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Careers: Fire Extinguisher Sales & Service Engineers

   Position Summary :

Detailed Information :
   Job Description
   Person Spec’
   Pay & Benefits
   Selection Process
   Induction & Training

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Job Description Overview

More complete details can be found in the full job description. However, in brief: successful applicants for this full-time, permanent role will, after appropriate induction and training, service the portable fire fighting equipment at our customers’ sites and supply or recommend goods and/or services as required (predominantly by the relevant British Standard, BS 5306, although other standards and legislation can also apply).

Inherent to the job is a high level of sales of goods and services, upon which the successful applicants will earn commission.

Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications

Our detailed Person Specification for this role sets out those qualities we regards as being either essential or desirable.

In brief we’re looking, first and foremost, for go-getters. Applicants must be excellent communicators with a proven track record in sales and of achieving performance objectives.

Applicants must also be numerate and hold a full current driving licence valid in the UK.

Experience in a self-managed role is also highly desirable.

Applicants need not have any experience in this trade, although this, or any other fire-safety or health & safety experience, knowledge or qualifications would be advantageous.

Pay & Benefits

The package offered is amongst the best in the trade for successful engineers.

Further details can be found in our Pay & Benefits section, but comprises a basic salary, supplemented by commission. Successful candidates should relish the opportunities of such a salary structure.

At the time of writing, the Company offers an excellent holiday package starting at 28 days, and increasing to 38 days after length of service. This holiday entitlement is inclusive of bank and public holidays.

Information relating to the other benefits offered by the Company may be found in our Pay & Benefits section.

Of course, as part of the role, the Company provides all tools and materials required, including a fully funded well-specified Company van, smart phone, specialist tools, etc.

Induction, Training & Trade-Qualifications

Below is a brief summary of the more complete information found in the Induction & Training section.

Typically, the first four to six weeks of employment will be spent undertaking induction training and formal independent examination. Potentially, these stages can be anywhere in Great Britain, although is typically predominantly near one of our regional centres and the employees’ own patch.

The employee will then be able to perform the job unaccompanied. Needless to say, we provide a layer of support and are always on hand in these early stages. This together with our stringent quality control regime helps ensure our staff work to the highest standards right from the outset.

Beyond this, further training is also provided on an ad-hoc basis with a view of further refining the successful candidate’s performance and introducing and familiarising them to our other products and services.

All details provided are subject to contract.

We are members of FIA, the Fire Industry Association (formerly FETA and the BFPSA). Click here to find out more. We've over 70 years experience with parts of our group having been trading since 1947! Click here to find out more. We are BS EN ISO 9001:2015 certified by the UKAS-accredited independent third party, BSI. Click here to find out more. We are registered with BAFE, the British Approvals for Fire Equipment. Click here to find out more. We are members of the IFE, the Institution of Fire Engineers. Click here to find out more. We carry comprehensive Public & Product Liability and/or Professional Indemnity Insurance up to the value of a staggering £5m! Click here to find out more. We are members of IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association. Click here to find out more.