We have a great opportunity for a Graduate Specification Consultant (Part-Time) to join our Technical team at Weber, based in Flitwick. You will assist our technical consultants with the delivery of market leading technical specifications/advice & solutions for major projects to specifiers to gain a commercial advantage over our competitors using technical knowledge/expertise.
What you'll be doing as a Graduate Specification Consultant:
Proactively maintains own technical knowledge, is up to date with the latest technical information regarding building regulations, standards and best practice principles. Working with senior technical experts within Weber to increase their capabilities.
Provides technical guidance and shares knowledgewithweber colleagues to deliver our vision of being the industries technical experts.
Developers and owners of technical guidance documents/templates.
Assist Technical & Certification manager with development of technical support along with any other duties.
Assist support formation of technical literature and manage amends required.
Identify and deliver digital specification support tools
Provides accurate and market leading technical advice to support the use of Weber products/systems within the customer's time constraints
Provide proactive technical/design information (PIPS & Specifications) to specifiers, contractors and other clients to facilitate the development and proposal of appropriate Weber Technical solutions.
Provide full design service for major projects (size to defined)
Support customers to be compliance to legislation & industry standards
Manage specifications & details.
Increasing team effectiveness/efficiency by identifying opportunities for improvements in how things are done within the team and their implementation liaising with line manager.
Develop/support key relationships with architects & specifiers (via CPDs, and communication with customers with technical support) to increase customer satisfaction and identify specification opportunities for sales to capitalise upon.
Utilisation of our CRM system as a means of recording information and communication to the sales team.
Attend project tracking meetings (by whatever appropriate means).
Support innovation through identification and understanding potential gaps in product/system portfolio. Take ownership to ensure the proposed gaps have been fully assessed. What we're looking for in a Graduate Specification Consultant:
Able to use CAD
High attention to detail
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Degree level qualification or equivalent in construction or building design/physics related discipline
Understanding of how a building is constructed and familiarity with a building site environment, ability to calculate thermal performances, fixing analysis and preferable experience with CAD/BIM.
Knowledge of building regulations, particularly Part L(Thermal) and Part B (Fire) and industry standardsWho are Saint-Gobain?
Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first - the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.
You are applying to work with Weber this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.
Our Ambition as a business?
At Saint-Gobain, our purpose is to 'Make the world a better home'. We are both manufacturers and distributors. Together with and for our customers, we design materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone's life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. Our materials can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.
Our purpose is focussed on the future and guides our actions to unleash both individual and collectives efforts to make sure everyone can live in a better world. It calls on us to innovate openly with the goal of better uniting humanity and nature for the common good. Our purpose is also based on strong values that guide us. We carry out our business in compliance with our Principles of Conduct and Action and the humanist values that are permeate our culture - listening, dialog, care, trust and respect for difference, all of which are central to our commitment to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place.
Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.
The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen
Fill in below which area you are searching in for a similar function and don't forget your e-mail address!
Do you want to apply within one click and stay up to date on the newest vacancies that suit you? Signup as a student!Sign up for free