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Our Engineering Careers

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.

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Job Role: Commissioning and Quality Engineer

Location: Leeds

As the Commissioning and Quality Engineer, you will play a key role in overall life span of a product with involvement and engagement at concept with the Design team, through to the pre commissioning and in certain cases, the commissioning of the product on site. As a key part of the engineering standards, you will act in an advisory capacity to the Design and Production team through to the client as well as offer technical support to the client post dispatch.

The role will include design involvement working closely with the Product Manager and Manufacturing Manager to drive standards, product development, control and commissioning standards and guides.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Director and ensuring weekly / monthly updates
  • Visits to the Sites during the month (no fixed days or qty) to ensure product support
  • Responsible for the production and collation of plant commissioning and start up guides (not O&M’s)
  • Involvement with the Product Manager in the training of the production team for engineering QA pre commissioning
  • Training of 3rd parties in the commissioning of CLADE products
  • Pre commissioning of special products and R&D projects (Leeds or site)
  • Technical support to customers and internal teams with reporting and logging of the issue or support requirement to completion
  • Involvement in the development of existing products through site based experience and feedback
  • Involvement in the development of new products and R&D
  • Review of existing componentry with design team and involvement in the re-selection of alternative components (engineering or cost benefit)
  • Development of standardised control philosophy and set points
  • Development of start up guides for products
  • Overseas travel where required for product support / commissioning
  • Communication of key technical updates and changes to the customers or Clade commissioning and aftercare teams
  • Attendance to existing sites to review and action changes where required (e.g. repeat issues, updates etc)
  • PED testing and QA audits

Skills and experience:

  • 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 and Heat Pumps
  • 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:

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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Job Role: 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.

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 21 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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Job Role: 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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Job Role: 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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Job Role: Junior Stores Assistant

Location: Leeds

This role is ideal for a recent school or college leaver looking to learn a trade and to develop within a growing company.  Full training will be provided to the successful candidate

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To assist managing 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.

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 with the ability to learn new applications.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude.
  • Team working.
  • Good organisational skills.

Application Process:

To apply, please send your CV 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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Job Role: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Leeds/Home

Purpose of your role:

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.

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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Job Role: Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Leeds/Home

Purpose of your role:

As a Senior Design Engineer the role is a key appointment within the mechanical, electrical and refrigeration design team at Clade. The role requires a senior level engineer to help lead the electrical 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 electrical and can accurately design both new electrical infrastructure and integrate new plant into existing systems. The role will support the mechanical and refrigeration 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 electrical 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 electrical systems.
  • Survey sites to assess existing electrical systems, with a HVAC and refrigeration focus, and provide concepts and comment on client requirements.
  • Support the refrigeration design team in compiling detailed and technical designs for major retailers
  • 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 electrical design team as required.
  • Calculate electrical loads, electrical consumption, cable 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 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, Amtec, Dialux etc
  • Proven experience in Refrigeration Electrical Design, Network Design and Controls Design is desirable.
  • A solid understanding in electrical engineering
  • Minimum of Degree qualified within Building Services, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards with professional body registration.
  • Strong technical experience essential.
  • NIC – Needs to be familiar with this system and latest regs
  • Driving licence required for site visits.

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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Job Role: Senior Refrigeration Design Engineer

Location: Leeds/Home

Purpose of your role:

As a Senior Design Engineer the role is a key appointment within the refrigeration design team at Clade. The role requires a senior level engineer to help lead the refrigeration 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, primarily in the retail refrigeration market. This position will report directly to the Design Manager. This role is ideally suited to an engineer with experience of retail refrigeration who can take the lead on refrigeration design and is able 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 refrigeration 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 refrigeration systems.
  • Survey stores to assess existing refrigeration 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 refrigeration design team as required.
  • Produce detailed designs for a wide range of refrigeration systems.
  • Calculate cooling/refrigeration loads/electrical details, flow rates, pipe sizes etc.
  • Have a solid understanding of refrigeration 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 refrigeration 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, Micropipe and Microcalc, valve selection software etc.
  • A solid understanding in refrigeration and thermodynamics.
  • 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.

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.

 

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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