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Forward-thinking British engineering that powers the global shearing industry – that’s what we do at Lister. Our people are our strength, and we recognise hard work, commitment to getting the job done and value one another’s contributions. 

18 November 2021

Marketing Executive
Full-Time, Part-Time

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our growing team and help deliver strategic marketing campaigns across our channels.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our growing team and help deliver strategic marketing campaigns across our channels, including but not limited to social media (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube and LinkedIn, email campaigns, advertisement and web.

We are looking for someone proactive, confident, and ready to bring fresh ideas and approaches to the team. You’ll work closely with the Head of Sales and Commercial and Marketing team to realise Lister’s strategic aims and ambitions for our online presence, helping to continue the growth of the Lister brand.

Key Responsibilities

As a Marketing Executive at Lister, you’ll have an understanding of how each channel works and how this can be integrated within a marketing strategy. You’ll have an eye for keeping our messaging consistent across the relevant media, as well as across the board. Some of your key responsibilities include:
 

Website:

  • Manage and update website content on a bespoke CMS and E-Commerce platform
  • Deliver creative copywriting for website product description and other content, blogs and marketing campaigns
  • Monitor the stock availability across our e-commerce platform
  • Analyse customer journeys and evaluate customer experience and provide recommendations and improvements
  • Compile Google Analytics reports and extract insight from the data
  • Support with the implementation of PPC and SEO campaigns across the Lister website.

 

Email

  • Deliver email campaigns via our email platform CRM, from building to executing
  • Keep an eye on the latest trends and competitor communications, providing opinions on what others are doing and how we can improve our communication
  • Implement automation campaigns and segment the customer database to deliver the right campaign to the right audience
  • Compile a quarterly report on the success of campaigns.

 

Social Media

  • Manage the delivery of paid and organic content
  • Organise campaigns and plan in social alongside key campaigns and sales objectives
  • Pro-active management of social media, interacting daily across our Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, TikTok and LinkedIn channels.
     

Content Creation and Collateral

  • Support with the production of interesting and creative content in line with the brand strategy for digital and print
  • Actively work with cross-functional teams to develop videos for our digital platforms, including TikTok, YouTube and Instagram.
     

Events

  • Support the Marketing team with the delivery of events and attend if required to
    do so
  • Create digital campaigns to promote event attendance and related content.

 

How to Apply

If you think you are the perfect candidate for this role to apply, please send your CV via email to Jules.minchin@lister-shearing.co.uk

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

22 October 2021

Production Engineer: Shearing & Cutter Cell
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive

STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE (LISTER HQ)

As a Production engineer on site, you will provide technical expertise for all things manufacturing/production engineering including continuous improvement initiatives, standardising processes, optimising performance, documentation and reducing costs.

Lister has set the standard for reliability and quality through engineering innovation by working with leading grooms, shearers and farmers around the world, listening to market feedback and studying the way in which our products are used. In 2002, Lister was bought by Wahl Clipper Corporation that began an investment programme to support Lister in continuing to produce world class clipping and shearing products. Lister’s Headquartered is based in Stonehouse, England, Lister has a team of over 75 employees and distributes to over 60 countries both directly and through the Wahl subsidiaries around the world.

Key Responsibilities:


• Provide technical support to the manufacturing team on the processes, systems and documentation required
• Build and maintain strong professional relationships and establish strong feedback loops between production, quality, NPI, design and customer service teams
• Ensure that process routings are routinely checked and updated to reflect new and revised processes
• Support NPI, production documentation and new initiatives throughout the year
• Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements
• Delivering technical engineering solutions to tight deadlines
• Reviewing and redesigning tooling, jigs, and fixtures to constantly improve performance and minimise waste, change over times, etc.
• Troubleshooting and resolving manufacturing challenges
• Proposing and advising future on future capital investment, including justification of financial outlay against payback schedules.
• Refining manufacturability for new products introduction and embedding new processes
• Working with machine tooling suppliers to ensure smooth introduction of new equipment into the business
• Designing bespoke tooling and working with tooling reps to select best tooling

Skills and experience:


• Demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving and root cause analysis and countermeasure.
• Strong planning and organization skills, embracing change.
• Project management skills and the ability to balance short-term firefighting with long term improvement projects
• Have experience of undertaking projects which improve the efficiency of a process.
• Have experience of setting and programming a variety of CNC machines.
• Experience using Siemens NX software would be advantageous
• Strong ability to run projects from cradle to grave
• A strong hands-on background within manufacturing/production/process engineering roles
• Experience in automation of manufacturing processes
• Evidence of continuous improvement/lean initiatives and/or projects leading to improved efficiency, capacity, or cost savings (Six Sigma / Lean qualifications would be beneficial)
• Experience within high-volume manufacturing.
• Experience, and the willingness to have a hands-on approach

Desirable requirements: 


• Experienced in Lean Manufacturing principles/5S.
• Have a broad experience of engineering design processes.
• Be a team player, comfortable working in a small team and building strong professional relationships.
• Have a proactive approach to work and be good at problem solving and suggesting new ideas.
• Have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
• Be flexible and keen to assist in a variety of ways on a variety of projects.
• Be confident and have a “Can Do” attitude.
• A multi-tasker and a finisher.

Education:


• Minimum HND or equivalent - a degree in Engineering or a related field is also desirable with 4+ Years manufacturing experience.

Apply:


To apply, please email jules.minchin@lister-shearing.co.uk with a copy of your full CV. Please also include salary expectations.
All applications are taken with the strictest confidence

 

22 October 2021

Production Engineer: Combs and Assembly
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive

STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE (LISTER HQ)

As a Production engineer on site, you will provide technical expertise for all things manufacturing/production engineering including continuous improvement initiatives, standardising processes, optimising performance, documentation and reducing costs.

Job Title: Production Engineer (Combs and Assembly) 

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 

Salary: Competitive 

Location: Office/Factory Based

Reports to: Head of Engineering

Lister has set the standard for reliability and quality through engineering innovation by working with leading grooms, shearers and farmers around the world, listening to market feedback and studying the way in which our products are used. In 2002, Lister was bought by Wahl Clipper Corporation that began an investment programme to support Lister in continuing to produce world class clipping and shearing products. Lister’s Headquartered is based in Stonehouse, England, Lister has a team of over 75 employees and distributes to over 60 countries both directly and through the Wahl subsidiaries around the world.

Key Responsibilities:


•Provide technical support to the manufacturing team on the processes, systems and documentation required
•Build and maintain strong professional relationships and establish strong feedbackloops between production, quality, NPI, design and customer service teams
•Ensure that process routings are routinely checked and updated to reflect new andrevised processes
•Support NPI, production documentation and new initiatives throughout the year
•Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas thatcould benefit from changes and improvements
•Delivering technical engineering solutions to tight deadlines
•Reviewing and redesigning tooling, jigs, and fixtures to constantly improve performance and minimise waste, change over times, etc.
•Troubleshooting and resolving manufacturing challenges
•Refining manufacturability for new products introduction and embedding new processes
Production Engineer April 2021

Skills and experience:


• Demonstrate a logical approach to problem-solving and root cause analysis and countermeasure.
• Strong planning and organization skills, embracing change.
• Project management skills and the ability to balance short-term firefighting with long term improvement projects
• Have experience of undertaking projects which improve the efficiency of a process.
• Experience in 3D modelling would be advantageous
• Strong ability to run projects from cradle to grave
• Background within manufacturing/production/process engineering roles
• Experience in automation of manufacturing processes
• Experience within assembly & high-volume manufacturing.
• Experience, and the willingness to have a hands-on approach

Desirable requirements


• Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles/5S.
• Experience of engineering design processes.
• Be a team player, comfortable working in a small team and building strong professional relationships.
• Have a proactive approach to work and be good at problem-solving and suggesting new ideas.
• Have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
• Be flexible and keen to assist in a variety of ways on a variety of projects.
• Be confident and have a “Can Do” attitude.
• A multi-tasker and a finisher.

Education


• Minimum HNC or a degree in Engineering with 2+ Years manufacturing experience.

Apply


• To apply, please send your CV via email to Jules.minchin@lister-shearing.co.uk. Please include salary expectations. 
• All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.