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This page highlights opportunities  which we think may be of interest to both our members and to other organisations in the off-site construction field.  If you would like us to promote an event or opportunity please contact Buildoffsite’s Communications Manager, Nathalie Quinn.


Yorkshire Water currently have 2 vacancies for DfMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly) Development Engineers to join their Standard Products and Solutions Team in Leeds.

As a DfMA Development Engineer, you will be responsible for continuing the development of Yorkshire Water’s portfolio of Standard Products and Solutions and delivering new efficient, offsite delivery techniques and processes for the business.

This role is key to driving this change in our approach to new asset delivery now and into the future and will involve engineering design management and supply chain management.

Closing date for these vacancies is 10th December 2017.  Click here for further details or to apply for these roles.


FREE Digital and Smart Construction Event
Wednesday 6 December 08:30 – 15:00
Park Crescent Conference Centre, 229 Great Portland St, Marylebone, London W1W 5PN

Hear from Partners on the future of digital construction and what it means for the supply chain.

By attending this conference you will hear from clients and contractors who will talk about:

  • Digital Construction – what do clients really want?
  • Assessing Supply Chain maturity
  • Are we really building to BIM level 2?
  • VR / AR Technologies
  • Designing in a digital environment
  • What would the future look like?

The supplier day also includes:

  • A networking lunch and refreshment break, allowing you to engage with major housebuilders, clients and other suppliers
  • Access free CPD accredited training on topics relevant to your business

Click here to secure your place!



Join Encon, Nevill Long & Knauf  at their West London Spray Plaster Demonstration
Thursday 19th October 2017
Units 6, 7 & 8 The Griffin Centre, Staines Road, Feltham TW14 0HS

Live demonstrations will take place at 8am and 10.30am.
Each session will include:

  • Live demonstrations showing how fast, clean and efficient the system is
  • The opportunity to use the spray machine and see the benefits of a premixed finish and the ease of application
  • Free breakfast and refreshments for everyone who attends
  • Experts will be on hand to offer advice on spray machines

Register your attendance at:
or email:


FREE Technology and Smart Construction Event
27th September between 08:30 – 3:00pm
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Hamilton, Blantyre G72 0AGThe Farmer Review sets out a challenge to our industry to innovate or die. Attending this free conference of Design for Manufacture & Assembly will provide you with an excellent insight into why clients and major contractors are increasingly adopting the DfMA approach to drive improved sustainability performance, improved quality and certainty over time and budget.Advances in Smart Construction and the requirements of the DfMA and Offsite sectors are placing a greater emphasis on the use of technology.  BIM, 3D modelling and printing as well as the Internet of things mean that organisations are having to think about the skills they will need in the future as well as fundamentally assessing how they do business.During the event, you will get an opportunity to:

  • Take a factory tour of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
  • Attend a 3D scanning demonstration
  • Engage in a AR / VR technologies and robotic demonstration

Delegates will also: 

  • Understand the implications for the design team of a DfMA approach
  • Learn from perspectives from the design team, client and contractors on some of Scotland’s leading offsite projects
  • Engage in discussions with clients, contractors and architects
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Network over a free lunch

This supplier day is jointly staged by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and the Offsite Management School and is aimed at architects and design teams including those in contractors, manufacturers and specialist sub-contractors.