Persimmon Homes Suffolk are looking to recruit an Independent Quality Controller to work as part of a busy team from our offices in Ipswich. The successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking construction related quality control inspections across the developments within our Suffolk division. You will likely spend the majority of the working week out on the sites inspecting construction works to ensure they meet Persimmon Homes’ standards, and warranty provider and building control requirements. Detailed inspection reports will need creating, using our bespoke software system in relation to these inspections with follow up visits taking place as and when required. A key function of this role will be to educate and guide all members of the team where areas of improvement may be identified with the ultimate goal being to raise quality standards across our business and achieving excellence on site. Reporting directly to the Divisional Director, you will also compile reports and presentations for the management meetings.
Candidates must have a sound knowledge of construction, current building standards and regulations along with extensive knowledge of the house building industry. A good level of computer literacy is also required. An ideal candidate would be an existing Building Control Officer or warranty providers’ inspector, however, this role may also suit Contracts Managers/ Site Managers with sufficient knowledge and experience and interested in an exciting change of direction.
The successful candidate will be organised, self-motivated and be driven by a desire to educate and raise industry standards. They will operate efficiently and be capable of managing their time to provide support to the site teams ensuring visible positive results. Appropriate skills, knowledge and experience are key to this role along with possessing a high level of interpersonal and team building skills with the ability to make a positive difference to what we do. Attention to detail, self-motivation and a tenacious attitude to succeed is key to this position.
Competitive Salary, Company Car/Car Allowance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus & Health Care
Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory background check e.g. employment history and criminal record check. These background checks are job specific to certain vacancies within Persimmon