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Material Controller

Material Controller

Job Title:                   Material Controller               

Department:           Supply Chain

Reporting to:           Operations Manager

Location:                  Milton Keynes


Job Purpose:

The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate the forecasting, planning and procuring of materials for Schueco UK, including special projects. You will ensure the availability of goods and materials throughout the supply chain by overseeing stock management, product flow and logistics.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Forecast the right volumes of materials inbound to the business from supply chain partners and plan stock levels to maximise service to customers and minimise waste and lead-times
  • Expedite materials throughout the Supply Chain and up to delivery to the UK warehouse
  • Procure core materials from UK suppliers
  • Maintain optimal stock levels
  • Plan stocks for special projects
  • Conduct a stock reconciliation process
  • Maintain Intrastat data
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships, both internally and externally, to mitigate risks and issues and ensure supply of materials meets requirements
  • Support the streamlining of processes and creating standard operating procedures
  • Coordinate vendor performance, to ensure on-time & in-full service completion


Essential Skills:

  • Supply chain/ planning experience
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Confidence in liaising with suppliers and customers
  • Ability to communicate and interact across all levels of the organisation
  • Advanced in using all elements of Microsoft Office
  • Motivated, proactive and well-organised individual, who is able to work on own initiative and manage time effectively
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential


Desirable Skills:

  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Ability to communicate in German advantageous


Supporting Information:

  • Lives within daily commuting distance of Milton Keynes
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Ability to travel within the UK and/or other Schüco offices if the need arises.


This is a full time, permanent position. If you would like a full job description or to apply with your CV and covering letter, email us at careers@schueco.com.

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Architectural Project Manager

Architectural Project Manager

Job Title:                  Regional Sales Manager               

Department:            Commercial Sales

Reporting to:          Regional Sales Manager

Location:                  Field Based either: London or North England or National (Steel).


Job Purpose:

To secure projects for Schueco customers, ideally through specifications, by advising architects, specifiers, quantity surveyors and main contractors of our products and their capabilities, and promoting the benefits of using the Schueco package.


To work as a team together with the designated area ‘Buddy‘ Business Development Manager (BDM), to provide technical, product application and specification support to agreed Schueco Partners on the area, with the specific goal of securing projects including competitor specified or open specified projects (Churn Business) using a combination of APM and BDM skillsets.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

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  • To develop good relationships with architects, specifiers and main contractors within the area, with a view to having Schueco products specified and approved, wherever possible.
  • To target selected specifying outlets in a designated area in order to expand the existing specifier base.
  • To target agreed Schueco Partners in the designated ‘Buddy’ area in order to support the BDM in gaining churn business for Schueco UK.
  • To obtain leads on potential business.
  • To provide technical support to architects/contractors and Schueco Partners in the design and bidding phase of projects with a view to promoting Schueco solutions.
  • To keep architectural practices in area up to date on new developments and products within Schueco.
  • To maintain close communication with other APMs and BDMs to maximise potential to secure orders for our customers.
  • To keep the APM Team Leader advised on movements and submit monthly reports.
  • To complete the required number of personal meetings with specifiers as defined by the APM Team Leader and fully record those visits on CPS.
  • To maintain up to date records of all projects and their status on CPS.
  • To follow up projects on completion.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in dealing with architects in the target area in particular on matters relating to design and specification.
  • Previous experience with the design/construction of facades or building envelopes and familiarity with related structural issues.
  • Familiarity with the construction industry in general and the technical / commercial processes which are central features of all significant projects.
  • A proven track record of successful business development.
  • A technical background (e.g. civil engineering) with a natural ability to deal with technical issues.
  • Ability to produce outline technical drawings unaided.
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills.
  • Patience and diplomacy to pursue long term objectives.
  • Self-motivated with the determination to achieve results and win against strong opposition.
  • Commercial awareness and judgement to assess priorities and deal with them effectively to achieve business goals.
  • An eye for detail and natural creativity.
  • Ability to plan and manage time efficiently to achieve optimum effectiveness.

Essential Skills:

  • Proven successful track record within Schueco or other company.
  • In-depth knowledge of whole region and a real understanding of key practices in that region.


Supporting Information:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Ability to travel within the UK and/or other Schueco offices if the need arises.
  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Valid passport



This is a full time, permanent position. If you would like a full job description or to apply with your CV and covering letter, email us at careers@schueco.com.


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Logistics Services Co-ordinator

Logistics Services Co-ordinator

Job Title:                Logistics Services Co-ordinator

Department:            Customer Services

Reporting to:           Customer Relations Lead

Location:                  Milton Keynes



Job Purpose:

To manage the overall internal complaints process, whilst providing a direct and clear line of communication with internal and external stakeholders. Ensuring stock accuracy within SAP and providing key systems knowledge to drive continuous improvement initiatives.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To manage complaints through to completion, including any subsequent stock movements and financial transactions.

  • Demonstrate customer focus and business acumen and ensure effective communication in order to facilitate timely complaint resolution
  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Process orders, including stock withdrawal and customer returns
  • Process order change management requests
  • Assist accounts with resolution of invoice queries
  • Take active part in continuous improvement initiatives and process streamlining within the operations department
  • Provide key system knowledge and support to the customer services team
  • Prioritise workload, balancing the needs of both the business and the customer
  • Maintain departmental KPIs
  • Any other tasks as requested by your manager
  • Take responsibility for own H&S and consciously act in a way to mitigate risks


Essential Skills:

  • Proactive with can-do attitude and initiative
  • Ability to communicate and interact across all levels of the organisation
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability to changing business needs
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Advanced in using all elements of Microsoft Office



Desirable Skills:

  • Extensive SAP knowledge and experience
  • Ability to communicate in German advantageous


This is a full time, permanent position. If you would like a full job description or to apply with your CV and covering letter, email us at careers@schueco.com.

The closing date is Wednesday 9 February 2022


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Customer Services Administrator

Customer Services Administrator

Job Title:                   Customer Services Administrator

Department:            Customer Services

Reporting to:           Commercial Aluminium and Coatings Supervisor

Location:                   Milton Keynes



Job Purpose:

To manage customer orders and enquiries in a professional and effective manner and in accordance with established standards and procedures. Building strong rapports with external and internal customers, you will strive to exceed expectations, and proactively identify more effective ways of working, representing Schüco’s best interest.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Input and manage customer orders within distribution deadlines using the AEP and SAP systems
  • Manage customer queries (product/delivery/availability/shortages etc.) and account queries by obtaining and evaluating all relevant information
  • Identify and resolve customer issues. Recommend process improvements
  • Invoice and credit customers for goods within specified time limits, making use of SAP periodic reports
  • Co-ordinate and progress orders and advise customers/ Business Development Managers of order status
  • Liaise with Credit Control in support of a coordinated smooth running of accounts
  • Maintain an organised up-to-date administration system to ensure efficient query resolution
  • Liaise with Logistic Service Centre on the closure of customer complaints
  • Run reports for customers, as required
  • Work closely with Commercial Team to achieve best results for customers and Schüco
  • Attend periodic customer review meetings
  • Maintain solid customer relationships by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Provide feedback on the efficiency of the customer service processes and make recommendations for improvement


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Proven sales administration experience
  • Customer-centric with positive outlook and attitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced user or MS Office packages (Word, Excel)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work in accordance with set processes and SLAs
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Proactive and well-organised


Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • SAP knowledge


This is a full time, permanent position. If you would like a full job description or to apply with your CV and covering letter, email us at careers@schueco.com.

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Product Trainer

Product Trainer

Job Title:          Product Trainer

Reports To:      Training Manager

Location:          Milton Keynes


Job Purpose

Responsible for creating and maintaining industry-leading training courses with a focus on developing our customers'  knowledge and competence on Schüco products and processes ensuring they are able to design, specify, fabricate and install Schüco products to the highest standards. Increasing customer engagement and organisational capability by delivering Theory and Practical courses on the full product range, including managing course assessments, examinations and training records for all stakeholders.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver theoretical and practical training courses for customers on all Schüco products and services.
  • Deliver theoretical and practical training courses to meet the needs of Schüco UK employees as identified by the Department Managers and Training Manager.
  • Deliver Training seminars through multiple channels including face to face and online and in attendance at customer premises when required.
  • Develop course material, presentations and assessments across all Schüco products.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of Schüco products.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of industry standards and legislation.


Essential Skills:

  • Training background with experience in technical course design and development
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with a high level of competency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to absorb and assimilate Schüco products, new ideas and technologies and be able to create suitable course material


Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of the Windows, Doors and Curtainwall industry (Schüco knowledge preferred)
  • Awareness of workshop fabrication techniques and processes
  • Awareness of construction site installation techniques and procedures.
  • Awareness of workshop and construction site health & safety.

This is a full time, permanent contract position. If you would like a full job description or to apply with your CV and covering letter, email us at careers@schueco.com

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Training Manager

Training Manager

Job Title:        Training Manager

Reports To:    Head of Product Management

Location:        Milton Keynes


Job Purpose                                                                                    

This role is vital to ensure Schüco partners and colleagues are trained to the highest standards to maintain the Schüco brand reputation.  Responsible for the effective management of the Schüco Training Department, creating and maintaining an industry-leading product training programme with a focus on developing our customers and colleagues knowledge and competence on Schüco products, processes and standards. Increasing customer engagement and organisational capability by leading a team of skilled technical trainers and delivering a service that exceeds our customer and organisational needs. Communicating these requirements effectively to the centralised training department ensuring the UK industry standards are correctly represented. 


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design, create and promote training programmes capturing mandatory, regulatory, developmental and organisational requirements for the Schüco UK product range
  • Create and deliver learning content utilising  multiple  channels that are suitable for a variety of delivery methods with a focus on digital training solutions
  • Collaborate with teams across the business to create a matrix of appropriate subject matter and knowledge levels and upskill internal colleagues about the UK Schüco product range
  • Consult and collaborate with Central Training Team in Bielefeld on Learning Management Creation Systems, shared content and distribution
  • Maintain up to date training records of all training attendees
  • Set and maintain departmental policies and procedures with responsibility for quality, course bookings, customer service and the general day-to-day running of the team

Essential Skills:

  • Experience and/or working knowledge of the fenestration industry
  • Holder of a recognised professional training qualification
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of training and L&D best practice
  • Experienced trainer and facilitator able to flex style to operate at all levels
  • Strong data analysis including ROI and performance data to develop and improve L&D interventions
  • Demonstrable training background and/or coaching skills and an ability to engage with people
  • Experience of designing a range of training and assessment interventions.
  • Knowledge of a range of training techniques and modern methods of delivery.
  • Knowledge of recognised learning providers and training assessment bodies
  • Experience of digital training tools, e-learning techniques and delivery methods
  • Highly IT literate – minimum intermediate Word, Excel and PowerPoint with other appropriate package skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Qualified assessor for a recognised training provider
  • Forward-thinking with an ability to act creatively and disrupt conventional views
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Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative

Job Purpose

Using mechanical handling equipment and automatic warehouse equipment, as required pick and replenishment of stock in the Warehouse and dispatch areas to ensure that customer orders are made ready for despatch.


Key Tasks:

  • Using IT system generated information to accurately and carefully pick, pack and load materials for delivery and check/report any damage.
  • Safe storage of materials, recording information on IT system and reporting any discrepancies.
  • Handling machinery according to training and completing the safety check sheets, reporting any issues.
  • Operating forklift trucks / Lifting equipment ensuring all checks are carried out prior to use.
  • Safely loading/unloading supplier/customer vehicles, in teams or, on occasion, under own direction.
  • Inspect, record and store incoming materials (using hand-scanner/PC) and complete documentation and IT system information.
  • Ensure housekeeping is to the highest standard.
  • Stock checks.
  • Being flexible in approach to: working in all trained areas of the warehouse; and working in a team environment.


Essential Skills:

  • Willingness to learn
  • The ability to work in a team environment and share work appropriately
  • Flexible approach to working hours and to working in all areas of the warehouse
  • Lifting
  • Ability to work to deadlines


Additional / Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Forklift license
  • Conversant with health and safety legislation
  • Health and safety awareness


Supporting information

  • Lives within daily commuting distance of Milton Keynes
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Clean driving license


This is a full time, permanent position. To apply for this position please send your CV along with a covering letter to careers@schueco.com


STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE


COVID-19 considerations:
Covid-19 precautions in place; face masks to be worn at all times, sanitizer stations across site, social distancing in place

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Covid-19 precautions

The health of our applicants, employees, customers and partners is our top priority. For this reason, we are currently taking additional precautions as per below and also offer video interviews instead of personal interviews for some positions. Stay safe!

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place
  • Initial interview via telephone or WebEx

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Welcome to the career page of Schüco - one of the leading suppliers of pioneering building envelopes.

3 GOOD REASONS FOR CHOOSING SCHÜCO
Asking yourself why Schüco is the right company for you? Here are 3 good reasons why you should choose to work for Schüco:
At Schüco, you will be working for the market and technology leader.
Regardless of whether you're in our Technical or Finance & Accounting departments, at Schüco you will always be at the forefront.
UK based - market leading global company.
As an international company we work in a wide variety of regions and develop connections throughout the world - global teamwork is part of our day-to-day business.
We operate responsibly - committed to people and the environment.
Our team thrives to develop the windows, doors and facades of the future, which are amongst the most beautiful, most user-friendly, energy efficient and safest on the market.

Does this sound like a company you want to join? Then we look forward to hearing from you!

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Schueco UK Limited
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+44 1908 282111 careers@schueco.com
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