Merritts Are Now Recruiting

Are you ambitious and want to be part of a growing team? Merritts are expanding their workforce and need dedicated and motivated personnel to join them.


We are now looking to fill the roles of:

Fork Truck Instructor and Tester

Due to increased demand, Merritt Training, part of the Joseph Merritt Group Plc, are looking for an experienced fork truck instructor and tester. This is a full time position and a chance to grow within our expanding training division. If you are interested please call Ian McArthur on 01623 729993. Sorry, no agencies.

Sales Director

Responsible for the development and performance of sales activities. Experience in varied industrial sectors is required.  Direct a sales team and provide leadership towards the achievement of company growth. Establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base and contribute to the development of sales personnel.

Technical Sales Manager

Duties to include-

  • Searching for new clients who might benefit from company products or services and maximising client potential in designated regions
  • Developing long-term relationships with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements
  • Negotiating tender and contract terms and conditions to meet both client and company needs
  • Calculating client quotations and administering client accounts;
  • Providing pre-sales technical assistance and product education, and after-sales support services

Machinery Riggers

Duties to include-

-Align, level, and anchor machinery.
-Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving.
-Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams and ceilings using bolts and clamps.
-Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces.
-Dismantle and store rigging equipment after use.
-Fabricate, set up, and repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists, and pulling gear, using hand and power tools

Lorry Mounted Crane Operators
Experience required in the operation of varied types of lorry mounted cranes including remote controlled. Must also have experience in lifting expensive manufacturing and production equipment.

Mechanical Engineers
Formal engineering qualification and practical experience preferred in dismantling, reassembly and levelling of industrial machinery, incl. all types of CNC. Use of optical leveling equipment would be an advantage. Other duties include:

-Discussing and solving problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers
-Managing projects using engineering principles and techniques
-Planning new production processes
-Producing details of specifications
-Considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints;
-Working with other professionals, within and outside the engineering sector;
-Monitoring and commissioning plant and systems.

If you are interested in any of the above roles, please send your CV with a covering letter to

June 23, 2014 by D. Hardy

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