Open positions

Hull

  • Assistant Project Manager

    The role is part of the Programme Management team and will work actively with all business functions to support new products and business wide projects as required. The job holder is required to support Senior Project Managers and the Programme Management team in delivering projects (from both technical and project management viewpoints), and complete tasks associated with project compliance and coordination. They will also take ownership of workstreams within projects or manage small or factored projects. The job holder is required to support the collation and completion of robust business cases and assist in the deliverance of projects to time, specification and cost, without compromising on quality in accordance with business processes. The successful job holder will be expected to liaise with both internal and external customers and stakeholders in a professional and effective manner.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a sound theoretical approach to technology and demonstrate practical application of engineering knowledge in planning and specifying activities and problem solving/solution evaluation. Ability to understand, interpret technical data and write reports.
    • Collaboration with third party expertise/contracts as required to meet NPI and advanced development programmes.
    • Support project teams and the Programme Management team to create and deliver agreed projects to time, cost and specification in line with company policy and procedures, to industry regulation and standards.
    • Develop and maintain technical and project documentation and action/monitor tasks for own projects and other projects of the Programme Management team.
    • Knowledge and understanding of all regulations and standards related to area of competence and general awareness of regulations and standards in all areas.
    • Support the planning of projects within area of responsibility and delivery of all agreed projects in adherence with NPI & company processes.
    • Support of creation and monitoring of budgets, business case, risk registers, H&S, timeline & resource plans, while ensuring efficient and effective delivery.
    • Communication and support effective management of risks & escalation with possible solutions & mitigation options.
    • Contribution and full adherence to continuous improvement, ensuring ongoing review and development of NPI & business processes.
    • Understand and maintain relevant technical skills.
    • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with business management, colleagues and external stakeholders.
    • Lead by example to leverage both team and individual strengths, identifying strengths of self and others to enhance team delivery, whilst providing guidance and support.
    • Ability to identify and challenge the critical path activities and create scenarios to ensure the best possible project outcome is achieved by the business.
    • Provide proactive drive to ensure project delivery against the business/departmental KPIs.
    • Support or ability to seek support from/to other functions in delivering specific aspects of the project (e.g. R&D, procurement, Industrial engineering, quality etc..)
    • Managing key internal and external customer requirements/needs.
    • Able to establish an effective communications framework within a cross functional project team.

    The Job Holder should have the following :

    •  Leadership skills – Can establish rapport with and respond appropriately to others to facilitate teamwork. Listens and understands well. Develops a network of relevant contacts and works effectively and constructively with immediate colleagues. Recognises the value of teamwork. Willing to share information and ideas.
    • Performance Bias - Plans and prioritises own immediate tasks, overcoming obstacles to meet assigned objectives on time.
    • Stage gate / NPI methodologies - Able to apply basic stage gate process when managing routine projects.
    • Risk Management - A basic understanding of the philosophy and principles behind risk. Aware of the common language and terms when discussing projects.
    • Technical – awareness of engineering/science principles
    • Communication skills: Able to communicate messages to the team.  Ability to ask questions to determine correct information.
    • Partnership and teamworking - Can establish rapport with and respond appropriately to others to facilitate teamwork. Listens and understands well.
    • HSE - Follow procedures. Can recognise right and wrong behaviours and advise on simple corrective action to make improvements.
    • Degree/Qualifications
      • Graduate (or equivalent) in Engineering, Science discipline, or other related topic (desirable)
    • Experience
      • Project management experience/background (desirable)
      • Exposure to Lean manufacturing disciplines (desirable)
      • Experience of managing and leading a team
    • Training (desirable)
      • PRINCE2 or equivalent
      • Project Management tools/software
    • Other
      • Sound IT Skills
      • Emotional intelligence and influencing skills

    Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment.

    Candidates should read our privacy notice here and confirm that they have read this on their covering letter.

    GA- UK is an Equal Opportunities and Age Positive Employer.

    To apply email [email protected] with your CV and cover letter.

  • Graphic Designer

    This role will report into the Head of Creative and assist with producing marketing concepts, print and digital artwork, ensuring that brand guidelines are adhered to for brand consistency.

    The job holder will be expected to:

    • create print-ready materials for use by all Groupe Atlantic brands
    • create web, social media and digital marketing graphics
    • follow brand guidelines with precision
    • develop new design concepts, graphics and page layouts
    • ensure deadlines are met and material is created to the highest quality
    • proofread to produce accurate and high-quality artworks
    • work with internal teams to ensure that goals are aligned
    • liaise with external suppliers
    • be a team player, working constructively and positively
    • maintain excellence in graphic design and future technologies
    • assist in all other tasks within the department as needed.

    Essential requirements include:

    • A degree or equivalent experience in graphic design with a minimum of 3 years professional experience
    • Experience of working within a fast-paced, results-orientated business
    • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Experience of After Effects animation/video software is desirable
    • Proficient computer skills using MS Office products
    • Demonstrated ability to produce outstanding graphics
    • Creative flair, originality, and a strong visual sense.

    Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment. 

    Candidates should read our privacy notice here and confirm that they have read this on their covering letter. 

    To apply email [email protected] with your CV and cover letter.

  • Salesforce Developer

    The Salesforce Developer will report to the Commercial Platform Manager and be responsible for designing, developing and deploying custom solutions on the Salesforce platform using Apex, Lighting Components and other relevant technologies. They will collaborate with the Salesforce Team to validate business requirements considerations such as security, scalability and limits.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Integration: Integrate Salesforce with other business systems, applications, and third-party services.
    • Code Optimisation: Best Practices: Adhere to Salesforce best practices, maintain code documentation, and write/maintain test classes for all custom development. Optimize existing codebase for performance, scalability, and maintainability.
    • Automation: Design and implement automation processes using Flows to streamline business processes. Develop and maintain triggers, batch processes, and scheduled jobs for complex business logic.
    • Lightning Experience: Develop Lightning Components and Applications to enhance the user experience and improve overall system performance. Implement Lightning page layouts, record pages, and components.
    • Customisation Support: Customise Salesforce applications by configuring objects, fields, page layouts, and record types to meet business requirements. Implement and maintain validation rules, approval processes, and formula fields.
    • Testing and Quality Assurance: Develop and execute unit tests, integration tests, and regression tests to ensure the quality of the codebase. Proactively identify, manage, and mitigate risks and ensure the data and security of the platform is always maintained.
    • Documentation: Document technical specifications, codebase, and deployment processes. Create and maintain user guides and training materials for custom solutions.
    • Collaboration and Engagement: Collaborating with IT / Developers for other systems to integrate across the business, supporting the Commercial Platform Manager. Support Digital Services projects: engage external partners as required to meet objectives defined by Senior Management.
    • Control and manage developments in line with the business requirements and timelines
    • Maintain a high level of credibility within the business user community at all levels, by demonstrating a good understanding of not only the Salesforce Development but the Salesforce ecosystem as a whole
    • Maintain understanding and knowledge of relevant business processes and technologies
    • Continuously seek opportunities to improve system efficiencies and a stable code base
    • Proactively Identify and address issues within any current Salesforce development 

    The Job Holder should have the following:

    • A minimum of three years experience working as a Salesforce developer
    • Demonstrable experience of successfully working on Business requirements and creating technical documents
    • Demonstrable experience in successfully configuring and deploying code in Salesforce
    • Expertise across multiple Salesforce Clouds; Experience with App Builder

    The following key areas are essential:

    • Proven experience as a Salesforce Developer, with a minimum of 3 years in a similar role.
    • Bachelor’s/Postgraduate degree, professional qualification, or relevant experience
    • Certified Salesforce Platform Developer I and II
    • Proficient with Microsoft Applications.
    • Experience implementing and developing in Apex and LWC
    • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse complex business requirements and propose effective technical solutions.
    • Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications.
    • A proactive attitude to Salesforce enhancements and bringing existing code into best practices

    The following would be advantageous:

    • Additional certifications such as Platform App Builder or Certified Integration Architecture Designer
    • General web development experience with HTML and CSS,
    • Competency in other languages/development (XML, Flex,.NET, SQL, C++, SOAP-based web services
    • Experience working with Talend and SAP
    • Demonstrates continued personal/professional development.
    • Active in the Salesforce community.

    Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment. 

    External candidates should read our privacy notice here and confirm that they have read this on their covering letter.

    GA- UK is an Equal Opportunities and Age Positive Employer.

    To apply email [email protected] with your CV and cover letter.

100 years of innovation

Ideal Boilers was established in 1906 and we are proud of our 100 years of experience in heating and engineering innovation and in 2015 we became part of the Groupe Atlantic UK & ROI division. We have grown considerably since 1906 and in 2017 we produced over 400,000 boilers from our Hull manufacturing site. We take great pride in the products we produce, with a variety of our ranges winning awards over the years.

OUR CULTURE

Ideal Boilers as a business strives to achieve the below values. These values should feed into every aspect of our business culture, as they make up part of our ideology

  • Learning

    Learning

    We respond to change quicker than our competitors; we are adept at transforming our capabilities.

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    Innovation

    We lead rather than follow and are committed to driving business value by doing things differently.

  • Disciplined Approach

    Diligence

    We maintain a highly diligent approach to underpin our drive for excellence and innovation.

  • Integrity

    Integrity

    We will uphold the highest standards and remain resolute in representing our business well at all times by communicating openly and delivering promises.

  • Excellence

    Excellence

    We want to be recognized for delivering best in class products and service, and provide an outstanding experience for all our customers.

We believe in our Ideal family

We enhance many statutory benefits including holiday entitlement, maternity and paternity pay. We also reward our longest serving employees with additional annual leave and gifts when they reach milestone anniversary years.

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    Pension

    We offer a competitive company pension scheme for all our employees at Ideal. 

  • Badge Local Discount

    Local Discounts

    We offer a range of discounts with companies in the Hull area including retailers & builders' merchants.

  • Badge Staff Sales

    Staff Sales

    All employees can enjoy staff discount on our products as well as others in our Group.

  • Badge Enhanced Benefits

    Employee Development

    We believe in investing in our people and have our own training programme Ignite which offers personalised development planning.

  • Badge Health Cover

    Healthcare Cover

    We operate a ‘cash back’ scheme through BHSF which can help towards the cost of a wide variety of medical and health treatments.