Permanent
Project Coordinator
Exterior building products
Cambridgeshire
Up to £27k basic, £3k bonus potential, 5% pension, medical cover, 25 days holiday, life insurance

Project Co-Ordinator- Fenestration. Up to £27k basic

Ref: 133| Posted: 15th Sep 2021

-Do you have project coordination experience ideally with a building product, although Project coordination experience in other sectors, such as manufacturing or automotive would also be considered? Are you keen to join an ambitious manufacturer, with an enviable reputation of providing a challenging and rewarding career, that genuinely invest in their people? Are you based in Cambridgeshire? Up to £27k basic, £30k ote, 33 days holiday, 37.5 hours per week. Joining a fun team, who are big on sustainability and corporate social responsibility. 

THE ROLE; 

  • As Project Co-ordinator, you will join the House Builder team of this vertical windows and exterior door manufacturer. 
  • Your role will be to liaise with the sales team, who will hand over the project to you, which could typically be on multi-phase housing.
  • As Project Co-ordinator, you will then discuss what has been agreed with the customer and at that point, become the clients main point of contact.
  • Your responsibilities will then be varied, from understanding project timelines, product specification, liaising with the design and manufacturing team, through to getting the product to site in the agreed timescale. 
  • You will be dealing with orders from £1k-£500k, with an average order value of £50k.
  • The Project Co-ordinator will typically run 5-10 House build projects at a time, from single plots, to larger multiple stage, multiple plot developments.
  • Your key responsibility of the Project Co-ordinator is to ensure that the order is professionally fulfilled, by meeting the expectations of the customer and managing the contractual risk to the business, whilst providing a positive experience to the customer.
  • You will coordinate with the drawing office and customer and personally ensure that all relevant information is obtained to meet programme dates and deadlines.
  • You will participate in design coordination meetings and ensure all drawings are fully checked, prior to final order processing for manufacture. 
  • In essence, from the moment the sales team confirm the sale, you will see the process through from start to finish, encompassing the design, legal agreement with the window & doors buyer, credit check, coordination with the factory to confirm project dates, confirming the window delivery date with the installer and keeping the customer advised on every step of the process, typically across a 12 week period.
  • Provide support and assistance to credit control; for collection of monies, where required. 
  • You will report to a hugely experienced, very supportive Operations Manager. Your role may occasionally include you visiting sites or clients offices. 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE; 

  • The successful Project Co-ordinator will have a minimum of 12 months sales order processing or customer service experience ideally in the construction industry, although other sectors will be considered, as the company offers excellent training.
  • Ideally you will be able to read construction/technical drawings.
  • Experience in an architectural practice or design office would be advantageous.
  • Successful recruits in the past have come from builders merchants, kitchen design studios, window/cladding, shop fitting, office design, the automotive and aerospace and roofing industry.
  • You will have excellent attention to detail. 
  • Estimating experience, technical sales/support is also desirable.
  • You are committed to delivering high quality results to customers and colleagues and have the ability to work in a deadline driven environment.
  • Fully IT literate. 
  • Further education/technical qualification in the construction/design industry is desirable.

THE COMPANY;

  • Our client is a well established, highly regarded, multi-million £ turnover manufacturer of timber and composite energy, thermal and sound efficient windows and doors, used in the commercial and residential new build and refurbishment sectors.

THE REMUNERATION;

  • £23,000- £27,000 basic (dependent on experience) 
  • Performance related bonus of up to £3K annual payment.
  • 5% Employer Pension contribution, 4% from employee.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank holidays.
  • Life insurance, 3x salary.
  • The office has ample free parking on site and is located very close to bus and rail links.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a highly regarded fenestration manufacturer, so if you have the skillsets that our client is looking for, then please call Colin Chandler or Nick Harris on 01737 452030, upload your CV or email to info@chandlerharrisrecruitment.co.uk