Long-Standing Office Employee
What is your current role at Hillbrush? Product Manager
Have you had any previous roles, and if so, what were they and how long did you work in the role(s)? I've worked for Hillbrush since 1995 and in that time have worked picking & packing in the warehouse (3yrs), then I was supervisor in charge of the warehouse (2yrs), after that I was moved to the sales office (5yrs), then I became Procurement Manager (12yrs) and now Product Manager.
Have you received any training or guided development during your employment? Whilst Procurement Manager I did an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration and am now signed on for a Product Management course.
What do you think sets Hillbrush apart from other companies / employers to work for? Longevity of its workforce. Being a family run business the workforce is the same with generational members of the same families working in various departments. Also being established in the same local area the company was founded in adds to that image of sustainability.
What are some of your favourite things about the new facility at Norwood Park? Easier access to departments, better flow of information in the open plan office, cleaner.
What advice would you give to anyone hoping to work at Hillbrush? Attention to detail and dedication are rewarded, Hillbrush's name is built on the quality of our products.
New Office Employee
What is your current role at Hillbrush? Account Executive - International
Have you received any training or guided development during your employment? Yes, I have received full training since starting. I have also attended some training courses off-site.
What do you think sets Hillbrush apart from other companies / employers to work for? There is a good working atmosphere which fosters learning and aids development. There is also opportunity to do extra training courses.
What are some of your favourite things about the new facility at Norwood Park? Norwood Park offers some great facilities for staff including the staff hub and staff gym.
What advice would you give to anyone hoping to work at Hillbrush? If you are interested in applying for a position at Hillbrush, and are a motivated and keen to learn individual, go for it!