Mifflin Construction are looking for permanent Fabricator / Welders to join our ambitious and forward-thinking family business. We require people who are positive, bursting with energy, drive and initiative that will strive to make a difference. We will empower you from day one and give you the autonomy, diversity of tasks and responsibility you need to solve business challenges for yourself and help drive the company forward.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- TIG/MIG welding experience
- Ability to read and interpret CAD drawings
- Understanding of engineering procedures and fabrication processes
- Strong planning, time management and organisational skills
- Ability to take direction and work as an integral member of a flexible team
Salary will be based on your level of experience.
Hours of work: 7.00am till 5.30pm (50-hour full-time weekly shift)
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An excellent opportunity has arisen as an Estimator within a leading and successful family run Structural Steel Fabrication company in Leominster, Herefordshire.
Knowledge and experience of working within the Structural Steelwork industry is preferred, but not essential. Transferable skills are required from a Estimating/Pricing background.
Your role will be to assist with generating new sales opportunities and working with the team to develop your knowledge of the steelwork industry. This will be gained from on-the-job training and gaining additional detailed knowledge into how we fabricate steelwork using the hands on approach.
Your main role will be to assist the Estimating department in pricing work on a daily basis from structural engineers drawings and models using our StruMIS estimating software and Blubeam drawing viewer. A key part of estimating is customer service which is a must have ability to continue established relationships and ensure our customers are confident that we are the preferred specialist for steelwork.
You will need;
To be confident in making phone calls
To learn in a fast pace environment and under pressure
The ability to take on responsibility from an early stage and to multi-task
To want to learn and develop
To achieve deadlines
To go above and beyond and do what it takes
A positive attitude
The ideal candidate will be local to Herefordshire/Worcestershire/Shropshire.
Remote working can be agreed during COVID-19.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Carrying out accurate take offs from structural engineer drawings.
Liaising with the Estimating Manager and Project team to develop in-depth knowledge of structural steelwork.
Liaising with the Contracts Manager to understand and interpret site requirements.
Developing relationships with new and existing customers.
Liaising with our Supply Chain for secondary trade quotations & understanding those products (precast concrete, metal decking, edge protection etc.).
Attend weekly tender review meetings with the Company Directors/Managers to confirm understanding of each individual tender.
Ensuring customer timelines are strictly adhered to and deadlines are not missed.
Organising client meetings to discuss our tenders; inclusions, price, programme etc.
Carrying out tasks to assist the Estimating Manager.
Desired Skills & Requirements:
Ability to interpret and work from structural engineers drawings.
Ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Excellent communication skills and a proven relationship builder.
Excellent IT and Computer Skills including Microsoft Office and Excel.
Energetic, ambitious with a strong desire to succeed.
Ability to work well as part of a team and also under your own initiative when required.
A valid UK Driving license.
Background in Construction (required but not essential)
Background in Estimating (required)
Background in Structural Steelwork Industry (required but not essential)
On offer is a future career with a growing, ambitious company.
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Mifflin Construction is one of the UK's leading structural steelwork contractors, established for over 65 years with a highly experienced and forward-thinking team.
Based in Herefordshire, we serve the UK's construction industry by fabricating over 6,000 tonnes of structural steelwork per year.
Our typical project size ranges anywhere from 100 up to 1,500 tonnes and we provide competitive packages nationwide.
We are proud of our family heritage - now in the 3rd generation, we are continually driving the company forward on our founding principles: we will always make the difference.
We have developed and nurtured long-term relationships with many of the largest main contractors in the country and strive to deliver industry-leading service levels to all of our partners.
WHAT DO WE DO?
Mifflin Construction specialises in the fabrication and erection of structural steelwork.
We are able to provide other services such as the supply and/or installation of pre-cast concrete planks, stairs & lift shafts, metal decking, steel stairs & edge protection.
With our emphasis on building and maintaining long-term relationships with our partners, we are entirely flexible in delivering on their requirements - we work across all sectors in the industry:
As Project Manager, the purpose of your role will be: -
To manage live projects from point of order, to final handover on site with a particular focus on pre-construction/design.
You will need to provide a constant link between our clients project team and Mifflin HQ including commercial, manufacturing, supply chain and site work.
You will drive continuous improvement projects across the department by refining existing processes and developing new ones.
- Manage live projects working with Asta Powerproject to ensure timely delivery
- Manage detailing and connection design spend with suppliers to deliver all projects within budget
- Manage and cost all variations throughout the entirety of the project, working closely with the commercial department to ensure monthly applications are correct
- Ensure efficient and effective management of RFI process through using internal tracking systems and managing key client stakeholders
- Drive weekly operations meetings to ensure all departments are fully up to date with key information and programmes
- Ensure required progress on projects and all queries/RFI's are efficiently managed to required deadlines through external design/detailing sub-contractors
- Ensure consistent approach to storing key documentation across all departments on internal document management system and shared drives
Training & Development
You will need to develop a sound knowledge of internal systems and be able to enhance their use across the business, including - STRUMIS, Union Square, Asta Project, Microsoft Teams/OneNote
You will need to further develop technical knowledge and understanding or structural steelwork
Additional courses in construction and design, will be considered to support further personal development.
- Positive attitude
- Strong problem solving skills
- Ability to make strong/informed decisions
- Strong technical ability relating to construction
- Open to continuous improvement
- Attention to detail
- Takes pride in their work to produce quality
- Excellent organisation skills
- Exceptional communication skills - ability to work with clients and develop relationships to support the aim of winning repeat business
- Strong IT skills - ability to work with Project Management and 3D modelling and software packages
Reference ID: MIFCON2604A
Application deadline: 14/05/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £28,645.00-£63,612.00 per year
Work from home
Monday to Friday
Questionnaires sent to visitors.
management: 5 years (preferred)
Temporarily due to COVID-19
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place
As an sales estimator your daily tasks will involve and not be limited to;
Lead Generation / Warm Calling
Document Control / Data Entry
Quotation Follow up
Any other tasks necessary
Monday-Friday 08.30-17.00hrs with 1 hour for lunch
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
26 Oct 2021
27 Sep 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
Attention to detail, keen willingness to learn and improve on existing and new skills, a good attitude towards work is essential.
Excel experience desired.
Positive attitude, motivated, enthusiastic, polite, punctual.
Upon completion of 15 months we would expect you to have gained enough knowledge to be a qualified estimator able to complete most steelwork take - offs given to you, follow up outstanding tenders and document feedback on our CRM system, and have the negotiation skills to close deals with customers for steel frame buildings.
Things to consider
We are based in Leominster.
The salary is a starting salary and for the right candidate could be improved, this will be discussed at interview stage.