Working with BHC

BHC Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading Structural Steel Fabrication and Construction companies, supplying and erecting fabricated steel nationwide within the UK and Ireland.

We are always on the lookout for talented, driven people who are dedicated to continuing the success of BHC.

Have you got what it takes?

Our current vacancies include:

  • Assistant Material Controller
  • Structural Steel Loading Operative
  • Platers
  • Paint Shop Foreman
  • Paint Shop Manager
  • Industrial Spray Painter
  • Excavator Driver
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Steel Erectors
  • Construction Programmer/Planner

Further details of our vacancies are listed below  – and also on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Assistant Material Controller

Basic duties of the role will include assisting the Production Material Controller with the below duties:

  • Booking in material and dealing with associated Admin.
  • Allocating material in line with production demands and material availability.
  • Controlling stock and assisting with stock takes.
  • Liaising with Purchasing for material orders.
  • Working to Production targets.
  • Organising material delivery’s with suppliers and internal departments.
  • Keeping Training Matrix up to date for Production Operatives.

Requirements of the role:

  • Ability to interact in a team environment.
  • Structural steel background would be an advantage but not essential.
  • IT Literate.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Structural Steel Loading Operative

Main Responsibilities:

  • To review load sheets for structural steel loads, ensuring that each load is set out in a stable manner, working to BHC Loading Procedures.
  • To operate overhead cranes for the positioning of materials whilst building the load.
  • To ensure that all materials are secured as per BHC Loading Procedures prior to the lifting of loads on to trailers for transportation.
  • To ensure safe loading methods are adhered to with consideration given to the unloading of materials on site.
  • To ensure that the loading operation does not compromise the product quality.
  • To adhere to work schedules for priority loadings as issued by the loading Manager / Supervisor.
  • To maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness / housekeeping within the loading bay at all times.
  • To communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with all colleagues and Sub Transport Contractors.

Knowledge and Experience

  • A working experience with structural steel would be advantageous for this role.
  • Experience in the use of Overhead Cranes/telehandlers would be advantageous.
  • The job requires an individual who can work as part of a team or on their own, meeting targets and deadlines as set by the loading management team.
  • Full training will be provided.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Platers

We currently have a vacancy for Platers within our fabrication facility.

The desired personnel will have the following experience:

  • Experience in a Structural Steel environment.
  • Have a clear understanding of detailed drawings.
  • Be able to work in a team and in a timeous manner.
  • Mig/Mag welding experience is essential.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Paint Shop Foreman

Due to continuous expansion we are seeking a Foreman to work within our Paint Shop.

Main Responsibilities

  • To liaise daily with management on workload and targets.
  • To ensure regular maintenance is always carried out on all equipment.
  • To allocate coatings jobs to their team.
  • To ensure that all Coatings Operatives apply materials in accordance with the standard methods / procedures.
  • To maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness / housekeeping.
  • To communicate effectively with and maintain working relationships.
  • Ensure scanning of work is carried out correctly and efficiently.
  • Monitor and implement correct usage of PPE.
  • Set up work schedule in advance of teams daily start time.
  • Mentoring of trainees and apprentices to suit company methods.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Supervising and mentoring skills are required.
  • Must be able to effectively plan the workload of the team on both day shift and night shift and liaise effectively with other departments in order to achieve customer delivery requirements.
  • The job requires an individual who can cascade information effectively to their team and meet targets and deadlines set.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Protective Coatings.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Paint Shop Manager

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the daily management of all labour resources within the paint shop and loading area.
  • To ensure all scheduled maintenance is carried out on all paint plant.
  • To identify training needs and arrange approved training as necessary.
  • To attend daily management briefings.
  • To ensure customer specifications are reviewed and achieved.
  • To ensure all quality and environmental procedures and adhered to.
  • To liaise with internal/external suppliers.
  • To maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness/housekeeping by conducting daily audits.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Organisation, Planning and Management skills are required.
  • Must be able to effectively plan the workload of the team for both day shift and night shift and liaise effectively with other departments in order to achieve customer delivery requirements.
  • The job requires an individual who can cascade information effectively to their team to meet targets and deadlines set.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Industrial Paint Sprayer

Due to continuous expansion we are looking for a skilled and experienced Industrial Paint Sprayer to prepare and coat structural steel components.

Duties will include:

  • Paint spraying using two pack and/or Intumescent application on heavy industrial steel components.
  • Spraying using airless pressure king pumps and hand application to a high quality standard.

Requirement of the role:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Industrial Paint Spraying.
  • Candidates should have experience in quality checks such as DFT/WFT and surface preparation.
  • A working experience of spray and hand application of primer / Intumescent coatings processes and operations for structural steel would be an advantage for this role.
  • Must have a good work ethic, be reliable and flexible.
  • Can work independently or in a team.

Job Location:- Carnwath

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Excavator Driver

BHC require an experienced Excavator Driver to assist with our Main Contract, Industrial and Agricultural projects.

CPCS Card is essential.

As an experienced Machine/Digger Driver who has previously worked on Construction sites, you ideally will have:

  • Experience driving 13 and 20ton excavators
  • Ability to work under self-initiative and as part of a team.

Other skills required: –

  • Good Timekeeping.
  • Hard working.
  • Reliable.

Job location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire / Various locations throughout the UK.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Maintenance Engineer

We have an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join the company to assist with the efficient and effective day to day running of the Manufacturing Facility.

You will be responsible for:-

  • Ensuring that the facilities , layout and machinery used to produce new and existing materials and goods run to their maximum efficiency and output.
  • Total preventative maintenance, managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment (including software programming).
  • People management and budgetary/cost reporting.

Duties include but are not limited to:-

  • An ability to work well under pressure.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Relevant technical knowledge
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Efficiency and organisation
  • Teamworking skills
  • Shift working and overtime as required
  • Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods.
  • Carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work and responding to equipment faults.
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems.
  • Fitting new parts and making sure equipment is working correctly.
  • Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
  • Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components.
  • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment.
  • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs.
  • Improving health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Working with specialist equipment such as CNC Saw, Drilling & Plasma Equipment.
  • Make sure Risk Assessments are carried out individually and departmentally.
  • Ensure that Heath, Safety and Environment requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensuring there is continuous cover of machinery and equipment in case of breakdowns.
  • Working at heights/ IPAF license
  • Electrical qualifications (mechanical desired)
  • A knowledge of LOLER Regulations
  • Overhead crane experience is essential.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Steel Erectors

Due to continuous expansion we currently have a number of positions available;

  • Erection foremen
  • Steel erectors
  • Complete squads

Work will be UK wide with staying away duties included. The applicant needs to have a good head for heights and be physically fit, the works will be mainly external conditions.

CSCS cards will be an advantage.

Excellent career progression available within the company, pension system and statutory holidays provided.

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

Construction Programmer/ Planner

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Construction Programmer/Planner to centralise all of the company’s project & labour plans.

Duties of the Programmer include:

  • Develop Construction/Tender Programs.
  • Conduct site visits and look through the works and drawings when required.
  • Review contractor schedules and schedule risk analysis.
  • Produce progress/program reports in conjunction with Project & Construction Managers.

Requirements of the role:

  • Operational experience together with previous significant experience of planning within the construction and steel industry.
  • Master programming – design, procurement, pre-commencement, construction, commissioning and production of design schedules.
  • Knowledge of project planning processes and the project life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of the procurement processes necessary for designing and building commercial projects.

Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages including Microsoft Projects or similar version and the ability to pick up new software quickly.

Job Location – Carnwath, South Lanarkshire (Site Visits as required).

Applications can be submitted using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located at the bottom of the page.

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