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Clade Engineering always welcomes applications from qualified and experienced individuals across the United Kingdom.

Our national coverage and continued growth mean we are continually looking for new people to join our business. Clade Engineering is a nationwide refrigeration, HVAC and building services business committed to providing the very best customer service to our growing customer base.

As a supplier of carbon conscious heating and cooling products and services to a range of sectors we welcome those who, like us, have concerns about climate change and its impact on people and the natural world. From our Technology Centre in Leeds, we develop heat pump products and refrigeration plant using only natural refrigerants; delivering these to industry sectors from Agriculture to Food Retail and Distribution.

OUR POSITIONS

Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Leeds/Home

As an Intermediate Design Engineer the role is a key appointment within the mechanical and electrical design team at Clade. The role requires an intermediate level engineer to help lead the mechanical engineering activities, providing detailed design engineering as well as working closely with the sales/estimating team to provide concept designs, estimates and budgets to a variety of projects. This position will report directly to the Design Manager.

This role is suited to an engineer with good experience of low temperature hot water heating design and can accurately design both new heating networks and integrate new plant into existing systems. A key part of the role is the ability to lead and assist other members of the design team. In addition to main design duties this role enjoys a close working relationship with live engineering projects and installations. The candidate will need to support the site operations team and be able to make informed decisions on all mechanical matters. The role will suit somebody who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, working with multiple disciplines, new technologies and new concepts.

Key responsibilities:

    • • Review enquiries with the Projects Team and agree feasibility to full concept designs for all mechanical systems.
    • • Survey sites to assess existing building services systems and provide concepts and comment on client requirements.
    • • Provide concept designs and costings and assist in tender preparation including specification writing.
    • • Development of initial feasibility designs to full detailed design on successful projects – taking the lead of the mechanical and electrical design team as required.
    • • Calculate HVAC loads, electrical consumption, flow rates, pipe sizes etc.
    • • Have a solid understanding of controls to be able to liaise with the controls engineers to agree a control philosophy and assist creation of descriptions of operation.
    • • Responsible for the mechanical designs to agreed project budgets.
    • • Assist in the preparation of equipment schedules, equipment selections, and supplier’s quotations as requested.
    • • Assist in the preparation of design and specification packages, which are handed over to the Projects Team.
    • • Attend project meetings internally and with clients as required.
    • • Assist in the resolution of problems and issues on site as they occur.
    • • Prepare documentation for the Operation and Maintenance manual, obtaining copies of warranties, certificates and “as fitted” drawings as necessary.
    • • Support the customer post installation and answer queries.
    • • Post Project Evaluation of Key Lessons Learnt.
  • • Attend scoping and design meetings, and other meetings as required, to provide project and enquiry updates.

Skills and experience:

    • •Experience using industry standard software packages such as CAD, Hevacomp and IES etc.
    • • A solid understanding in mechanical engineering and building services as a whole.
    • • Minimum of Degree qualified within Building Services, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
    • • Worked towards a Chartered Engineer status.
    • • Strong technical experience essential.

Application Process:

To apply, please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

No agencies please.

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Project Manager

Location: Flexible

Reporting into our Projects Operations Manager, we are looking to expand our Projects department due to growth with two new roles.

Key responsibilities:

  • ‘Cradle to grave’ approach to the project management of refrigeration installation schemes within the food retail sector.
  • All projects must be delivered on time, within scope, budget and to a high standard.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Survey sites and create scoping documents based on client specification, preferences and good refrigeration practices.
  • Create programmes, phasing plans or other requirements as determined by the project needs, constraints and responsibilities to meet all of the customer’s requirements.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, such as H&S files, programmes, labour request forms and O&Ms.
  • Create and submit pricing documents for each allocated project using a mixture of client and internal schedules where necessary.
  • Take financial responsibility for each scheme including cost tracking and profit forecasting.
  • Work closely with the Clade Installations Manager to select site resource at the correct rates, skillset and levels of experience.
  • Order all materials required for each project based on the designs provided, scope of works and client specification.
  • Visit each live project site on a regular basis and communicate daily with the customer, principal contractor and internal teams.
  • Manage your own time effectively and productively whilst meeting the project requirements and never letting the customer down.
  • Capture all project variations throughout and communicate these appropriately.
  • Identify cost saving options at every opportunity whilst maintaining quality and the specification requirements.
  • Provide the Clade Projects Operations Manager with regular reports and updates on project progress (minimum weekly).

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in food retail project management.
  • Knowledge of refrigeration is essential.
  • Experience in planning, programming, procurement, and project delivery.
  • Excellent organisation, forward thinking and planning skills are essential.
  • Ability to solve problems and cope well under pressure.
  • Leadership skills and business acumen.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • Good time management and general proactive behaviour.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills. (written & verbal).
  • Understanding of financials and profitability.
  • Flexibility to work outside of regular working hours, as required.
  • Willingness to travel (within UK) where required.
  • Valid driver’s licence and safe driving record (clean driving licence).
  • IT literate.

Clade offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

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Manufacturing Operative

Location: Leeds

This role involves assembling and manufacturing goods and products within Clade predominantly but not limited to Heat Pumps, refrigeration plant and chillers or parts associated to the equipment.

You will be required to assemble or fabricate mechanical parts, pieces or products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications in a specific area of a production line in our manufacturing facility whilst reporting to the Team Leader.

Duties include:

  • Read, interpret and follow design, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
  • Follow instruction from Supervisors and leadership team relating to allocated works and Health & Safety.
  • Utilise handheld tools safely as well as the use and safe operation of electrical equipment where trained and / or qualified.
  • Performing brazing (where qualified to), in line with safe working practises.
  • Maintain inventory of product in workstations – follow allocated works and job packs and complete on time as instructed. Ensure Team Leader and Production Coordinator is informed upon completion.
  • Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards prior to office QA check by the Technical Support Engineer or Team Leader.
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation or report when defects are identified.
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes or instruction given.
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please

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Electrical Fitter

Location: Leeds

Competitive rates of pay.

We are currently looking to employ electrical fitters / engineers to carry out the installation of electrical components as well as the wiring of control panels to refrigeration plant, products and sub-assemblies. The role requires skills in the assemble or wiring electrical parts, pieces or products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications in a specific area of a production line in our manufacturing facility.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

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Commissioning Engineer

Location: Leeds, Manchester and London regions

Competitive rates of pay.

You will work principally in the region close to your home base however occasionally will also be required to work across the UK to cover holiday periods and at times of high demand.

Our Projects department is recruiting for another skilled Refrigeration Commissioning Engineer to join the growing team and assist with the commissioning of refrigeration plant, water chillers, pump stations and heat pumps. This is a great opportunity to make a real impact supporting our projects installation team by ensuring the commissioning of site based complex refrigeration systems across the UK.

Ideally you will have refrigeration commissioning experience gained within the food retail sector, using natural refrigerants and the latest controls for refrigeration plant.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the safe management of pressure testing and have an eye for quality.

Qualifications or recent experience and knowledge of working with most types of commercial or light industrial plant products will be helpful but not essential.

  • This is a site based commissioning role working on predominantly supermarket refrigeration systems and heat pumps.
  • The role will include the setup, testing, checking and fault finding of new and existing refrigeration plant and systems on new and existing food retail sites.
  • In addition to food retail, there will be opportunities to work on refrigeration systems in other related fields such as industrial sites.
  • There will be opportunities to work on the very latest in refrigeration technology, specifically brand new equipment from the UK and overseas.
  • The role reports to the Clade Commissioning Supervisor whilst working closely with the National Installations Manager and fellow Clade Commissioning Engineers.
  • The successful candidate will be joining a growing and ambitious company and will have the opportunity to play a key role in it’s future.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

  • experience in working on CO₂ and HFC refrigeration systems is essential.
  • the candidate must have good technical knowledge and experience of working on refrigeration systems within the food retail sector.
  • a ‘can do’ attitude and self-motivation is crucial in this role.
  • flexibility in working hours and travel requirements is needed.
  • the candidate must be IT literate and hold a full clean driving licence.
  • must have excellent organisation and communication skills.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

Enquire Now

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Leeds/Home (Office time in Leeds is required).

As a Senior Design Engineer the role is a key appointment within the mechanical and electrical design team at Clade. The role requires a senior level engineer to help lead the mechanical engineering activities, providing detailed design engineering as well as working closely with the sales/estimating team to provide concept designs, estimates and budgets to a variety of projects. This position will report directly to the Design Manager. This role is suited to an engineer with good experience of low temperature hot water heating design and can accurately design both new heating networks and integrate new plant into existing systems. A key part of the role is the ability to lead and assist other members of the design team. In addition to main design duties this role enjoys a close working relationship with live engineering projects and installations. The candidate will need to support the site operations team and be able to make informed decisions on all mechanical matters. The role will suit somebody who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, working with multiple disciplines, new technologies and new concepts.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Review enquiries with the Projects Team and agree feasibility to full concept designs for all mechanical systems.
  • Survey sites to assess existing building services systems and provide concepts and comment on client requirements.
  • Provide concept designs and costings and assist in tender preparation including specification writing.
  • Development of initial feasibility designs to full detailed design on successful projects – taking the lead of the mechanical and electrical design team as required.
  • Calculate HVAC loads, electrical consumption, flow rates, pipe sizes etc.
  • Have a solid understanding of controls to be able to liaise with the controls engineers to agree a control philosophy and assist creation of descriptions of operation.
  • Responsible for leading mechanical and electrical designs to agreed project budgets and ensuring all team members take financial responsibility in design.
  • Assist in the preparation of equipment schedules, equipment selections, and supplier’s quotations as requested.
  • Ensure comprehensive design and specification packages are handed over to the Projects Team.
  • Attend project meetings internally and with clients as required.
  • Assist in the resolution of problems and issues on site as they occur.
  • Prepare documentation for the Operation and Maintenance manual, obtaining copies of warranties, certificates and “as fitted” drawings as necessary.
  • Support the customer post installation and answer queries.
  • Post Project Evaluation of Key Lessons Learnt.
  • Attend scoping and design meetings, and other meetings as required, to provide project and enquiry updates.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience using industry standard software packages such as CAD, Hevacomp and IES etc
  • A solid understanding in mechanical engineering and building services as a whole
  • Minimum of Degree qualified within Building Services, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards with professional body registration.
  • Strong technical experience essential.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

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Stores Assistant

Location: Leeds

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To manage the day to day running of the stores and stock levels under the direction of the Stores Manager.
  • Fulfil work orders for up and coming builds inclusive of the issuing of goods from stock to the respective projects.
  • Ensuring all goods upon receipt are received into stock and located to their specific locations.
  • Ensure goods are easily located and the stores remains in good order at all times.
  • Upon receipt of a bill of material, pick the materials in full and ensure they are caged / palletised.
  • Issue the goods to the respective project and clearly mark the goods to identify these are issued.
  • Ensure adequate levels of all stock are maintained.
  • Identify volumes required for ordering via weekly checks and general day to day activities.
  • Each week cross reference Sage levels with actual stock levels and report findings for update and review to ensure accuracy in stock.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of the key Microsoft applications.
  • Knowledge of Sage would be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • Team working.
  • Good organisational skills.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

Enquire Now

Marketing Manager

Location: Leeds/Home

Clade is the leading brand for natural refrigerant heat pumps in the UK and is growing rapidly across home and export markets. We’re seeking a Marketing Manager who can grow with us and shares our ethos of fast moving, ethical business.

The Marketing Manager is a key role in the growing Clade team, it’s an exciting position in a leading sustainability business with a great brand. The role involves managing the brand in the hands-on development, delivery and ongoing management of campaigns.

This is a huge opportunity for a creative, self-motivated and ambitious individual who wants to break down industry barriers.

We’re 100% up for part time and flexible working, you will be required to bring a hard-working, focused attitude and some travel will be required.

Content Delivery

  • Supports the overall development and delivery of marketing campaigns with a view to running own campaigns quickly.
  • Manages and takes responsibility for the process of creative asset development.
  • Assists the leadership team in the development and management of events.
  • Supports the business with the necessary compliance of all marketing and communications activity.
  • Manages social media interaction, supporting the wider team to achieve maximum interaction.
  • Manages channel experts to plan and execute the content across platforms

Strategy and Planning

  • Collates and analyses feedback to improve and develop the next campaigns, inputting to the business strategy as required
  • Develops a solid understanding of our audience and how we interact with them.

Relationships and Development

  • Assists in cross-team co-ordination across creative, media, social and comms to ensure that campaign tactics are well understood and integrated across the teams, for a timely and integrated delivery across the team.
  • Takes a proactive interest in learning and developing their marketing discipline skills, and proactively offer opinion and seek feedback to influence plans, and to grow and develop professional expertise.

The Marketing Manager will be expected to either have some marketing experience or can demonstrate a clear aptitude for marketing work which involves creative judgement, skills of organisation, and ability to influence and collaborate with others.

The role requires knowledge and experience of:

  • Ability to work on own initiative while seeking appropriate input.
  • Able to critically evaluate ideas and information.
  • Organised and efficient.
  • Managing stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to express judgement on creative work.
  • Good written and spoken communication, with good presentation skills.
  • Able to work as a member of a team and collaborate across organisational boundaries.
  • Ability to meet targets and deadlines while managing a wide range of concurrent activities.
  • MS Dynamics CRM and marketing.
  • Experience of working with traditional media channels.
  • LinkedIn and YouTube optimisation experience.
  • Driving licence is required.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

Enquire Now

Sales Role

Location: Leeds/Home

We’re seeking a Sales person who can grow with us and shares our ethos of fast moving, ethical business.

We’re looking for an individual who has the right attitude and capabilities to drive revenue in a complex and challenging sector.  

Working across all types of and styles of engagement you will need a growth mindset, high levels of emotional intelligence and a fearless, tenacious attitude.  

Clade are the UKs leading brand in sustainable, natural refrigerant heat pumps and have a high growth strategy that this role will be key to.  

You will develop your own accounts and customers as well as serving leads generated by marketing, it’s a small team so a wide range of tasks is expected.  

You will be expected to contribute to marketing content creation and develop your own network in the sector by becoming a knowledgeable, trusted advisor to our customers.  

We’re 100% up for part time and flexible working but you will be required to bring a hard working, focused attitude. Travel and working hours to suit customers are expected.

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 14 days if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

To apply please send your CV and salary expectations to hr@clade-es.com

No agencies please.

Enquire Now

If you’re seeking a cleaner and greener future career with an employer that is supporting industry in reducing carbon emissions, please contact:
HR@clade-es.com

We offer an excellent package, with a competitive salary and exciting career opportunities.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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