Job Title: Territory Sales Manager
Location:
Remote and Selsey
Date:
June 2018
Reporting To:
Distributor Manager
Hours:
Mon - Thurs, 8:00am - 5.00pm, Fri, 8:00am - 1:.30pm

This role profile is not exhaustive; it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.  
 

Scope of Role/Responsibilities

  • Full time position to manage all Oceanair business and its growth with allocated Distributors and OEMS within the Marine (possible RV) market for designated territories.  The key aims are to develop a consistent and methodical sales approach to: 
  • Increase sales via pro-active selling and mentoring of the Distributors. 
  • Increase sales via pro-active selling and mentoring of the OEMS 
  • Maximise ‘mind share’ of Oceanair as a lead product within the Distributor and OEMs 
  • Ensure marketing and promotion of complete Oceanair range complete with each Distributor 
  • Develop quarterly and annual strategy plans, growth plans and business plans with all Distributors and OEMS. 
  • Maximise the brand promotion and exposure. 

 Required Experience

  • Marine experience (not essential) 
  • Sales experience essential
  • Manufacturing environment/experience
  • Account management and new business development essential
  • Used to travel and management of own time – working remotely 
  • Excellent communication and administration required
  • Technical understanding and experience 

Qualifications

  • Degree Educated (plus) desirable in Sales and Marketing
  • Languages an advantage
  • Technical background desirable

Required Skills

  • Able to offer effective sales presentations (both presenting and compiling of proposition)
  • Able to work remotely – essential
  • Attendance at exhibitions
  • Ability to train others (Distributor Training and customer base)
  • Must be able to travel frequently – unsociable hours
  • Ability to upsell and identify new opportunities (offer examples of previous success)

Required Competitencies

  • Organisation skills are essential
  • Communication skills essential
  • Prioritisation of work load essential
  • Technical understanding essential
  • Account management essential
  • Take initiative with new and existing customers
  • Able to create, build relationships with new and existing customers – Personable
Job Title: Blind Assembler
Location:
Selsey
Date:
June 2018
Reporting To:
Soft Furnishings Production/Deputy Supervisor
Hours:
Mon - Thurs, 7:30am - 5.30pm

Scope of Role/Responsibilities

To ensure that all SF products are assembled, tested to the highest quality standards and packed on time prior to shipping, to work positively with the SF team and other departments to achieve over 90% On Time Delivery.

  • To organize the assembly area in an efficient manner
  • To liaise with other departments in order to supply Shipping with all packed orders, on time and achieving the right quality standard
  • To solve problems where possible, flag issues to supervisor as necessary
  • Work to a production schedule or priorities given by management
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are always met
  • Be responsible for day-to-day and periodic tasks
  • To liaise with SF planner, once orders are completed so manufacturing receipts and invoices are produced
  • Ensure routine planned maintenance activities are carried out in a timely manner

 

Required Experience

  • Manufacturing background
  • Able to read metric measuring devises
  • Communication skills
  • Team work

 

Qualifications

  • GCSE English or equivalent - required
  • GCSE Math or equivalent - required

 

Required Skills

  • Use of small hand tools
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with delicate products

 

Required Competencies

  • Can take initiative
  • Excellent communication
  • Flexible
  • Quick and adaptable learner
Job Title: Warehouse Operative
Location:
Selsey
Date:
June 2018
Reporting To:
Warehouse Supervisor
Hours:
Week 1: 7.30am - 4.00pm (Monday to Friday) Week 2: 7.30am - 4.30pm (Monday to Thursday) 7.30am - 1.30pm (Friday)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary packing – i.e., putting together the kits for Oceanair products and placing in the appropriate plastic bags.
  • Warehouse packing – i.e., boxing and labeling products ready shipment.
  • Use of Fork Lift as required for material handling as directed.
  • Undertake other duties as may be required from time to time by the Warehouse Supervisor of Oceanair Marine Limited

Skills/Qualities Required

  • Good communication and team working skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Good standard of written English and numeracy
  • Fork Lift Certification

Physical Requirements

  • Sit/Stand/walk 8 ½ hrs per day
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg single handed.
Job Title: Product Engineer
Location:
Selsey
Date:
May 2018
Reporting To:
Product Line Manager
Hours:
Mon – Thurs 8am – 5:00pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:30pm

Purpose of Role

To provide product solutions and technical support to Sales and improve the quality and efficiency of related processes, including custom design work, input to product design and improvement of technical data within Oceanair’s systems.

To help implement best practice and drive Oceanair’s technical capabilities forward.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to Sales and customers
  • Product selection, specification, costing and advice
  • Sales project support
  • Take responsibility for the definition of key product ranges within Oceanair’s systems, documentation and training materials
  • Develop and maintain product design standards
  • Invest product knowledge into appropriate systems
  • Ensure sales requests for non-standard products are translated into clear manufacturing instructions in a timely manner
  • Creation of Bills of Materials / cutting lists, production routings
  • Pre-production / first off assembly of new and custom products
  • Effective liaison with Production, Quality and other departments as required
  • Input to design improvements and new products
  • value engineering, Design for Manufacture and Assembly
  • Continuous improvement of all processes and activities
  • Create or improve systems to improve quality and reduce repetitive workload
  • Experience of implementing Lean Manufacturing principles, or similar, would be an advantage
  • Other tasks required from time to time

Skills / Qualities Required

  • Proactively drive and complete initiatives
  • Ability to provide pragmatic solutions
  • Clear communicator
  • Product design experience – value engineering and Design for Manufacture
  • Highly computer literate
  • Proficient with office software
  • ERP experience would be an advantage
  • Continuous drive to improve all aspects of the job
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location:
Selsey
Date:
May 2018
Reporting To:
Operations Manager
Hours:
Mon – Thurs 8am – 5:00pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:30pm

Purpose of Position

Project management of allocated super yacht or residential/commercial projects.

Drive the order conversion of allocated projects with a pro-active technical back up of the business.

Key remit is: Order conversion, Customer satisfaction professional cost management & running of the project to the relevant contractual terms.

Duties and Responsibilities
Pre Order

  • Give technical & quotation support to both the Sales Manager and directly to the customer of allocated projects, support the sales activity to enhance the likelihood of winning the project.
  • Working closely with the Sales and Technical teams, ensure the products offered are within the scope and ability of Oceanair and offered within a timeline achievable within a managed project.

Project Management – Post Order

  • Take ‘project ownership’ of allocated projects, coordinating the required aspects to deliver to the project, on time, on budget, in full.
  • Make site visits as required to maintain the professional management of the projects.
  • Maintain a detailed time plan of allocated projects, advising details into the master forecast for Oceanair.
  • Develop a team philosophy, working with the relevant Sales, Production & Technical Teams to deliver the project in line with the project contract.
  • Via regular project review meetings, work closely with Oceanair Technical and Production teams to plan and co-ordinate each project through the Oceanair system.
  • Undertake specific site management to maintain the contractual position of the project at the point of delivery and installation if required.
  • Maintain a project file of all key communications.
  • Target a high customer satisfaction for the complete turnkey delivery of the allocated projects.
  • Maintain a detailed cost and reconciliation of all projects to make sure they are meeting the targeted profit. Project in excess of £50k will require a final report to the Board of Directors.
  • Manage all aspects of the survey and installation service, targeting a 15% gross margin on this section of the projects.

General

  • Undertake other tasks as may be required from time to time by the Directors of Oceanair Marine Limited.
  • Responsible for annual revision of staff job descriptions.
Job Title: Machinist
Location:
Selsey
Date:
May 2018
Reporting To:
Metal Shop Supervisor
Hours:
Mon – Thurs 7am – 5:30pm

This role profile is not exhaustive; it will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.

Scope of role/responsibilities

  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job.
  • Review samples drawings and instructions to understand job specifications.
  • Take measurements and mark material for all work.
  • Select appropriate machines and tooling to be able to carry out the task in hand.
  • Be able and competent to select the correct speeds on machines depending on materials.
  • Monitor machines while working.
  • Keep records of defective final products.
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and keep records.
  • Work at other Oceanair sites as and when requested.
  • Undertake other tasks as may be requested from time to time by the production manager or Directors of Oceanair Marine Ltd.
  • Ensure all Health, safety and environmental procedures are followed at all times and that employees are encouraged to take responsibility for their own and others health and safety.
  • Carry out the fabrication of Oceanair products to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Training will be provided as and when necessary.

Required experience

  • Proven experience as a machinist.
  • Experience in using and /or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machinery.
  • Ability to use precision tools to take accurate measurements.
  • Knowledge of material properties.
  • Ability to read drawings, schematics and manuals.
  • Good at mathematics and analytical abilities.
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship would be an asset.

Qualifications

  • GSCE Maths and English or equivalent

Required skills

  • Reviewing samples drawings and instructions to understand job specifications.
  • Taking measurements and mark material for all work.
  • Selecting appropriate machines and tooling to be able to carry out the task in hand

Required competencies

  • Team Player
  • Can take initiative
  • Flexible
Job Title: CAD Technician
Location:
Selsey
Date:
May 2018
Reporting To:
Head of Engineering
Hours:
Mon – Thurs 8am – 5:00pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:30pm

Purpose of Role

  • Support SKYsol area with draughting and maintain Oceanair’s engineering database and generic bills of materials.
  • To support the product designers and engineering team with drafting as necessary.
  • To create sales support drawings for a wide range of internationally based customers using Oceanair custom products in specific applications.

Main Responsibilities

  • Production of 2D drawings to support Sales and Manufacturing
  • Ensure drawings are correctly issued, labelled, saved electronically and detailed to applicable engineering standards.
  • Work to guidelines given as required for product designs meeting recognised standards.
  • Problem resolution
  • Maintenance of accurate records of superseded designs and drawing data.
  • Production of drawings and schemes for sales purposes.
  • Development and implementation of corrective actions / preventative measures
  • Templating and converting templates to CAD format for all blind systems
  • Product evaluation and improvements
  • Day to day Drawing Office duties
  • Managing Bills of Materials
  • Assist Production and Production Engineering with the development of product improvements.
  • Assist engineering with development of design standards
  • Assist with the design and development of new products.
  • Use company engineering procedures such as ECN and ETCR
  • Any other reasonable tasks associated with the day to day running of the business

Future Development

  • Production of detail and general arrangement drawings to provide an accurate record of the Company’s products in both 2D & 3D.
  • Exploded parts diagrams for products
  • Product Development as directed
  • Travel/Site work/visits to template and install as appropriate
  • Implementation and management of the CAD database modification system with respect to the updating and issuing of change notes together with revised issue drawings/bills of materials.
Job Title: Quality Engineer
Location:
Selsey
Date:
April 2018
Reporting To:
Quality Manager
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm, Friday 8am - 1.30pm

We are looking for a Quality Engineer to assist the Quality Manager in maintaining and driving improvement of the organisation’s Quality Management System, promoting best practices throughout the organisation and supporting day to day operations.

Minimum 2 years Knowledge and Experience: -

  • As a Quality Engineer in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Of ISO9001 Quality Management System.
  • Of Internal Auditing (preferably to the ISO9001:2015 standard).
  • Of interacting with Customers and Suppliers.Higher Education (college or university) in a Technical Subject – Desired.
  • Quality Qualifications (ie Six Sigma, Diploma, Certificate) from an accredited body – Essential.
  • Internal Auditor (certified by an accredited body) – Essential.
  • External Auditor (certified by an accredited body) – Desired.
  • A good understanding of Problem Solving Tools and methods (Six Sigma, 5Why, 8D, Pareto, Cause & Effect) - Essential.
  • Experience of Internal Auditing (to both QMS and themed audits) – Essential.
  • Computer literacy and data analysis skills.
  • Good communication and team working skills.
  • Technical / Mechanical awareness.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good standard of written English and numeracy.

The Successful Candidate must:

  • Be able to exhibit leaderships skills both as deputy to the Quality Manager and during Process and Improvement interactions within the organisation.
  • Be able to use their own initiative and make time sensitive decisions related to internal and external quality issues.
  • Be able to communicate quality requirements clearly both within and externally to the organisation.
  • Drive projects and improvements to conclusion.
Job Title: Sewing Machinist
Location:
Selsey
Date:
April 2018
Reporting To:
Soft Furnishings Business Unit Manager

Responsibilities

  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job.
  • Review samples drawings and instructions to understand job specifications.
  • Take measurements and mark material for all work.
  • Select appropriate machines and tooling to be able to carry out the task in hand.
  • Be able and competent to select the correct speeds on machines depending on materials.
  • Monitor machines while working.
  • Keep records of defective final products.
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and keep records.
  • Work at other Oceanair sites as and when requested.
  • Undertake other tasks as may be requested from time to time by the production manager or Directors of Oceanair Marine Ltd.
  • Ensure all Health, safety and environmental procedures are followed at all times and that employees are encouraged to take responsibility for their own and others health and safety.
  • Carry out the fabrication of Oceanair products to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Training will be provided as and when necessary.

Required Experience

  • Proven experience as a machinist.
  • Experience in using and /or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machinery.
  • Ability to use precision tools to take accurate measurements.
  • Knowledge of material properties.
  • Ability to read drawings, schematics and manuals.
  • Good at mathematics and analytical abilities.
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship would be an asset.
Job Title: Assembly Operative
Location:
Selsey
Date:
April 2018
Reporting To:
Supervisor
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 5:30pm

Purpose of Role

To fabricate Oceanair products as instructed. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Carry out fabrication of Oceanair products to a high standard and in a timely manner.  Training will be provided as and when necessary to achieve this.
  • Work at other Oceanair sites as and when requested
  • Be aware of Oceanair’s health & safety policy and, in particular, understand the arrangements which affect you and what your own responsibilities might be.
  • Ensure all Health, Safety and Environmental procedures are followed at all times and that employees are encouraged to take responsibility for their own health and safety and that of others.
  • Undertake other tasks as may be requested from time to time by the Production Manager or Directors of Oceanair Marine Limited.