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SPS represents the truly global aspect of a business more than a century old. As a supplier of high yield carbon steel plates, sections, hollow sections and seamless/ welded tubulars, we project manage steel solutions from 15 stock holding locations in the U.K., a global hub in Antwerp, Belgium and an international office in Dubai, UAE. With group sales exceeding 160,000 tonnes per year we offer a comprehensive supply solution pulling together our own stock and 135 years of mill trade relationships to meet and exceed any project size; on time and within budget.

From key industry application in oil and gas, shipbuilding, chemical and petrochemical engineering, along with our expanding portfolio in offshore renewable energy; we continuously devise supply solutions with a comprehensive ethos on quality assurance, full traceability and a back catalogue of successful project expedition, globally.

We defy any other stockholder to offer the range of products we carry in our own stock, but coupled with the expertise demonstrated through every project execution.

QA Manager - Bellshill, Scotland

As Quality Manager you will be based from our Bellshill office in central Scotland, with frequent travel to our site in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Birmingham and Antwerp, Belgium. Reporting directly to the business Managing Director, you will provide Quality support to the Sales Team, Project Managers and group employees.



  • Support the business and group in driving the Quality Management System including plans, procedures, guides, templates, and training materials.
  • Provide guidance and review/comment on the preparation of execution deliverables such as Quality Plans, Method Statements, Inspection and test Plans, Work Procedures, Material Approval Forms etc.
  • Represent SPS regulatory interventions relating to Quality in coordination with Client representatives.
  • Provide guidance and support on quality deviations such as Non Conformance Reports and also Request for Information and Field Change Requests. Review Non-Conformance
  • Reports and provides feedback on the adequacy of corrective actions and suitability of proposed actions to prevent reoccurrence and to support continuous improvement.
  • Participate in risk management, lessons learned, deviation analysis, and identifying Quality Related Activities.
  • Complete statistical analysis on identified deviations from both Contractor and Client to understand areas of risk, and opportunities for improvement to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Feedback and provide regular reports to inform on Quality performance. Facilitate learning and improvement through Root Cause Analysis/Collective Insight Workshops.
  • Collaborate with the Client team and their designers to facilitate agreement of quality and surveillance processes and promote acceptance of SPS and supplier-generated documentation.
  • Promote the various management policies, objectives, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Represent Quality in various site meetings, internally, with suppliers and/or with the Client.
  • Oversee surveillance of work activities to monitor that they are being carried out in the approved manner and that quality requirements are being consistently achieved.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, guidance, and training staff to reinforce the Safety Culture the Client and SPS are promoting on any given project.
  • Manage, monitor, and support the document control function under your area ensuring sufficient time and task management.
  • Support the procurement process as a Quality stakeholder through the Tender process.
  • Conduct Prequalification assessments, Contract reviews, and ongoing Quality support following award and establishment of Quality arrangements (Quality Plan, ITPs etc).
  • Complete UK and Export site visits to oversee the quality of works and support Quality engagement at all levels of the organization.
  • Intervene when the Quality of work is at risk or has been affected and escalate to Senior Management as appropriate. Support application of the Project Quality Commitments and Values.
  • Driving a cultural change to inspire our team to understand the need for continuous improvements in QA.
  • Preparing and monitoring our employee engagement profile, to drive business improvements.
  • Be the go-to person, responsible for our ISO9001/ ISO14001/ 45001.
  • Be an ambassador for SPS and the overall BM Steel Group.


Key Skills & Competencies

  • Previous experience in steel, oil and gas, shipbuilding, renewable energy or manufacturing.
  • ISO 9001:2015 IRCA Internal or Lead Auditor trained (or willingness to undergo training).
  • Good experience with ISO 9001:2015, and in reviewing and generating key Quality documents such as Inspection and Test Plans, Quality Plans and Life Time Records.
  • Knowledge and understanding of steel/ steel grades/ specifications/ steel stockholding/ engineering terminology along with material testing/ NDT procedures.
  • An ability to communicate at all levels is essential as you will be responsible for attending meetings and facilitating and presenting on quality matters, to project teams, suppliers, and Client organisations.
  • A high level of organisation and the ability to multi-task is essential as you will have the responsibility for planning and completing many tasks simultaneously and coordinating a small team of Quality staff.
  • Computer literacy to include Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office packages.


Does this sound like this could be a new and exciting opportunity for you?

In return, SPS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, the opportunity for you to know that you are contributing to valuable strategic work, with the confidence that the drive is backed by the UK’s market leader in high-yield steel stockholding.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us. We are keen to hear from all applicants regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, religion or faith.


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Sales Executive/Business Development Executive - Aberdeen, Scotland

Due to site upgrades, overhaul and redevelopment, including major investment in new product lines and our increased stockholding capacity in Aberdeen since our acquisition by Marubeni Itochu Steel in October 2022, we are looking for a superstar to join our sales team!

As a part of the team in Aberdeen, you will excel at creating and closing new opportunities in a steel sales environment. By using a consultative approach to selling, you will use your expertise to identify and qualify leads, leading to sales opportunities with both new and existing customers. On this occasion we are only looking for exceptional talent with technical/ steel sales experience; selling to and targeting Oil & Gas, Offshore Engineering, Power-Gen, Defense and Renewable Energy industries.



  • Meet and exceed agreed sales targets.
  • Business development within a defined sales territory.
  • Understand our product range and services to promote them in the best possible way.
  • Successfully create business from new and existing customer accounts.
  • Consider and report new business ventures, ideas and opportunities suited to our business.
  • Contribute to our sales and marketing strategy within a defined sales territory.
  • Manage complex negotiations with mid/ senior-level executives.
  • Build rapport and establish long term relationships with customers.
  • Integrate as part of a team success, for a common goal.
  • Support our local, national and international sales ventures on project bids.
  • Diversify sales with a technical approach to applications.
  • Recognize and introduce opportunities for value-added sales.
  • Project management and administration of sales to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Meet/ greet customers and attend trade fairs as a part of the business promotion.



  • Minimum 2-5 years' quota carrying sales experience.
  • Minimum 2 Years of Steel Sales experience (this is mandatory).
  • Experience and working knowledge of CRM systems.
  • Demonstrable track record of over-achieving quota, in a steel sales environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good understanding of sales process lifeline.
  • Workable knowledge of steel grades, qualities and applications.
  • Technical mindset to value product applications to offer products, services and alternatives.


This role is office-based from our modern, fresh and comfortable offices in Aberdeen and welcome enquiries from persons whom are in a commutable distance, or prepared to relocate.

An exceptional opportunity is available for the right candidate with all the benefits of working for a major steel stockholder. We are at a fundamental period of change for BM Steel and we genuinely believe that as we experience the rise in steel prices globally, this is an exciting time to join an experienced steel stockholder competing on a local, national and international level. You will have all of the resources necessary to meet and exceed your targets, coupled with the opportunity to commence further training via the newly installed Training Academy, for ongoing learning and development.

If you feel that you have the right knowledge, drive and experience to contribute to BM Steel, we would encourage you to contact us to discuss the position further, or by submitting your application with a covering letter to explain why you fit the role we are looking for. We would not consider any application without a covering letter.


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