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The Harboro Rubber Company Limited is a long-established and highly respected manufacturer of elastomeric products. We supply into many markets and industries throughout the world. Automotive, Oil Gas, Marine, F1 and Footwear manufacturers are all supplied through our manufacturing facility and global supply chain. We offer excellent prospects, competitive rates of pay and a good supportive working environment.

Continued expansion requires additional resource to work within our superbly equipped, dynamic and fast-moving manufacturing environment. We would be pleased to receive your application in response to the vacancies listed below.

The company works in accordance with and is accredited to IAFT16949, ISO9001 & ISO14001.

Press Operators

Full-time permanent positions available

The Harboro Rubber Company is a long-established manufacturer of bespoke rubber mouldings for diverse markets ranging from Formula One race engine seals through to traditional Sole and Heel components. The company works in accordance with and is accredited to IAFT16949, ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Due to a continued upturn in new business, we have a requirement for press operatives in our automotive section.

Primarily the role is to produce compression or injection moulded products from rubber and silicone raw materials to high-quality standards.

Full training will be given on the press machines and associated jobs.

The positions are for 37 1/2 hours per week.

Once training has been completed the successful candidates will work to a shift pattern rotated every two weeks.

Hours of work are:

Morning shift 4:45am to 12:15pm

Afternoon shift 12:00pm to 7.30pm

Night shift 7:15pm to 5:00am

Please contact Sally Parker by email: s.parker@harboro.co.uk or on 01858 435241 or arrange to call in for a discussion.

Covid 19 considerations:

Full site Covid risk assessment has been performed and current Government guidelines are in place.

Cryogenic Team

Due to the continued upturn in new business, we have a requirement to add to our cryogenic team. The cryogenic process uses liquid nitrogen to remove excess material flash from moulded parts in specialised equipment.

Investments in a modern suite of cryogenic deflashing and product washing equipment has lifted Harboro Rubber’s capabilities in the high-volume supply of rubber components to the automotive and other sectors.

Full training will be given in setting up cryogenic jobs and in understanding the variables affecting successful deflashing of moulded rubber parts.

If you take pride in your work, want to learn new specialist skills and join a local company with an excellent reputation in the rubber industry, please make contact to learn more.

Please contact Sally Parker by email: s.parker@harboro.co.uk or on 01858 435241 or arrange to call in for a discussion.

Covid 19 considerations:

Full site Covid risk assessment has been performed and current Government guidelines are in place.

Auto Inspection Team

Due to the continued upturn in new business, we have a requirement to add to the Auto Inspection team.

Our Auto Inspection equipment is used to identify surface imperfections under magnification and at high speed.

Investments in Auto Inspection equipment has provided Harboro Rubber with the capabilities to ensure that exceptional levels of product quality are maintained in a cost-effective way for high-volume manufacture.

Full training will be given to identify product imperfections and programme equipment to identify reject items. This is a specialist knowledge area and an important aspect of our business.

If you take pride in your work, want to learn new skills and join a local company with an excellent reputation in the rubber industry, please make contact to learn more.

Please contact Sally Parker by email: s.parker@harboro.co.uk or on 01858 435241 or arrange to call in for a discussion.

Covid 19 considerations:

Full site Covid risk assessment has been performed and current Government guidelines are in place.

Visual Product Inspectors

Do you take pride in your work and have great attention for detail?

Would you have a sharp eye and with training be able to spot product faults?

The Harboro Rubber Company is a long-established manufacturer of bespoke rubber mouldings for diverse markets ranging from traditional sole and heel through to Formula One race engine seals. The company works in accordance with and is accredited to IAFT16949, ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Due to a continued upturn in business, we have a requirement for visual product inspectors in our automotive section.

The role is to perform 100% visual inspection on moulded parts to fault find and identify reject parts, ensuring that only good finished products are supplied to our customers.

Full training will be given in identifying faults.

Positions are available for:

  • Full time 39-hour per week day shifts.
  • Part-time 20-hour per week day shifts with school hours to suit.
  • Part-time evening shifts.

Pay: From £9.58 per hour.

Please contact Sally Parker for an application form between 9:00am and 5:00pm on 01858 435241 or by email at s.parker@harboro.co.uk

Covid 19 considerations:
Full site Covid risk assessment has been performed and current Government guidelines are in place.

Sales Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious Sales Manager to join the team at The Harboro Rubber Co Ltd.

We are looking for candidates who can show a history of establishing and developing opportunities and with excellent finishing skills.

What you would be doing:

  • Supporting the sales function to implement and deliver the wider sales strategy.
  • To seek out and identify new market opportunities both independently and using our existing lead generation initiatives and marketing.
  • Meeting targets, closing deals, making customer calls both physical and online to maximise the opportunities for growth.
  • Developing long-term sales strategy to maintain profitable growth.
  • Controlling and analysing all commercial aspects for responsible accounts and products to ensure required margins are maintained and to extend our current customer’s product portfolio.
  • Liaising with key functions within the business to manage customer expectations.
  • Producing sales data and reports from internal systems.
  • Developing commercial understanding and awareness of customer needs.
  • Provide professional after-sales support, and responding to complaints or communicate issues with orders and work with them to resolve issues in professional and polite manner, ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Working and liaising with other departments relating to orders, enquiry’s etc.
  • Select, organise and attend industry events such as trade or consumer events to represent the business and products we sell.
  • Reporting on the sales and marketing activities against budget or forecast targets and with reference to the company business plan.
  • Support the preparation of the rolling 3-year plan.
  • Supporting wider business functions when needed.

Personal & Professional Qualities:

  • Ambitious and driven self-starter who is pro-active not re-active.
  • Experience gained in an engineering sector with a manufactured product and ideally able to read engineering drawings.
  • Quick learner and can absorb and retain knowledge of new manufacturing processes.
  • First class Customer Service Skills.
  • Excellent natural communication and presentation skills with the ability to develop rapport with customers and team members.
  • Able to prepare and present professional reports and presentations.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure whilst ensuring the security of the company.
  • Critical thinker, problem solving skills and ability to think on your feet.
  • Good sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • A team player developing and maintaining positive working relationships with all internal teams.
  • Good time-management skills with a disciplined and effective approach when working remotely.
  • Excellent computer skills, competent in all Microsoft applications and ability to learn other web-based software applications.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity and feel you would complement our team, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a covering letter to help@harboro.co.uk

About Harboro Rubber:

Harboro has almost 130 years of experience in meeting customers rubber engineering and moulding needs completing all work to the highest standards.

Our experience has given us insight into lots of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electrical, electronic, oil & gas and marine with our extensive knowledge available to clients in all of these sectors.

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