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Kytun Supplies Slate Dry Verge to Persimmon Homes

Posted: Tue, 04 December 2018, 11:59

Cad Technician/Draughter

Posted: Fri, 16 November 2018, 14:21

We are seeking a highly-motivated Draughtsperson (CAD Technician) to join our team at our Head Office in Kilmacrenan.

 Job Description

 Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Draughtsperson’s main responsibilities will include: 

  • Produce clear and concise drawings for the production floor.
  • Produce drawings from sketches for approval for clients etc.
  • Amend drawings in accordance with client’s instructions.
  • Monitor workloads and prioritise jobs.
  • Contact clients, architects and engineers to obtain design details, comments and approval of working drawings.
  • Help develop systems to ensure accuracy of details going to floor and to help identify efficiencies that are currently being missed. 
  • Help in development of new products/solutions for market.  

Skills and Experience required:

  • Very comfortable in AutoCAD and ideally SolidWorks with Autodesk Revit a bonus.
  • Experience in construction industry a bonus but maybe not essential.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Aptitude for learning new skills.
Please submit your CV via email to hugh@nwa.ie

Bespoke Aluminium Soffit Solution for Donegal School

Posted: Wed, 12 September 2018, 09:30

Last week we installed a Bespoke Aluminium Soffit solution at secondary school in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

Our client, a local Engineering company, is currently completing a renovation and refurbishment project to the main entrance of the school, one of the largest secondary schools in Letterkenny. The project involved adding a canopy and cladding to the exterior of the entrance. 

Our Engineering and Design team were able to devise a Bespoke Aluminium Soffit which was comprised of two 2.5m lengths, 2m wide to fit the area in question. Grooves were designed with alternating lengths of 166mm on top and 162mm on bottom. Our team added a 2mm powder coat to the soffit which was put in place on the building using a 200mm x 100mm galvanised steel channel. We supplied the product in a light grey colour in order to match the existing structure in place.

 ADVANTAGES OF USING ALUMINIUM ROOFING PRODUCTS

  • Lightweight and Durable
  • Easy and quick to install
  • Requires no maintenance once installed
  • Extensive range of colours available
  • 20-year colour coat guarantee
  • Will not rust, crack, warp or discolour

North West Aluminium has many years of experience in manufacturing and supplying roofing and cladding products for residential, commercial and educational buildings, along with many other sectors as well.

At our headquarters in Donegal we manufacture contemporary fascia, soffit and cladding systems, window cills, secret fix parapet cappings/coppings, gutter systems downpipes ideally suited to modern designs. Our roofing products are produced using a wide variety of materials, primarily aluminium and also stainless steel, galvanised steel, pre-coated plastisol and PVF2 coated steel.

If you would like to find out more about using NWA Group products on your project, or stocking them in your store, please do not hesitate to contact us today at +353 (0) 74 913 9500 or info@nwa.ie 

 

 

 

 

 


Regional Sales Executive – Dublin

Posted: Tue, 11 September 2018, 14:13

Regional Sales Executive – Dublin
NWA Group is one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of Roofing and Ventilation products in Ireland and the UK. Established over 30 years ago, we pride ourselves on complete customer satisfaction, product innovation and excellent customer service.

We specialise in the manufacture of Dry Roofing Products, which we invented, designed and introduced to the market all those years ago. Today we are the largest producer of Dry Roofing Systems, supplying our product range throughout Ireland and the UK under the Kytun® Brand.

With very close relationships to some of the leading producers of Roofing Products from all over the world we offer an extensive range of quality products.

We are strictly a B2B Company that exclusively supplies our product range through the leading Builders/ Roofers Merchants and large-scale contractors.

We work closely with Building Contractors, Roofers and architects advising them on Technical aspects, product requirements and building regulations relating to roofing.

Description
Successful candidate will be responsible for managing the regional sales in the Dublin Area and will report directly to the National Sales Manager. For this role, the key priority is to drive growth through growing existing customers & gaining new customers within the region. Your time will be spent with Builders Merchants, Building Contractors, Roofers and Architects. Presenting solutions and building lasting relationships is the key priority with this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Servicing existing accounts, obtaining orders, and establishing new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Focus sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submit orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolve customer queries by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provide historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Presenting CPD’s to Architects and Specifiers

Qualifications/Profile

  • Three to five years in a sales-based role; within industry preferred
  • People orientated extrovert with pro-active characteristics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to train and explain technical concepts
  • Desire to contribute to the goals and efforts of the organisation
  • Hardworking, persistent, and dependable

 


Inside Sales Representative & Order Processor

Posted: Wed, 05 September 2018, 12:43

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join a fast-growing company, who can work independently as well as part of a team in a busy environment.

 

Working under our National Sales Managers, this particular role will consist of the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Customer order processing and order checking
  • Dealing with Customer enquiries, including prices, delivery updates and general sales queries.
  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow up and outbound cold calls and emails.
  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure.
  • Research accounts, identify key opportunities and generate interest.
  • Maintain and expand database of prospects

 

Requirements

  • Proven sales experience
  • Excellent computer skills, with a knowledge of MS Office and office management software (ERP etc)
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • Experience working with and maintaining a CRM software system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively

 

Salary dependent on experience.

Role based at Head Office in Kilmacrenan.


 

Kytun UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of North West Aluminium (Irl), is one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of Dry Verge and Dry Roofing Products in the UK and Ireland.

Kytun are primarily a B2B company, supplying Builders/Roofers Merchants, Building product distributors and Trade Professionals.

Following recent entry into the UK market, Kytun are looking to add a highly motivated individual to help with a their sales and marketing strategy for continued growth.

Previous knowledge of construction products, in particular roofing products would be to an advantage for applicants.


 

Kytun UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of North West Aluminium (Irl), is one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of Dry Verge and Dry Roofing Products in the UK and Ireland.

Kytun are primarily a B2B company, supplying Builders/Roofers Merchants, Building product distributors and Trade Professionals.

Following recent entry into the UK market, Kytun are looking to add a highly motivated individual to help with a their sales and marketing strategy for continued growth.

Previous knowledge of construction products, in particular roofing products would be to an advantage for applicants.


National Sales Manager (Ireland)

Posted: Wed, 27 July 2016, 12:08

 

North West Aluminium is one of the largest manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of Roofing and Ventilation products in Ireland & the UK.

As part of continued growth we are currently seeking an Internal based National Sales Manager to oversee and drive sales within Ireland and N. Ireland.


Regional Field Sales Representative (Scotland)

Posted: Wed, 27 July 2016, 11:58

 

Kytun UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of North West Aluminium (Irl), is one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of Dry Verge and Dry Roofing Products in the UK and Ireland.

Kytun are primarily a B2B company, supplying Builders/Roofers Merchants, Building product distributors and Trade Professionals.

Following recent entry into the UK market, Kytun are looking to add a highly motivated individual to help with a their sales and marketing strategy for continued growth.

Previous knowledge of construction products, in particular roofing products would be to an advantage for applicants.


New Lidl Store Ballina

North West Aluminium (NWA) recently supplied our innovative Slate Dry Verge System for the new Lidl Store in Ballina. The Dry Verge was supplied through Archers Builders Providers, Ballina who also supplied over 25,000 natural slates and other roofing/building materials for the project.

The work was carried out by Buncrana based firm Mc Callion Construction.

For further info on the product which was used on this project please click on the following link


Christmas Draw Competition

Posted: Mon, 04 January 2016, 16:54

Anto O' Malley (Heitons Castlebar), along with Robert Burke (NWA)

Anto O' Malley, Assistant Branch Manager at Heitons in Castlebar, was the lucky winner of this years Christmas Draw.

Robert Burke, NWA's Area Sales Representative presented Anto with his new iPad shortly before the Christmas Break.

NWA would like to thank everybody who entered this years draw, look out for further competitons throughout the year!


Glidevale Partnership

Posted: Tue, 11 August 2015, 16:56

Daniel Gallagher (NWA), Sam Swindell (Glidevale), Anthony Gallagher (NWA)

North West Aluminium (NWA) & Glidevale continue strong partnership in Ireland

NWA, one of Irelands top distributors of Roofing & Ventilation products & Glidevale have been working closely over the years promoting Glidevale’s range of products. 

Two unique product ranges in particular they are actively promoting at present are the Protect range of Roofing Membranes and Glidevale’s G-Range of Slate & Tile Ventilators.

Established alongside the Glidevale range of ventilation and building products, Protect Membranes has benefitted from over 30 years of innovation, experience and technical expertise and is an integral part of the Building Product Design Group.

Glidevale's market leading 'low emissivity' reflective technology membranes forms the core of a wider range of construction membranes which include air-tightness solutions, floor protection, timber frame and cladding membranes and a complimentary range of bespoke adhesive tapes.  Many of the membranes now include their innovative lap and seal technology which actively reduce installation time and errors on site.

All Protect Membranes are designed and developed specifically for the UK and Irish market requirements under BS EN ISO 9001 quality standards and are CE marked to relevant standards.

Glidevale’s G-Range of Slate &Tile Ventilators is unique in that they are designed & manufactured to suit each Slate/Tile brand.


Profile Matched Tile Ventilators

Posted: Mon, 06 July 2015, 13:56

Insulation installer/contractors are increasingly switchig over to profile matched tile ventilators as apposed to the universal tile vent version. The main reason for this is the huge labour saving they can achieve during installation. Installation of universal tile vents requires removing up to 4/5 tiles compared to the profile match vents which only require the removal of one. This is ideal when doing multiple buildings or housing estates.

Profile match tile vents also have the advantage of looking more aesthietically pleasing to the eye as they blend more naturally with the existing roof tiles. 
Our dedicated team of technical staff can visit any site in Ireland to survey the tile make/brand required.

Difference between Free Area & Equivalent Area

Posted: Mon, 30 March 2015, 16:41

A common question we are frequently asked is: 

Whats the difference between Free Area & Equivalent Area?

 

The following definitions are from the Technical Guidline Document issued by the Irish Building Regulations 2009.

 Free Area

Equivalent Area

  • The area of a single sharp edged hole that passes the same air volume flow rate at the same applied pressure difference as the vent being tested.

 The Equivalent Area of a ventilator is always less than the Free Area and is a better measure of the airflow performance of a ventilator. 

 

If you are still unsure as to what you requirements are regarding airflow measurements, then please don't be afraid to contact our technical team anytime...

 

 

 


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