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WOULD YOU LIKE A CAREER WITH US?

A company that genuinely values its employees in the same way as it values its customers is a rarity, but here at Horizon Platforms we do just that. We aim to provide a secure, challenging and very fulfilling environment where our team is encouraged, trained and mentored to perform at the highest of standards, offering individuals the opportunity to flourish and develop their careers.

By listening to our team and actively encouraging them to generate new and exciting ideas, we have created an atmosphere where the rewards of working for Horizon are more than just the monthly salary.

We are proud of our team focused culture, as it brings with it some great achievements, especially considering the challenging economic times.

Some of which are:

7
INTERNAL PROMOTIONS OFFERED AND ACCEPTED
IN 2013
(FROM A TEAM OF ONLY 40!)
Q.
WE SURVEYED OUR TOP 100 CUSTOMERS AND ASKED "WHY DO YOU USE HORIZON?"
A.
THEIR ANSWER..."BECAUSE OF THE PEOPLE!"

OUR CURRENT VACANCIES

WAKEFIELD FACILITY


Mobile Service Engineer

Are you an experienced engineer with excellent problem solving skills and a passion for delivering excellence!? If so – this is the job for you!  The Horizon team are delighted to be growing again – and this time, we’re looking for a mobile service engineer with a great sense of humour to join our amazing service team!

Take the Challenge

We only work with the best – the best customers & suppliers, the best equipment, the best employees. To become part of our dynamic, encouraging and highly professional employee family you need to be head and shoulders above the rest. We believe this means you must have, as a minimum, a desire for perfection, a passion for your job, the ability to talk to anyone at any level and the aspiration to achieve success both for the company and yourself. We can only accept applicants who thrive under pressure, are willing to learn and can demonstrate categorically why they want this job more than any other out there.

Who are You?

To be successful and happy in your job with us you need to be ambitious, determined, positive, outgoing and totally committed! With some previous experience of Hydraulics, Pneumatics and/or Electronics, you will have proven fault finding abilities and problem solving skills, with a keen eye for alternative solutions. You will have an adaptable approach to all aspects of this role, with the ability to think on your feet and adapt to unexpected situations.

With communication and interpersonal skills second to none, this role will suit someone who enjoys a flexible approach to work and thrives on being part of a close knit team!

So what will I be doing?

A varied role, you will be responsible for the high quality maintenance, repair and inspection of both Horizon’s fleet of powered access platforms and our customer’s own machines, which are situated throughout the UK. Health and safety proficient, you will ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation with regards to access platform equipment, adhere to all safety policies, procedures and instructions and ensure that all works are adequately protected with the safety of the workforce and customers being maintained at all times.

Who are We?

Gosh, haven’t you visited our website yet!? We’re the market leader for service and training in the world of Powered Access equipment hire or sales. We’ve grown 300% since we started in 2008 and that’s in tough economic times. We genuinely value our employees in the same way as we value our customers. That’s what makes us different and that’s what makes our employees feel as though they are part of an extended family – one that cares. We want you to feel valued, challenged, fulfilled, encouraged, trained and mentored so that you can reach your full potential as early as possible – this benefits you and us! Everyone here remains so because they get so much more than just a monthly salary although if you’re thinking other financial benefits – think again! Our benefits are good, but people stay here because they have a say in our business, they are motivated by their own, others and our success, they can implement new ideas at the drop of a hat, they will be listened to and are encouraged to give their feedback and they feel cherished. For our industry (actually for most businesses) that’s highly unusual!

Apply Now

If this opportunity sounds exciting to you and you KNOW beyond a shadow of a doubt you can meet the expectation, then tell us why you want and deserve to get this job, we don’t want you to simply fire us your CV. To apply please complete the application form by following this link: http://horizonplatforms.hr180careerlauncher.co.uk/vacancies_apply.html?id=404


External Account Manager - Yorkshire 

Are you passionate, dedicated and looking for the opportunity to really grow a career in sales!? If so – this is the job for you!  The Horizon team are delighted to be growing again – and this time, we’re looking for someone with a desire to succeed to join our amazing sales team as an experienced and hugely driven External Account Manager!

Take the Challenge

We only work with the best – the best customers & suppliers, the best equipment, the best employees. To become part of our dynamic, encouraging and highly professional employee family you need to be head and shoulders above the rest. We believe this means you must have, as a minimum, a desire for perfection, a passion for your job, the ability to talk to anyone at any level and the aspiration to achieve success both for the company and yourself. We can only accept applicants who thrive under pressure, are willing to learn and can demonstrate categorically why they want this job more than any other out there.

Who are You?

To be successful and happy in your job with us you need to be ambitious, determined, positive, outgoing and totally committed to driving our business forwards! Our external account managers spend the majority of their time travelling to meet with current and potential customers so you must be flexible and happy to work independently. With a proven track record in Business Development you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to talk to anyone at any level. A self-starter with ambition and hunger to succeed you will continually identifying areas for opportunity and growth whilst of course applying your top notch commercial acumen to ensure we remain competitive and at the top of our game!

In this role, it’s really important that you are ‘Horizon’ through and through.  We’re a lively, friendly, dedicated and ambitious bunch – and you must be too! Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and as you’ll spend the majority of your time speaking to and working alongside both current and potential customers, you’ll be superbly organised in managing your own diary, have that special knack of building immediate and excellent working relationships. As with any sales job, you’ll also need patience and determination, along with the ability to talk to anyone at any level.  Your tenacious personality will shine through all your interactions and your level of customer service will be second to none.  You’ll build upon your previous experience in a similar sales executive role – but this time, you’ll really be involved in the nitty gritty and be determined to progress within an exciting and high growth business!

So what will I be doing?

This role will enable you to get to the very heart of driving our business forwards. You will be part of a small but dedicated sales team focused on continuing to make Horizon an excellent business to work with! This is a field based role where you will spend a lot of your time out and about, travelling to visit clients. You will be taking responsibility for new business development opportunities - primarily in the Yorkshire region, whether this is sourcing and securing new accounts,utilising details generated from inbound leads and opportunities,playing an active role in industry networking or identifying areas for growth with our existing client base, you’ll play a key role in our continued success!

If you are a superstar then you will have the opportunity to earn yourself commission on top of our generous salary. Some of our current account managers have increased their package by up to £12k per annum through their drive and determination!

Should I know your industry inside and out?

Previous experience within the Powered Access Rental Industry would be a definite advantage.

Apply Now

If the above sounds exciting to you and you KNOW beyond a shadow of a doubt you can meet the expectation – fantastic! Don’t forget what we’ve said though, we don’t want you to simply fire us your CV – tell us why you deserve to get this job and where you can add value to our business. To apply please send your CV to rory.duggan@horizonplatforms.co.uk

 


Internal Account Manager AcAc 

Are you passionate, dedicated and looking for the opportunity to really grow a career in sales!? If so – this is the job for you! The Horizon team are delighted to be growing again – and this time, we’re looking for someone with a certain je ne sais quoi to join our amazing sales team as an experienced and hugely driven Internal Account Manager!

Take the Challenge

We only work with the best – the best customers & suppliers, the best equipment, the best employees. To become part of our dynamic, encouraging and highly professional employee family you need to be head and shoulders above the rest. We believe this means you must have, as a minimum, a desire for perfection, a passion for your job, the ability to talk to anyone at any level and the aspiration to achieve success both for the company and yourself. We can only accept applicants who thrive under pressure, are willing to learn and can demonstrate categorically why they want this job more than any other out there.

Who are You?

To be successful and happy in your job with us you need to be ambitious, determined, positive, outgoing and totally committed to driving our business forwards! Our internal account managers play a key role in maintaining our stream of telephone prospecting – continually identifying areas for opportunity and growth – and therefore you need to be happy and confident in your telephone communication, be superbly organised in managing your own diary, have that special knack of building immediate and excellent working relationships – whilst of course applying your top notch commercial acumen to ensure we remain competitive and at the top of our game!

In this role, it’s really important that you are ‘Horizon’ through and through. We’re a lively, friendly, dedicated and ambitious bunch – and you must be too! Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and as you’ll spend the majority of your time speaking to and working alongside both current and potential customers, you’ll need an impeccable telephone manner and excellent communication skills. As with any sales job, you’ll also need patience and determination, along with the ability to talk to anyone at any level. Your tenacious personality will shine through all your interactions and your level of customer service will be second to none. You’ll build upon your previous experience in a similar telesales/sales executive role and experience within the Powered Access rental market will be an advantage – but this time, you’ll really be involved in the nitty gritty and be determined to progress within an exciting and high growth business!

So what will I be doing?

This role will enable you to get to the very heart of driving our business forwards. You will be part of a small but dedicated sales team focused on continuing to make Horizon an excellent business to work with! The role will involve all elements of new business development from cold calling and customer care calls, to assisting in managing account performance and profitability; making recommendations to the Account Managers and Directors alike; the analysis of sales data; as well as

studying and reporting on competitor activity. You will also from time to time assist with the development and expansion of our current customer base to ensure optimisation of accounts – with the end goal of you developing and managing your own small customer base.

If you are a superstar then you will have the opportunity to earn yourself commission on top of our generous salary. Some of our current account managers have increased their package by up to £12k per annum through their drive and determination!

Should I know your industry inside and out?

We appreciate that our industry is very specialist and we would rather recruit the right people, with the right attitude however, previous powered access rental experience would be an advantage.

Apply Now

If the above sounds exciting to you and you KNOW beyond a shadow of a doubt you can meet the expectation – fantastic! Don’t forget what we’ve said though, we don’t want you to simply fire us your CV – tell us why you deserve to get this job and where you can add value to our business. To apply please send your CV to rory.duggan@horizonplatforms.co.uk

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                  

WARRINGTON FACILITY


IPAF Training Instructor

The Company

We are a growing independent supplier of powered access equipment and associated training services.  The provision of first class customer service is at the heart of everything we do and we therefore aim to be recognised as an industry leader in client care.

We provide an exciting and challenging working environment with excellent development opportunities for our team members.  We are a progressive company investing heavily in our people, rewarding initiative and hard work accordingly. If you exude positivity and passion for your job then this is the right team for you.

The Position

You must be a qualified IPAF Trainer with an in-depth knowledge of all IPAF rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  You will have previous experience of IPAF training and a flexible and adaptable approach to work.   Your primary location will be our North West depot but you will be required to attend other sites.

We want you to wow our customers from the moment they walk through the door.  You will think differently, have fresh ideas and bring a unique perspective to your role delivering our truly unique Horizon experience - possessing the drive and passion to excel in your role of IPAF Training Instructor. 

The Reward

Competitive Annual Salary

Company Pension Scheme

Annual Performance based bonus scheme

Private Healthcare Scheme

Company vehicle/Car Allowance

Apply Now

If the above sounds exciting to you and you KNOW beyond a shadow of a doubt you can meet the expectation – fantastic! Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to: claire.ekert@horizonplatforms.co.uk


Hire Desk Coordinator

The Company

We are a growing independent supplier of powered access equipment and associated training services.  The provision of first class customer service is at the heart of everything we do and we therefore aim to be recognised as an industry leader in client care.

We provide an exciting and challenging working environment with excellent training and development opportunities for our team members. We are a progressive company investing heavily in our people, rewarding initiative and hard work accordingly. If you exude positivity and passion for your job then this is the right team for you.

The Position

If you are a team player, supportive of your colleagues and always ready to take on new challenges then we would like to hear from you. You will relish making the customer’s experience a positive one and your professional approach and attention to detail will be second to none.

The duties of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Handling all enquiries via phone/email/fax in a timely manner, liaising with the relevant departments in order to find the most effective solution to all queries
  • Taking ownership of all enquires through to resolution stage
  • Processing/Closing orders with no errors to ensure accuracy of information at all times
  • Liaising with suppliers and building strong relationships showing excellent negotiation skills, sourcing equipment throughout the North West and Midlands
  • Carrying out all related administrative duties
  • Monitoring of equipment against company records
  • Demonstration of great commercial acumen

The Reward

Competitive annual salary

Company Pension Scheme

Annual Performance based bonus scheme

Private Healthcare Scheme

Apply Now

If the above sounds exciting to you and you KNOW beyond a shadow of a doubt you can meet the expectation – fantastic! Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to: brenda.droog@horizonplatforms.co.uk         

 


If you are interested in being considered for any future opportunities within our business; and feel that you could add value to our dynamic, fast paced and customer focused team - then we want to hear from you.

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