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

No agencies, thank you.

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Hire Controller

Avonmouth

Wernick Hire is looking to appoint a Hire Controller will support the depot team in all aspects of the day to day running of a busy hire depot. We are looking for someone who can not only act as a Hire Controller for the depot but a person who will be happy in generating business by calling potential customers from leads generated by our external software. They will demonstrate excellent customer service at all times and ensure administration processes are both accurate and timely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ringing customers generated by our external software (training provided)
  • Prepare hire contracts, quotations and any other necessary correspondence
  • Handle and record customer enquiries and source new business
  • Follow up quotations and enquiries
  • Prepare accurate weekly and monthly reports
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records

Skills and Experience

A background in telesales or internal sales would be highly beneficial for this role; we would expect you to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and well as strong attention to detail. Being able to multi task and prioritise busy workload is essential in this with the addition of being numerate and IT literate in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)

Key Attributes:

We are looking for someone who has a natural flair for sales, someone not scared to pick up the phone and have kind of attitude to never give up. You will be full of life and committed to offering first class customer service as well as being an enthusiastic team player, who engages colleagues and willingly shares knowledge and information. If you are a motivated self-starter with a thorough, methodical approach, and a proactive, positive attitude then this could be the role you are looking for.

If more information is required, please get in touch for an informal chat about the position.

What you will get in return:
Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere. It credits employees as the key to its on going success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare.

In addition to competitive remuneration, the company operates a competitive flexible benefits package which is available to all employees.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Lee Thomas, Wernick Hire, First Way, Avonmouth, BS11 9EF

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7-14 days. We are interviewing as soon as possible for this position so please do not hesitate to get in touch if you think you may have the skills we are seeking.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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Yard Operative / Labourer

Aldridge

We are looking to hire three (3) individuals for the summer season to carry out the role of Yard Operative / Labourer within our Events Company. Upon successful completion of the contract, we will be looking to make one (1) of the positions permanent.

As Yard Labourer, you will be responsible for processing instructions received from the Yard Foreman as requested, with quality, safety, security, and minimising wastage. You will be required to have excellent time keeping skills, with the ability to juggle a busy workload and use own initiative. Being an enthusiastic team player, with a commitment to going above and beyond what is requested of them is a must.

Key Responsibilities

  • Cleaning , painting and carrying out general maintenance on cabins / buildings as instructed
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the yard and workshop area at all times
  • Cleaning , painting to cabins as instructed
  • Minimise material waste
  • Adhere to current health and safety legislation.

Key Attributes

  • Committed to offering first class customer service
  • An enthusiastic team player
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Thorough, methodical approach
  • Displays integrity in all interactions
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Proactive
  • Expert time manager
  • Highly professional, positive attitude
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours during our busy summer period

What you will get in return

Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere.  It credits employees as the key to its ongoing success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare.

Due to the volume of work in the summer there will be a large amount of overtime available to all employees.

In addition to competitive remuneration, the company operates a competitive flexible benefits package which is available to all employees.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Brodie Shanks, Wernick Events, Joseph House, Northgate Way, Aldridge, WS9 8ST

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 days of the closing date.

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Forklift Driver

Aldridge

You will be responsible for processing instructions received from the Yard Foreman as requested, with quality, safety, security, and minimising wastage.  You will be required to have excellent time keeping skills, with the ability to juggle a busy workload and use own initiative.  Being an enthusiastic team player with a commitment to going about &beyond what is required of them.

Key Responsibilities

  • Moving cabins around yard, loading and unloading of lorries as instructed
  • Ensure all furniture is checked on return to the yard, removed from cabins and put back into storage.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the yard and workshop area at all times
  • Cleaning , painting to cabins as instructed
  • Adhere to current health and safety legislation.

Key Attributes

  • Committed to offering first class customer service
  • An enthusiastic team player
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Thorough, methodical approach
  • Displays integrity in all interactions
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Proactive
  • Expert time manager
  • Highly professional, positive attitude
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours during our busy summer period

What you will get in return

Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere.  It credits employees as the key to its ongoing success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare.

Due to the volume of work in the summer there will be a large amount of overtime available to all employees. In addition to competitive remuneration, the company operates a competitive flexible benefits package which is available to all employees.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Brodie Shanks, Wernick Events, Joseph House, Northgate Way, Aldridge, WS9 8ST

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 days of the closing date.

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Architectural / CAD Technician

Kenfig

Wernick Buildings are looking to recruit an Architectural/CAD Technician to be based at their national manufacturing facility in Kenfig. This role would ideally suit an experienced Architectural Technician, however suitable candidates may be considered for a Trainee role.

Skills and Experience:

  • Technically strong with a good understanding of the construction industry is an ideal but not a necessity as full training will be given to suitable candidates.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work as a team member.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software.
  • Committed and enthusiastic individual.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Duties to Include:

  • Preparation of production drawings for Sales, Factory Manufacture, Site Construction and Client.
  • Liaise with the client from order to handover on all technical matters relevant to the project.
  • Visit sites and carry out surveys as necessary.
  • Liaise with Consultant Engineers as may be necessary.
  • Work within defined Q A procedures.
  • Ensure drawings are prepared correctly and on schedule.
  • Ensuring that our designs meet client requirements and current relevant standards e.g. Building Regulations, Planning approvals etc.

For the right candidate we offer a competitive salary, contributory personal pension scheme and the opportunity for future promotion.

This is a full time position.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Carol Swatton, Wernick House, Kenfig Industrial Estate, Port Talbot, SA13 2PE.

The Wernick Group is an equal opportunities employer. No agencies, thank you.

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Hire Controller

Newcastle Under Lyme

Wernick Hire Ltd are seeking a Hire Controller to work as an all-round administrator at Newcastle Under Lyme depot.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Computer literate, in particular the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • High level of organisational ability.
  • Experience working in a busy sales office.
  • Experience working in the hire industry, in the portable and modular building sector is preferred, although a similar sales / admin background will also be considered.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative.

Duties include:

  • Handling of telephone enquiries and sourcing equipment as per customer requirements.
  • To record enquiries and source of enquiries using CRM software.
  • Compile reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • To follow up response of quotations and tenders sent.
  • To produce hire contracts, quotations and any other correspondence necessary.
  • Negotiation with suppliers to obtain best rates.
  • To keep accurate record of all purchase orders and client files.
  • Liaise with yard staff and suppliers to fulfil orders.
  • Generate new enquiries and new clients.
  • Plus normal day to day office duties.

To apply via email please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to John McCarthy, Wernick Hire, Holditch Industrial Estate, Peacock Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ST5 9HY

THE WERNICK GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

No agencies, thank you.

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Hire Controller

Cheltenham

Wernick Hire Ltd are seeking a Hire Controller to work as an all round administrator at their Cheltenaham Depot. This is a permanent post.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literate, in particular the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • High level of organisational ability
  • Experience working in a busy sales office
  • Experience working in the hire industry, in the portable and modular building sector is preferred, although a similar sales / admin background will also be considered
  • Must be able to work on own initiative

Duties include:

  • Handling of telephone enquiries and sourcing equipment as per customer requirements
  • To record enquiries and source of enquiries using CRM software
  • Compile reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • To follow up response of quotations and tenders sent
  • To produce hire contracts, quotations and any other correspondence necessary
  • Negotiation with suppliers to obtain best rates
  • To keep accurate record of all purchase orders and client files
  • Liaise with yard staff and suppliers to fulfil orders
  • Generate new enquiries and new clients
  • Plus normal day to day office duties

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Lorna Shakespeare, Wernick Hire, Colletts Drive, Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham, GL51 8JQ

The Wernick Group is an equal opportunities employer. No agencies, thank you.

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Yard Foreman

Avonmouth

We are seeking a full time Yard Foreman to oversee operations at Wernick Hire’s Avonmouth Depot.

The Yard Foreman is responsible for processing instructions received from the hire office as requested, ensuring quality, safety, and security in the workshop and the yard. The ideal candidate will have experience in plumbing, joining and electrical work and be able to weld.  Excellent time management skills will be required, and the ability to manage a busy workload and remain calm under pressure.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in plumbing, joinery and electrical work
  • Able to weld
  • Able to multi task and prioritise busy workload
  • Thorough, methodical approach
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Professional, positive attitude.

Duties to Include

  • Ensuring security of workshop, hire yard and stock.
  • Minimising material waste & ensuring workshop and yard are clean and orderly.
  • Liaising with Depot Manager on work in progress to ensure orders are completed on time.
  • Inspecting cabins / buildings prior to delivery to ensure quality of workmanship.
  • Ensuring safe loading and unloading of cabins / buildings and materials.
  • Maintaining record of cabin / building door keys.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to Lloyd Price, Wernick Hire, First Way, Avonmouth, BS11 9EF

No agencies, thank you.The Wernick Group is an equal opportunities employer

 

 

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Yard Fitter

Newcastle Under Lyme

We are seeking a full time fitter to assist in the preparation of cabins prior to them going out on hire. The role will include general maintenance to a wide range of portable units and buildings including the internal and external cleaning of units and the installation and removal of partitions, fixtures and fittings. Duties will also include occasional site work and service call outs.

The ideal candidate will have experience in plumbing, joinery, electrical work and being able to weld would be an advantage. CSCS cards are required. Any other qualifications are a bonus.

To apply via email please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Jan Slater, Wernick Hire, Holditch Industrial Estate, Peacock Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ST5 9HY

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Hire Controller

Devizes

Wernick Hire Ltd are seeking a Hire Controller to work as an all round administrator. This is a permanent post.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literate, in particular the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • High level of organisational ability
  • Experience working in a busy sales office
  • Experience working in the hire industry, in the portable and modular building sector is preferred, although a similar sales / admin background will also be considered
  • Must be able to work on own initiative

Duties include:

  • Handling of telephone enquiries and sourcing equipment as per customer requirements
  • To record enquiries and source of enquiries using CRM software
  • Compile reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • To follow up response of quotations and tenders sent
  • To produce hire contracts, quotations and any other correspondence necessary
  • Negotiation with suppliers to obtain best rates
  • To keep accurate record of all purchase orders and client files
  • Liaise with yard staff and suppliers to fulfil orders
  • Generate new enquiries and new clients
  • Plus normal day to day office duties

To apply via email please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to Wernick House, Hopton Industrial Estate, Beechfield Road, Devizes, SN10 2DX

No agencies, thank you.

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Yard Fitter

Wickford

We are seeking a full time fitter to assist in the preparation of cabins prior to them going out on hire.

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning, painting and general maintenance to cabins / buildings as instructed.
  • Servicing of mobile welfare units as required.
  • Site visits to carry out repairs as required.
  • Ensure all furniture is checked on return to the yard, removed from cabins and put back into storage.
  • Keep the forklift truck in good and serviceable condition.
  • Minimise material wastage.
  • Assist in the safe loading and unloading of cabins / buildings and materials.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in the Yard and Workshop at all times.
  • Adhere to current Health and Safety legislation.

To apply via email please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to Nathan Hunt, Wernick Hire Wickford, Molineux House, Russell Gardens, Wickford, SS11 8BL

The Wernick Group is an equal opportunities employer. No agencies, thank you.

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Graduate Trainee Programme

Nationwide

The Wernick Group Graduate Training Programme gives graduates the opportunity to experience working in a variety of roles within the modular and portable building industry. Upon successful completion of the Programme, graduates will be expected to take up a managerial position at one of our UK depots.

For full details on the Programme please click here.

Requirements:

  • 2:2 degree in a construction or business related subject and relevant work experience
  • Full UK driving licence – the role will involve regular travel, and graduates may be based at any of our depots within the UK.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • The hunger and determination to develop a career at management level within a thriving and successful company.

If you believe the above to match your skill-set and career aspirations, we would welcome your application. Please apply in the first instance by sending your CV and cover letter outlining why you feel you are suitable here.

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