Role:

Buyer

Location:

Heywoods Industrial Park, Birds Royd Lange, Brighouse, HD6 1NA, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

Working within the purchasing department, the buyer will play a key part in the procurement of raw material and finished components for valve production ensuring operational needs are met.

Objectives:

  • Identification and procurement of materials required from Bills of Materials and stock in conjunction with any technical specifications and drawings required around the purchase in a timely and economic manner.
  • To develop & build robust supplier relationships across the supply chain through regular performance reviews, set targets and develop measures to continually drive improvements in the supply chain. These include face to face meetings and supplier visits.
  • Complete ownership of specific purchasing categories and suppliers as directed by the procurement lead, understanding the mechanisms that drive pricing and lead times and share that knowledge throughout the business.
  • Work in collaboration with Sales/Contracts/Manufacturing/Engineering and Quality teams to deliver the sourcing solutions in line with the business requirements, always being aware of time, cost, quality, service, and stock holding.
  • Negotiating pricing of parts with suppliers and generate costs reductions where possible.
  • Liaising with Internal & External stakeholders to effectively resolve non-conforming issues.
  • Provide holiday cover where at all appropriate within the purchasing team.

Education and/or Experience:

A-Levels from college or sixth form high school; twelve months plus related experience in Purchasing and/or Engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with customer specification/technical documents in Oil and Gas Industry desirable.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

Brand Manager

Location:

Heywoods Industrial Park, Birds Royd Lange, Brighouse, HD6 1NA, United Kingdom

Or

Olympus Park Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4NF, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

The Brand Manager is responsible for elevating the company’s brand by development, delivery and implementing marketing strategies. Duties include providing marketing support and expertise to support our product development and sales strategy, communicating with company executives, sales, engineering, and marketing personnel. Completing research into industry trends and public perception and creating marketing and advertising campaigns to strengthen the company’s brand identity.

As the ‘brand guardian’, the Brand Manager will maintain brand integrity across all company marketing initiatives and communications and will manage a portfolio of products. They will be responsible for creation and distribution of the necessary information to all areas of the business.

Objectives:

  • Responsible for brand strategy, including brand guidelines, brand vision and value proposition for short and long term.
  • Plan and execute communications and media actions on all channels, including online and social media.
  • Ensuring that messaging and marketing activities are aligned with brand and company values.
  • Building brand awareness and increasing brand value and profitability.
  • Translating brand elements into plans and go-to-market strategies.
  • Planning and executing marketing initiatives, including campaigns, events, and advertising activities.
  • Leading creative development to motivate the target audience to “take action”.
  • Overseeing social media accounts and ensuring brand consistency.
  • Measuring and reporting performance of all marketing campaigns and assess ROI and KPIs.
  • Researching and analyzing customer behaviour, market trends and competitor activity.
  • Analyzing brand positioning and consumer insights.
  • Increasing product sales and market share.
  • Collaborating with different teams such as Sales, Engineering, Creative, Legal, etc.
  • Assisting with product development, pricing and new product launches as well as developing new business opportunities.
  • Creating and managing promotional collateral to establish and maintain product branding.
  • Managing the budget for advertising and promotional items.
  • Competitor and customer insights analysis.
  • Analysis of sales forecasts and relevant financials and reporting on product sales.
  • Supporting the Sales team to ensure they have the resources they require to achieve the sales targets.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent brand or marketing qualifications
  • Significant brand management experience
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Creative thinking
  • A passion for brand and marketing best practices in general
  • Global marketing/brand experience
  • Experienced in defining and creating (refreshing) a new brand
  • Experience influencing and managing senior Stakeholders
  • Experience managing and building relationships with agencies and partners
  • Experience collaborating across multiple teams
  • Experience in utilising insights to inform brand marketing strategy & direction

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

Director of ESG & Sustainability

Location:

Based within the UK

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

ESG and Sustainability is at the core of our business vision and values, as such delivering upon a sustainability strategy and demonstrating this to stakeholders is critical to achieving our goals.

The Director of ESG & Sustainability will work with the CPO, Executive Team and the Board to lead the development, implementation and communication of the Group’s short and long-term ESG and Sustainability Strategy supporting the operation and growth of the business and enhancing the group’s credentials and reputation in this area. Practically this will require the postholder to work closely with a broad range of stakeholders championing the implementation of best practice, integrating ESG into the way we do business and driving continuous improvement.

The Director of ESG & Sustainability will act as the Group’s inhouse subject matter expert on these areas. A key part of this will be the development of strong collaborative external relationships with regulators, ESG rating agencies, industry groups, political forums and institutional investors, keeping abreast of ESG trends and developments and benchmarking against best practice to provide the best advice to the business and inform future policy and practice.

You will have a passion for creative and critical thinking on ESG and sustainability issues and welcome the requirements of the role to stay informed on best practice and the regulatory frameworks. You will relish the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing team, working collaboratively with internal stakeholders at company and group level to develop strategy, policy and practice along with a willingness to get hands on with reporting and the provision of detailed presentations as and when required.

Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities

But not limited to:

Objectives:

  • Lead the development and delivery of ESG and Sustainability Strategy.
  • Drive the strategy and policy positions on key Sustainability and ESG areas and coordinate internal stakeholders to oversee their implementation in practice.
  • Foster collaborative integration of ESG at all levels across the business.
  • Develop, align and improve effectiveness of ESG and Sustainability policies, data collection, reporting processes and frameworks.
  • Define, agree and deliver company KPI’s aligned with climate related risks and opportunities.
  • Integrate sustainability and ESG into new and existing business projects, developments and processes.
  • Develop appropriate internal stakeholder communications on ESG and sustainability including Board Reports, internal communications and training materials.
  • Develop an ESG investment framework and analytical tools to assess and monitor ESG risks and opportunities ensuring relevant ESG metrics are embedded into processes going forward.
  • Ensure business sustainability is fully and accurately communicated in tenders and client presentations through support of the Sales teams.
  • On climate change and the energy transition, lead engagement with external stakeholders on climate and environmental management – including investors, suppliers, business partners, local communities, industry organisations, and international environmental organisations.
  • Identify forthcoming ESG-related regulatory requirements, climate and environmental policy trends and review the results of ESG Ratings, working with the Executive Team to develop and implement actions plans to ensure compliance, prevent reputational risk and improve performance.
  • Define resource requirements, agree resource budgets and manage the activity of personnel as necessary to execute the ESG and sustainability deliverables.
  • Develop the approach to corporate reporting of ESG-related issues, exceeding best practice, meeting legal obligations and considering the needs and expectations of our diverse range of stakeholders, including institutional investors.
  • Draft relevant ESG report and ESG-related content for other reports, producing engaging content which strike a balance between the requirements of all stakeholders and building reputation in this important business area.
  • Work with communications to implement a communications strategy which engages a diverse range of stakeholders internally and externally in our ESG activity.
  • Lead the drafting and preparation of applications for external accreditation and rating, engaging leaders from across the business to achieve the best possible outcome to demonstrate commitment to sustainable business, including through ESG ratings.
  • Supporting the CPO and other areas of the people team to develop appropriate people strategies and policies e.g. D&I strategy, Social Performance policies, Human Rights Policy, Ethics Policy, and monitor external expectations and trends to ensure the company maintains a leadership position.
  • This includes activities such as conducting human rights due diligence on new ventures and partners, overseeing our grievance mechanisms, and communicating on our progress.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Master’s Degree in economics, business, engineering, energy, or environmental discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in sustainability, preferably with at least 5 years managing these issues for an oil and gas, energy or extractive company.
  • Candidate should have experience as a CSR/sustainability generalist and social investment project manager, alongside demonstrated experience managing climate policy issues.
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation is required.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

Design Engineer

Location:

Kingfisher Business Park, London Road, Stroud, GL5 2BY

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

To work as part of the Design Engineering Team; producing models and drawings using 3D CAD for existing and new products, creating Bills of Material and documentation to support business functions, including Production.

Objectives:

  • The interpretation of Customer Requirements from Customer Enquiries, Purchase Orders and Specifications to allow Engineering release.
  • To ensure designs are accurate and conform to required design codes (API 6A/API 17D, ISO 10423, ASME VIII) and customer specifications.
  • Produce 3D Models, Engineering Drawings and BOMs to allow manufacture of components.
  • Produce and update User Manuals for the customer.
  • Checking of Drawings and B.O.M.’s.
  • Interface with other engineering team members, departments, and customers.
  • Reviewing Quality Plans and incorporating into other documentation, drawings, and systems.
  • Reviewing regular queries with the Machine Shop, Assembly, Quality and After Market Departments.
  • Attend a variety of meetings.
  • Business Travel will be required from time to time.
  • Other Engineering tasks as delegated by the Design office manager.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering qualification (Ideally HNC or above).
  • Experienced user of 3D CAD for design and drafting. (Autodesk Inventor preferred).
  • Conceptual & detailed design skills.
  • Design for Manufacture & Assembly.
  • To have a pro-active attitude and be able to demonstrate good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of designing high pressure equipment to subsea industry standards.
  • Knowledge of using an MRP System (e.g. Visual, Syteline) to produce BOM’s.
  • Experience of using a Quality management system database (e.g. DDM).
  • Work to and promote high standards of quality, with a strong focus on safety.
  • Familiarity in the use of Geometrical Design and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge of technical software such as MathCAD and LabView.
  • An understanding of the materials used in the construction of Oilfield equipment is desirable.
  • A positive, confident approach with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team, to agreed deadlines.
  • The ability to plan your own activities within a project and be adaptable to changing priorities.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

Executive Assistant

Location:

Olympus Park Quedgeley Gloucester, GL2 4NF, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

This is a Severn Group Role, to support the Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Team, with diary management, travel, organisation, administration, and communication.

Due to the confidential nature of the role, and data handling, accuracy and discretion are key.

Objectives:

  • Diary management for the CFO, and Executive Team, ensuring efficient scheduling for company executive(s)
  • Draft and review documents (such as PowerPoint presentations/Excel spreadsheets) and send communications on behalf of Company executive(s)
  • Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to logistics of meetings
  • Answer and respond to phone calls, communicate messages and information to the executive
  • Liaise with the shareholder Group and coordinate activities
  • Prioritize emails and respond when necessary
  • Coordinate, book and manage travel arrangements
  • Maintain various records and documents for Company executive(s)
  • Provide cover to other Executive Assistants when appropriate (annual leave etc.)
  • To act as host for meetings to include refreshments and ordering of lunch
  • Dealing with general enquiries and signposting to relevant department
  • Undertaking of routine administrative duties including printing, photocopying, scanning, and filling

Education and/or Experience:

A minimum of 2 years Executive Assistant experience is essential.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Time-management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Advanced understanding of frequently used computer software and programs, such as Microsoft Office
  • Interpersonal skills

Role:

MRO Area Sales Manager

Location:

The role will be home based and will require country wide travel

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

The primary role is the sales representation and development of Severn MRO portfolio of products and services within the defined territory.

  • To set and achieve sales targets, develop new long-term customer relationships, and enhance existing ones and promote the brands in a professional manner for the Severn Group.
  • Provide regular business, regulatory and competition news, and activities within the territory.
  • Follow up all opportunities for the business and provide forecasts via regular updates utilizing the companies CRM system.
  • Identify areas for business improvement and develop strategic plans to implement utilizing the various resources available within the group.

Responsibilities and Specific Accountabilities

But not limited to:

Primary Tasks

  • Set progressive yet realistic yearly targets based upon knowledge of the installed base, customers shut down planning and relationships.
  • Meet and exceed sales targets
  • Forecast accurately via the company CRM system
  • Increase the Severn footprint within the territory
  • Increase the client base within the territory
  • Identify new MRO product and service offering within the territory

Activities

  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into new business, particularly for new Service Contracts. Cold call as appropriate within current markets or geographic areas to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.  Research and meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s Senior Leadership. Plan approaches and pitches.  Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the offering, solutions, or service co-ordination.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements, and working through differences to a positive conclusion.  Use a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately.
  • Provide analysis on emerging trends and markets and highlight the possible areas to target focus selling (geographical growth with the territory). Present new offerings, products and services and enhance existing relationships. Work with the Sales, Technical, Applications and Service teams and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs. Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs. Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
  • Collaborate with the sales and senior management teams on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales. Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators. Support the sales strategic planning and review, KPI setting and sales analysis. Drive the sales initiatives to obtain planned business growth.
  • Develop sales plans for senior management team members and ensure there is understanding, as well as answering queries. Follow up new business opportunities and setting up meetings both with the client and the sales teams

Education and/or Experience:

Degree with five years related experience or 10 years’ experience within the valve industry selling into the North Sea region.

Ability to;

Analyze and interpret the most complex documents. 

Respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

Make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Engineer

Location:

Heywoods Industrial Park, Birds Royd Lane, Brighouse, HD6 1NA, United Kingdom

Or

Olympia Park Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4NF, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

  • To ensure integrity of all HSE aspects of the Company’s Integrated Management System (IMS) in accordance with relevant International Standards, Legal and Other Requirements.
  • To implement and drive HSE continuous improvement programs throughout business units.
  • To promote a positive HSE Culture throughout business units.
  • To provide support on all HSE matters throughout business units.
  • To provide support with HSE accreditations utilizing internal and external audits to measure sustainment and improvements within the business units.
  • To provide support on HSE strategy to ensure the businesses HSE objectives are met.
  • To produce accurate and timely HSE information and reports.
  • To report to the QHSE Manager on all HSE matters and intact with local managers (where necessary).
  • To ensure all employees comply with HSE policy & procedure.

Objectives:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing safety programs.
  • Enforce HSE policy and procedures.
  • Provide status updates, trends if / when required efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Conduct internal audits / workplace inspections to identify conformity and non-conformance.
  • Raise Non-Conforming records (NCR) where necessary.
  • Drive close out of Non-conformances in a timely manner.
  • Assist with Accident / Investigations, reporting inc. root cause analysis and make recommendations to peers / line manager.
  • Investigate Near Miss, Unsafe Act, etc. identify trends, recommend & implement improvements.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments with interested parties.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments reviews / updates with interested parties on a periodic basis.
  • Communicate Risk Assessments to interested parties.
  • Conduct COSHH Risk Assessments with interested parties.
  • Conduct COSHH Risk Assessments reviews / updates with interested parties on a periodic basis.
  • Communicate COSHH Risk Assessments to interested parties.
  • To assist in the maintenance of the company’s legal register.
  • Manage “Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007” obligations and submit obligations to compliance scheme.
  • Manage PPE competent person checks and maintain records.
  • Manage Contractors on site inc. PTW / RAMS including relevant documentation (high risk activities) and maintain records.
  • Manage Contractors on site inc. Dynamic Risk Assessment (low risk activities) and maintain records.
  • Provide toolbox talks / training sessions where required.
  • Use relevant HSE tools inc. Plan Do Check Act, 6S, Root Cause Analysis etc to drive improvements
  • Champion and guide on our safety management program.
  • Define HSE arrangements / procedures in conjunction with operating staff / line managers where necessary.
  • Ensure that workplace tools and equipment meet industry standard and installed correctly in accordance with PUWER and the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regs.
  • Working with peer groups in Gloucester facility to ensure best practice across all business units.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Higher National Certificates/Diplomas or equivalent from college; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ONC / HNC / HND in Manufacturing disciplines.
  • NEBOSH National General Certification in Occupational Health & Safety.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
  • Understanding / Experience of Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation.
  • Internal Auditor qualification.
  • Proficient / trained in Accident / Incident Investigation.
  • Proficient / trained in root cause analysis.
  • 6S qualified (not essential)

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to: recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

HR Analyst

Location:

Heywoods Industrial Park, Birds Royd Lane ,  Brighouse ,  HD6 1NA ,  United Kingdom

Or

Olympus Park Quedgeley Gloucester, GL2 4NF, United Kingdom

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

We are currently establishing the Group People function to support the Group’s Chief People Officer and business needs.

Reporting into the Chief People Officer and working across the Group collaboratively with the Divisional HR teams you will be the subject matter expert for HR, performance and compensation/benefits processes and systems.  You will be responsible for ensuring HR data integrity, designing our compensation and benefits packages, and providing performance dashboards. This role will include reviewing HR processes, identifying opportunities to streamline and improve ways of working utilising technology where possible. Strong attention to detail with good organisational skills and the ability to multitask is essential for this exciting opportunity for a HR professional who is looking to help define the role from scratch and utilise their strong HR analytical skills.

Objectives:

  • Implementation of a job evaluation system
  • Compensation and benefits benchmarking
  • Pay and bonus cycle planning and administration
  • Benefits portal
  • HR system optimisation and integration with financial systems
  • Total reward statements
  • HR data integrity (compiled data from across the global entities)
  • Contract of employment and agreement analysis, template creation and production
  • HR Dashboards
  • Reporting (turnover and other HR metrics, E&D, gender pay, and ethnicity pay gap reporting, apprenticeship levy utilisation, living wage/salary differentials etc)
  • Collating and calibrating PDR data to ensure a consistent approach to rating and fair practices
  • Developing HR processes and systems, supporting projects as appropriate
  • Auditing Remco action implementation

Education and/or Experience:

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development or equivalent
  • Graduate calibre
  • 2-3 years’ experience in as a HR analyst
  • Experience working through HR operational and year end compensation and benefits cycles

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:  recruitment@severnvalve.com

Role:

HR Manager

Location:

Kingfisher Business Park, London Road, Stroud, GL5 2BY

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

Reporting to the LBB Divisional President, the jobholder will be expected to contribute at both a strategic and operational level, working in partnership with the LBB Senior Leadership Team to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions which support business aims, in addition to providing a customer-focused HR service.

Working with the Group Chief People Officer, you will develop and implement an HR strategy and action plan for the Company ensuring that the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of staff are developed in line with Contour Technologies Limited and LBB business objectives.

Primary tasks:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining HR policies and procedures to ensure an effective, fair, and consistent approach throughout the organisation.
  • Full responsibility for all contract management and overseeing terms and conditions of employment within the business.
  • Working closely with line managers, providing them with guidance, coaching and support on HR activities and people management processes.
  • Providing advice and guidance on complex employee relations matters, ensuring that these are well-managed and meet the requirements of the Company’s policies, best practice, and employment legislation.
  • Keeping up to date with legal developments and advising management on compliance and risk factors.
  • Advising and supporting to Managers in the recruitment of all staff and participating in the selection process as appropriate.
  • Creating and implementing effective learning and development strategies, supporting talent management, and facilitating people development planning.
  • Representing HR and participating in various internal groups and committees across the business unit and the wider Group.
  • Collaborating with Severn HR Leaders to share best practice and ensure that HR projects are delivered within given timescale and budget.
  • Monitoring HR trends throughout the organisation and providing information on Key Performance Indicators as appropriate.

Education and/or Experience:

The successful candidate will be an experienced HR generalist with a strong and proven background of change management and ideally be a Chartered Member of the CIPD. You will be fully conversant and up to date with all aspects of employment law and experienced in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and build relationships at all levels of the organisation. You will also have previous experience of providing input into Company decision-making and influencing at a senior level.

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