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.

We’re hiring! Take a look at our vacancies:

Lab Furniture Sales/Estimator – Furniture Division

This full-time, permanent role will be office-based in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester, with some travelling to customer sites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sales/Estimator to join a leading UK manufacturer of laboratory furniture for schools, universities and commercial laboratories. We provide full and on-going training.

You will be dealing with enquiries from existing clients and also from new business leads. You will serve as an initial point of contact for customers, preparing layout drawings and written quotations.


  • Visit customers throughout the UK approx 1 – 2 days per week. Discuss requirements and accurately measure rooms
  • Prepare laboratory layout drawings using AutoCAD
  • Generate clear and accurate quotations for clients using company excel pricing template and occasionally from first principles
  • Analyse drawings, specifications, tender bills of quantities and other documentation to prepare estimates
  • Handle incoming enquiries from laboratory users, builders and architects by telephone and email
  • Produce follow-up quotations to convert to orders or determine reasons for non-conversion
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with existing and new customers


  • IT skills including Word and Excel
  • AutoCAD proficient, knowledge of Revit would be an advantage
  • Customer focused approach with a high attention to detail
  • Full UK driving license
  • Knowledge or experience of estimating within a relevant construction / manufacturing / laboratory furniture business environment advantageous

Must be legally authorised to work in the United Kingdom.

Person Specification

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits & Hours of Work

  • Monday to Thursday 8.45 – 17.00 with a 16.00 finish on a Friday
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days paid holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance

What else can we offer you…

  • Full training
  • Flexible working
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Social events
  • Parking on-site
  • No late nights

For more information, to discuss the position and salary or to send us your CV just email us.

Trainee Technical Sales Engineer

Job Type: Full-time

Job Brief

We are looking for a Trainee Technical Sales Engineer to join our sister company’s sales team and help us achieve our goals. Located in Farnworth, you will serve as an initial point of contact for customers, responding to commercial and technical enquiries. You will prepare written quotations from verbal enquiries, specifications and technical drawings.

A technical mindset and a willingness to learn are key to becoming a member of our team. Qualifications and experience are desirable but not essential as we will provide full training.

Our ideal candidate will contribute to the high-quality customer service that we offer.


  • Respond to customer enquiries, providing advice and recommending the best product/solution
  • Evaluate customer requirements from specifications and technical drawings
  • Prepare and issue quotations
  • Develop a thorough understanding of fume cupboard applications
  • Follow-up quotations to convert to orders or determine reasons for non-conversion
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with existing and new customers
  • Maintain and update sales and customer records
  • Communicate important feedback from customers internally


  • A recent graduate with an Engineering or Scientific related degree, or an equivalent amount of technical work experience
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Well versed in IT skills, including MS Word, Excel & Access
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines
  • Must be detail oriented

Must be legally authorised to work in the United Kingdom.

A competitive salary is on offer, with 25 days paid holiday plus statutory holidays, a company pension scheme and private medical insurance.

Apply here


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