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At JDP we know that our staff are the key ingredient in our success. With 26 branches across the UK and 3 regional sales offices, not to mention specialist fabrication, technical and business support teams we offer a wide variety of roles, and consider every one of them to be a vital member of the JDP team.

We are one team, with a culture that feels like you are part of a family, we work hard but we have fun while we do it!

Our aim at JDP is to unlock your potential and equip you with the skills required to move to the next stage in your career. It starts with your induction where you’ll get to know us and our business, and continues throughout your career with training and development relevant to your position. The possibilities for progression are endless.

We have ambitious plans for the future and invite you to join us, if you think you have what it takes of course!

Current Vacancies

  • HR Business Partner - Maternity Cover FTC

    Manchester, UK — Full-time

    Maternity Cover – 12 month Fixed Term Contract

    HR Business Partner

    Manchester (Radcliffe based) with flexibility to mix in some working from home

    Are you an experienced HR professional who is used to partnering busy managers throughout an organisation? We are currently looking for an HR generalist to join our friendly, professional team to cover a period of maternity leave.

    The Role

    This is very much a generalist role, and you could find yourself assisting with any type of HR support, but there is a current focus on recruitment.  It’s not all about recruitment, but securing talent for our growth plans is important for JDP just now and will be a big part of the job.  So if you enjoy recruitment and have proven experience in attracting, searching for and securing excellent candidates we’d love to hear from you.

    As a maternity cover you will need to be confident to hit the ground running and be able to build strong working relationships quickly.  You should be confident in offering professional and consistent advice to line managers on all employment matters, possess a can do attitude and have leadership qualities with the ability to ‘make things happen’.

    JDP being a multi-site business, the successful candidate will have the flexibility to undertake some travel across the UK, although we are utilising the virtual environment to reduce travel.

    Desirable

    ·         Degree in a relevant qualification

    ·         CIPD qualified, or working towards

    ·         Experience in a multi-site environment would be an highly advantageous

    JDP are one of the leading distributors of civils and drainage products in the UK. As part of Tessenderlo Group, a worldwide organisation in more than 20 countries, JDP and its manufacturing partners are some of Europe's leading experts throughout our industries. With a network of 27 branches across the UK, JDP is undergoing a period of growth and change and we need motivated and knowledgeable people that can help us achieve our goals. If you are interested in becoming part of this exciting journey please apply!

    Info & Apply
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  • Driver 26T

    Ashford , UK — Full-time

    We are actively looking to appoint an 26t Driver + HIAB to join our successful Ashford team. If you are a hardworking, flexible individual who can work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service, this may be the right opportunity for you!

    Your Job

    Drivers are at the forefront of our Company, delivering plastic pipes and associated good to customers in Ashford and surrounding areas, in this role as a Driver some of the duties involve:

    • Efficient & safe operation of the vehicle
    • Ensure complete & on time delivery of orders to JDP customers
    • Comply with all vehicle and drivers legislation

    Job Requirements

    Required:

    • A hardworking & helpful individual to train in all aspects of our operation
    • HIAB
    • Some Driver CPC training
    • Digital driving licence (tacho card)
    • An understanding of Health & Safety in a work environment
    • Detailed understanding of driver procedures “driving hours rules & regulations”
    • Determine the most efficient route for daily delivery schedule
    • Excellent communication skills and good customer service skills

    Desirable:

    • FLT experience would be an advantage.

    Benefits

    • Long term career with stable market leader
    • Full support and training
    • No unsociable hours
    • Competitive Salary
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Staff Discounts
    • Contributory Travel and Health Scheme
    Info & Apply
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  • Yard Assistant

    Norwich, UK — Full-time

    We are actively looking to appoint a Yard Assistant to join our successful team in our Norwich branch. If you are a hardworking, flexible individual who can work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service, this may be the right opportunity for you!

    Yard Assistant

    Your job

    In this role as a Yard Assistant some of the duties involve:

    • Providing customers with product and service information
    • Pick customer orders accurately
    • Assist with loading and unloading of vehicles using a forklift truck
    • Process orders accurately, within a time dictated by the customer deadline
    • Serve customers on the trade counter when required
    • Customer interaction

    Job Requirements

    Required:

    • Excellent communication skills and some customer service skills
    • Literacy & Numeracy
    • A hardworking & helpful individual to train in all aspects of our operation
    • An understanding of Health & Safety in a work environment

    Desirable:

    • NVQ Level 2 in Warehousing
    • A good knowledge of computers
    • Forklift truck licence
    Info & Apply
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  • Field Sales Representative

    Birtley, UK — Full-time

    Do you have a passion for Sales? Are you motivated by results? We are actively looking to appoint an External Sales Representative for our market leading company located in the North East region. If you are looking for an external sales role, possess excellent organisational skills, are enthusiastic and keen to succeed, then we may have the right opportunity for you!

    Sales Representative

    Your job:


    In this role as a Sales Rep some of the duties & skills involve:

    ·        Managing medium spend accounts as well as validating sales leads throughout the Newcastle and the North East.

    ·        Open new accounts and growing existing accounts

    ·        Introduce key initiative products

    ·        Validation of Prospects

    ·        Delivering excellent Customer Service and Communication


    Required:

    • Excellent communication skills and organisational skills
    • Enthusiastic and professional manner
    • Attention to detail
    • Able to work using your own initiative within a demanding target driven environment.
    • A current driving licence
    • Good knowledge of computer programs

    You'll definitely:

    ·        Be passionate and ready to learn

    ·        Work well in a team

    ·        Be confident and proactive

    You might even:

    Have experience of our products, this not essential but would be a distinct advantage.

    What's in it for you?

    ·        A long term career with stable market leader

    ·        Full support, training & career development

    ·        Competitive salary

    ·        Company Car

    ·        Sales Bonus Scheme

    ·        Contributory pension scheme

    ·        Staff discount

    ·        Contributory travel and health scheme

    Info & Apply
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  • Branch Manager

    Isle of Wight, UK — Full-time

    Are you motivated by results? Do you thrive in a challenging environment? Do you enjoy working as part of a successful team? If you have answered yes, we may have your next move!

    We are actively looking to appoint a Branch Manager to join our team at our Isle of Wight branch. If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment where you can really make a difference whilst supplying our customers with the highest standard of service and information, then we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

    Your job

    In this role, the Branch Manager will often be the first point of contact for the customer.

    Duties involve:

    • Delivering excellent customer service, both face to face and by telephone
    • Oversee the day to day running of the branch, working with colleagues locally, regionally and centrally to maximise profitability
    • Managing and motivating a team
    • You will be responsible for effective operations and efficient administration
    • Providing customers with product and service information
    • Processing enquiries and orders accurately and within dedicated time frames

    Job Requirements

    Required:

    ·        Experience of managing and motivating a team

    ·        An outgoing personality as well as possessing strong people management skills

    ·        Excellent communication skills and organisational skills.

    ·        Enthusiastic and professional telephone manner

    ·        Able to work using your own initiative within a demanding target driven environment.

    **The successful applicant must have experience in a similar role within the industry and a proven sales record.**

    Whats in it for you?

    • Long term career with a stable market leader
    • Competitive salary
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Staff discount
    • Contributory travel and health scheme
    • Full support and training

     JDP is part of DYKA Group, a Business Unit of Tessenderlo Group. We are much more than just a distributor of plastic pipe systems and fittings. By transporting water, air and other energy sources in a reliable, efficient and sustainable way, we do our bit for a better planet every day. Moreover, we do this with recycled or recyclable materials. We can therefore proudly say that we are "Nature's Network". Internationally, DYKA Group is represented in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, UK, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Romania.

     JDP is a leading distributor of plastic pipe systems in the UK. Our head office is located in Longtown, Carlisle. 27 regional distribution centres provide a service-oriented supply to traders, contractors, professional installers, public authorities, utilities and industry. JDP employs approximately 200 people.

     

     

     

    Info & Apply
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  • Driver 26T

    Avonmouth, UK — Full-time

    We are actively looking to appoint an 26t Driver + HIAB to join our successful Avonmmouth team. If you are a hardworking, flexible individual who can work as part of a team and provide excellent customer service, this may be the right opportunity for you!

    Your Job

    Drivers are at the forefront of our Company, delivering plastic pipes and associated good to customers in Avonmouth and surrounding areas, in this role as a Driver some of the duties involve:

    • Efficient & safe operation of the vehicle
    • Ensure complete & on time delivery of orders to JDP customers
    • Comply with all vehicle and drivers legislation

    Job Requirements

    Required:

    • A hardworking & helpful individual to train in all aspects of our operation
    • HIAB
    • Some Driver CPC training
    • Digital driving licence (tacho card)
    • An understanding of Health & Safety in a work environment
    • Detailed understanding of driver procedures “driving hours rules & regulations”
    • Determine the most efficient route for daily delivery schedule
    • Excellent communication skills and good customer service skills

    Desirable:

    • FLT experience would be an advantage.

    Benefits

    • Long term career with stable market leader
    • Full support and training
    • No unsociable hours
    • Competitive Salary
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Staff Discounts
    • Contributory Travel and Health Scheme
    Info & Apply
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  • E-Commerce Executive

    Longtown, UK — Full-time

    Do you have a passion for creativity? Are you a confident communicator? Are you flexible and organised?  Do you have previous experience in a similar role?

    JDP are looking to recruit a Digital Marketer/ E-commerce Specialist, if you answered yes to the questions above, then we could have your next move!

    The role involves working across multiple ecommerce channels, defining and implementing emarketing strategies to maximise ROI while maintaining best practice.

    A mixed role of analytics and creativity, working alongside infrastructure/web coding and offline marketing. Maximise the ROI through user experience, managing PPC and other channels.

    This role involves elements of the followong which the candidate should have experience in:

    • Meeting monthly, quarterly and annual turnover/margin targets
    • Identifying new sales opportunities for new and existing products
    • Reviewing and monitoring competitors
    • Build best in class user experience
    • Paid and non-paid campaigns including PPC, social
    • SEO optimisation and reporting

    JDP is a national civils drainage company – we’re serious about pipe, drainage and storm water management!  And it’s more interesting than it might first sound - promise!  For the right person this is an exciting role, offering lots of variety. 

    Info & Apply
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  • Internal Sales Person

    Yate, UK — Full-time

    Do you have a passion for Sales? Are you motivated by results? Yes? We are actively looking to appoint an Internal Sales person to join our successful team. If you enjoy working in a fast paced sales environment where you can really make a difference whilst supplying our customers with the highest standard of service and information, then we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

    Your job

    In this role the Regional Internal Sales will often be the first point of contact the customer has.

    Duties involve:

    • Delivering excellent customer service and communication
    • Providing customers with product and service information
    • Processing enquiries and orders accurately and within the time dedicated by the customer deadline
    • Proactive promotional calling to customers and prospects is required to maximise the growth of the region
    Info & Apply
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Contact Us Sustainability at JDP

Why join JDP?

We take action

Everything we do, design and manufacture is done in the knowledge that the smallest details often make the biggest difference. This is why we constantly challenge the status quo with an open mindset, take ownership of every problem and seize every opportunity to improve.

 

We make things happen

We set high performance standards both for ourselves and others. This is why we are decisive and always deliver on our promises. We take regular time-outs to reflect on the added value we create. Whilst we have clear roles and responsibilities, we also help our colleagues to achieve our common goals.

 

We delight our customers

Our success is based on the success of our customers, and we genuinely believe that every one of us can contribute to this experience. As real ambassadors of the company, we take a profound interest in our customers and take great pride in finding solutions to their challenges.

 

We grow together

The best solutions always come from the best teams. This is why we continuously develop our skills and expertise, based on an open feedback culture. We embrace diversity and new insights, and we work in teams that are characterized by our complementary strengths. We share success and we enjoy everything we do.

Want to be a force for good?

Do you want to help build smarter homes and more sustainable cities? Want to develop a career and apply your skills in an environment that encourages and rewards commitment, confidence and creativity?

We are constantly looking for people who can add value and enthusiasm to our team and that shares our vision for the future.

Contact JDP