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VACANCY – SISGrass Machine operator

SIS Group is a world leading group of companies in the manufacture of artificial grass and in the design, construction, installation and maintenance of synthetic and natural sports pitches throughout the UK and overseas.   This includes an exciting innovative product – SISGRASS, a hybrid of natural grass and artificial turf stitching.

SIS has experienced unprecedented growth over the last five years and a high level of business development and expansion is planned for the future, particularly with the SISGRASS product.  With an expanding portfolio of UK, European and overseas clients, particularly within the educational and sports sectors, SIS is seeking SISGRASS Machine Operators.

This role will involve operating three types of SISGrass Hybrid Machinery (Classic, Universal & Revolution) in a highly accurate and efficient way to deliver of the highest quality hybrid sports turf pitches.  The work will involve extensive travel throughout the UK and, perhaps more exciting, travel throughout Europe and further overseas, using your skills at high prestige sports and leisure complexes across the world.

The successful candidate shall be experienced in mechanics and engineering, with the relevant technical skills to maintain and problem solve on complicated electric / hydraulic and diesel machinery, although training shall be given in the operation of the SISGRASS machinery.  You shall be hands-on and practical with a commitment to the delivery of an accurate installation.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with an ability to solve problems, think creatively, often under pressure.  An ability to think ahead and identify risks is critical, as is a commitment to quality and health and safety.

In addition to permanent/full time positions, we are also recruiting for Temporary summer positions and freelance workers.

Full details of the role, person specification and benefits can be found in ‘Careers’ on the SIS website at: www.sispitches.com/about-us/careers/

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS
 

Selection Area

 

Essential/

Desirable

 

Selection Competency/ Quality

 

Education/ Qualifications:

 

Essential

 

GCSE in Mathematics and English or equivalent

 

Desirable

 

Formal qualifications in Mechanics and/or Engineering

 

SSSTS Certificate

First Aid Training

 

Experience:

 

Essential

 

Experience in working with complex machinery

Good level of experience in maintaining, repairing and operating diesel / electric / hydraulic machines.

 

Desirable

 

Experience working overseas

Experience within UK or overseas working on a construction site and adhering to protocols.

 

Knowledge/ Skills:

 

Essential

 

Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate at different skill levels including to clients as well as to site operatives, including non-English speaking personnel;

Ability to solve problems and make decisions, thinking creatively, often under pressure;

General health & Safety knowledge;

Full clean driving licence.

 

Desirable

 

CSCS card;

CPCS tickets – telehandler; FLT

 

Behaviours:

 

 

Essential

 

Positive attitude – hard-working & responsible, with commitment to achieving high quality work and customer satisfaction;

Strong Organisational Skills

Forward thinking approach

Self-motivated identifying opportunities rather than challenges; problem-solver;

Task-oriented team player – providing support to achieve a common goal;

Ability to take instruction and execute efficiently and effectively.

 

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form, in full, which can also be found on this site and return to recruitment@sispitches.com no later than 4pm on Wednesday 1st December 2021.
Please note that interviews may be held during week commencing 6th December 2021.
We are expecting a high level of response to this vacancy.  We will consider all applications but will only be able to respond to those to be invited to interview.  If you do not hear from us by Wednesday 15th December 2021, you will not have been successful on this occasion and we would thank you for the interest you have shown in the company.

How to apply

Please fill our Application Form and send to:

HR Department
SIS Group Ltd
Glasson Ind Est,
Maryport,
CA15 8NT

or by email to recruitment@sispitches.com

SIS Pitches is an equal opportunities employer and no eligible candidate will be excluded on the grounds of age, gender, race, disability, religion or belief, sex or
sexual orientation.