SENIOR CONTRACTS MANAGER

Job Description

A Senior Contracts Manager is required to join a continually growing, reputable Structural Steel company on a permanent basis. With an ability to see a project through from start to finish, the suitable Candidate will be responsible for managing all contracts for which they are responsible; negotiating sub-contract orders, monitoring sub-contracted work, as well as, start to finish project planning, costing and performing site visits and quantity surveys.

Benefits for the Contracts Manager:

  • Company phone
  • Company laptop
  • Permanent position
  • Autonomy over workload
  • A negotiable salary

Essential Skills of the Contracts Manager:

  • Project / Contract managing experience > 5 years
  • Engineering background in Rail
  • Experience working with Structural steel
  • An ability to understand complex contracts
  • IT literate
  • Ability to perform Quantity Surveys on Steelwork confidently
  • Reading Engineer drawings involving steel
  • Full understanding of Network Rail rules & procedures
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Subcontractors experience would be advantageous

This exciting opportunity Is suitable for candidates who are organised, structured, and capable of meeting deadlines as well as overcoming challenges. Although predominantly office based, travelling to sites will be required. Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Burton on Trent. Apply Today or contact Sacha on 01213214311 for more information.

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If you are an analytical, driven, pro-active Production Engineer who has experience in driving change, problem solving and working alongside New Product Engineers to implement new products, then carry on reading. A rare opportunity at a people focused, global manufacturer has arisen for Production Engineer to join the Production Department reporting to the Operations Support Manager on a full time, permanent basis.

Benefits for the successful Production Engineer:

  • A Permanent Days role with Early Friday Finish
  • A performance related annual bonus
  • Generous company matches pension
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite canteen facilities
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Roles & Responsibilities for the successful Production Engineer:

  • Involvement in New Production Introduction, implementation into production lines
  • Involvement in continuous improvement activities and problem solving using 8D
  • Driving and improve KPIs within production and quality
  • Implement and oversee IT improvement initiatives across site
  • Interpret and present production and quality data throughout organisation

Skills Required:

  • Engineering background within Manufacturing environment
  • Degree or HNC Educated with minimum 3 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Electromechanical background with experience of automated assembly management and production IT systems
  • Proactive engineer with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and colleagues
  • Experience with 8D problem solving methodology and proven experienced analytically
  • Experience driving change in Manufacturing environments

Commutable from Derby, Belper, Ripley, Alfreton, Ashbourne, and surrounding locations. Apply today to not miss out on this opportunity.

 

This business is a UK leading manufacturer in their field, who are continually progressing.

They are looking for an experienced Construction Manager, essentially, who has steel framed buildings / steel framing construction management experience.

Although there will be an element of site visits, this is not a Site Manager role.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Oversee selection of all subcontractors working on bases and foundations. Manage all subcontractors work schedules/costs and ensure that they have the necessary paperwork
  • Control, supervise and manage the end-to-end process from bases through to erection
  • Report back to the Drawing Team any errors identified on site visits, base installation or erection
  • Track and control the construction schedules for bases and erections and associated costs to achieve completion of projects in the most cost-effective manner and order all concrete for bases team and all plant for erecting teams
  • Conduct site visits to accurately measure and quote for customers
  • Support the Sales Team with complex quotes using extensive knowledge and the Drawing Team with complex detailing using extensive knowledge
  • Ensure all building are erected to the highest standard by carrying out regular reviews of erectors work and checking we deliver exceptional quality, ensuring all customer complaints are managed effectively and escalated internally where required

Essential Skills Required

  • Minimum of ten years’ experience, which must include experience within steel framing / steel framed buildings
  • Good oral and written communication skills and excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to manage people, planning, prioritisation, organisation and administration
  • Computer literate
  • Problem solving and ability to manage conflict
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Company Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • Very social office environment
  • Located next to a Train Station – good bus connections also

Salary - £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience

Commutable From: Wrexham, Chester, Oswestry, Stafford, Northwich, Stoke on Trent, Market Drayton

 

This is an excellent opportunity, with a world leading business, for a proven Analysis Engineer, supporting on a battery pack project, for 20 weeks.

This applied science position conducts numerical computations via third party and in-house tools to determine structural performance of components and systems. Evaluates software and methods and provides improvement recommendations. The results from the computer models are used to determine the validity of the design to meet the customer requirements. Design recommendations are then provided as needed.

Candidate Essentials

  • Good analytical skills and the ability to present the analysis results to a wide audience
  • Experienced in using multi-physics optimization tools
  • Previous experience in thermal / mechanical analysis

Experience

  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. 
  • Preferred candidates would have a mix of experience using MS Office tools, Matlab, Python, APDLANSYS, FORTRAN or C programming, Windows/Linux operating systems, and desktop/remote high-performance computing hardware systems.

Person Specification

  • Good background and understanding in engineering fundamentals (dynamics, mechanics and thermodynamics)
  • Design experience, able to make adjustments to existing models and provide sound design direction to improve components/systems ability to meet requirements
  • Able to break down mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks and pass-fail criteria to assess designs
  • Experienced in interpreting and correlating to empirical data (time-based accelerometer data, Frequency response plots, thermocouple data... etc.)
  • Skilled in Ansys Workbench tools in both structural and thermal analysis essential (transient structural, Harmonic response, random vibration etc.)
  • Skilled in Explicit Dynamics for crash and drop analysis (LS Dyna, Ansys Explicit Dynamics) and experienced in using multi-physics optimization tools
  • Good reporting skills, able to portray analysis results to a wide range of audience and effectively providing guidance to key stakeholders. Experienced in scripting and automating repetitive tasks is a bonus

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Obtains input and negotiates with Design, Thermal Sciences, Materials and Product Validation and delivers key structural performance parameters like motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc. to Design and Product Validation. 
  • Makes decisions in the area of structural design (materials and their processing as well as geometry) that impact structural performance (motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc.) of components and systems Applies and improves computer modelling processes that estimate motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power, etc. and tools such as ANSYS, FE-Safe, GT-Suite, and AVL Excite required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making. 
  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team. 
  • Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge. Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site. 
  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.
  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role. Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team. 

Hours and Pay

  • £35.00 per hour - Ltd Company
  • 40 hours per week
  • Contract period – 20 weeks initially

Commutable From: Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

Due to growth, a reputable, Leicestershire based Manufacturer who supplies into Utilities, Medical & Automotive Industries, requires an experienced Toolmaker to join the team to help fulfil a continued and growing workbook. If you are an experienced Tool Maker who is looking to use their varied skillset please apply today.

Offering the successful Toolmaker:

  • Early Friday Finish
  • Parking on site
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Progression
  • A variety in projects
  • A healthy, pleasant working environment

Skills required of the Toolmaker:

  • Experienced toolmaker
  • Ability to use CNC die Sink and CNC milling machine
  • Capable of using wire EDM
  • Ability to use hand and bench tools
  • Ability to read Engineers drawings
  • Quality Inspection skills (Vernier callipers, gauges, micrometers)

Roles and responsibilities of Toolmaker

  • Setting and operating machinery
  • Occasional use of manual machinery 
  • Polishing
  • Assembling of tools
  • QI of own works

Commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Wigston, Lutterworth.