DESIGN MANAGER - CONSTRUCTION

Job Description

The Role:

The Design Manager is responsible for executing the design in accordance with the project’s design deliverables, directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal Project Design and CAD Technician resource allocated to the project.

The Design Manager will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager and Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project and supporting the Contracts Manager in dealing with the client team on design related issues.

Salary:

  • £55,000 - £65,000

Person Specification:

  • Qualified to Degree or HND/HNC level and have professional accreditation with a relevant institution.
  • Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD software: Preferably Autodesk Revit, Autodesk AutoCAD, and/or other 3D Modelling software.
  • Experience working within a design role in a construction business
  • Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation and monitoring of design workload, as well as overseeing individuals’ personal development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary design oversight across multiple projects, including co-ordination with Construction and Project Management Team/Managers, to facilitate the timely completion of design information to meet internal and external design programme targets.
  • Liaise with the Commercial and Construction departments regarding the selection and assessment of Subcontractors to ensure they are competent, qualified and capable of providing the design input required for the project.
  • Manage allocated resources within projects and produce project design programmes to assist in project resource planning across the department.
  • Ensure Design Risk Assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy CDM requirements.
  • Line management responsibilities for Project Design Engineers and CAD Technicians as agreed with the Head of Technical.
  • Contribute to the development of new product standards.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

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The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

The Role:

The Civil Engineering Technician is an integral part of the UK & Ireland sales team providing technical support for both external and internal customers. Working closely with the Technical Sales Support Engineer the role will manage technical enquiries received from multiple sources assisting customers in a timely and efficient manor enhancing the company customer centric ethos.

The incumbent will engage confidently with clients, consultants and contractors providing solutions for civil engineering challenges, promoting company values and developing additional leads where possible. Although the primary objective of the role is to provide customer support work will be varied to include summarisation of detailed project information and the opportunity to produce designs.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £27,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Death in Service 3 times salary
  • Company sick pay

General Information:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea / coffee and filtered water
  • On site cooking facilities
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Provide a prompt and accurate response to technical enquires from all sources.
  • Confidently communicate technical information via telephone, email or other format satisfying customer requirements.
  • Receive and co-ordinate an appropriate response to MQL (Marketing Qualified Lead) enquiries, including technical advice, feasibility solutions and/or summarising of information for further processing.
  • Gather appropriate information from external customers to enable effective tracking of opportunities and eventual sale of company solutions.
  • Assess technical information received from internal and external sources summarising key parameters and describing customer to be passed to the design department for processing.
  • Build strong working relationships cross-functionally providing technical support to internal customers as required including external seal, design and customer services.
  • Use all technological tools provided by the company to accurately track work completed and opportunities with specific attention to CRM management.

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (or similar).
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively through various formats including telephone and email.
  • Capacity to assess design drawings and technical reports to extract the required parameters to provide support and/or produce a design.
  • Previous experience working within an office environment and/or within the civil engineering sector would be advantageous.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment, ability to work on own initiative and plan own workload effectively. High level of computer literacy, use of design software, Microsoft office, CRM systems etc.
  • Enthusiasm to grow technical knowledge, keep up to speed with new developments and engage with academic/industry bodies. An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations would be of benefit.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment.

Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Package and Hours for a Senior Design Engineer:

  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Bonus potential, 7.5%
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Relocation package if required

The Role of a Senior Design Engineer:

A vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer has now arisen to join the existing UK Design Team. The successful candidate will provide all design aspects of solutions in the UK and internationally. These solutions comprise feasibility assessment, detailed design, working drawings, specification, quantity estimate and material supply with professional indemnity insurance support. 

  • The successful candidate should be a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 5 years’ experience of geotechnical design work.
  • 4+ years’ experience of geotechnical pavement design work
  • Experience of slope stability assessment and retaining wall design, plus experience of Transport Sector including pavement design (ideally Highways sector) is desirable
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential
  • Experience with standard computer programmes and AutoCAD is also necessary as there will be a requirement for hands-on involvement in the provision of solutions within a collaborative team environment
  • The UK design office is central to the sales support and the ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure is of paramount importance.

Commutable From Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (GRADUATE / JUNIOR)

We are working with an engineering consultancy who are tasked to create a range of products for a myriad of industry sectors across the globe. Their products are designed, developed and tested to meet tough quality and reliability standards and to their own (ISO) in-house standards as well.

The company are looking to expand their team with a Junior Mechanical Designer, ideally someone who has recently graduated or completed an apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering and has good exposure of a 3D CAD package with some experience of designing and modelling components, fabrications, and machine parts.

The role will be part of a small team and each project will often involve the complete design, test and prototype of a product, prior to being released for manufacture.

The right candidate will have a strong interest in mechanical design engineering, with the ability to calculate and problem solve mechanical issues. The position is best suited to someone who also has spent sometime in industry using 3D CAD, either as a placement year or time served.

If you are looking for a good 360 Hands-on position that will offer a 100% Design Engineering position from day one and also be part of the company’s aggressive Innovation and New Product Development plans, this would be a good position for you.

Main Requirements:

  • Formal Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree, HND, HNC)
  • Good 3D CAD Skills - (SolidWorks, Creo, Inventor etc)
  • Good General Mechanical principles knowledge
  • Experience of Fabrications, Machined & Casted Parts
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Academic Qualifications A Level & GCSE’s
  • Good Project and Problem-Solving skills

This is a great role to either start your career or to get it going in the right direction, with a company who have a strong track record for developing their staff.

For more information please contact Peter Hampshire with your latest CV.

 

If you an experienced Quality Inspector who is focused, driven and enthusiastic with a willingness to adapt and learn, continue reading.

A diverse, varied and interesting role has become available at a continually growing, progressive company that operates across multiple sectors including, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education. With a growing customer base, the Company is continually looking to exceed Customer expectations whilst doing this both more effectively and more efficiently and require Quality Inspector to ensure the Quality assurance of all projects/products produced is maintained and achieved.

Benefits for the Quality Inspector:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • 7.30am to 4.00pm
  • 25 days holidays + Stats + Christmas shutdown
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover

Roles & Responsibilities for the Quality Inspector:

  • Ensure products meet the necessary quality standards
  • Reporting product conformance
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement measures
  • Ensure quality checking procedures are in place
  • Inspect products referring to Engineer drawings
  • Producing, defect, non-conformance and any other reports
  • Liaise with other departments on Quality matters

Skills Required:

  • Experienced with Quality
  • Team player and good lone worker
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to read Engineers’ drawings

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge. Apply today or contact Sacha Paterson.

 

 

 

 

 

If you a proven Logistics / Operations Manager with evidence of process improvement, implementation of Lean Inventory Management practices within stores and WIP, with strong knowledge of; ERP systems, internal audits, man and Project Management then please continue reading.

A diverse, varied and interesting role has become available at a continually growing, progressive company that operates across multiple sectors including, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education. With a growing customer base, the Company is continually looking to exceed Customer expectations whilst doing this both more effectively and more efficiently and require an experienced Logistics Manager to come on board and Transform the Logistics function. 

Benefits for the Logistics Manager:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover

Roles & Responsibilities for the Logistics Manager:

  • Utilising the IFS ERP system to achieve accurate Inventory Records
  • To support the implementation of MRP systems and Kanban/Lean methodologies into the wider business
  • Maintain internal audit schemes / uphold H&S to ensure compliance with OHSAS and ISO (9001/14001/18001)
  • Create a short/long term plan for storage requirements for multiple sites
  • Manage workload and suggest recommendations for employment requirements based on labour and workload
  • Improve profitability / costs by minimising stock loss and wastage throughout stores and distribution
  • Implement Lean methodologies, 5s and continuous Improvement in stores and WIP
  • Co-ordinate and determine delivery of materials to various sites including planning of material requirements and returns
  • Provide monthly metrics reports to Procurement
  • Work in conjunction with Production to ensure storage and material flow based on customer requirements and production levels
  • Review obsolete and damaged stock, suggest improvements and report the financial impact

Skills Required by a Logistics Manager:

  • Experience with People Management
  • Experience in a fast paced multi SKU stores
  • Mid- Senior Management experience in multi-site Manufacturing environments
  • Knowledge of and experienced with implementation of Lean Processes
  • Proven reduction in costs
  • Change Management Experience
  • Competent with IFS or SAP
  • A member of CiLT or working toward CiLT Membership would be preferred but not essential

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge in an Environment where you have the autonomy to create change. Apply today by sending your CV ASAP.

 

The Company:

With experience across every sector, this business is a leading force in their industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

They operate across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality solutions that achieves their clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary is negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Car allowance
  • Medical cover
  • 33 days holiday
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday

Role Purpose:

Being a senior position within the company the Contracts Manager has to ensure that Projects are managed effectively from inception to completion.

  • To manage the project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure projects are run to programme with effective commercial delivery of the construction projects ensuring that projects are technically compliant.
  • To ensure safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high-quality standard, defect free.

Essential Experience Required:

  • Proven track record in delivering large projects
  • Effective team leader
  • Ability to plan and programme projects from inception to completion

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors

  • Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and contract
  • Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery.
  • Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised

Ensure Projects are run to programme

  • Produce a comprehensive programme to effectively manage the whole project
  • To monitor progress on a weekly/monthly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time

Effective commercial delivery of the construction projects

  • Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business
  • Give clear direction as required within the Team, as regards day to day business activity
  • Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction
  • Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary
  • Provide necessary information and coordination to other teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects

Effective safe delivery of the construction project

  • Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times
  • Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Ensure the company ethos is passed down to their supply chain partners

Ensure technical compliance of the product offering

  • Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers. Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics
  • Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement. Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from company activities
  • Ensure close liaison with the Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford