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at ilke Homes

Our factory team works together to build 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


Learning and Development Business Partner

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Learning Development Business Partner to work alongside our Learning and Development Manager.

Working closely with the Learning and Development Manager, the Learning and Development Business Partner will provide support on all aspects of an employee’s learning journey from day one in the organisation.  The Learning and Development Business Partner will have a key focus on the implementation of an apprenticeship programme for Non-Production roles. Through partnering with key stakeholders, you will be responsible for aligning training plans with the needs of the business in line with the L&D Strategy. Through developing the competence of employees by owning the development, design, delivery and evaluation of learning and development events, with particular reference to leadership development and person-centred programme for all employees.

The role includes the development and adaption of learning and development packages to ensure they are fit for purpose and in line with the needs of key stakeholders across the business. It is particularly important that this role enables employees to become outcome focussed and quality driven within the provision of a safe environment.

The Learning and Development Business Partner will be responsible for reporting KPIs and ROI to the Learning and Development Manager aligned with the provision of a supportive and efficient service across the business.

  • In partnership with the Learning and Development Manager, design, implement and monitor Apprentice and Graduate learning schemes.
  • Ensure new starter training and inductions are consistent and in line with stakeholder expectations and compliant with HR and Health and Safety policies.
  • Lead, develop and evaluate all mandatory training.
  • Design implement and monitor individual learning plans for staff identified as high performances and future talent as part of succession planning.
  • Work with internal customers ensuring technology tools are incorporated into existing learning and development programs.
  • Contribute to the development of digital learning course material.
  • Manage and develop leadership training requirements and programmes, utilising internal and external support.
  • Create a L&D Plan through the use of the training cycle, identifying the training needs through analysis of appraisals and discussion with key stakeholders
  • Design and deliver training programmes and source external training as required.
  • Drive the CITB grants and levy processes, working with key business stakeholders so ensure timely claims, maximising the amount available.

Personal Specifications

Qualifications & Training

  • Qualification in HR/L&D or equivalent desirable.

Experience

  • Experience of working in a construction environment
  • Experience of business partnering with stakeholders.
  • Confident in performance consulting and coaching approaches to identify development solutions.
  • Accomplished training design and delivery skills.
  • Ability to draw on a variety of different L&D interventions as needed.
  • Proactive leadership skills to effectively lead and manage projects through to completion.
  • Knowledge of competencies Apprenticeship frameworks.
  • Experience in L&D at cross functional level.
  • Strong experience in MS applications, email, internet etc.
  • Strong analytical skill.

Qualities & Attitude

  • Strong communicator
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Keen eye for details
  • Ability to manage own projects as well as working collaboratively with others
  • Analytical thinker
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving business

Head of Facilities and Estates

We are recruiting for a Head of Facilities and Estates to be the strategic leader of the Company estates provision as we look to grow into a multi-site organisation. In this role you will design and deliver an integrated facilities management service strategy for all our UK locations, being responsible for ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and legislations. You will own and manage the Facilities budget and project manage all property projects, including all aspects building refurbishments.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), this role will involve working with the wider leadership team to deliver a range of business objectives. You will engage with employees and outsourced providers across all our sites to promote social responsibility and healthy and environmentally friendly choices for their working life.

The role requires the ability to think and plan strategically, shape projects and deliver them to agreed timelines. Candidates must have a communication style and gravitas that allows them to influence and integrate at a senior level through building strong relationships.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Liaison with landlords and agents to select, manage and benchmark on appropriate land opportunities for business growth.
  • Lease renewals: Work with in-house counsel to identify and pro-actively deal with lease expiries and renewals to ensure the most favourable terms for the business.
  • Asset and property management, including acquisition, development and disposal of facilities equipment
  • Engagement in the full range of contracted managed services facilities, including selection and relationship management of SLAs to enhance internal customer experience. Including:
    • Security contractors
    • Cleaning contractor
    • Canteen provisions
    • Waste Management services
  • Full ownership of facilities budget and associated KPIs.
  • Collaborative and cross functional working to drive the bottom line
  • Undertaking of property inspections and submit reports in compliance with KPI specifications
  • Lead the facilities management team do drive the hard facilities service i.e. car parking
  • Liaison with insurance providers to ensure policy compliance, specifically related to Property and Business Interruption
  • Support the CFO in drafting and providing high level briefing papers on estates matters, preparing business cases and papers for submission to the Executive.
  • The role encompasses full responsibility for project delivery, from inception through to post completion / operational use
  • Involvement in developing and implementing effective Corporate Social Responsibility and business sustainability strategy.

Personal Specifications

Experience

  • Significant experience as a multi-site Estates or Facilities Manager, preferable in a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Demonstrable project management delivery in a growing manufacturing environment
  • Experience in working with 3rd party contracts and lease agreement
  • Track record of negotiating with building and equipment contractors
  • A value for money thinker, who can drive down cost and waste through strategy
  • High intellect with strong analytical ability
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a team and ensure optimum efficiency of their department
  • Used to delivering high quality work at a high pace output
  • Car owner essential to travel between sites
  • Extensive knowledge of Method Statements, Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, Building and Electrical and Mechanical Regulations.

Qualifications & Training

  • Facilities Management qualification (e.g.BIFM)
  • Formal Safety qualification (e.g. IOSH Diploma)
  • Full UK Driving License

Qualities & Attitude

  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example.
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Keen eye for details.
  • Ability to manage own projects as well as working collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving business
  • Promotes the principles of health, wellness and CSR
  • Proactive and organised

Payroll and Benefits Manager

We are very excited to be recruiting for an experienced Payroll and Benefits Manager to join our HR and Finance Team.

As an innovative, dynamic and well-capitalised start up business, we are very excited to be recruiting for an experienced Payroll and Benefits Manager to join the team. As a new role in the organisation, you will really be able to make your mark and build this role into a value-added function of the business.

Working closely with the HR and Finance Teams, the Payroll and Benefits Manager will own the full payroll process across the business, which currently encompasses two group companies.  Reporting to the Head of HR, the Payroll and Benefits Manager will be self-motivated and keen to deliver a proactive payroll and benefits service.

This is a standalone role which requires the ability to think and plan strategically, with a high level of adaptability to juggle conflicting priorities in an ever-changing environment where tight deadlines are in place.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process group monthly payrolls in partnership with our outsourced partner.
  • Support and manage the outsourced partners performance.
  • Management of statutory regulation changes whilst adhering to internal payroll policies
  • Collaboration with HR team to ensure accuracy of data
  • Updating and maintaining of records within HR System as required
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of statutory data through regular data cleansing and running reports to identify potential issues
  • Prepare monthly payroll forecasts for the finance team
  • Handle questions from employees regarding payroll such as underpayments, incorrect tax codes, SMP, queries etc
  • Oversee all benefits provided across the business, working with brokers and vendors on contract negotiations and internally promoting the benefits to employees
  • Ensure effective, timely and accurate responses to any payroll issues and queries by ensuring company best practice is followed on all occasions
  • Mange all internal and external payroll audits
  • Oversee the development of statutory payroll processes by challenging existing practices and making suggestions for improvement
  • Build a strong and collaborative relationship with HR and the Finance departments
  • Maintain high professional and ethical standards at all times ensuring privacy of sensitive information
  • Ensure that the payroll systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Contribute to salary and benefits planning and design as the company grows
  • Provide payroll support and guidance to other functions and individuals where appropriate
  • Manage process of adding payroll and benefits information to the main accounts and provide analysis on these
  • Work collaboratively with Heads of Department to prepare and manage salary budgeting and bonus payments.
  • Be responsible for end of year P60 and P11d reporting for HMRC along with supporting the people function in rewards management and reporting
  • Work with the Head of HR and CFO to prepare annual remcom paper
  • Ensure all payroll KPIs are met
  • Liaison with the Recruitment Manager on benchmarking activity.

Personal Specifications

Qualifications & Training:

  • CIPP Qualified

Experience

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Commercial understanding and budgeting experience
  • Experience of working in a start-up organisation is advantageous
  • Experienced in implementing and managing employee benefits working with brokers, advisors and vendors
  • Previous experience of managing complex payroll tasks
  • Experience of managing outsourced payroll bureau
  • Thorough understanding of tax and NI rules to calculate advances, arrears, and additional payment values.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of working with Cascade HR is advantageous

Qualities & Attitude

  • Strong communicator at all levels of an organisation, building solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Solid IT skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving business
  • Flexibility to suit the needs of our talent pool
  • Able to handle highly confidential information

Production Planner / Scheduler

We are recruiting for Production Planner/Scheduler to join our Supply Chain team. ur Planners 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 the production planning of a range of products, ensuring you hit deadlines and work collaboratively with the wider team.

Our Planners 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 the production planning of a range of products, ensuring you hit deadlines and work collaboratively with the wider team.

Working alongside colleagues in the supply chain team, you will be the person who has their finger on the pulse of our schedule and will identify and correct deviation from plan in conjunction with our Team leaders.

To be successful in this role you will need excellent communication skills, be persuasive, tenacious and thorough. You will have an eye for and be comfortable with detail and will be happy to gain an encyclopaedic knowledge of our homes and everything that is required to make them. You will be proactive in raising and solving issues to push the plan forwards.

Engaging and enthusiastic, you will be keen to add value across our whole business and want to be part of shaping our future. You will have a continuous improvement mindset identifying and adapting processes to help the plan rum smoothly.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engaging with our customer facing team to gather house specific information and ensuring its accuracy and completeness
  • Create an accurate production plan that balances our ability to supply with the requirements from the customer. Issue weekly the plan for following week and house specific information to support the plan
  • Report actual versus forecast and plan information for weekly S&OP meetings
  • Work with other internal departments such as production, purchasing, design and engineering to ensure we have the information and materials needed to meet your plan.
  • Work with the Purchasing Teams to proactively identify supply constraints that will prevent effective production occurring
  • Work with MRP systems to generate orders, identifying and correcting any deviation from the plan so that we produce our homes On Time and to Specification each and every time.
  • Creating, establishing and improving best practice processes to support the growth of the planning department

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:

  • No formal education required for the right candidate

Experience

  • Working with production planning systems.
  • Experience in planning, ideally in a large-scale manufacturing business
  • Working in a production environment where your contribution to the success of a production plan is critical.
  • Experience of working in an environment with complex multi-level BOMs with material replenishment quantities that do not match the BOM is desirable.
  • Expediting and problem solving.
  • Continuous improvement
  • Excel – Advanced

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic.
  • Tenacious with an eye for detail and ability to learn new products and processes quickly
  • Flexible and understanding the need to adapt to different demands as our new business grows
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to make effective decisions with limited time and information
  • Strong analytic capabilities

Internal Communications Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Communications Manager to join our growing team. Our business is growing at a rapid speed, meaning that our way of communicating with our employees and customers must keep up. We recognise that people are our most important asset, so we place great importance on how we communicate and engage with our internal and external audiences. We are looking for someone who embodies our values and can structure communications appropriately.

Due to the recent success and growth of ilke Homes, we are adding to our Marketing department. Working for an innovative and dynamic and well capitalised business, we have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious Communications Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.

On Offer:
• Competitive Salary
• 37.5 hours per week (Mon to Fri)
• Death in Service
• Free on-site parking
• Pension (5% employer contribution)
• Subsidised canteen
• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Annual Bonus

Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will take ownership of our internal event calendar, which includes our leadership events and annual conference; ensuring events are engaging and communicated to the relevant parties in a timely fashion. You will also own our digital marketing agenda and whilst working as part of the Marketing team, you will help design and deliver our comms strategy going forwards.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Development and delivery of an engaging internal communications strategy to increase employee engagement, working with contributors from across the business to develop and deliver new content.
• Work closely with the Head of HR to drive the employee engagement strategy by:
o Utilising company noticeboards and digital screens to increase employee engagement.
o Supporting the development of projects relating to health and wellbeing, retention, recruitment, employee benefits and employee recognition awards.
o Driving and promoting company values across all levels of the business.
• In partnership with the Marketing team, support the business’ Corporate Social Responsibility strategy in line with our Charity of the Year initiative and corporate fundraising targets, ensuring that charity fundraising events are delivered on time and in budget.
• Manage and maintain ilke’s website:
o Write an optimise content for the website, making sure it is up to date and search-engine friendly;
o Track and analyse website traffic flow and provide regular internal reports;
o Attain key performance indicators such as reducing the website bounce rate, increasing dwell time or improving conversion;
o Continually work on the Search Engine Optimization of the website and fix any errors or bugs in online content, utilising external support as necessary.
• Content production scheduling, monitoring and evaluation:
o Produce and schedule digital content; ads, blogs, social posts, video, webcasts, photography, podcasts; documents and materials;
o Edit and post videos, podcasts and audio content to online sites;
o Oversee pay per click (PPC) ad management as needed;
o Write content for the website, email campaigns and social networking accounts such as LinkedIn and Twitter;
o Monitor, analyse and report on marketing activity;
o Support PR activity with digital content as required.
• Identify new trends in digital marketing and internal communications, evaluating new technologies and ensure the brand is at the forefront of industry developments, particularly developments in mobile marketing.
• Design of digital and where needed, printed material to supplement online products, utilising creative agencies as needed.
• Attend product launches and industry events, including live social media coverage.
• Work with the PR Agency and external consultants and suppliers as required.
• Ownership of internal communication tools, including intranet, employee newsletter and digital platforms, with specific responsibility for the quality of the content, look and feel.
• Draft messages or scripts from senior executives for presentation to employees in written or spoken form, ensuring communication messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organisation.
Qualifications & Training:
• Ideally a degree in a marketing or relevant discipline.
• CIM / CIPR Digital Diploma or equivalent is desirable.
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing is advantageous.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience:
• Editing and Writing skills: You need excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees.
• Speaking skills: You also need strong speaking skills as you are likely to be called on to give presentations to staff. Internal communications managers need sensitivity to an organisation’s goals and values and the ability to relay them to employees.
• Interpersonal skills: You need good interpersonal and relationship-building skills in order to work with stakeholders across the business. You also need to possess the confidence to deal with senior executives and explain communication techniques to them.
• Creative skills: You need the creative ability to devise communication strategies. Design skills are desirable.
• Production and Digital skills: Familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication, is essential. Experience using Microsoft SharePoint, InDesign, Adobe and Photoshop systems is desirable.
• Video editing skills: Basic video production for online uses and editing using online tools for a quick turnaround for visual content, iPhone media production.
• Web development skills: Knowledge of HTML/JavaScript and strong knowledge of search engine optimization is an advantage, although not essential, advanced Word and Powerpoint skills, and excellent knowledge of WordPress and Drupal CMS systems.
• Environment: Previous roles held in a manufacturing or construction environment with direct experience of managing internal communications and/or intranet platforms.
• Project Management: Strong project management skills and the ability to manage to deadlines.
Qualities & Attitude:
• Pro-active with strong communication, planning and time management skills.
• Must be able to perform in a fast-paced environment and deliver high quality output.
• Ability to work with key stakeholders to develop content and manage activity on a day to day basis.
• Self-starter with a drive to make things happen and add value to solutions within a business.
• Ambitious, self-motivated and action-orientated with the ability to achieve results quickly and continually rise to new challenges.
• Pragmatic and flexible to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
• Innovative, creative and inspiring
• Excellent writing, copy-writing and editing skills with an exceptional eye for accuracy

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Gas Safe Plumber/Engineer

As Gas Safe Plumber you will be responsible for the general plumbing work within our homes as well as the installation of gas boilers and central heating systems. The role will see you working closely across multiple teams.

On Offer:

  • £33,999 per year for day shift – 06:00 – 14:00
  • £37,999 per year for back shift – 14:30 – 22:30
  • Mon to Fri – 37.5 hours per week
  • Pension
  • free parking
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Death in Service

With experience of both commercial and domestic systems the gas sage plumber will ensure that installations of systems within our homes are done safely and in line with legislation.

You will be passionate about the safety of your colleagues and will champion an attitude to safety that drives an open culture of reporting near miss incidents with no blame, identifying risk and either eliminating it or mitigating it.

You will draw a clear link between a safe workplace being a clean workplace and will implement and manage appropriate standards in your area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Installation of combination boilers within the modules
  • Working on central heating systems both within the modules and the factory
  • Installation of baths, sinks, toilets and associated eye-wear
  • There will potentially be site travel

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:

  • No formal education required for the right candidate
  • Formal Safety qualification e.g. IOSH Managing Safely

Experience:

  • Behavioural Safety Champion
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Managing skilled workers to follow Standard work

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £34,000.00 to £38,000.00 /year

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant to work alongside our Legal Counsel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and reviewing a wide range of contracts including supplier agreements and consultant appointments
  • Completing non-disclosure agreements and managing the internal NDA process
  • Updating internal legal and compliance policies when required
  • Attending internal meetings and advising the business generally
  • Supporting the Legal Counsel on project work and large commercial contracts
  • Dealing with general legal queries
  • Undertaking research on new areas of law that are applicable to the business

On Offer:
Competitive Salary
Free on-site parking
Death in Service
Bonus
Location: Flaxby, Knaresborough
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, 8.30 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

 

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:

  • Law degree grade 2:2 or higher
  • Good Microsoft Office Suite skills

Experience:

  • Experience of working within a legal environment is essential.
  • Some experience of contract drafting and a good understanding of the essential elements of contracts is required.
  • Ability to advise with confidence and to present to internal clients.
  • Whilst experience of the construction industry is not essential this would be an advantage.

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise is essential
  • Strong work ethic
  • Desire to learn and develop knowledge of the industry and the law
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Problem solving

Job Type: Full-time

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Production Operative (early shift)

Working in a lean manufacturing environment, you will complete standard work, in standard time and producing On Time to Standard, every time.

On Offer

  • Salary: £20,910
  • Hours of Work: 06:00 – 14:00
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Death in Service
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

No previous experience in constriction or formal education is necessary as we provide extensive training which will include module building, bathroom installation, plastering, electrical skills, roofing plus a host of other skills.

We look for key personal skills which will include a genuine desire to learn new skills, approachable, respectful of your fellow Team Members and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work within a team of up to 30 people
  • As directed by your Team Leader, you will complete tasks in a timely manner to ensure the smooth running of the production line.
  • Maintain a workplace that is safe and clean
  • Promote an open and listening culture
  • Implement visual management
  • You will be expected to participate problem solving and continuous improvement sessions.
  • You will attend regular team and individual feedback sessions and encourage people to speak up.

If you would like to be a part of our team, click apply and we’ll be in touch to arrange attending one of our Recruitment days.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,910.00 /year

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Production Operative (late shift)

Working in a lean manufacturing environment, you will complete standard work, in standard time and producing On Time to Standard, every time.

On Offer

  • Salary: £24,910 (including shift allowance – £12.77 per hour)
  • Hours of Work: 14:30 – 22:30
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Death in Service
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

No previous experience in constriction or formal education is necessary as we provide extensive training which will include module building, bathroom installation, plastering, electrical skills, roofing plus a host of other skills.

We look for key personal skills which will include a genuine desire to learn new skills, approachable, respectful of your fellow Team Members and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work within a team of up to 30 people
  • As directed by your Team Leader, you will complete tasks in a timely manner to ensure the smooth running of the production line.
  • Maintain a workplace that is safe and clean
  • Promote an open and listening culture
  • Implement visual management
  • You will be expected to participate problem solving and continuous improvement sessions.
  • You will attend regular team and individual feedback sessions and encourage people to speak up.

If you would like to be a part of our team, click apply and we’ll be in touch to arrange attending one of our Recruitment days.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £12.77 /hour

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M&E Design Technician

The M&E Design Technician will be responsible for interpreting the requirements of the customer and the architectural designers to ensure that the products, components and parts designed meet these requirements and comply with appropriate building codes, regulations and other relevant compliance standards.

Summary of Position:

Working as part a factory based technical team, under the leadership of the Technical Design Manager, the M&E Design Technician will perform a variety of design and drafting activities, including preparing and updating the product 3D models, preparing assembly and manufacturing drawings in an appropriate 2D format, to maximise the flexibility of the design and to deal effectively with the increasing requirement for product variety and variations.

The Design team will also play a pivotal role in driving and controlling the Engineering Change Request system, as the product design evolves, maintaining the physical and digital records of both the base designs, the variants and the ‘as built’ records.

On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 37.5 hours per week (Mon to Fri)
  • Death in Service
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension (6% employer contribution)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Annual Bonus

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the liaison with internal and external customers, end users, statutory bodies and design consultants to ensure smooth delivery of the project through all stages of design.
  • Assist on all stages of the new product design process to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants and internal design team members.
  • Providing expert technical advice, maintaining consistent link to the factory floor, site electricians, plumbers and statutory bodies.
  • Identify and manage risks identifying design solutions to eliminate, reduce or control risks during the construction and final operation of the building
  • Liaise with internal and external clients, end users, statutory bodies and design consultants to ensure smooth delivery of the project through all stages of design.
  • Participate actively design team meetings.
  • Comply with the processes stipulated under the companies BOPAS and other Quality Assurance Processes, liaising with all relevant bodies as required.
  • Work with internal and external designers to discharge any conditions or approvals.
  • Provide information and support to achieve/maintain BOPAS or other accreditation scheme compliance.
  • Work with a variety of specialist consultants including but not limited to: Structural Engineers.
  • Acoustician
  • Fire Consultants
  • Mechanical Designers
  • Electrical Designers
  • Architects
  • Ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with ilke Homes BIM Protocols
  • To work in a safe and sensible manner within the boundaries of the Company Health and Safety Policy and any additional site restrictions.

Qualifications & Training:

  • A good degree/HND in an engineering or science-based discipline
  • English and Maths pass at GCSE / ‘O’ Level

Experience:

  • Preferable experience in offsite product manufacture with specific knowledge of new product design development but not essential
  • Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations.
  • Knowledge of Building Regulations, including Part P.
  • Full working knowledge of Autodesk design tools including Revit and AutoCad. (Vault Preferable)

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Positive, self-motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written.
  • With the ability to work as part of a multi-functional team, respecting alternative professional skills and opinions
  • Skilled in the use of IT equipment and common office products such as the Microsoft Office suite and email

Job Type: Full-time

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Project Manager - Pre-Construction

The successful Project Manager will be joining an innovative and dynamic business, who have a strong pipeline of projects, capitalising on their growing reputation, expanding client base and position in the off-site (modular) housing sector.

Summary of Position:

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Pre-Construction activities of several projects to ensure programme, cost and clients expectations are all met. The role is based from our London office, however; the successful candidate would be required to travel regularly to meet with clients, monitor projects within their region and visit the factory in Knaresborough.

On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • 37.5 hours per week (Mon to Fri)
  • Death in Service
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension (6% employer contribution)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the Pre-Construction stages for each project. This would include drafting the Master Programme, liaising with Clients, Consultants, Project Design Team, Commercial Team, Factory and Installation Team on a regular basis for each project.
  • Lead host on factory visits with clients and statutory bodies i.e. local LABC and NHBC Inspectors.
  • Work closely with internal departments to ensure every project is a success.
  • Communicate and follow up with clients about specific projects and their goals.
  • Maintain client relationships at the appropriate level reinforcing the company’s commitment to continuously addressing their needs and interests.
  • Demonstrate effective relationship building within the Project Team and throughout the company.
  • Monitor, check work or information and plan time and resources efficiently even under the pressure of multiple demands.
  • Delivery – support the Project Teams on site where needed.
  • Resource management.
  • Ensure changes in project plan are communicated to team members.
  • Gain a full understanding of all live and upcoming projects, which can then be visualised and prioritised.
  • Chair meetings – internal & external.
  • Contribute to continuous development within the company.

Qualifications & Training:

  • Preferable qualified to degree level (desirable but not essential).
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite and other management software.
  • Microsoft Project (desirable but not essential).
  • Valid UK driving licence.
  • CSCS Card.

Experience:

  • Extensive experience in Project Management or similar Construction based role.
  • Experience of managing people and successfully meeting targets.
  • Confident to carry out client presentations and chair numerous meetings.
  • Good communication / reporting skills.
  • Strong programming / planning skills.

Qualities & Attitude:

  • Positive, self-motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Ability to monitor and check works or information and plan time and resources efficiently even under the pressure of multiple demands.
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, externally & internally.
  • Be able to represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Be energetic and self-motivated.

Job Type: Full-time

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Strategic Category Manager

As our Strategic Category Manager, you will be essential to the success of our operation. Supporting the Supply Chain & Planning Director in the implementation of the Supply Chain Strategy and leading on all strategic procurement activities for direct and indirect services and materials.

An exciting and new role has become available within our business which is growing rapidly.

Working alongside the Planning, Procurement and Warehouse teams, you will manage our Strategic supplier relationships to improve supply chain efficiencies through innovation, best practices, productivity and maximisation of value, whilst protecting the business from risk by securing supplier capacity to meet our business requirements.

Passionate about your field of expertise and with a proven track record of strategic category management in the Construction Industry (or very similar) including producing value add sourcing strategies. You will have experience of establishing mixed supply chains in a JIT environment and you will have a demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage a variety of categories throughout the tiers of the supply chain.

On Offer:
• Competitive salary
• Car allowance
• Bonus
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Death in service
• Health care
• Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Primary Responsibilities:
Determining the right measures of supplier success for the business, you will performance manage the supply chain against KPI targets, establishing improvement plans as and when required.

You will be comfortable in a demanding environment where the decisions you make directly influence our success as a business. In return, you get to join a new, ambitious business that is set for significant growth. You will enjoy challenging yourself and other members of the team to be the best we can be.

An inspirational leader, you will motivate others to actively seek out and identify opportunities to reduce the seven wastes. You will be experienced in behavioural safety and have safety and quality at the centre of all the decisions you make.

  • Support the implementation of the supply chain and planning strategy across all areas with a view to improving delivery performance, TCO improvements and driving productivity gains and supply chain optimisation.
    Identify, plan implement strategic sourcing activities to incorporate new methodologies, metrics, systems and tools to optimise supply chain performance
    Lead the implementation of strategic supplier performance management, developing stronger strategic relationships with key suppliers.
    Identify, qualify and acquire the right supply partners for our business
    Negotiate the best overall supply deals using a balanced scorecard that does not just reflect price per unit.
    Analyse business wide spend data to identify areas of opportunity to drive improved value.
    Deputise for the Supply Chain & Planning Director as and when required
    Build excellent supplier relations and facilitate Strategic Relationship Management activities ensuring relationships are held at appropriate levels in the business.
    Supplier Performance Measurement – hold regular KPI reviews and agree improvement plans where necessary.
    Track cost fluctuations and highlight any adjustments to the business.
    Reduce/mitigate the impact of market conditions on production and life-cycle costs
    Participate in establishing the business as an industry leader in Supply Chain Management.

Qualifications & Training:
Degree qualified
Purchasing or supply chain qualification, CIPS or similar
Experience:
Working in a lean, JIT environment
Experienced in running an end to end supply system from Supplier to material delivery
Warehouse management and management of materials teams
Production Planning and S&OP experience, ideally in a Microsoft Dynamics environment
Managing the buying process and setting up supply agreements

Qualities & Attitude:
Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic

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Site Manager - Midlands

Due to extensive success and growth both within the industry and ilke Homes we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Site Manager to join our team. Working as member of the construction team you will have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as working to tight deadlines.

To be successful in this role, you will be process driven, both to work to, lead and drive. The role will include overseeing single project installs across a specified region and will involve collaborative work with clients and sub-contractors. Reporting to the Contracts Manager you will lead your site team to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and comply with all current statutory legislation.

On Offer:
• Competitive Salary
• Car allowance
• 37.5 hours per week
• Death in Service
• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Healthcare
• Bonus

Primary Responsibilities:
• Managing the day to day running of a single project ensuring all key deadlines are achieved.
• Management of construction programmes including providing regular updates to the business.
• Manage, control and adherence of all Health & Safety matters.
• Ensure quality standards of workmanship are maintained.
• Manage and control project costs.
• Manage client’s expectations
• Manage direct labour & subcontractors & coordinate the works ensuring the works are completed on time & to budget.
• Establish good relationships with client’s an all key stakeholders.
• Work in a safe manner within the boundaries of the Company Health & Safety Policy and any additional site restrictions.
Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:

• Preferably qualified to degree level, HND, industry experienced or equivalent.
• Possesses current SMSTS qualification.
• Holds a current CSCS / CPCS card.
• Holds a current full driving licence.
• IT literate & can use Microsoft excel, word & project

Experience:
• Experience of working within the modular building industry advantageous.
• Experience of working within the house building industry.
• Experience in a similar role working with contracts of a value of between £100k – £1m with a reputable contractor.
• Will have proven experience and ability to work effectively with both internal departments and external client’s.

Qualities & Attitude:
• Positive, self-motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Strong work ethic for doing things the right way.
• Ability to support and challenge in equal measure, pushing back as required.