Current Vacancies

Sales Estimator

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen within our growing Nottingham based company for a Sales Estimator. Canal Engineering is one of the UK’s leading metalwork fabricators with a heritage for design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924.

Canal Engineering specialises in designing, manufacturing, and installing architectural metal products including bespoke staircases, stainless steel drainage systems, safety platforms, and tobacco recovery machinery. Our company works within the UK’s leading architects, designers and contractors across a number of key industries to deliver bespoke metalwork solutions.

We are ideally looking for an experienced Sales Estimator to join the company, reporting to the Senior Estimator and directly to the Sales Manager

As part of our skilled estimating team you’ll be responsible for creating estimates for prospective, new and existing customers. This will involve interpreting information provided by the customer to understand their requirements, sourcing prices from multiple suppliers, checking for product compatibility and meeting strict deadlines. This role would suit someone looking to join a successful growing business who understands the importance of customer service delivery.

This is a rewarding role offering long-term career development and opportunities within the industry. The successful candidate should be organised, diligent, and able to confidently work under pressure. Exceptional communication skills are also an integral part of this role when dealing with customers and colleagues.

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 (negotiable dependent upon experience.)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Producing accurate quotations from the receipt of tender documentation sent directly to the estimating department or via information presented by the sales team
  • Timely completion of Sales Achiever
  • Maintaining accurate pricing in line with business strategy
  • Developing positive working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Maintaining accurate records of tenders

Benefits & Salary:

  • Working hours 8-5 (Monday-Friday)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Key opportunities for growth and development within a fast-paced and dynamic team
  • Opportunities to meet with clients and attend exhibitions across the UK
  • Immediate start available

If you’re interested in applying please email: rikkijones@canalengineering.co.uk for more information.

 

Junior Sales Estimator

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen within our growing Nottingham based company for a Junior Sales Estimator. Canal Engineering is one of the UK’s leading metalwork fabricators with a heritage for design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation dating back to 1924.

Canal Engineering specialises in designing, manufacturing, and installing architectural metal products including bespoke staircases, stainless steel drainage systems, safety platforms, and tobacco recovery machinery. Our company works with the UK’s leading architects, designers and contractors across a number of key industries to deliver bespoke metalwork solutions.

We are ideally looking for an individual who has completed an apprenticeship within sheet metalwork, fabrication or has knowledge/experience within this sector however full training for the role will be provided upon employment.

As part of our skilled estimating team you’ll be responsible for creating estimates for prospective, new and existing customers. This will involve interpreting information provided by the customer to understand their requirements, sourcing prices from multiple suppliers, checking product compatibility and meeting strict deadlines. This role would suit someone looking to join a successful growing business who understands the importance of customer service delivery.

This is a rewarding role offering long-term career development and opportunities within the industry. The successful candidate will be organised, diligent with a willingness to learn new skills. Exceptional communication skills are also an integral part of this role when dealing with customers and colleagues.

Salary: Starting from minimum wage (negotiable depending on experience)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Producing accurate quotations from the receipt of tender documentation sent directly to the estimating department or via information presented by the sales team
  • Timely completion of Sales Achiever
  • Maintaining accurate pricing in line with business strategy
  • Developing positive working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Maintaining accurate records of tenders
  • Following up quotations on the phone or in person

Benefits & Salary:

  • Working hours 8-5 (Monday-Friday)
  • Full training provided
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Key opportunities for growth and development within a fast-paced and dynamic team
  • Opportunities to meet with clients and attend exhibitions across the UK
  • Immediate start available

If you’re interested in broadening and developing your skills within the metal fabrication industry please email rikkijones@canalengineering.co.uk for more information.

 

Sheet Metal Worker

To effectively and efficiently manufacture products as identified on the drawings or from instructions, to meet production targets, job budgets and objectives, in line with the business plan.

Position in the organisation

  • The job holder reports to the works foremen.

Key measures of success

  • To ensure that jobs are manufactured ensuring best use of own time, materials, resources, space and production methods.
    • Hours allocated for job are met, Correct material are booked to all jobs
  • To work safely at all times and ensure all workshop safety is complied with no breeches of health and safety occur.
    • No recorded misuse or non-use of PPE own workshop area is hazard free
  • To carry out checks and maintain accurate records of time on the job and materials used
  • To talk with the foremen as soon as possible regarding any concerns that will affect efficiency, quality or production and delivery dates.

Target, time, budget

  • Target – To ensure all work is manufactured to meet requirements of the drawing, instruction or customer. To produce jobs to meet the highest quality.
  • Time – To ensure work is produced to meet set deadlines for production
  • Budget –To work responsibly maximising workshop efficiency and cost effectiveness

Areas of responsibility

  • To work in a safe manner and deliver a high quality product.
  • To be proactive in monitoring own effectiveness in job progression at all times.
  • To report to the foremen and act as necessary to ensure target, time and budget are met.
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by foremen and management
  • To develop and maintain current competency through training and to train others as required.

Area of shared responsibility

  • To assist the foremen with any tasks required by the business

Authority levels

The job holder is not provided with direct authority to act outside this job description without reference to the foremen, in his absence the job holder should report to the Workshop supervisor.

If you’re interested in broadening and developing your skills within the metal fabrication industry please email garybosworth@canalengineering.co.uk for more information.

 

Labourer

Job Purpose

To effectively and efficiently carry out roles requested as identified by foremen or managers, to meet production targets, job budgets and objectives, in line with the business plan.

Position in the organisation

  • The job holder reports to the works foremen, supervisor or manager

Key measures of success

  • To complete all tasks ensuring best use of own time, any materials or resources and space.
  • To work safely at all times and ensure all workshop safety is complied with and there are no breeches.
  • To have no breeches of PPE and health and safety compliance
  • To ensure resources are used efficiently and effectively to ensure a good standard of work.
  • To talk with the foremen as soon as possible regarding any concerns that will affect efficiency and quality of the task.

Target, time, budget

  • Target – To ensure all work meets requirements as instructed to meet the highest quality.
  • Time – To ensure work is completed to meet set deadlines
  • Budget –To be ensure materials, time and resources are not wasted

Areas of responsibility

  • To work in a safe manner and deliver a high quality service.
  • To monitor own effectiveness in job progression at all times.
  • To report to the foremen and act as necessary to solve problems.
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by foremen and management
  • To develop and maintain own ability through training.

Area of shared responsibility

  • To assist the foremen with any tasks required by the business

Authority levels

The job holder is not provided with direct authority to act outside this job description without reference to the foremen, in his absence the job holder should report to the Workshop supervisor.

If you’re interested in broadening and developing your skills within the metal fabrication industry please email garybosworth@canalengineering.co.uk for more information.