Job Vacancies

All current jobs and career opportunities with Samson Awnings and associated companies can be found below.


Company: AGD Systems

Title: Installations Engineer

Start date: November 2016

Salary, bonus and commission: To be discussed.

Hours and location: Full time 40 hours per week, based on office hours. 20 annual leave days per year. Based in Wellingborough, NN8 4RJ with site visits as required. Initial probationary period of 3 months.

Aim : To increase the company market share by the successful negotiation and sales of automatic gates and related products, by pro-active selling and effective follow-up procedures. Generate new accounts and increase company profit.

Responsible to: Brian Dove

Relationship with: Surveyor, Admin, Other sales staff, suppliers, Operations, Procurement, Fitters.

Main Tasks of the Job:

  • Successfully negotiate profitable sales of supply only, or supply & installation of automatic gates and related products
  • Respond to fresh enquiries, create business and manage ongoing accounts, quote and follow up by email, telephone and other means of communication whilst maintaining correct records
  • Liaise with other staff
  • Occasionally meet clients on site
  • Take part in sales and marketing meetings and discussions, offering positive contributions
  • Remain flexible on hours to fulfil the role of achieving and over-achieving target whilst keeping customers happy.
  • Accurately assess the cost of goods, installation and other goods required to be able to build in the right amount of profit for each sale.
  • Use a computer and possess numeric literacy for emails, tablets, quotations, CRM system, calendar
  • Specify the product accurately for procurement
  • Possess a full UK driving licence
  • Previous knowledge of gates, entry systems and their automation is required.
  • Good ground work knowledge and the ability to survey is essential.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.

Job Type:  Full-time

Job Location: Wellingborough

Required education: Secondary education

Required experience:

·         Sales: 3 years

·         Ground Work: 1 year

·         Surveying: 1 year

Required licence or certification:  Full UK Driving Licence

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different task as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation. The overall business objectives of the organisation are to maintain a competitive and professional presence in the market. Your employee handbook also applies. To apply please email Brian Dove: briand@dovegroup.co.uk stating why you believe you will be suitable for this role and attaching your c.v.


Company: AGD Systems

Title: Sales Executive

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Full-time Basic

Salary: Negotiable

Required education/experience: Provide evidence of recent installations experience fitting FAAC, BFT, CAME or any other entry phone systemAdditional qualifications: Any automatic gate and entry system related certification, CSCS Skilled worker card

Required licence or certification: Full clean driving license

Role: Working as team leader you will be directly responsible to your team in order to facilitate the installation, repair or maintenance of automation systems for gates and entry systems domestic and industrial, carry out inspections, service and maintain and complete any necessary paperwork as required.

Hours and location: Full time, 40 hours a week. You may be required to work overtime when authorised and as necessitated by the needs of the business. Annual leave is 20 paid days per year, plus public holidays. Work is based at Stewarts Road, Wellingborough, NN8 4RJ, England.

Remuneration: Salary is to be discussed at point of interview. Wages will be paid monthly on or before the 27th of each working month. If you are authorised to work in excess of 40 hours per week you will be paid overtime. There will be an initial probationary period of three months. You will receive any extra training according to requirements.

Responsible to: Contract Co-ordinator

Relationship with: Installations Manager, Director, Head of Operations, other Installation Engineers, Warehouse staff, Spares Department, Sales Staff, Surveyors, Sales administrator, Receptionists

Main Tasks of the job:

  • Prepare ground and opening on site for electric entry system, working with electricity, cabling and remote control automation
  • Remove existing products as required
  • Be capable of lifting heavy products with adequate care
  • To install gates, barriers and entry phone systems to a high standard and leave area clean and tidy
  • Fill in paperwork as required.
  • To maintain and repair above products when required.
  • To assist in other departments as required.
  • To work the required hours, remain punctual and presentable at all times.
  • You need a full clean valid UK driving licence

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation. All conditions relating to your employment are shown in the Employee Handbook which will be made available to you when you start.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Wellingborough

Required education: Secondary education

Required experience:

Installation: 3 years

Automatic Entry Systems: 3 years

Required licence or certification: Full UK Driving license

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different task as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation. The overall business objectives of the organisation are to maintain a competitive and professional presence in the market. Your employee handbook also applies. To apply please email Alice Dove: a.dove@dovegroup.co.uk stating why you believe you will be suitable for this role and attaching your c.v.


Company: The Dove Group
Position:Installation Fitter / Engineer and Mates
Location: Northamptonshire, NN8 4BH
Hours: Full time based on 40 hours. You may be required to work overtime when authorized and as necessitated by the needs of the business.
Responsible For: Installation, repair and maintenance of a wide range of products including garage doors, sectional and roller doors (both domestic and industrial). Additional skill sets for security shutters, steel doors sets, entrance doors, sun shading products, canopies and glass rooms would be desirable but not essential.
Reporting to / Liaising with: Installations Manager
Skills & Experience requirements: The candidate is required to have the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience of installing and maintaining Hormann style doors plus other makes of domestic or industrial roller shutters and sectional doors is essential.
  • Previous experience of installing and maintaining some or all of the following products is desirable but not essential: entrance doors, steel doors sets, sun shading products, canopies and glass rooms.
  • Professional, hardworking attitude, self-motivated and a capable of working as a part of a team.
  • A valid driving licence is essential.
Additional training will be given as necessary.
Salary: Dependant on experience
If you are interested in this position, please contact r.stallard@dovegroup.co.uk or write to The Dove Group registered office address to Mrs Rachel Stallard enclosing your current CV and a covering letter.