Careers at Indespension

Indespension Trailers is a market leader in the design, manufacture and sale of trailers, trailer parts and all associated towing accessories/services.

Established in 1968, being a private, family run and owned business, we understand that every customer is our priority; every product must be of excellent quality; customer service must be second to none.

Whether you are based in the North West of England (near to our Head Office in Bolton and our manufacturing plants in Bolton and Accrington) or are keen to join one of our retail outlets in the U.K. and Southern Ireland, please check out our current career opportunities and apply to join our Team.

If you would like to apply for any of the following vacancies, please use the form shown.


Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting team members to join our newly reorganised manufacturing site in Horwich, Bolton, BL6 6HG.  If you are looking for a new challenge with progression whilst working for a leading manufacturing Company, one of these roles role is for you…immediate start available. 

Horwich - Trailer Builders

Trailer Builders 

Job Specification

  • building various Indespension trailers and sub-assemblies to a high standard
  • follow and work from drawings when required
  • ensure production requirements are met and of the correct quality

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to follow assembly instructions
  • Mechanical and assembly experience
  • Safe and correct use of power and air tools
  • Ability to work well within a team

The working hours are 7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 3.00pm Friday (39 hours per week) with the opportunity of overtime following training period.

Starting rate is £9.00 per hour plus a production bonus scheme subject to achieving team targets.

Horwich - Press Brake Operators

Press Brake Operators

Job Specification

  • place steel on pre-set jig on press to produce parts for further assembly
  • produce product to meet production plan

Skill Requirements

  • Press Brake and basic machine programming experience an advantage
  • Training will be given for the right candidate

The working hours are 6.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday, 6.30am to 11.30am Friday (39 hours per week).  Rotation on to night shift will also be required following training period.

Starting rate is £9.00-£9.25 per hour (plus premium for night shift).

Horwich - Welders

MIG Welders

Job Specification

  • produce trailer chassis and parts using jigs
  • ensure all welds are of good quality and to correct dimensions

Skill Requirements

  • MIG welding experience
  • Ability to read engineering drawings is preferred

The working hours are 39 per week - day shift hours are 6.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday, 6.30am to 11.30am Friday; night shift hours are 8.30pm to 7am Monday to Wednesday, 8.30pm to 6am Thursday.

Starting rate is £9.55 per hour (plus premium for night shift).

Vacancies at our other sites include...

Altham - Trailer Builders

Trailer Builders, Altham, BB5 5TU

Job Specification

  • building various Indespension trailers and sub-assemblies to a high standard
  • follow and work from drawings when required
  • ensure production requirements are met and of the correct quality

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to follow assembly instructions
  • Mechanical and assembly experience
  • Safe and correct use of power and air tools
  • Ability to work well within a team

The working hours are 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3.30pm Friday (39 hours per week) with the opportunity of overtime following training period.

Starting rate is £9.00 per hour plus a production bonus scheme subject to achieving team targets.

Belfast – Branch Manager

Belfast (BT36 4WX)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for all aspects of the Store’s Team (Retail Counter and Workshop) and overall Store presentation.
  • To actively promote and sell Indespension (and associated products) and services within agreed pricing structures and at the required margin in a professional/courteous manner on/off-site and over the telephone.
  • To ensure that all staff give 100% commitment throughout the working day and ensure work is allocated to respective employees based on knowledge of that person and their particular workload. To ensure targets are achieved and Company procedures followed.
  • To keep the Branch Director informed regarding Store and team performance at all times.
  • To ensure there are adequate parts, trailers and equipment available for customer requirements. Stock must be clean, well presented and labelled correctly at all times. Displays should be regularly changed to maintain maximum customer interest.
  • Store and stock to be secured at all times. Stock to be correctly and safely located in acceptable timeframe.
  • To assist in the training of new members of staff reporting progress/training needs to the Banch Director/HR Department.
  • To manage store stock-takes as required by the Company ensuring accuracy and full staff involvement.
  • To be a key holder for the Store and respond to alarm call outs where appropriate.
  • To be trained and drive a Fork Lift Truck as required.
  • To ensure all staff promote Company’s corporate image/branding at all times.
  • To operate within the Health & Safety Policy of the Company.
  • To hold a full, current driving and towing licence.

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us using the form shown.

Derby - Towbar and Service Technician

Derby (DE24 8ST)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To fit towbar (including vehicle electrics) and carry out trailer services/repairs.
  • To keep up to date with any changes to suppliers’ towbar fitting instructions including wiring. To attend courses as required.
  • To service and repair the Company’s fleet of hire trailers to an agreed schedule.
  • To maintain and update full records of each trailer in the Company hire fleet for servicing purposes.
  • To assemble and modify trailers as required.
  • To be able to ascertain faults and provide technical advice as required.
  • To hold a full current driving licence (towing licence advantageous).

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us using the form shown.

Gatwick - Towbar and Service Technician

Gatwick (RH11 0PS)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To fit towbar (including vehicle electrics) and carry out trailer services/repairs.
  • To keep up to date with any changes to suppliers’ towbar fitting instructions including wiring. To attend courses as required.
  • To service and repair the Company’s fleet of hire trailers to an agreed schedule.
  • To maintain and update full records of each trailer in the Company hire fleet for servicing purposes.
  • To assemble and modify trailers as required.
  • To be able to ascertain faults and provide technical advice as required.
  • To hold a full current driving licence (towing licence advantageous).

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us using the form shown.

Glasgow - Towbar and Service Technician

Glasgow (G62 6PS)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To fit towbar (including vehicle electrics) and carry out trailer services/repairs.
  • To keep up to date with any changes to suppliers’ towbar fitting instructions including wiring. To attend courses as required.
  • To service and repair the Company’s fleet of hire trailers to an agreed schedule.
  • To maintain and update full records of each trailer in the Company hire fleet for servicing purposes.
  • To assemble and modify trailers as required.
  • To be able to ascertain faults and provide technical advice as required.
  • To hold a full current driving licence (towing licence advantageous).

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us using the form shown.

Newcastle – Branch Manager

Newcastle (NE27 0NB)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for all aspects of the Store’s Team (Retail Counter and Workshop) and overall Store presentation.
  • To actively promote and sell Indespension (and associated products) and services within agreed pricing structures and at the required margin in a professional/courteous manner on/off-site and over the telephone.
  • To ensure that all staff give 100% commitment throughout the working day and ensure work is allocated to respective employees based on knowledge of that person and their particular workload. To ensure targets are achieved and Company procedures followed.
  • To keep the Branch Director informed regarding Store and team performance at all times.
  • To ensure there are adequate parts, trailers and equipment available for customer requirements. Stock must be clean, well presented and labelled correctly at all times. Displays should be regularly changed to maintain maximum customer interest.
  • Store and stock to be secured at all times. Stock to be correctly and safely located in acceptable timeframe.
  • To assist in the training of new members of staff reporting progress/training needs to the Branch Director.
  • To manage store stock-takes as required by the Company ensuring accuracy and full staff involvement.
  • To be a key holder for the Store and respond to alarm call outs where appropriate.
  • To be trained and drive a Fork Lift Truck as required.
  • To ensure all staff promote Company’s corporate image/branding at all times.
  • To operate within the Health & Safety Policy of the Company.
  • To hold a full, current driving and towing licence.

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us using the form shown.

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