Magnet Jobs, Vacancies And Careers

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About Magnet

Magnet started life nearly a century ago and it is said that it was named after a horse. This well established manufacturer and retailr of kitchens was acquired by the Swedish Nobia group in 2001. The company has just under 2,000 employees working in: the network of over 185 showrooms, the main support and supply centres in Darlington and Keighley or one of the divisional offices. There are three strands to the business; Magnet (retail sales), Magnet Trade (trade sales) and Interior Solutions (third party sales), these three strands supported by central and divisonal departments. Many showrooms service retail and trade customers but effectively keep them separate by dividing the retail space.

Working For Magnet Retail

Although one company if you apply for a job with Magnet you will be applying to; Magnet, Magnet Trade or Interior Solutions/Head Office/Central Support.

At their name suggests, Magnet Retail designs, manufactures and sells quality fitted kitchens to the general public. The employment opportunities in branch are: Branch and Showroom Management, Design Sales Assistant, Retail Sales Designer, Showroom Advisor and Branch Administrator.

Magnet Trade Jobs

There is a specific Trade kitchen collection with about 20 ranges, a full choice of accessories and appliances. The Trade business also offers joinery products and a made to order service on windows and stairs. Roles in Magnet Trade include: Branch and Trade management roles, Representatives, Account Managers, Kitchen Designers Sales and Warehouse Staff.

Interior Solutions - Support Centre - Divisional Teams

Most vacancies occur in Darlington where the corporate functions are located as well as manufacturing and warehousing. The divisional teams based in: Welwyn Garden City, Gloucester and Lichfield support both Retail and Trade groups.

Current Vacancies

There are full recruitment details and current job advertisement on the Magnet recruitment portal at Magnet invite speculative applications and have an online form for this purpose. At the time of writing current vacancies included:

  • Retail Sales Designers in Salisbury, Reading, Leatherhead and Portsmouth
  • Showroom Advisor in Wimbledon
  • External Representatives in Portsmouth and Brighton
  • Account Manager in Wimbledon
  • Trade Kitchen Designers in Rugby, Crayford, Barnstaple, Chingford and Exeter
  • Trade Sales in Inverness and Eastleigh
  • Accounts Payable Clerk, Cottingley
  • HR Advisor, London
  • Payroll Administrator, Darlington
  • Retail Sales Ledger Clerk, Cottingley

Location & Contact

Recruitment is carried out from the Magnet Resourcing Centre:

  • Magnet Resourcing Centre, RBR House, Hawksworth Road, Central Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 9TU
  • 01952 28193

Magnet Branches in Kent:

  • Unit 2, Triple Two Centre, Tannery Close, Beckenham, BR3 4BY - 0208 656 7917
  • Broad Oak Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7PX - 01227 764564
  • Gillingham Business Park, Ambley Road/Watling, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0PU - 01634 387063
  • Lower Boxley Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 2UU - 01622 690970
  • Unit 1/2, Pilgrim House, Cray Avenue, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3PU - 01689 897707
  • Newington Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6ED - 01843 583147
  • Longfield Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3EY - 01892 514427

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