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Job Opportunity – Assistant Material Controller

Assistant Material Controller

We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Stock Material Controller.

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

  • 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 order.
  • Working to Production targets.
  • Organising material delivery’s with supplier and internal departments.
  • Keeping Training Matrix up to date for production operatives.

Requirement of the role:

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

Training will be provided.

Job location:- Carnwath.

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

Job Opportunity – Structural Steel Loading Operative

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 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.

This is a key role to the business and required an individual who will be courteous toward all Management, Colleagues and Clients and has the ability to comply with Health and Safety Regulations.

Job Location: – Carnwath

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located on the Recruitment page.

Job Opportunity: 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.

Excellent career progression available within the company.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form located on the recruitment page.

Supervisor 2020

Supervisor 2020

Congratulations to Ryan Forsyth, Stephen Ferguson and Stuart Wilson who have successfully completed their Supervisor 2020 programme. They were presented with their certificates on the 5th September at the Royal Society of Edinburgh building, George Street, Edinburgh by Tim Kelly, Project Director of the redevelopment of Edinburgh St James Centre for Laing O’Rourke.

Job Opportunity – Paint Shop Foreman

Paint Shop Foreman

Due to continuous expansion we are seeking a Foreman to work in 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 coating 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 Opportunity – Mechanic/Fitter – Vacancy Fulfilled


An opportunity has arisen for an experience Mechanic/Fitter to join our team at Carnwath to help maintain an expanding fleet of construction machinery for use throughout the UK. The successful candidate will mainly be based at Carnwath, although they will be required to carry out work on site from time to time.

Job Description

Working within a team to ensure all vehicles and plant are maintained and serviced in accordance with the manufacturers requirements. To carry out servicing and repairs to all of our company plant, which would entail working on the following types of machines, telehandlers, MEWPS, mobile cranes, trombone, standard lorry trailers and all other types of construction based plant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Servicing, repairs and inspections to vehicles and plant.


  • Experience with plant and construction equipment, ability to work on their own initiative.
  • The ability to fault find within the electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems will be an advantage.
  • Job commitment.
  • Punctuality.
  • Clear communication skills, and the ability to use their own initiative to order parts etc.
  • Level 3 and time served in heavy plant.
  • Experience of working with construction and agricultural equipment will be an advantage.
  • Qualification in 6 Weekly Checks also advantageous.

Salary negotiable for the right candidate. Company offers good working conditions, company pension scheme and attractive holidays.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry Form.

Job Opportunity: Paint Shop Manager

Paint Shop Manager

BHC require a Paint Shop Manager to oversee the day-today running of the Paint shop.

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 are 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.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Application Form located at the bottom of the Recruitment page.

2018 Apprentices

2018 Apprentices

BHC would like to thank everyone that made the effort to attend our Apprenticeship Open Day in June.

Following the success of the day, we have hired 17 apprentices for our manufacturing workshop. The group included Apprentice CNC Operatives, Fabricator Welders, Industrial Spray Painters and Platers.

The apprenticeship is a modular based training course that is completed within the workplace. The modules will be used to guide the apprentices through the various aspects of the role e.g. the Fabricator Welders will gain experience in the role of marking, cutting and assembling steel components with the assistance of those who have the skills and experience to guide them.

On completion of the apprenticeship, employees will be awarded the BCSA CRAFT Apprenticeship.

Tough Mudder 2018

Tough Mudder 2018

Last weekend a team of BHC employees successfully completed Tough Mudder 2018!

Job Opportunity: Part Time Cleaner – Vacancy Fulfilled

Part Time Cleaner

Reporting to various management, the role involves maintaining a consistent level of housekeeping, ensuring that all scheduled cleaning works are completed in a timeous fashion.

Key Objectives:

  • Upkeep of Builders Merchants including the cleaning and tidying of all shop displays.
  • Maintaining clean and tidy offices, kitchens and toilet blocks.
  • Making sure the outside areas of the shop are well presented, clean windows, swept entrance etc.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to work independently and use initiative.
  • To be reliable and responsible with a flexible approach to work.

This role will require a minimum of 12 works hours per week.

Applications can be made using the BHC Job Enquiry form located on the Recruitment Page.