THOMAS SMITH FASTENERS ( in Blantyre, G72 0JP, is a busy bolt and nut distributor and due to expansion are looking to employ an Apprentice who will eventually learn all aspects of the business.

You will assist in serving at the Trade Counter, making up customer orders plus receiving and checking goods in. Similarly, you will be involved with despatching goods being sent out by Carrier/Courier.

Some tasks involve heavy lifting, and a good understanding of verbal and written English is essential.

Good computer skills are an advantage but training on the company software will be given. Formal educational qualifications and a clean driving licence is an advantage.

We have a very small turnover of staff and there is excellent potential for advancement into the Sales Office.

Hours: Monday to Friday; 8.30am to 5.00pm (30 minutes lunch).  40 hours per week.

Rate of Pay: Competitive depending on experience.

Apply for an Application form to Sheila Park, Branch Manager;

Tel: 01698 826464

Job Vacancy in Fastener Distribution – Fastener Team Member

Our sister company Boka Bolt Supplies, based in Runcorn, has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and capable person to join the team. You will need a good academic background, a keen interest in engineering coupled with an excellent personality, good communication and computer competence skills.

The job covers all aspects of the business which will include Sales, Purchasing, Stock Control, Warehouse, Van Driving.

Training will be given as required but a background in the fastener or engineering trade is an advantage.

Pay is according to your experience and capability.

Please apply for an application form to:

Richard Garton
Boka Bolts (a division of Garton Ltd)
10 Cormorant Drive
Picow Farm Rd,
Runcorn WA7 4UD

or apply via email at

Situations Vacant – Industrial Fastener Distributor in Glasgow, G72 0JP

Thomas Smith Fasteners has a vacancy for an all rounder/fastener engineer in a long established fastener distribution company.

You will need:

  • Good understanding of all types of fasteners and thread forms.
  • Knowledge and experience in the fastener industry preferred.
  • Interested in Mechanical Engineering and Industry.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Driving Licence.
  • Ability to get on well with people.
  • Formal qualifications preferred but time served experience acceptable.

Part time or flexible hours considered

Wages to be agreed.

Details on the company to be found at

Apply in confidence for an application form to Tim Garton, Owner, at