Careers

Being an Employee Owned business, every employee is an owner of the business, all working towards one goal......a great place to be!

Sutcliffe Play is committed to improving the quality of children’s play through the design and manufacture of playground equipment. Its ambitions for growth are matched only by its total commitment to quality at every level and its determination to provide a rewarding environment for its employees.

We currently have vacancies for the following positions:

Junior Estimator

We are looking to recruit a Junior Estimator who will assist with the managing and design layout of quotes/tenders required for our playground designs.  The costing aspects of the scheme will be achieved using Auto Cad and Excel Spreadsheets, ultimately passing on the projects to the Play Area Designers.

The post holder will be integral in helping to develop our business and achieve our commercial targets by maximising the efficiency of all costings within timescales and budgets.

The successful candidate will have the ability to use appropriate design software.

For this role the candidate will have the following skills and expertise:

  • IT Skills with AutoCAD and Excel Spreadsheets. Must be confident with both applications.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any one time.
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure and prioritise work load.
  • Self-motivated and efficient time management.
  • Quick learner.

The successful candidate will be working closely with the PAD Manager and training will be given.

Competitive salary package to include non-contractual incentive and profit share schemes.

Anticipated commencement date is mid-August to Sept.

For a full job description or to apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV to julie@sutcliffeplay.co.uk.

 

Sales Office Manager  

The Sales Office Manager will be responsible for the management and development of an established and knowledgeable internal sales team and will be integral in helping Sutcliffe Play develop the business and achieve its commercial targets. An important responsibility of the role going forward is the creation of project design statements which support our tender submissions by means of a written narrative based around the play area design and the customer brief.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate their ability to:

  • manage a small but technically competent internal sales team
  • demonstrate a working experience of creative writing
  • deliver high quality documentation with an eye to detail
  • must have excellent written skills in English and be competent with Microsoft Office
  • demonstrate a good understanding of the mechanics which create a successful and professional office environment
  • communicate effectively with customers, external and internal teams

Experience and Knowledge.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated sales professional with a proven track record of managing a similar sales office environment with a commitment to succeed. Preferably with experience of creating written project documentation however a good understanding of Microsoft Office is essential. An understanding of managing a CRM system and Sage would also be beneficial.

This exciting opportunity to join the UK’s largest Employee Owned play manufacturer is part of a structured growth strategy and an exciting time to join the team.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Sales & Marketing Director.

We offer a competitive salary based on previous experience in a similar role and the company operates target-related incentive and profit share schemes.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV to julie@sutcliffeplay.co.uk.

 

Mig Welder

A new Mig Welder is sought who will join our welding and fabrication team. The post holder will be integral in helping Sutcliffe Play develop the business and achieve its commercial targets by welding within timescales and budgets.

The successful candidate will have experience in pipe welding and will need the following skills:

  • Ability to pipe weld
  • Ability to read technical drawings

Reporting into the Metal Shop Team Manager, the position is full time, 38.5 hour week. 7am – 3.15pm with a 1. 30pm finish on Friday. Overtime is available.

Salary details are £9.23 to £10.23 per hour + non-contractual incentive scheme + profit share.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV to julie@sutcliffeplay.co.uk.

Sutcliffe Play is an Employee Owned business and an equal opportunities employer.