Growth Technology

Latest Vacancies

August 2017

Vacancy – Assistant Chemist

Growth Technology has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Chemist to join our team in Taunton, Somerset. This permanent role is full time, working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Salary will be dependent on experience but starts at £18,000 per annum. We are a well established and respected nutrient manufacturer and wholesaler with a reputation for excellence in all we do.

We are looking to recruit an assistant for our busy chemist, to take responsibility for or assist with the following:

• CoSHH
• SDS inventory
• Maintain manufacturing records
• Preparing samples for analysis
• Raw material stock records
• Maintain stock records for production
• Product development
• Product registration
• Manufacturing
• Attending meetings

The successful candidate will be extremely well organised with a keen eye for detail and the ability to maintain accurate records, having a strong command of Microsoft Office. You will be able to take initiative and think and work independently but possess strong interpersonal skills.

It is essential that you have a science background and a mathematical mind. You will ideally have worked within a laboratory environment and are experienced in experimental design work. However, training will be provided for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, keen to learn and accept new challenges, and have an analytical approach.
If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Assistant Chemist then please apply now, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV and covering letter saying why you are the person for us to erika.plumridge@growthtechnology.com

June 2017

Vacancy – Field Sales Representative

We have an exciting opportunity for a Field Sales Representative with the ability to cover a wide area within the UK.

The role requires a friendly and pro-active approach, providing individual service supported by sound product knowledge to our customers. You will be responsible for managing and growing your area and proven sales experience is, therefore, required to meet the demands of the role.  Preference will be given to those with experience of sales in the horticultural/hydroponic industry.

Applicants must have a full clean UK driving licence, be computer/tablet literate and be able to communicate confidently both face to face and by telephone.

The position will be home based travelling across an agreed area with time spent at Head Office as required.

In return we offer training plus a generous basic salary, company car, phone and tablet plus additional OTE potential.

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

Send us your CV with a covering letter to erika.plumridge@growthtechnology.com

Life at Growth Technology?

Here at Growth Technology we have a diverse workforce of individuals behind the scenes. Together we thrive on our strong team ethic with everyone being involved from production, sales and marketing to accounts and finance. We make the most effort to create a hard working but enjoyable environment for all. This in turn allows us to bring our customers industry leading products and customer service.

Hints and Tips

Information for applicants

Finding a new job is exciting, but it can also be a little daunting, so we’ve included these tips to help you make your application as successful as it can be. It’s also a good idea before applying for any job to do your research on the company and the industry as a whole.

General tips

  • Check your e-mails regularly – typically companies will use this method of contact to keep you informed on the progress of your application
  • Preparation is key
  • Think like a recruiter – “would I hire me?”
  • For any face-to-face meetings, dress like you mean business

Interview tips

A good way to approach competency-based interviews is to use the ‘STAR’ technique:

SITUATION or TASK

  • Describe the situation/task you needed to accomplish
  • Be specific – don’t give a generalised description of what you have done in the past
  • Be sure to give enough detail for the interviewer to understand

ACTION

  • Describe the action you took – keep the focus on you
  • What specifically was your involvement?
  • Don’t say what you might have done, say what you did

RESPONSE

  • What happened?
  • How did the event end?
  • What did you accomplish?
  • What did you learn?

Use the interview as an opportunity to really sell yourself and your achievements.

How to apply?

To apply please take time to complete a cover letter specific to the role you are applying for. Forward us this covering letter along with your updated personal CV (CV itself, no more than 2 sides of A4).

If you would like to discuss any particular role advertised above then please contact our HR manager Erika Plumridge

erika3Erika Plumridge 

Growth Technology Ltd.
Great Western Way
Taunton
Somerset TA2 6BX

Tel: 01823 424328

Email: Erika.Plumridge@growthtechnology.com

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Did you know?

About Growth Technology

Growth Technology was founded in Western Australia in 1985. It has grown steadily and now operates with a manufacturing and distribution base on three continents.

We now employ professional chemists and plant scientists, who lead our cutting-edge product development.…Read more

Hydroponic Growing

Here at Growth Technology we sell and distribute the majority of our products to the hydroponic growing industry, along with supplying garden centres and grow shops.

We formulate and manufacture commercial and retail nutrients for customers across the world.

Read more on what is hydroponics?

Contact Human Resources

Growth Technology Ltd.
Great Western Way
Taunton
Somerset TA2 6BX

Tel: 01823 424328

Emial: Erika.Plumridge@growthtechnology.com

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