Burntwood, Staffordshire, UK


Chester Machine Tools


Workshop Assistant required to assist in the preparation of NEW machine tools at our Burntwood factory. Chester supply conventional Lathes, Mills, Saws, Drills, Vertical & Horizontal Borers, Grinders and CNC Machining Centres.

Duties to include:-

• Assisting Engineers with machine tool preparation

• Packing and unpacking machine tools for export and supply within the UK

• Occasional delivery of small machine tools to customers in the UK.

• Loading and unloading of containers and delivery vehicles

• Assisting in stock allocation and control.

• Forklift truck driving.

• General warehouse duties.

Ideally the candidate should have:-

• Some experience of machine tools and the use of lathes, mills and drills.

• Clean Driving License

• Forklift License

• Overhead crane license desirable but not essential

Job Type: Permananent

Hours :- Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5pm

20 days Holiday per year plus Bank Holidays

Interviews will be held at job location:

Chester Machine Tools UK
Unit 4 Plant Lane Business Park,
Plant Lane, Burntwood,
Staffs, WS7 3GN.

Additional Information:

Candidates MUST be eligible to work and live in the UK.

Candidates MUST hold a full UK driving licence


    Please send your CV & covering letter to




      Base Location:

      Burntwood, Staffordshire, UK


      Chester Machine Tools

      Chester Machine Tools are global supplier’s of engineering machine tools, specializing in machines for education, aerospace, defense, energy, automotive, manufacturing and industrial markets.

      We are actively seeking an Export Sales Representative, to join our expanding team; the successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for allocated customers. You will ensure all opportunities are managed effectively from enquiry to sale.

      You will administer Contracts, from receipt to closure acting as the primary interface for all matters relating to the fulfilment of those Contracts both internally within the Business and with the customers.

      You will develop strong relationships with your customers in order to maintain and grow business opportunities with them.

      • To liaise and coordinate with the Sales & Operations
      Director to determine an efficient business plan
      to achieve all annual sales goals.
      • Prepare plans to ensure compliance to all sales targets.
      • Administer all sales processes to ensure adherence to
      sales results.
      • Assist with and provide information to external
      customers regarding all products.
      • Ensure optimal level of all sales services to customers
      and distributors.
      • Prepare all reports for new markets and analyze
      competitor activities and submit same to manager.
      • Analyze all market coverage and plan all required
      resources for same and ensure compliance to all
      • Evaluate all customer issues and provide optimal
      solutions to resolve same.
      • Account manage export sales and ensure compliance
      to all procedures of organization.
      • Attend shows / exhibitions and events – travel will be

      • Knowledge of the machine tool industry
      • Knowledge of the export market (desirable)
      • At least 3 years sales account management with
      Strong Customer Service Skills experience
      • Experience building lasting relationships with clients,
      suppliers, purchasers and surrounding
      • Confident user of Microsoft systems including Excel,
      SAP (desirable)
      • Self-motivated, excellent verbal and written
      communication skills
      • Prepared to travel both nationally and internationally
      (sometimes at short notice) in order to meet
      the needs of the business / customers.
      • Prepared to work additional hours as required by the
      business depending on the needs of the business

      Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

      • Machine Tools
      • Export Markets
      • Sales
      • Customer Account Management upwards of 3 years (Preferred)


      Please send your CV & covering letter to

        interviews will be held in Burntwood, Staffordshire, WS7 3GN