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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.)

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Current Vacancies

Quantity Surveyor

Reporting To: Commercial Manager

Location: Based in our Lockerbie Head Office 

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8.30 AM until 5:00 PM 

Purpose of Job:

Working within the Commercial Department, this role will proactively support the Commercial Manager with the successful management and control of commercial aspects and elements of our projects and contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, the key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with commercial administration and management of live and pre-construction phase projects and contracts;
  • Issuing contractual correspondence and other appropriate documentation in support of additional payment, variations and claims ensuring compliance with requirements;
  • Placing and managing subcontract orders;
  • Preparation of valuations/compensation events in line with contract terms;
  • Managing and submitting application for payment;
  • Producing final account assessments for internal approval;
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost/value reports.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A relevant QS qualification – HNC/HND/Degree;
  • Previous experience working in a similar role within the construction industry;
  • Excellent communication, organisational and negotiation skills;
  • The ability to operate under pressure to changing deadlines and priorities;
  • A High level of attention to detail and quality;
  • Be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office software in particular, Excel and Word;
  • Hold a UK driving licence to allow travel to sites and offices.

Additional Information:

  • Competitive Salary;
  • 28 Days Holiday Entitlement & Holiday Purchase Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown;
  • Training and Development opportunities.

How To Apply

To join our company, please submit your CV to: recruitment@rbscotland.com

 

Fleet Maintenance Manager / Engineer

Reporting To: Managing Director

 
Location: Based in Lockerbie (travel to other UK locations required)

 
Salary: Competitive

 
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7.30 AM until 4 PM (40hpw)

 
 

COMPANY OVERVIEW 

Robinsons Scotland is a family run manufacturing and construction business based in Lockerbie, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  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 a Fleet Maintenance Manager/Engineer, you will work directly with various departments to ensure that Robinsons’ plant and fleet consisting of light commercial and HGV vehicles are compliant with current legislation and standards, fulfilling the company’s duty of care obligations through serving, repair and maintenance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure fleet and plant are maintained by carrying out routine, preventative maintenance and servicing, MOT preparation and repairs in accordance with current company policies & procedures, current legislation and DVSA standards;
  • Carry out vehicle diagnostics and fault finding across all vehicles, plant and equipment;
  • Maintain and accurately file relevant paperwork for each repair/routine check performed;
  • Implement and manage company fleet maintenance databases, records and work alongside QHSE Manager to develop PPM schedules;
  • Liaise with the Transport Department to ensure workload is complete within agreed time frames stipulated by internal stakeholders;
  • Travel to UK based sites, complete call outs and roadside repairs performing tasks adhering to company Health & Safety requirements and site conduct at all times;
  • Advise QHSE Manager on whether continued operation of plant and equipment could be hazardous;
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and security of the workshop and all tools/equipment therein;
  • Monitor and reorder parts and consumables as required through the appropriate procurement procedure.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL

  •  Hold a relevant SVQ/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent mechanical engineering qualification
  • Current experience of servicing and repair to MOT standard and diagnostics of commercial fleet
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of LOLER inspections;
  • UK driving licence with the willingness to travel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office applications (MS Word & Excel)

DESIRABLE

  • Valid CSCS card
  • Full UK HGV driving licence with C+E category (Class 1)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option
  • Workplace Pension
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Company Uniform & PPE
  • Company Van
  • Laptop & Mobile

HOW TO APPLY

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

Closing Date: 14.02.2020

 

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Reporting To: Managing Director
Location: Lockerbie
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM until 5.00 PM (40hpw) 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons Scotland is a family run manufacturing and construction business based in Lockerbie, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  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 a Purchase Ledger Clerk, you will be responsible for assisting our Accounts Department with all aspects of purchase ledger.  You will be directly involved with inputting, coding and checking invoices, reconciling statements and dealing with supplier and invoice disputes.   

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Process a high volume of supplier invoices onto Sage Accounts;
  • Assist with BACS payments, raising cheques and issuing remittances;
  • Set up and maintain supplier accounts once authorised paperwork has been received;
  • Deal with supplier queries and disputes in an efficient, timely manner;
  • Reconcile supplier accounts and statements;
  • Match invoices to purchase orders;
  • Provide support with general administration duties such as photocopying, scanning and filing.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Previous experience of working in a fast-placed, purchase ledger or accounts role;
  • Competent in the use of Sage Accounts and Microsoft Office packages (i.e. Excel, Work and Outlook);
  • Ability to plan and priorities daily/weekly workload;
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Good team player with strong drive and proactive mindset;
  • Numerate and literate;
  • Effective written and verbal communication

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown;
  • Training & Development Opportunities Available.

HOW TO APPLY

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

Closing Date: 28.02.2020

PLEASE NOTE: No Agencies

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HGV Driver (Class 1)

Reporting To: Transport Manager
Location: Lockerbie
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday (Occasional Weekend Work)

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Robinsons Scotland is a family run manufacturing and construction business based in Lockerbie, working throughout the UK on Industrial and Agricultural projects.  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 and materials to UK based sites, ensuring goods are delivered in a timely, first-class condition whilst providing a quality service to our customers.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver steel framed buildings and materials to sites across the UK;
  • Follow company procedures relating to loading and offloading of materials, checking and obtaining relevant signatures when required;
  • Observe, record and report vehicle/trailer defects;
  • Undertake vehicle checks to ensure road worthiness and compliance with DVSA regulations;
  • Ensure loads are secured appropriately in a safe and efficient manner adhering to aspects of Health & Safety;
  • Follow and abide by company policies and procedures at all times;
  • Deliver high standards of customer care when interacting with clients and customers;
  • Overnight stays and occasional weekend working when required.

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Immediate Start Available;
  • 28 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Scheme Option;
  • Workplace Pension;
  • Christmas Shutdown;
  • Uniform and PPE Provided

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you have the right skills and personal qualities for either of the above detailed roles, please apply with a cover letter and CV to recruitment@rbscotland.com.

Information Enquiries: Please contact Recruitment Department on 01576 228 855.

Please Note: No Agencies

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