careers
at ilke Homes

Our factory & installation teams works together to build and install high quality homes using the latest precision engineering technology. The team has backgrounds in all kinds of sectors, from fashion to cars, so our skills set is not at all limited to traditional construction.

what it’s like to work at ilke Homes

At ilke Homes we offer a collaborative culture, with our people at the heart of everything we do. In our fun and exciting working environment, we work together to deliver a product that meets the needs of modern living.

We offer excellent training and development programmes to grow our talent, as well as the opportunity to create and shape an innovative and dynamic business from every role of the organisation. We are also an above Living Wage employer and we are passionate about having a diverse team.

Additional benefits include:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Bonus scheme
  • Health insurance scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Paid sick leave
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Death in service

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Current Group Vacancies


Multi-Trade Engineer - Surrey

Working as a Multi-Trade Engineer and part of the Customer Care team you will have the ability to work on your own initiative, be flexible, be willing to travel and be able to work to tight deadlines.

Successful candidates must be committed to providing a high standard of service. ilke Homes Customer Care department attend to any issues that arise post-handover in a quick, professional and effective manner, therefore, this role will involve working on your own and managing your time. You will also be working closely with clients, sub-contractors and home occupiers.

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday
  • 25 days holiday
  • Death in Service
  • Access to a company vehicle as this is a remote working role

Primary Duties:

  • Attending to any reported issues and rectify them using your wide base of skills
  • General roofing works including fitting fascia & soffits and rainwater goods
  • Preparation and decoration of surfaces both internally and externally
  • Basic joinery including but not limited to, doors, windows, floors, partitions & staircases
  • Basic plumbing including foul & waste drainage connections, push fit domestic water & heating pipework connections, sanitary ware assemblies etc
  • Work in a safe manner within the boundaries of the Company Health & Safety Policy and any additional site restrictions
  • General fault-finding skills

Qualifications & Training:

  • Preferably qualified to a City & Guilds qualification, industry experienced or equivalent in Joinery
  • Holds a current full driving licence
  • Current CSCS / CPCS card
  • Desirable but not essential to hold a current SSSTS / SMSTS qualification
  • Desirable but not essential to hold a current First Aid qualification
  • Holds valid DBS check or is happy to have one done
  • Desirable but not essential to hold a current MEWPS qualification.
  • Desirable but not essential to hold a current PASMA qualification

Experience:

  • Tradesman background as a joiner, electrician, plumber, bricklayer etc
  • Experience working within the house building industry. (Modular building industry this would be a distinct advantage)
  • Will have proven experience and ability to work effectively with both internal departments and external client’s

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Buyer

Our Buyers are key to the success of our operations and play a key role in ensuring we deliver our homes on time, every time to our clients.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all the materials required to make our plans work arrive in time and are of the correct type/quantity/quality. Using the Microsoft Dynamics Suite of products, you will register and screen the orders for our homes, and order materials via a set BOMs using an MRP type system.

Primary Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for order receipt through to materials ordering to ensure production planning can happen on time and to standard.
Engaging with our customer facing team to gather sales order information and ensuring its accuracy and completeness.
Order and progress material purchases and ensure materials are available JIT against the production plan.
Work with the production team to ensure they have the information and materials they need to meet our plans.
Work with the wider supply chain team to identify and correct any deviation from the plan so that we produce our homes on time and to specification each and every time.
Build a solid PSL of tier one, two and three suppliers, securing competitive pricing.

Qualifications & Training:
Qualified, part qualified or seeking support to qualify for a CIPS qualification.
Excellent written and Oral communication skills, face to face and by phone/video conference.
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office.

Experience:

Working with ERP/MRP systems and ideally Microsoft Dynamics or Nav – essential.
Previous experience of working within a purchasing role – essential.
Working in a production environment – desirable.
Experience of working in an environment with complex multi-level BOMs with material replenishment quantities that do not match the BOM – desirable.
Working in a fast paced & high-volume environment – strongly desirable.

 

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Working for an innovative and dynamic, well capitalised business, we have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team.

This is a unique opportunity to join a new, evolving business and define the structure for product costings and identify areas of potential savings/enhancements.

The role reports to the Senior Quantity Surveyor who holds the responsibility for managing the contract between ilke and our client, sub-contract procurement, cost and value reconciliations and final account preparation.

On Offer:

  • £25,000 – £30,000 dependant upon experience and qualifications
  • Annual Bonus
  • Onsite Parking
  • Death in Service
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Monday to Friday 37.5 hours a week

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for making applications for payment, recording delayed events, managing contra charges, sub-contract procurement, assisting with cost and value reconciliations and final account preparation on a number of sites across England.

The right candidate will have the ability to think outside the box and be flexible and adaptable in a fast paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the construction team in managing contract requirements
  • Making accurate applications for payment and ensuring payments are received on time
  • Collecting information for contractual claims
  • Tendering sub-contract work packages and ensuring new sub-contractors are set up on the ilke system
  • Sub-contract comparisons
  • Placing sub-contract orders
  • Sub-contract payments
  • Creating purchase orders
  • Identify and evaluate Client Variations and Additions
  • Monthly cost and value reconciliation reports
  • Attending site meetings where necessary

Qualifications & Training:

  • Minimum GCSE Maths and English grade C / 5 or above
  • Educated to HNC or working towards Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and Excel
  • Must be computer literate

Experience:

  • Housing experience would be an advantage
  • Background with major contractor, house builder or specialist contractor who have a reputation for delivering high quality homes in the UK would be desirable

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving business.
  • Commercially and technically minded

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