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Through an ongoing program of investment in our people, our organisation continues to enjoy a high rate of growth year on year. We believe our team have been fundamental to our success.

We believe that investing in our teams learning and development, guarantees that we will remain at the forefront of our industry.  All members of our team have access to training relevant to their role and we carry out regular reviews with our staff to find out if they would like to gain training in other areas that would benefit their role.

If you would like to work for a dynamic and ever expanding company then take a look at our current vacancies to the right or e-mail our Recruitment team at recruitment@rbscotland.com stating what position you would be interested in and why you think you would be suitable for the role.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

(It may not be possible to reply to all individual prospective applications, however we will endeavour to contact you when we can. We will keep your details on file and match you to any role that becomes available in the future where we can, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.)


You can get in touch with our recruitment team direct on 01576 228 888 or at recruitment@rbscotland.com 

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Current Vacancies

Cladder (Ayrshire & UK-Wide)

Reporting To: Contracts Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Ayrshire Area (travel throughout the UK required)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7.30 am until 4 pm (40 hpw)
 
Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Our Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.


We are recruiting for an experienced Cladder to work within our construction division.  The position will be responsible for erecting and cladding steel framed buildings for agricultural and industrial projects, throughout our UK based sites.  Due to operational requirements, the successful candidate will be based in the Ayrshire area.

The key duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Fixing various Cladding Systems, Fibre Cement, Single Skin and Composite sheeting;
  • Installation of precast panels;
  • Ensuring the project is complete in compliance with the H&S requirements and Programme of Works;
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings;
  • Site measuring, setting out and working to levels;
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Requirements:

  • CSCS Card;

  • IPAF for MEWPs ticket;

  • Full UK driving licence with a willingness to travel;

  • Previous relevant and proven experience in erecting steel and/or cladding;

  • Understanding of health & safety, manual handling and working at height regulations;

  • Available to do overnight stays, overtime and weekend working when required.

Desirable:

  • CPCS Telehandler;

  • CPCS Slinger/Signaller;

  • First Aid certificate.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please apply today with your CV to recruitment@rbscotland.com

Job Reference ID: ROB-CON-001

Closing Date: 10 July 2020

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date).

Please Note: No Agencies

Cladding Operatives / Squads (Industrial)

Reporting To: Contracts Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Central Belt (travel throughout the UK required)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7.30 am until 4 pm (40 hpw)

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Our Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.


Due to continued, company growth we are recruiting for a number of skilled persons to join our  construction division as Cladding Operatives.  These positions will be responsible for cladding steel framed buildings for industrial projects and contracts, throughout our UK based sites.  Complete squads will also be considered.

The key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Fixing various Cladding Systems, Fibre Cement, Single Skin and Composite sheeting;
  • Installation of precast panels;
  • Ensuring projects are complete in compliance with the H&S requirements and Programme of Works;
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings;
  • Site measuring, setting out and working to levels;
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Requirements:

  • CSCS Card;
  • IPAF for MEWPs ticket;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience in sheeting or cladding;
  • Understanding of health & safety, manual handling and working at height regulations;
  • Willing to travel to sites across the UK;
  • Available to do overnight stays, overtime and weekend working when required.

Desirable:

  • CPCS Telehandler;
  • CPCS Slinger/Signaller;
  • First Aid certificate;
  • Full UK driving licence.


If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@rbscotland.com

Job Reference ID: ROB-CON-006

Please Note: No Agencies

Closing Date: 21/08/2020

Fabricator

Reporting To: Production Manager


Location: Lockerbie

 
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday - 40 hpw (Day Shift, Back Shift & Overtime Available)

 
Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Our Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Fabricator to join our Production department based at our premises in Lockerbie.  This position will be responsible for the fabrication and assembly of structural steelwork for a range of products and steel framed buildings.

Essential Requirements:

·         Recent fabrication and welding experience, preferably in structural steel fabrication.

·         Ability to safely and efficiently operate MIG welding equipment.

·         Possess the ability to read and work from fabrication drawings.

·         Be able to work independently, proactively and as part of a team.

 Desirable:

 ·         S/NVQ in Fabrication & Welding or equivalent qualification.

 

If you are interested in applying, please apply today with a CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@rbscotland.com 

 For informal enquiries or the full job description for this vacancy, please contact our Recruitment department on 01576 228 888.

Please Note: No Agencies

 Closing Date: 28/08/2020

 Job Reference ID: ROB-PRO-002

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date).

 

Project Technical Lead

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects. Robinsons' Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire. We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment. Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

As the Project Technical Lead for a new project initiative, you will be responsible for the implementation, integration and deployment of an advanced Cloud based solution. You will also help provide support and training for end users. Robinsons has a complex operating model which spans construction, manufacturing and provides services across multiples sectors. This software will integrate the different departments and enable centralised planning, tracking and analysis of all projects.

The ideal candidate will have experience of business management systems such as Microsoft Dynamics or similar and have exposure to Microsoft Power Platform. Experience of lifecycle processes or DevOps would be beneficial. Any exposure to construction or manufacturing industry would be advantageous.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL SPECIFICATION AND APPLY VIA THE CO-INNOVATE PROGRAMMES WEBSITE

Contracts Manager

Reporting To:
Construction Operations Manager
Location:
Head Office, Lockerbie
Contract:
Full Time, Permanent
Salary:
Competitive
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8.30 am until 5 pm
(An amount of flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business)

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Robinsons' Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

In the role of Contracts Manager, you will lead and be accountable in the execution of structural steel & agricultural steel building projects, ensuring that the scope of works is delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes with the role requiring you to be mobile between our various sites and projects.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Reporting directly to the Construction Operations Manager, the key duties and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage and ensure the safe and efficient delivery of contracts/and or projects within defined time constraints.
  • Work alongside the SHEQ Manager to ensure sites are compliant with Health & Safety legislation.
  • Produce site-specific risk assessments and method statements (RAMS) and deliver toolbox talks, team briefings and site audits;
  • Preconstruction preparation, request plant & equipment and ensure operatives are scheduled to commence and progress the work.
  • Resolve any queries promptly aiding site teams in planning and methodology of approach.
  • Arrange and coordinate site labour teams as required to obtain maximum production onsite.
  • Line management of site managers, supervisors and erecting teams directly employed and subcontracted.
  • Produce administration documentation such as requests for information, contract instructions.
  • Attend and participate in site pre-start & progress meetings when required copy of minutes to be distributed to key internal stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the production team to ensure timely delivery of materials for installations.
  • Ensure all variations are captured & logged within our internal systems ensure the commercial department is informed & prices agreed before additional works commencing.
  • Liaise with our design team to ensure detailing and fixing specifications are followed.
  • Responsible for effective client relationship management and providing updates to internal and external stakeholders on project/contract progress.
  • Producing weekly reports to the COM on current live project progress.
  • Be willing to travel throughout the UK with occasional overnight stays.
  • Willing to cover onsite if and when required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Proven and relevant track record of project management and delivery of steel-framed buildings.
  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations.
  • Relevant, valid CSCS card.
  • CITB SMSTS certification.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislation.
  • High level of verbal and written communication and familiar with Microsoft Office packages essential.
  • General knowledge of current industry developments.
  • Full driving licence and willingness to travel essential.

Desirable:

  • Experience and knowledge of cladding systems.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate.
  • Plant tickets; IPAF, CPCS, NPORS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).
  • Holiday purchase scheme.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Christmas shutdown.
  • Discounts on selected items in the on-site shop at Head Office.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Training & development opportunities.
  • Company vehicle, laptop & phone.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today to recruitment@rbscotland.com

Your Application:

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.

HGV Driver (Class 1)

Location:
Lockerbie

Contract:
Full Time, Permanent

Salary:
Dependant on Experience

Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday – 50 hpw

(Occasional Weekend Work)
 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Our Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

As an HGV Driver, you will be responsible for transporting steel framed buildings, concrete products, and materials to UK based sites, ensuring goods are delivered in a timely, first-class condition whilst providing a quality service to our customers.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • At least 2 years’ experience driving HGV Class 1 vehicles.
  • A valid category C+E driving licence.
  • DQC Qualification Card (Driver CPC).
  • Digital Tachograph Card.
  • Good customer service and communication skills.
  • Flexible attitude to work and working hours.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working within a similar role and industry.
  • Dealing with people at all levels in business.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  • 28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).
  • Holiday purchase scheme.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Christmas shutdown.
  • Discounts on selected items in the on-site shop at Head Office.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Training & development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today!

Your Application:

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.

Please Note: No Agencies

Closing Date: 18/09/2020

Erecting Squads (Agricultural)

Reporting To: Construction Operations Manager

Hourly Rate: Competitive

Contract: Full Time, Permanent
 
Location: Central Belt (travel throughout the UK required)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7.30 am until 4 pm (40 hpw)

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Our Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

Due to continued, company growth we are recruiting for Erecting Squads to join our construction division.  Squads will be responsible for erecting steel framed buildings for agricultural projects and contracts, throughout our UK based sites.  Steel Erectors will also be considered.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Erecting of steel work.
  • Fixing various Cladding Systems, Fibre Cement, Single Skin and Composite sheeting.
  • Installation of precast panels.
  • Ensuring projects are complete in compliance with the H&S requirements and Programme of Works.
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings.
  • Site measuring, setting out and working to levels.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

CANDIDATE CRITERIA

Essential

  • CSCS Card;
  • IPAF for MEWPs ticket;
  • Full UK driving licence with a willingness to travel;
  • Previous relevant and proven experience in erecting steel and/or cladding;
  • Understanding of health & safety, manual handling and working at height regulations;
  • Available to do overnight stays, overtime and weekend working when required.

Desirable:

  • CPCS Telehandler.
  • CPCS Slinger/Signaller.
  • First Aid Certificate.

Additional Information

  • 28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).
  • Holiday purchase scheme.
  • Workplace pension.
  • Christmas shutdown.
  • Discounts on selected items in the on-site shop at Head Office.
  • Training & development opportunities.
  • Overtime Available
  • Accommodation & Meal Allowance (paid if overnights are required)

How to Apply

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today!

Your Application:

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.

Please Note: No Agencies

Closing Date: 25/09/2020

Project & Sales Ledger Administrator

Reporting To:
Finance Manager
Location:
Head Office, Lockerbie
Contract:
Full Time, Permanent
Salary:
Competitive
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8.30 am until 5 pm

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Robinsons' Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

As part of our current 5-year expansion plan, we are looking for forward-thinking candidates who would like to showcase their skills & knowledge and join our growing team.  We are looking to recruit for a  new position, Project & Sales Ledger Administrator.  The successful candidate will join our Accounts team at Head Office in Lockerbie and will maintain the financial integrity and accuracy of projects undertaken by the business.  The role will also be responsible for all aspects of sales ledger, including credit control, sales invoice processing for the company to include preparing, finalising and sending invoices.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

The key duties and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

·         Administrative duties and data entry of financial information e.g. invoices, credit card payments, checking and resolving variances, discrepancies and ensuring timely and accurate invoicing to clients.

·         Ensuring accurate records are maintained within Sage Accounts.

·         Providing assistance & guidance where necessary to internal departments to ensure contracts and sales orders are entered correctly.

·         Building and maintaining strong working relationships with both internal teams and clients at all times.

·         Maintaining and updating teams with debtor & unbilled issues.

·         Liaising with the Commercial and Procurement department to ensure all costings and additional cost information is tracked, recorded and reported.

·         Assisting the Accounts team where necessary in particular with credit collection.

·         General support and administration to wider team.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Candidate Criteria & Required Experience:

·         Previous working experience of a sales ledger administration role or credit control environment.

·         Previous experience of accounting for costs in a project costing environment would be advantageous.

·         Competent in the use of Sage Accounts or similar finance software.

·         Strong commercial awareness.

·         Highly organised and attention to detail.

·         Team player with the ability to work proactively.

·         Experience of managing ledgers and keeping data up to date.

·         Excellent communication skills.

·         Computer literate with strong MS Excel skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

·         28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).

·         Holiday purchase scheme.

·         Workplace pension.

·         Christmas shutdown.

·         Discounts on selected items in our on-site shop.

·         Free on-site parking.

·         Training & development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today!

Your Application:

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.

Trainee Estimator (Agricultural/Concrete Division)

Reporting To:
Sales Manager
Location:
Head Office, Lockerbie
Contract:
Full Time, Permanent
Salary:
Dependent on Experience
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8.30 am until 5 pm

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Robinsons' Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

As part of our current 5-year expansion plan, we are looking for forward-thinking candidates who would like to showcase their skills & knowledge and join our growing team.  We have a new opening for a Trainee Estimator to join our Agricultural Division to work between our Operations and Building Sales departments. The role would be suitable for someone with a specific interest in construction with more of an emphasis on concrete works and groundworks, although the role will be predominantly office-based training will be undertaken on site.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Reporting directly to the Sales Manager, the key duties and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

·         Estimating groundwork and concrete projects from site details.

·         To work closely With the Procurement department to assure accurate quotations to reach prospective clients.

·         To prepare quotations and confirmation paperwork.

·         Deal with customer enquiries providing timely and efficient responses; face to face, via email and telephone.

·         Follow-up on sales orders and customer enquiries to maintain and build customer rapport.

·         Issue handover paperwork to allow the relevant departments within the company to gain a full understanding of each individual project.

·         To communicate with internal divisions and departments to ensure work is carried out as quoted.

·         Ad hoc duties as and when required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

·         Professional, friendly and reliable.

·         Computer literate.

·         Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills.

·         Able to communicate well within a team and is driven to work independently.

·         Excellent numeracy skills.

Desirable:

·         Previous experience within a similar position.

·         Knowledge of construction, agricultural and concrete works.

·         Willing to learn and undertake training where required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·         28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).

·         Holiday purchase scheme.

·         Workplace pension.

·         Christmas shutdown.

·         Discounts on selected items in our on-site shop.

·         Free on-site parking.

·         Training & development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today!

YOUR APPLICATION

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.

Operations Administrator

Reporting To:
Production Director
Location:
Head Office, Lockerbie
Contract:
Full Time, Permanent
Salary:
Competitive
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 8.30 am until 5 pm

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons is a family-run manufacturing and construction business, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  Robinsons' Head Office is based in Lockerbie, with additional offices in Irvine and Cheshire.  We are passionate about empowering our employees, supporting our local communities, and having a positive impact on our ever-changing environment.  Sustaining these family values as we continue to grow is one of our main aims.

PURPOSE OF JOB

As part of our current 5-year expansion plan, we are looking for forward-thinking candidates who would like to showcase their skills & knowledge and join our growing team.  We are recruiting for a new and exciting opportunity for an Operations Administrator to join our Head Office in Lockerbie.  This role will assist the Production Director and wider team with administrative duties across several departments; production, yard operations and transport.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The key duties and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake general administration duties and support the Production Director and team with daily activities; assist with organising fabrication drawing issues, quality control documentation, planning routes, deliveries and transport documents.
  • Maintain records, keep internal material boards up to date and record missing items.
  • Update and maintain accurate customer/client records.
  • Ensure yard personnel receive correct documentation for upcoming deliveries; picking lists – in advance of the proposed building delivery date.
  • Maintain stock records and carry out stock checks.
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to clients and customers via telephone, email or in person.
  • Inform customers and provide regular updates with regards to the progress of their contract, order and delivery arrangements.
  • Ensure all new contracts are recorded and relevant information passed onto the appropriate departments.
  • Liaise with customers, clients, suppliers and various departments within the company for different aspects and stages of each contract; Design Team, Drawing Office, Construction and Production departments.
  • Prepare and present production and transport documents, reports and updates at meetings.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Candidate Criteria & Required Experience:

·         Previous experience of working in a busy administration role assisting several departments.

·         Strong administration and excellent communication skills.

·         Highly organised and attention to detail.

·         Team player with the ability to work proactively.

·         Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·         28 days holiday entitlement (inc. bank & public holidays).

·         Holiday purchase scheme.

·         Workplace pension.

·         Christmas shutdown.

·         Discounts on selected items in our on-site shop.

·         Free on-site parking.

·         Training & development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for this vacancy, please apply with a cover letter and CV today!

YOUR APPLICATION

All applicants will receive an application confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email within three working days from the application date, please contact us on the number provided below. 

For informal queries relating to this position, please contact our recruitment team on 01576 228 888.