Rewarding careers and job opportunities

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? We’re a friendly, hard-working company that’s adding value to schools, universities and commercial laboratories across the UK. Here at APMG Plastics we have opportunities for rewarding careers in the design, manufacture and installation of fans, ductwork, plastic fabrications, fume scrubbers and fume cupboards.

With variety at the core of what we do our teams deliver creative solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. Our products are crafted here in our own factory in Greater Manchester by our skilled manufacturing and fabrication teams, and our installation teams travel the country ensuring our fantastic products are fitted to our and our clients’ demanding standards.

APMG’s rewarding careers offer excellent benefits and a great working environment for the right candidate – a competitive salary, company pension scheme and private health care scheme are all waiting for you when you join our team. And did we mention an early finish every Friday afternoon too?

We post career opportunities on this page, but always welcome speculative applications. If you put customer satisfaction at the heart of everything you do, then please email your CV and covering letter to

Recruitment agencies please respect that as we have an established in-house recruitment team, we are not looking to engage additional recruitment services. We will only consider speculative approaches from individuals. We won’t accept your calls.

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We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all. Also check out vacancies at APMG Ltd here.

Site Laboratory Furniture Installer/ Fitter

This full-time, permanent role is an excellent career opportunity for a candidate looking for a secure position with one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of laboratory furniture, fume cupboards, fans, extraction systems and fume scrubbers.

We’re looking for a Joiner chargehand with experience of the delivery and on-site installation of specialist commercial fitted furniture. Knowledge of ductwork fitting too would be an advantage but training will be given.

We specialise in laboratory and school furniture. Our high-quality products are designed and manufactured at our factory in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester. All that’s missing now is a skilled and committed installer to fit our furniture to our and our clients’ high standards.

This is a physically demanding role and includes offloading and carrying products to rooms. Working as part of a 2-man team, you’ll need to be able to get along with your team partner both during the working day and in the evenings whilst working away. You’ll have a friendly and professional approach and always go the extra mile for our customers.

We will also soon want to recruit a second installer, so if you are currently part of a 2-man team and both of you are interested then we would welcome your applications.

Location: Based in Little Hulton, Manchester; and working throughout England and occasionally in Wales and Scotland. Approximately one third of your time will be in the North West and two thirds working away from home.

Salary: Typically £40,000.00 per year. This is based on the average earnings of our current site chargehand working approximately 50 hours per week.


  • Proven experience as a Fitter or Installer
  • Excellent customer service skills with a polite, helpful manner
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Strong team player whilst able to work autonomously
  • Physically fit and able to lift and manoeuvre loads
  • Awareness of Health and Safety regulations


  • Company pension contribution
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company social events
  • Accommodation and subsistence when away
  • Transport and tools provided by the company

Skills and Experience:

  • Joinery – 5 years (preferred)
  • UK Driving Licence (required)
  • CSCS Card (required)
  • SSSTS Card (preferred)

Salary: £38,000.00-£42,000.00 per year


  • UK Driving Licence (required)
  • CSCS Card (required)
  • SSSTS Card (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 75% (required)

Please email your CV and covering letter to

Plastic Fabricator

We’re looking for an experienced plastic fabricator. This permanent position is Full-time.

Most of APMG’s fabrication work is carried out using hand tools such as Leister welding torch, jig saw, angle grinder, etc.

The products we fabricate include fan cases, fume scubbers, tanks, rectangular ductwork, large diameter circular ductwork, transition sections. Candidates must have experience of this type of work.

Hand welding ability and pattern development would be an advantage, as would experience of GRP.

Hours: 38 per week

Salary: £21,380.00-£22,262.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Performance bonus


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • Plastic Fabrication: 3 years (preferred)

Please email your CV and covering letter to

Lean Manufacturing Operations Apprentice

We are looking for a shop floor apprentice to learn all the skills we use. This trainee will be taught to use our machines and fabricate plastics, safely and to a high standard. This is a great opportunity to acquire transferable skills, learn a variety of manufacturing processes and train on diverse machinery. We are a busy company and there are opportunities to progress within the organisation.

The apprentice will rotate around different areas of the shop floor. They will learn to operate machinery and assemble furniture as described below. They will also learn plastic fabrication and the assembly of plastic commercial fans.

  • CNC Beam Saw 12.5%
  • Edgebander 12.5%
  • CNC Router 12.5%
  • Furniture Assembly 12.5%
  • Powder Coating 12.5%
  • Plastic Fabrication 25%
  • Fan assembly and testing 12.5%

Desired Skills

  • Manual dexterity
  • Basic maths
  • Interested in Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Good time management

Personal Qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Takes pride in their work
  • Hardworking
  • Resilient
  • Organised
  • Shows initiative


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Thursday 07.45 – 16.30
  • Friday 07.45 – 12.45


£5.60 per hour

Please email your CV and covering letter to

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