A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd is a nationwide refrigeration, HVAC and building services business committed to providing the very best customer service to our ever growing retail customer base. We are a growing supplier of products and services to the food retail and food manufacturing sectors. We also have a manufacturing facility in Leeds building natural refrigerant solutions.  To support this continued growth A1 is actively looking to recruit for the following positions.

A1 offer an excellent package, a competitive salary and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1 or at our Plant manufacturing facility in Leeds www.clade-es.com please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

Experienced Account Manager required for UK’s fastest growing refrigeration company

Updated 17/01/2020

We are recruiting for an experienced Account Manager to support our continued growth in the food retail and industrial refrigeration sectors.

The candidates will require demonstrable Account Management experience, preferably within the food sector and a good commercial background is desired.

Strong and effective communication skills will be a prerequisite for this role as the successful candidate will work closely with senior stakeholders in our customer base and our in-house delivery teams.

Key Skills:

  • Sector Experience – proven knowledge of the refrigeration engineering sector, the changing expectation of our clients and skilled in inspiring a result driven environment
  • Relationship Building – build a long-lasting relationship and partnership with clients and peers within the business. Manage supplier relationships in a professional manner ensuring they are aligned with the business expectations
  • Customer Understanding – customer orientated and focused, has the ability to seek information about the customer in order to understand their key strategies. Ability to build our business objectives around those of the client’s objectives and expectations, whilst considering the commercial implication
  • Business Awareness and Development – operate a good understanding of our business’s offerings and understands the boundaries and detail of each account and is skilled in identifying new opportunities for the department and business as a whole
  • Commercial Awareness – skilled in using business knowledge to highlight business benefit against the commercial constraints
  • Judgement – skilled in determining the most appropriate course of action and draw conclusions that are based on management information and logical assumptions reflecting factual information
  • Professional Expertise – has a proven track record of Account Management and applies management best practice
  • Tools Mastery – skilled at using Account Management tools, financial tools, operating tools. Able to apply practises into the theories of Risk, Change and Quality Management
  • People Management – has a proven track record in developing high performance teams, Performance Management and Capability / Conduct Policies. Strives to get the best out of their people to constantly improve the departments efficiencies, performance and effectiveness

Responsibility:

  • Ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with current Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) legislation and ACOP
  • Ensure adherence with all HS&E company objectives
  • Establish, build and maintain client relationships at all levels
  • Ensure all management information is fully utilised and acted upon
  • Ensure engineering resource levels meet needs of the business and each contract SLA
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all business processes
  • Build an effective partnership with appropriate people both internally and externally
  • Ensure full support of escalation processes
  • Ensure compliance with current regulations
  • Identify and report business development opportunities
  • To deputise for Departmental Director as and when required

The role will report into the Departmental Head and can be home based; there will be a requirement to travel to customer premises across the UK and to our regional offices in both Leeds and Bristol.  The position is offered with an excellent package, highly competitive salary for candidates who meet the recruitment criteria, a company vehicle and exciting career prospects await.

If you would like to talk to us about this position and future employment with A1 Engineering Solutions, please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

Experienced Refrigeration Project Manager required

Updated 02/12/19

Salary; Dependent on experience + benefits package

Job type: Permanent, full-time

Reporting to: Senior Project Manager / Projects Director

Working Hours: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday (however flexible working hours required)

A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd has 35 years’ experience in industry, the business has built a strong brand and is seen as one of the leading contractors in this space. After six years of significant & continuous growth in our Projects department we are seeking to recruit an additional Refrigeration Project Manager to work in the Yorkshire area, based at our Leeds office.  

The candidate will manage key client projects and their responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • report and escalate to management as required
  • manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • establish and maintain relationships with third parties
  • create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis
  • develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • use and continually develop leadership skills

Requirements

  • proven working experience within project management
  • excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking

Project Manager top skills & proficiency

  • developing and tracking budgets
  • supervision
  • project management.
  • process implementation and improvement
  • planning
  • performance management
  • verbal communication

Trainee Commissioning Engineer required, South Yorkshire area

Update 27/01/2020

Our Projects department are looking for a trainee Commissioning Engineer to support and learn from our field based commissioning team members. You will work with a variety of different clients and systems whilst also  able to respond to reactive calls in time of need.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

  • Must have retail service back ground
  • Must be flexible on hours
  • Preferably CO₂ trained
  • Good work ethic
  • Good team ethic
  • Electrical fault finding skills
  • FGAS qualifications and knowledge
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Full driving license

A1 offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1, please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

Experienced Commissioning Engineer required, Midlands area

Updated 04/12/2019

Salary: £42,000 to £50,000 negotiable dependant on experience + weekend overtime package + contributory pension scheme

Holidays: 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Job type: Permanent, full-time

Reporting to: Commissioning Supervisor

Working Hours: 8.30 -5.30 pm Monday to Friday (however flexible working hours required including weekends)

Our Projects department is recruiting for another skilled Refrigeration Commissioning Engineer to join the growing team and assist with the commissioning of refrigeration plant, water chillers and pump stations. This is a great opportunity to make a real impact supporting our projects installation team by ensuring the commissioning of site based complex refrigeration systems across the UK.

Ideally you will have refrigeration commissioning experience gained within the food retail sector, using natural refrigerants and the latest controls for refrigeration plant.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the safe management of pressure testing and have an eye for quality.

Qualifications or recent experience and knowledge of working with most types of commercial or light industrial plant products will be helpful but not essential.

You will work principally in the region close to your home base however occasionally will also be required to work across the UK to cover holiday periods and at times of high demand.  There may also be the opportunity to work overseas on occasions.

  • This is a site based commissioning role working on predominantly supermarket refrigeration systems.
  • The role will include the setup, testing, checking and fault finding of new and existing refrigeration plant and systems on new and existing food retail sites.
  • In addition to food retail, there will be opportunities to work on refrigeration systems in other related fields such as industrial sites.
  • There will be opportunities to work on the very latest in refrigeration technology, specifically brand new equipment from the UK and overseas.
  • The role reports to the A1 Commissioning Supervisor whilst working closely with the National Installations Manager and fellow A1 Commissioning Engineers.
  • The successful candidate will be joining a growing and ambitious company and will have the opportunity to play a key role in it’s future.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

  • experience in working on CO₂ and HFC refrigeration systems is essential
  • the candidate must have good technical knowledge and experience of working on refrigeration systems within the food retail sector
  • a ‘can do’ attitude and self-motivation is crucial in this role
  • flexibility in working hours and travel requirements is needed
  • the candidate must be IT literate and hold a full clean driving licence
  • must have excellent organisation and communication skills

A1 offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1, please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

Experienced Refrigeration Service Engineers in the M4 and M62 corridors and NW of England

Updated 29/01/20

A1 is always on the look out to recruit experienced refrigeration service engineers to work with our growing Service & Maintenance team.  Our customers include Aldi, Morrisons and Waitrose.

About the Company

A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd has 35 years’ experience in industry, the business has built a strong brand and is seen as one of the leading contractors in this space. After six years of significant & continuous growth in our Service department we are seeking to recruit additional skilled Refrigeration Service Engineers.

Candidate should ideally have C&G 2078/2 or equivalent, FGas, CO₂, Hydrocarbon, Brazing & CSCS skills card and have acquired, through experience, the relevant knowledge in HFC and Natural Refrigerant Solutions.

The candidate should have experience in mobile refrigeration and air-conditioning and experience of working in supermarkets. Additional training can be given.

Would be expected to work on their own and as part of a team; A1 Engineering Solutions have a very strong team working ethic. Must have a full and clean driving licence.

A1 offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1 please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

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A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.