Posted on 03 July 2024

About B&K Hybrid Solutions

B&K Hybrid Solutions is an innovative company, specialising in the design and delivery of structural steel and timber-steel hybrid projects. BKHS work closely alongside key partners and clients to bring the capabilities of both hybrid and traditional steel superstructures to the mass market, assisting with innovative and sustainable schemes. Supported by our state-of-the-art steel manufacturing facility, we are committed to helping clients cut cost, programme time, and carbon emissions, through innovative hybrid solutions.

BKHS’ aim is to bring the exponential capabilities of hybrid structures to the forefront of modern construction. Our robust supply chain has afforded us extensive experience with a vast portfolio of engineered products, including Structural Steelwork, Cross Laminated Timber, and Glulam. In-house supply, supported by our advanced manufacturing facility, provides increased efficiency, quality, and assurance to new and existing clients. Our expert team of designers, draughtsman and project managers can offer complete design and build solutions, from concept to completion.

About the Role

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our manufacturing team in Derby as a Material Handler. In this role you will co-ordinate and facilitate the smooth workflow of state-of-the-art fabrication workshop by ensuring shop floor workers have the appropriate steels for each job or contract they are working on. You will organise the steel lots as they come off the saw/drill lines, so that they are identifiable to the contract, and distribute cut sections into our fifteen fabrication bays, emptying the steel when needed. You will liaise with the supervisor and prep co-ordinator, to ensure smooth running of the fabrication area, and control all incoming deliveries, working closely with Supervisors and the Production Office to create a smooth transition of materials into the workshop.

Key Skills, Experience & Attributes

  • Certificated to drive a Counterbalance Forklift (Minimum 2.5 - training given)
  • Certified to use 5-10 Tonne Gantry cranes
  • Highly organised and methodical in approach to working practises
  • Ability to read numbers accurately with high attention to detail
  • Diligent and proactive, always thinking ahead.
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly Health and Safety conscious
  • Ability to deal with the physical requirements of the role, due to Manual Handling (90% of Time)
  • High level of accuracy in the use of Metric Tape Measure
  • Willingness to learn and flexible
  • Steel industry experience

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review the production plan with the Supervisor, so that daily targets are clear.
  • When applicable, follow the Daily Procedures as follows:
  • Check contract and lot number of drawing issue sheets against contract being cut on the saws
  • Check length of bars and keep similar lengths together
  • Sling steels in a safe manner, ensuring all lifting equipment being used has correct tags and weight limits for the steels is within its lifting capacity
  • Using 10 Tonne cranes to lift steel into bays or storage area.
  • Tick off steels against the cut list to ensure the quality procedure is adhered to.
  • Identify missing parts and keep the supervisor informed of issues found.
  • When applicable, unload and check all incoming deliveries as follows:
  • Mark unloaded items with relevant project information
  • Report shortfalls to Supervisor/Production Office.
  • Check length of bars and keep similar lengths together
  • Sling steels in a safe manner ensuring all lifting equipment being used has correct tags and weight limits for the steels is within its lifting capacity.

Note: This job specification is provided as a general guideline and should not be considered an exhaustive list of duties, skills, or qualifications. Additional responsibilities and requirements may be assigned based on organisational needs.

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