Technical Advisor - Sika Limited

Closing date:
Hybrid Working Preston or Welwyn

We’re looking for a Technical Advisor to join our Roofing team – Preston or Welwyn Garden City – Hybrid

As industry leaders, we’re constantly creating and developing roofing technologies to ensure that we offer the best solutions to our customers. At Sika we specialise in all four of the major flat roofing technologies (Single Ply Membranes, Liquid Applied Membranes, Reinforced Bituminous Membranes and Hot-Melt Structural Waterproofing). This means that when you work for us, you have the confidence in our products and that we can offer the most suitable and robust system to the customer.

Our Technical Services Team produces bespoke specifications Sikaor all of our roofing technologies. They handle technical queries from both our customers and our sales teams and carefully manage a project from initial specification through to the issuing of our industry-leading guarantees

As one of the largest and longest – standing manufacturers of quality flat roofing products in the world, our specifications need to be of the highest quality for every project. As a support function to our team of Area Technical Managers, we create and manage the specifications they require daily. As part of our team, you would be responsible for creating the proposals from which interesting and unique roofing systems are based on.

The Opportunity:
As a Technical Advisor at Sika you will be a key contributor to Sika’s Roofing Strategy by;

Developing industry leading specifications for our clients.
Ensuring that all key stakeholders experience world class customer experience and support on projects.
Collaborating with colleagues in different departments to further develop our technical capabilities and expertise across all the major roofing technologies.

This is a fantastic opportunity and could suit candidates from a range of disciplines e.g. those already working in a similar role at present or potentially someone with hands on Roofing experience, looking to take a step away from the physical nature of traditional Roofing roles. Full training on how to use our systems will be provided.

The Rewards:
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:

Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
Hybrid Working
Core Hours Working
A company pension contribution of up to 10%
Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
Global Income Protection (PHI)
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
Selected discounted Sika products

The Support:
Joining this well-established team means that above the standard levels of support, you will join a group of friendly, like-minded individuals who have spent many years becoming experts in flat roofing. We have an open and friendly dialogue with each other and continually work hard to ensure that everyone has the tools to be able to succeed in this role.

The Skills:
We seek candidates who have the ability to work both alone and as part of a wider team. We especially want to hear from those who have a positive, enthusiastic approach to problem solving, including the ability to work closely with other stakeholders on any particular project to offer technical solutions to often unique and varied issues found on roofs.

A significant commitment to professional and personal development from day one, including a comprehensive local, product knowledge and leadership development initiatives complimented by a global Sika Business School offering.

The Future:
Potential Career Routes: This is a fantastic opportunity for any induvial who is either already well – versed with manufacturer specification creation or someone who is looking to move into this rewarding and interesting market. Sika offers many routes of progression through our business, recognising talent and commitment in individuals who wish to further themselves.

The opportunity to progress within a global company across a variety of business areas.

Your expertise – Our strength
The Ideal candidate would have a knowledge of the UK flat roofing market
Preferably with an understanding of construction
Ability to learn, adapt and enhance their skills and knowledge
We are looking for someone who is conscientious, with an eye for detail and technically thinking in their approach.
Computer literate (in main MS software packages)

If interested in this vacancy, follow this link to apply online.