careers
at ilke Homes

Our factory team works together to build high quality homes using the latest precision engineering technology. The team has backgrounds in all kinds of sectors, from fashion to cars, so our skills set is not at all limited to traditional construction.

what it’s like to work at ilke Homes

At ilke Homes we offer a collaborative culture, with our people at the heart of everything we do. In our fun and exciting working environment, we work together to deliver a product that meets the needs of modern living.

We offer excellent training and development programmes to grow our talent, as well as the opportunity to create and shape an innovative and dynamic business from every role of the organisation. We are also an above Living Wage employer and we are passionate about having a diverse team.

Additional benefits include:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Bonus scheme
  • Health insurance scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Paid sick leave
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Death in service

Current Group Vacancies


Team Member

Our Team Members work in teams which will consist of, both skilled and unskilled and are responsible for the safe and effective running of their work stations which combine to form a cell.

Summary of Position

You will have a general knowledge of building trades would be advantageous, but not essential because full training will be given.

Ideally exposed to working in a lean manufacturing environment, you will be used to standard work, standard time and producing On Time to Standard.

You will be passionate about the safety of your colleagues and will champion an attitude to safety that drives an open culture of reporting near miss incidents with no blame, identifying risk and either eliminating it or mitigating it.

You will draw a clear link between a safe workplace being a clean workplace and will implement and manage appropriate standards in your area.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Work within a team of approx. 5 or 6 people
• With the aid of your Team Leader, you will manage SQDCME deliverables via visual management and SIM
• Maintain a workplace that is safe and clean
• Promote an open and listening culture
• Implement visual management
• You will be expected to participate problem solving and continuous improvement sessions.
• You will attend regular team and individual feedback sessions and encourage people to speak up.

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:
• No formal education required for the right candidate.

Experience
• Behavioural Safety Champion.
• Risk assessment methodologies.
Qualities & Attitude:
• Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic.

 

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV with a covering letter. Please quote the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject field of your email.

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Team Leader

Our cell leaders manage a team of approximately 14 people, both skilled and unskilled and are responsible for the safe and effective running of two adjacent workstations which combine to form a cell.

Summary of Position:

Our cell leaders manage a team of approximately 14 people, both skilled and unskilled and are responsible for the safe and effective running of two adjacent workstations which combine to form a cell.

You will have a general knowledge of building trades and will be able to confidently lead and motivate skilled and unskilled staff as they carry out their standard work. Ideally exposed to working in a lean manufacturing environment, you will be used to standard work, standard time and producing On Time to Standard.

You will be passionate about the safety of your colleagues and will champion an attitude to safety that drives an open culture of reporting near miss incidents with no blame, identifying risk and either eliminating it or mitigating it.

You will draw a clear link between a safe workplace being a clean workplace and will implement and manage appropriate standards in your area.

You will be comfortable managing skilled workers and ensuring they are following the drawings and work instructions provided and also comfortable providing training for and monitoring the performance of unskilled and trainee colleagues.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Manage a team of approx. 15 people
• Manage SQDCME deliverables via visual management and SIM
• Maintain a workplace that is safe and clean
• Promote an open and listening culture
• Implement visual management
• Run problem solving and continuous improvement sessions
• Ensure Andon processes are well known and used effectively
• Maintain a skills matrix as the basis for assuring your team can complete work on time to standard in a safe way
• Carry out regular team and individual feedback sessions and encourage people to speak up

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:
• No formal education required for the right candidate
• Formal Safety qualification e.g. IOSH Managing Safely

Experience
• Behavioural Safety Champion
• Risk assessment methodologies
• Managing skilled workers to follow Standard work

Qualities & Attitude:
• Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic.

 

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV with a covering letter. Please quote the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject field of your email.

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Design Technician

Working as part a factory based product design team, under the leadership of the Design Manager, the Design Technicians play a pivotal role in driving and controlling the Engineering Change Request system as the design evolves.

Summary of Position:

Working as part a factory based product design team, under the leadership of the Design Manager, the Design Technicians play a pivotal role in driving and controlling the Engineering Change Request system as the design evolves.

You will be involved in a variety of design and drafting activities, including preparing and updating the product 3D models, preparing assembly and manufacturing drawings in an appropriate 2D format and maintaining part and component hierarchies. You will also maximise the flexibility of the design and deal effectively with the increasing requirement for product variety and variations.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Prepare dimensional drawings and 3D models and produce 2D drawings from 3D models
• Revise and update existing drawings to reflect changes properly approved the change control process
• Work with the Director of Engineering and Design Manager to produce and implement guidelines for the design and construction of the product
• Act as a source of information about the design and the design guidelines for the Operations and product build teams
• Maintain appropriate issue control management, with documentation and calculations, to show product evolution
• Advise the Supply Chain team whether changes should be implemented immediately, at given date and how inventory already in the supply chain at a different revision level should be treated

Personal Specifications:

Qualifications & Training:
• Ideally a degree in an engineering or science based discipline
• HNC or BTEC level 3 in a relevant discipline or City & Guild in CAD 2D & 3D
• English and Maths pass at GCSE / ‘O’ Level

Experience
• Significant Inventor experience is essential
• Other 2D & 3D modelling experience is an advantage
• Familiar with the principles and practice of parametric design
• Knowledgeable about drafting and engineering standards
• Experienced in appropriate industrial sectors. Previous construction experience is not essential and experience in sectors such as automotive, heavy engineering, aerospace or defence will be considered an advantage.

Qualities & Attitude:
• Positive, self-motivated and able to work effectively without close supervision
• Excellent communications skills, oral, written and using PowerPoint or similar
• With the ability to work as part of a multi-functional team, respecting alternative professional skills and opinions
• Skilled in the use of IT equipment and common office products such as the Microsoft Office suite and email

 

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV with a covering letter. Please quote the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject field of your email.

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