Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Contract Manager – Joinery

Location: Bristol

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 40,000 Per Year

Posted on: 09/02/2024

About the Company:

our client specializes in delivering handcrafted joinery to the end user, with each item made to fit a specific space or style.

They predominantly service private owners and contractors leaving out the middleman and work on small to medium-sized projects within the residential, commercial & retail sectors.

The Candidate:

  • Joinery manufacturing experience, as a Contracts manager capable of effectively managing projects from award of project and through the different stages of implementation to handover.
  • Suitable experience and understanding of all aspects of the joinery fabrication process, from site survey to working with a setting out team on preparation of fabrication shop drawings and cutting lists, through to checking of material take-offs and ordering, etc.
  • Sound knowledge of fabrication procedures and a wide understanding of joinery materials including timber, boards, veneers, laminates, and hardware are vital.
  • Very strong technical and execution capabilities with the ability to solve technical problems and details between different types of materials such as wood, glass, fabrics, metals, laminates, etc.
  • Would oversee communication with clients or client reps and manage their quality and delivery expectations in a satisfactory manner.
  • Will have to be an individual with a high responsibility level, takes ownership of matters, has good planning & multitasking experience, effective communicator, and basically a flexible individual who can make decisions and make things happen.
  • Would be able to overlook standard detailing practice where possible, motivate his /her setting out and site teams as well as guide the daily workflow in accordance with the priorities, handover dates, and site status.

The Role:

  • Coordinate between the MD / Contracts Management team and set out a team to manage the smooth flow of the project manufacturing process.
  • Review project details and carry out brief for the setting out team (Project Kick Off)
  • Reviewing/managing and overseeing the Project Drawings Schedule.
  • Review and management of the Shop drawings preparation and submittal process as well as guide the setting out on joinery detailing.
  • Managing the flow of information from sites/clients to setting out, like material submittal approvals, site surveys, installation planning & coordination.
  • Lead and manage coordination with the production department and other areas of the company to ensure a smooth flow of jobs, delivery, and completion.
  • Checking materials allowed details and obtaining clearance for variations.
  • Review specifications of the project and obtain clearance for discrepancies between specs and estimated details.
  • Overseeing identification of project material requirements.
  • Ensure that material requisitions are placed in advance so that all materials arrive before production is commenced
  • Overseeing the sourcing of hardware accessories and optimizing where possible
  • Overseeing the timely project drawings approval process.
  • Providing guidance and managing the issuance to the factory of cutting lists, and loading lines.
  • Overseeing follow-up and follow-through of project-related procurement.

Points of Appeal:

  • Competitive market-related salary + package
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Being part of a fast-growing company that takes pride in the quality of their work.