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Established in 1884, Mylands is Britain’s oldest family-owned and run paint and polishes manufacturer. Over four generations, we have quietly but proudly crafted quality paints and wood finishes in Lambeth, South London.

Mylands is a growing company and our customers expect the highest standards of quality so everyone has a part to play to deliver exception service on a daily basis.  In return we offer a welcoming family environment, fabulous products, and a lot of laughter and fun! Our Head Office is dedicated to manufacturing the finest products and providing support to our multi-channel business and every member of our team is passionate about the Mylands’ brand and customer.  Vacancies are based in Rothschild Street, London.

Career opportunities cover a wide range of skills and knowledge. Our head office is home to our manufacturing, distribution, sales, marketing, HR and finance.

If we do not have any vacancies in a relevant part of the business or there is no vacancy listed at present that you are interested in applying for, we would still like to hear from you as we are always looking to bring new talent into the business.  We would welcome the opportunity to obtain your details so that we can proactively communicate with you when a suitable vacancy arises. 


Current Vacancies:

Full Time Maintenance Engineer

Overall Job Purpose:

  • Process plant, maintenance engineer
  • Ensure the Mylands image is maintained to the highest standard

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out general maintenance on machinery in each department, work site
  • Follow maintenance plan
  • Keep documentation up to date
  • Work on projects

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Process plant engineering
  • Working in paint, coating, food or cosmetics manufacturing environment  
  • Experience in site maintenance
  • Experience in project management
  • Driving licence
  • Basic educational grounding / NVQ / Diploma beneficial
  • Excellent knowledge of process plant equipment
  • Organization skills and a methodical approach to work
  • Strong team working skills
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislations
  • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft software)
  • Excellent time keeper

Competitive Salary. Please email a covering letter and CV to


Full Time Account Manager (South East & London)

Overall Job Purpose:

  • Meet existing customers (stockists & key account) and service their technical and sales enquiries.
  • Gain new business within stockists and design accounts.
  • Seek new business with Interior Designers.
  • Achievement of the business plan and sales revenue for the region.
  • Ensure the Mylands image is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Understand market/competitors and share this knowledge via Monthly Reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meeting customers across the region as allocated by geographical area. Visiting existing customers, which incorporates presenting and training stockists, trade accounts, demonstrating and instructing on product use.
  • New business visits – drive-bys, internet searches, social networking and competitor websites. Cold call into offices.
  • Answering technical enquiries from customers.
  • Submit weekly Reports to Commercial Director – journey plan for week ahead, activity report on previous week.
  • Submit Monthly Report to Commercial Director by the last working day of the month.
  • Monitor and feedback on market conditions including new channel opportunity and competitor activities.
  • Presenting to Interior Designers & Architects.
  • Ensure merchandising and display stands provide optimum presentation of Mylands in store.
  • Build and implement a plan to ensure good geographical coverage in all channels for Mylands products.
  • Attend Trade Events and Exhibitions as required.
  • Provide customers with finished samples.
  • Site visits to resolve technical and product issues 

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Sales experience (in similar industry desirable)
  • Knowledge of high end brand
  • Numerical sense
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good standard of communication in English
  • Proficient in Excel, Word & Powerpoint
  • Ability to learn and retain technical information
  • Full UK driving license

Competitive Salary. Please email a covering letter and CV to