Careers

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Established over 35 years ago, Charles Day (Steels) Ltd has grown to become one of the UK’s largest and most diverse profiling and cutting firms.  Due to continued growth we are looking for energetic and driven people to join our vibrant team to help build on our already industry leading reputation. 

We are a third-generation family run business with a belief that no-one should feel like a small cog in a big machine.  Our people are our most important resource and we aim to support and encourage development in our fast paced yet friendly environment. 

We understand job hunting is time consuming, if you feel you are a good fit for the below role/s please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] and we will be sure to give you a prompt response.

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  • Technical Sales Engineer

    Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

    Job title: Technical Sales Engineer
    Department: Sales Office
    Reporting to: Sales Manager
    Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm
    Salary: £23k to £35k+ (dependant on experience, open to negotiation)

    The Candidate

    The successful candidate/s will be responsible for and tasked with growing their customer account base and increasing sales within it, as well as having a proactive approach to generating new business customers. 

    They will be expected to converse politely and efficiently with customers ensuring high expectations are met and will be responsible for taking a lead or enquiry through from point of sale to delivery. 

    The ability to work well in a team is essential, but candidates must also be confident to work from their own initiative to handle enquiries and manage their own customer base effectively. 

    This requires b interpersonal and organisational skills with an attention to detail, interacting with both customers directly and all teams internally, such as CAD Drawing, Production and Accounts. 

    Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have good Maths and English skills, be computer literate with experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Outlook etc). 

    CAD experience and the ability to read technical drawings is necessary and a reasonable knowledge of metal specifications would also be useful, together with any knowledge of our cutting methods and previous sales experience preferred.    

    Responsibilities

    The main role is to grow sales through direct interaction with existing customers and equally seeking out new business opportunities.  The successful candidate will be responsible for their own account base and customers, building b relationships within them, and ensuring every order placed is to the highest standard.  This will include:

    • Answer incoming sales calls
    • Monitor and respond to customer email enquiries
    • Support and problem solve customer queries/challenges at every opportunity
    • Build quotes and progress orders dependent on customer requirements
    • Maintain a high level of service and reliability throughout all customer contact
    • Maintain and grow current customer relationships
    • Proactively seek out new business opportunities and convert into orders

    Ultimately, a willingness to learn new skills is required as full training will be given to suitable candidates.  We hire for attitude. 

    Working Location

    Sheffield – near Meadowhall and M1
    Commutable from: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and surrounding areas.

    Company Benefits

    32 days holiday inc bank holiday
    Free car parking
    Full training available

    How to apply

    If you have an interest in manufacturing and engineering and would like to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or by post to:

    Recruitment,
    Charles Day (Steels) Ltd
    6 Downgate Drive
    Sheffield
    S4 8BT

  • Dispatch Operative

    Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

    Job title: Dispatch Operative
    Department: Production
    Reporting to: Foreman and Production Manager
    Hours of work: 2 Shift Pattern (6am-2pm and 2pm – 10pm)
    The Candidate: The successful candidate will be reliable with an eye for detail.  Ultimately, they will be the last point of quality checks before the customer receives their order and so must be attentive and effective, ensuring all orders are complete and correct before approving delivery. 

    General Responsibilities and Requirements:

    • Checking customer orders are correct and accounted for.
    • Packing parts onto pallets
    • Shrink wrapping and packaging orders
    • Locating, counting and checking cut parts
    • Loading/Unloading lorries
    • Customer collections

    Experience a preference but not essential, ideally the candidate will possess a valid Fork Lift Truck licence with Overhead Crane experience but again not essential. Pending a successful initial period, we will provide training and licencing for both. 

  • Operator Assistant and Labourer

    Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

    Job title: Operator Assistant and Labourer
    Department: Production
    Reporting to: Foreman and Production Manager
    Hours of work: 3 Shift Pattern (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am)
    The Candidate: The successful candidate will be a proactive individual with an eagerness to help and learn the various processes carried out throughout the shop floor.  They will be in direct contact with customer orders and will contribute to the high level of quality and service we provide. 

    General Responsibilities and Requirements:

    • Loading material onto machines
    • Unloading cut parts and scrap material
    • Marking up parts
    • Grinding/Cleaning up of parts
    • General house keeping and some heavy lifting required.
    • Assisting operators with the cutting and management of customer orders.

    Experience a preference but not essential, ideally the candidate will possess a valid Fork Lift Truck licence with Overhead Crane experience but again not essential. Pending a successful initial period, we will provide training and licencing for both. 

    If successful in the role there will be opportunity to progress to various machine operating roles with all necessary training provided by the company. 

  • Stock Control Assistant

    Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

    Job title: Stock Control Assistant
    Department: Production
    Reporting to: Foreman and Production Manager
    Hours of work: 2 Shift Pattern (6am-2pm and 2pm – 10pm)
    The Candidate: The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to the throughput of the shop floor and ensuring a reliable service to customers.  They will be jointly responsible for the accurate and detailed organisation of stock ensuring the inhouse ERP system is up to date so materials can be effectively fed to the required machines.    

    General Responsibilities and Requirements:

    • Stock control, organisation and handling
    • Ensuring a steady flow of material to machines in line with specific order requirements
    • Ensure stock is in the correct location and effectively accounted for
    • General house keeping
    • Fork Lift Truck Licence required.

    Experience a preference but not essential, ideally the candidate will possess a valid Fork Lift Truck licence with Overhead Crane experience but again not essential. Pending a successful initial period, we will provide training and licencing for both. 

    If successful in the role there will be opportunity to progress to various machine operating roles with all necessary training provided by the company. 

Work with us

State-of-the-art

We continue to invest in the latest cutting technology to provide our customers with the highest quality profile cut parts.

24 hour cutting

Our 6 laser machines are cutting around the clock to ensure we’re always able to provide short lead-times.

Precision parts

We know how important accuracy is for our clients. Our lasers provide the very best in precision cut parts.
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    We’ve been in the profiling business for over 35 years and today we’re considered one of the largest and most diverse specialist cutting companies in the UK. We continue to invest in the latest cutting and automation technology to provide our customers with the highest quality cut parts in the shortest possible lead time.Contact us with your requirements today and join over 5000 customers who choose us for their profiling needs.

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    If you have drawings to send, we’re happy to accept DXF, DWG or dimensioned PDF files. By sending the above file types, we can easily process your order with our quoting system which vastly improves the speed at which we can get you a price.

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    For simple profiles such as squares, rectangles and cirlces with simple holes or slots we can work without a drawing.Alternatively, we also have an in-house CAD drawing team who can draw up your profile for you.As well as this, we also have a Laser QC scanner which enables us to scan and convert a physical object to a readable CAD file.