Current Vacancies

Area Sales Manager (South)

The Role

An Area Sales Manager covering the South. Therefore it would be preferable that you are based in the Newbury area.  Supported by your Regional Manager you will be responsible for driving sales of playground equipment and managing a territory profitably. You will deal with existing business whilst targeting new business and working with your dedicated sales support and marketing functions. The role will involve selling the company’s full portfolio of products through a consultative sale to Schools and Nurseries, Local Authorities, Parish Councils, Housing Developers, Landscape Architects, Leisure Operators and Community Groups.

Essential Skills

Have experience of identifying new opportunities and making appointments, building rapport, excellent presentation skills, consistent closer to achieve monthly and annual targets, highly motivated to be a top performer, first class account management capabilities, computer literate, smartly presented, full driving licence.


The ideal candidate will have proven experience in field sales with a track record in exceeding targets (you should be able to demonstrate this through sales awards, appraisal information, monthly figures etc.)

Nice to have

Formal sales training will be an advantage, however we are committed to developing individuals during an in-depth induction and mentoring programme.


Competitive basic with a significant OTE, company car, pension, health care, laptop, broadband, mobile phone and 25 days holiday.

Please forward your CV before 18/8/17 along with a covering letter to


Fabricator / Welder

The Role:

  • Perform welding duties using a tig welder.
  • Use of a wide range of fabrication machinery.
  • Using jigs to fabricate parts.
  • Read, understand and follow job order specifications, engineering drawings and works order instruction.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards.

The Person: Relevant experience in production / manufacturing preferred but not essential. The ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible “can do” attitude to work and good work ethic is essential. Must have the ability to undertake manual handling duties. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Possess a good understanding of welding equipment and welding accessories. Familiar with a variety of welding concepts, practices, and procedures.

This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Ulverston factory (38 hrs per week). Apply with a full C.V. to HR Department, Playdale Playgrounds Ltd, Haverthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 8AE or by email to:

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