Careers

The success of Murray Steels depends on the great people who work for us. That is why we are committed to providing jobs and careers that are enjoyable and challenging, in a dynamic environment built on fairness and respect.

All employees receive comprehensive training, on-going coaching and continuous professional development throughout their careers, ensuring we at Murray Steels maintain our position as industry leaders.

Our fresh approach to recruitment differentiates us from others in the marketplace where steel industry experience is a prerequisite. For us the product knowledge can be taught and acquired via our comprehensive, in-house training programmes - individual flair, problem solving capabilities and self-starter mentality are not so easy to come by.

If you are ambitious, dynamic and would like to be considered for a role with Murray Steels please forward your curriculum vitae to recruitment@murraysteels.com .

Business Development (Internal Sales)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Internal Business Development Salesperson to join Murray Steel, based at our sales office in Sheffield. This role will involve working within our sales office, developing the existing customer base and the growth of new business.

The successful candidate will be of graduate standard and must have the drive and ambition to grow their sales career within the steel industry. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

The role of Internal Business Development

To achieve agreed sales targets and grow market share through development of existing customer
base and strategic new business

  • Identify key decision makers of new clients through direct communication by telephone calls, emails, and professional networking.
  • Promote key products and added value services by Identifying & targeting specific industry sectors.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients to expand sales

  • Respond to enquiries and preparing accurate written presentations, reports, and price quotations in a timely manner

  • Use relevant database to provide required information on stock availability

  • To identify, build and develop new business within Murray Steel Products Markets

  • Liaise with Commercial manager on any issues/opportunities with new and existing customer base

  • Ensure accounts trade within the agreed credit limits

  • To assist the commercial team as and when required

  • To maintain KPI’s and assist with the production of statistics for sales performing on a weekly/monthly basis

  • To help ensure commercial targets are met

Candidates must have:

  • A hunger to succeed and overachieve
  • Broad commercial and industry awareness
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills – internal and external
  • Graduate standard education.

This is a full-time permanent role with an excellent package for the right candidate.
Hours of work 8.30am to 5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

Business Development (Industry Experienced)

Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland

Our continued investment in the latest state of the art plate processing equipment, completed last
summer, is further enhanced by the UK’s most expansive stocks of reversing mill plate and our
ability to supply the complete package of Structural Sections, either fully processed or stock lengths.

We now have exciting opportunities for experienced Salespeople to join Murray Steels working on a
hybrid basis, or from one of our offices dependent on location, covering sales into Northern Ireland
and Republic of Ireland.

The successful candidate(s) should have previous steel stockholding and processing experience in a
similar environment and have the drive and ambition to grow their sales career within the steel
industry. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

The role of Business Development (Industry Experienced):

  • Identify key decision makers of new clients through direct communication by telephone
    calls, emails, and professional networking.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients to expand sales.

  • Promote key products and added value services by identifying and targeting specific
    industry sectors.

  • Respond to enquiries and preparing accurate written presentations, reports, and price
    quotations in a timely manner.

  • Ensure commercial targets are met.

  • Liaise with Commercial Director / product leads on any issues/opportunities with new
    and existing customer base.

  • Use relevant database to provide required information on stock availability.

  • Ensure accounts trade within the agreed credit limits.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date customer databases and statistics.

Candidates must have:

  • A knowledge of steel plate, plate processing and structural sections is essential.
  • An ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a wider team.
  • Excellent communication skills – internal and external.
  • Be highly organised and methodical.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Understanding the customers' needs.
  • 3 + years sales experience required.

Job Type: This is a full-time permanent role with an excellent package for the right candidate.
Hours of work 8.30am to 5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday.

Salary: Excellent remuneration package for the right candidate.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

Business Development (Industry Experienced)

Southern Region

Our continued investment in the latest state of the art plate processing equipment, completed last
summer, is further enhanced by the UK’s most expansive stocks of reversing mill plate and our
ability to supply the complete package of Structural Sections, either fully processed or stock lengths.

We now have exciting opportunities for experienced Salespeople to join Murray Steels working on a
hybrid basis, or from one of our offices dependent on location, joining our Southern regional sales
team.

The successful candidate(s) should have previous steel stockholding and processing experience in a
similar environment and have the drive and ambition to grow their sales career within the steel
industry. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

The role of Business Development (Industry Experienced):

  • Identify key decision makers of new clients through direct communication by telephone
    calls, emails, and professional networking.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients to expand sales.

  • Promote key products and added value services by identifying and targeting specific
    industry sectors.

  • Respond to enquiries and preparing accurate written presentations, reports, and price
    quotations in a timely manner.

  • Ensure commercial targets are met.

  • Liaise with Commercial Director / product leads on any issues/opportunities with new
    and existing customer base.

  • Use relevant database to provide required information on stock availability.

  • Ensure accounts trade within the agreed credit limits.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date customer databases and statistics.

Candidates must have:

  • A knowledge of steel plate, plate processing and structural sections is essential.
  • An ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a wider team.
  • Excellent communication skills – internal and external.
  • Be highly organised and methodical.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Understanding the customers' needs.
  • 3 + years sales experience required.

Job Type: This is a full-time permanent role with an excellent package for the right candidate.
Hours of work 8.30am to 5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday.

Salary: Excellent remuneration package for the right candidate.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

Graduate - Business Marketing Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Business Marketing Executive to join Murray Steel Products an expanding company which is a market leading stockholder, processor, and distributor of high-quality steel products.

Based either at our Sheffield or Manchester offices, working with the Sales Management team the successful candidate will drive the development of the products, through marketing of current business and sales capabilities, researching current markets and trends, developing new business both regionally and by product.

The candidate will ideally be a graduate of engineering or business.

The main tasks include:

  • Detailed research into market trends, products, and new customers

  • Actively market the business and products seeking new business

  • Lead on the development of our social media presence

  • Devise strategies to drive online traffic & continuing to improve usability, design, content, and conversion, in conjunction with the commercial team.

  • Identify and contact new customers

  • Achieve monthly targets as set in conjunction with management

  • Continually seek opportunities to promote “Added Value”

  • Promotion of all group products to customers

  • Preparing reports on new customers.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Be self-motivated, able to work in isolation, at times on a hybrid basis and eager to contribute to team development and decision making.
  • Be comfortable with statistical analysis techniques and have advanced IT capability.
  • Use of Excel, experienced in the production and analysis of data.

This is an amazing opportunity for a graduate who wants to progress within Engineering Management.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this challenging role, then please forward your CV and covering letter by email to: recruitment@murraysteels.com.

Steel Profiling Operative

Do you want to work for a successful and continuously growing company? Are you looking for a position with an immediate start, in a fast-paced environment?

Due to growth and expansion, we now require a full-time permanent Profile Operative based at our site in Middlesbrough. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing quality cut steel parts to customer specifications on profiling machinery.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Operation of gas and plasma arc machinery
  • Drilling / machining experience would be advantageous
  • Working in a heavy engineering environment
  • FLT / overhead crane experience preferable
  • Safe use of all machinery at all times
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Accurately complete production paperwork
  • Mark incoming steel with unique identification data
  • Pre-pick steel plate ready for production, move plate to and from stock and move plate to and from process equipment using remote controlled overhead cranes.
  • To carry out a variety of different duties if required, as set by the Operations Manager
  • To maintain the company’s health & safety standards at all times, including general housekeeping duties such as keeping your workstation tidy
  • Dressing and grinding of burnt profiles and inspecting the quality of all products prior to packaging for dispatch
  • Load and unload vehicles.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A positive attitude and are willing to learn more skills on the job
  • Confidence on the job and are happy to take on more responsibility if necessary
  • Experience in profile burning 2 years (required)
  • We are looking for a motivated individual with keen eye for detail and good numeracy skills
  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred).

Shift Pattern

  • The role will be weekly night shift 4.30pm – 4am Monday to Thursday
  • Overtime when available

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £11.55 per hour (inclusive of shift allowance). 

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

FLT Stock Controller & Dispatcher

Do you want to work for a successful and continuously growing company? Are you looking for a position with an immediate start, in a fast-paced environment?

We now require a full-time permanent FLT Stock Controller & Dispatcher based at our Centre of Excellence site in Middlesbrough. Reporting to the Day Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Load and unload vehicles.
  • Pre-pick steel plate ready for production, move plate to and from stock and move plate to and from process equipment using remote controlled overhead cranes.
  • Move produced parts to dispatch and prepare for dispatch using remote controlled overhead cranes.
  • Ensure steel plates are sourced and moved to machine beds for the operators.
  • Mark incoming steel with unique identification data, and ensure offcuts returned to stock are coded.
  • Help burn scrap skeletons using oxy fuel burning torches.
  • FLT / overhead crane experience required.
  • HGV Class 1 for back-up driving / holiday cover an advantage.
  • Working in a heavy engineering environment.
  • Safe use of all machinery at all times.
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • To carry out a variety of different duties if required, as set by the Day Shift Supervisor.
  • To always maintain the company’s health & safety standards, including general housekeeping duties..

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A positive attitude and are willing to learn more skills on the job.
  • Confidence on the job and are happy to take on more responsibility if necessary.
  • Experience in a heavy engineering environment.
  • We are looking for a motivated individual with keen eye for detail and good numeracy skills.

Shift Pattern

  • Day Shift
  • Overtime when available

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary 

  • Competitive salary
  • £9.50-£12.00 per hour
  • Annual attendance bonus scheme

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

Dispatcher / Trainee Machine Operator

Do you want to work for a successful and continuously growing company? Are you looking for a position with an immediate start, in a fast-paced environment?

Due to growth and expansion, we now require a full-time permanent Dispatcher / Trainee Machine Operator based at our Murray Steel Products Centre of Excellence site in Middlesbrough. Reporting to the Day Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Load and unload vehicles.

  • Pre-pick steel plate ready for production, move plate to and from stock and move plate to and from process equipment using remote controlled overhead cranes.

  • Dressing and grinding of burnt profiles and inspecting the quality of all products prior to packaging for dispatch.

  • Move produced parts to dispatch and prepare for dispatch using remote controlled overhead cranes.

  • Ensure steel plates are sourced and moved to machine beds for the next shift.

  • Mark incoming steel with unique identification data, and ensure offcuts returned to stock are coded.

  • Help burn scrap skeletons using oxy fuel burning torches.

  • To train on the operation of CNC drills to a competent level within 3 months.

  • FLT / overhead crane experience preferable.

  • Working in a heavy engineering environment.

  • Safe use of all machinery at all times.

  • Working to tight deadlines.

  • To carry out a variety of different duties if required, as set by the Day Shift Supervisor.

  • To always maintain the company’s health & safety standards, including general housekeeping duties.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A positive attitude and are willing to learn more skills on the job.

  • Confidence on the job and are happy to take on more responsibility if necessary.

  • Experience in a heavy engineering environment.

  • We are looking for a motivated individual with keen eye for detail and good numeracy skills.

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Location:

  • Middlesbrough, TS2 1HG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Shift Pattern

  • Day Shift
  • Overtime when available

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary 

  • Competitive salary
  • From £10.00 per hour
  • Annual attendance bonus scheme

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

Night Shift CNC Operator

Do you want to work for a successful and continuously growing company? Are you looking for a position with an immediate start, in a fast-paced environment?

Due to growth and expansion, we now require a full-time permanent CNC Operative based at our site in Middlesbrough. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing quality machined & cut steel parts to customer specifications.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Operation of plasma arc, oxyfuel & CNC machinery.

  • Opportunity to train on other machines.

  • Drilling / machining experience would be advantageous.

  • Working in a heavy engineering environment.

  • FLT / overhead crane experience preferable

  • Safe use of all machinery at all times

  • Working to tight deadlines.

  • Accurately complete production paperwork

  • Mark incoming steel with unique identification data

  • Pre-pick steel plate ready for production, move plate to and from stock and move plate to and from process equipment using remote controlled overhead cranes.

  • To carry out a variety of different duties if required, as set by the Operations Manager

  • To maintain the company’s health & safety standards at all times, including general housekeeping duties such as keeping your workstation tidy.

  • Dressing and grinding of burnt profiles and inspecting the quality of all products prior to packaging for dispatch.

  • Load and unload vehicles.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A positive attitude and are willing to learn more skills on the job.

  • Confidence on the job and are happy to take on more responsibility if necessary.

  • Experience in profile burning.

  • We are looking for a motivated individual with keen eye for detail and good numeracy skills.

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred).
  • CNC: 2 years (required).

Shift Pattern

  • The role will be weekly night shift 4.30pm – 4am Monday to Thursday

  • Overtime when available

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary 

  • Competitive salary
  • From £11.65 per hour & shift allowance of 20%
  • Annual attendance bonus scheme

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

HGV Driver

Murray Steel Products is one the UK's leading stockist of commercial grade steel plate, profiles, and structural sections.

We now have an opportunity for a HGV Driver Class 1 to join the busy Operations team based at one of our sites in Sheffield, Middlesbrough or Scunthorpe.

Successful candidate will be expected to deliver products in line with the agreed load plan and customer requirements in a safe and efficient manner.

Key Tasks:

  • Assist in the loading of outbound vehicles in order of delivery priority, ensuring material is loaded and secured safely. Including on site trailer shunting

  • Work with the load planner to achieve the most efficient routing, number of drops, mileage and time

  • Work within and according to the driver hours regulations (record all hours)

  • Take responsibility for the load’s legal compliance and security

  • Operate OH cranes, Side loaders and Forklift trucks to safely move material around the warehouse

  • Drives in accordance with delivery schedule, safely and optimised fuel economy

  • To carry out and report routine daily vehicle defect checks

  • Manage fuel consumption ensuring receipts match odometer readings

  • Work in accordance with standard Works and Health and Safety procedures at all times.

Key Skills:

  • Appropriate clean HGV Class 1 license
  • Experience of Steel environment
  • Safe vehicle loading security and weight distribution
  • Experience of wide loads on flat bed trailers
  • Driver CPC Holder
  • FLT/ Side loader experience (would be an advantage).

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.com 

We are not currently recruiting for any Technical positions at this time.

We are not currently recruiting for any Financial positions at this time.

Business Support Administrator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Support Administrator to join Murray Steel part of the Murray Plate Group Ltd, Sale, Manchester.

This role will involve working mainly from home but as and when required from our office in Sale. The company is searching for someone who is responsible, reliable and keen to develop their career.

This role involves working within our thriving and upbeat team, offering a great opening for an individual looking for a stimulating and challenging environment. The company is searching for someone who is responsible, reliable, and keen to develop their career.

The successful candidate will be required to provide administrative support to both Sales and Operational sides of our business.

Summary of Role:

Accurately keying in of data, dealing with external and internal administrative enquiries, and producing documents to the required standard and carry out any other administration duty when requested.

Main Duties:

  • Sales order acknowledgements / Quote Maintenance / Cancellation

  • Sales Order maintenance

  • Raise purchasing enquiries and purchase requisitions

  • Input and convert orders & quotes

  • Answer the telephone

  • Running and completing reports

  • General administration duties

  • Working as part of admin team ensure the sales process runs smoothly between Sales and Operations.

The successful candidate should have experience of working in an office environment. Key attributes of this person should include:

  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Minimum of 2 years’ administration experience.

Hours of work 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am to 4:30pm Friday. Salary dependent upon experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £19,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Work from home

Supplemental pay types: Bonus scheme

COVID-19 considerations: Hybrid working

Experience:

  • Administrative: 2 years (preferred)
  • Microsoft Excel: 2 years (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Sale.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter by email to recruitment@murraysteels.co.uk