CMS is an industry leading building envelope contractor specialising in the design, manufacture, installation and aftercare of energy efficient PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling systems.

With specialist manufacturing and recycling facilities in Castlecary and Kirkcaldy, CMS is at the forefront of innovative developments and award-winning practices within the industry creating products and systems that benefit its diverse client base whilst having minimal negative impact on the environment.

Our ethos at CMS Window Systems is that cultural diversity and individual differences are positively valued and individuals are encouraged to develop and maximise their true potential in an environment free from harassment and discrimination. Personal data held by CMS in relation to employment applications will be used and managed in accordance with our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

Façade Engineer

We are currently recruiting for an Façade Engineer to work with the Design Manager to ensure the steady and feasible construction of façade works. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Based from our manufacturing site in Castlecary, Cumbernauld, the successful candidate will work closely with the Design/BIM Manager to ensure the steady and feasible construction of façade works. 

The Facade Engineer key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating, revising & issue Revit model & design drawings to clients;
  • Receive & log all incoming models & drawings from client/architect etc;
  • Schedule all materials for site use from design drawings;
  • Raise NCR & re-order any materials with errors due to design;
  • Collate any variation costs & submit to Commercial Manager;
  • Create fabrication drawings for flashings;
  • Create fabrication drawings for brackets;
  • Create packages for installation teams detailing all fitting details, fixings etc;
  • Create & Issue O&M information for completed projects;
  • Safely store materials such that they are easily located;
  • Ensure activities undertaken are completed as per agreed timescales;
  • Produce standard SER information and collate report for review;
  • Create and issue drawing release programmes;
  • Attend design meetings where required;
  • Adhere to company drawing / modelling standards.

The Façade Engineer will need the following:

  • Hold a relevant qualification
  • Have experience in a range of façade systems with the ability to develop the relevant solutions for a given project. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge in the fabrication and procurement of façades.
  • A minimum for 3 years’ experience
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and an ability to work in a busy environment with competing deadlines.

If you feel you’re suitable for this Façade Engineer role then please apply today!

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, to:

Health and Safety Assistant

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Health & Safety Assistant based at our Head Office in Castlecary, Cumbernauld. Reporting to the H&S Manager you will provide a competent administration support and assistance to the H&S function.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with Project Managers and Site Managers to obtain statistics in relation to individual sites’ H&S performance and collating for inclusion within the monthly H&S Report.
  • Work with key departments to ensure the correct H&S training has been carried out and remains up to date.
  • Assisting with the delivery of Health and Safety Inductions.
  • Managing a Portable Appliance Testing regime and recording the results.
  • Assisting the Maintenance Department in the testing and recording of the effectiveness of the Fire Alarm Systems and associated lighting systems on a weekly basis.
  • Maintaining a tracker of all current jobs ensuring the Safety Documentation is readily available should a request from an interested party be received.
  • Administering the ordering, recording and issue of PPE to employees.
  • Assist in weekly safety inspections in the factories/yard and offices.
  • Manage, maintain and update H&S registers daily i.e. Accident Reports, Safety Devices etc.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience within a similar role.
  • An awareness / working knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation.
  • A relevant Health and Safety Qualification i.e. NEBOSH is preferred.
  • Excellent organisation skills, communication skills and attention to detail are essential.
  • Strong IT capability.

Experience within manufacturing or construction industry is desirable.

Please apply now with your CV and covering letter.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, to:

Trade Sales Manager

Due to sustained business growth, we are currently recruiting for an experienced PVCu Window and Door Trade Sales Manager, to be based from our manufacturing facility in Castlecary, Cumbernauld. 

Working as part of the Business Development team, this position will be responsible for successfully delivering the revenue and margin for the trade sector; ensuring that customers are provided with an excellent service from start to finish.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Business Development team to deliver a pipeline of opportunities of appropriate type and quality, and of a size sufficient to deliver the targeted new business for trade sales;
  • Securing appropriate market intelligence and fostering networks of contacts across trade sector and supply accurate and timely intelligence and leads;
  • Ensuring individual sales targets are met and contribute to team success;
  • Assisting the Estimating Manager with sourcing of stock and materials at competitive costs;
  • Regular engagement with clients, and vendors to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues;
  • Preparing estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organising, and scheduling work;
  • Completing all administrative tasks specific to trade from initial quotation to order processing;
  • Providing customers with brochures and samples as appropriate;
  • Working with manufacturing and planning, to ensure customer delivery dates are met;
  • Liaising with customers to gain feedback on projects;
  • Ensuring information held on Business Micros system is up to date and accurate.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Substantial experience within the PVCu Window and Door industry, working with and selling to trade.
  • Excellent commercial awareness with an ability to build strong and successful relationships.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, to:

PVC fabricators - Cumbernauld

Due to continued growth, CMS Window Systems are looking to recruit experienced Window and Door Fabricators for a number of permanent positions.

We are able to offer the right candidates:

  • Very competitive pay rates – we have recently increased our pay rates to up to £11.00 per hour for dayshift and up to £14.50 per hour for nightshift with enhanced rates for overtime.
  • Weekly production bonus – payable based on quality and production targets.
  • Shift patterns covering 5 week days, 39 hours per week – dayshift and nightshift hours may be available with optional overtime at weekends.
  • Travel Support – additional travel allowances and / or car share schemes will be considered for employees who live further afield.
  • Great working environment – our main manufacturing facility is based at our site in Castlecary, Cumbernauld with onsite parking and café facilities. 
  • Job security – CMS has a very healthy order book for 2018 and ambitious growth plans over the next five years.  We are investing in machinery and improving our operations for the benefit of customers and our employees.

You can find out more information on CMS and the great work we do by looking at our website.

Our ideal candidates will be experienced PVC / Window & Door Fabricators who are able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment in operations such as cutting, routing, assembling, general machining & fabrication, using hand & power tools.
  • Able to follow procedures and instructions, especially those relating to safety and quality.
  • A good attention to detail and a capability to check and measure work to ensure a high standard of quality.
  • An ability to operate well using your own initiative and to contribute as part of a team.
  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm towards achieving quality and productivity targets as well as developing your own skills.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply now - we look forward to hearing from you!

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