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About CA Group

We’re independent, award-winning, have been recognised as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Northeast and have earned a strong reputation for our premium quality products, builds and industry expertise. Established in 1983, and an Employee Benefit Trust, we have a strong heritage and culture and a wealth of experience.  We enjoy a friendly and professional ethos, with a shared drive for continuous improvement, innovation and high-quality service.

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With roles ranging from Apprenticeships to Analysts, Quantity Surveyor to Quality Manager, Estimators to Engineer, we have a diverse range of disciplines and rewarding career opportunities on offer, in an environment that is both stimulating and challenging. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team.See our list of vacancies for current opportunities. 

Fabrications Co-ordinator - CA Building Products Division

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities:

> Producing itemised take offs for the order processing team, as and when required.

> Marking-up drawings for production purposes.

> Build and maintain excellent working relationship with Department Supervisor’s.

> Checking, assessing, and issuing jobs for production.

> Interaction with Purchasing and Stock Control to check material levels and future material requirements.

> Liaise with Despatch Department regarding external coating requirements and deliveries.

> Communication with customers and suppliers via telephone and e-mail.

> Cross department support.

> General office administration duties.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

> Ability to understand drawings.

> Excellent product knowledge.

> Excellent communication, numeracy, and IT skills.

> Methodical and organised.

> Accurate with a good attention to detail.

> Highly motivated.

> Ability to multi-task.

> Auto-cad experience (not essential).

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IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Ensuring all IT system needs are meet throughout the business.

> Monitoring and reacting to server & networked systems including VIOP.

> Liaise with other members of staff to enrich and develop the existing IT systems.

> Continuous development of knowledge base documentation, policies, and procedures.

> Participate and contribute to continuous improvement activities throughout the company.

> Management of third-party suppliers.

> Provide strategic input into the future direction of IT within the company.

In addition to the above, the post holder will also be required to undertake additional duties as appropriate to the nature and level of the role.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

> Minimum of 2years’ experience, preferable of working in a manufacturing environment.

> Microsoft Windows OS support. (XP – 10)

> Microsoft Windows Server OS support (2008 – 2019)

> Exposure to Microsoft 365 administration

> Exposure to VMWare administration

> Some network knowledge

> Exposure to Veeam backups

> Exposure to Sophos Antivirus

> Microsoft Office suite products up to Microsoft 365

> 3rd party relationship management

> Excellent communication and organizational skills

> Positive attitude to deliver excellent service and continuous improvement

> Strong end user facing skills

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Site Supervisor - CA Roofing Services Division

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Control and implementation of procedures as set out in the Site Manager’s Site Safety Pack.

> To implement Method Statements and ensure the works are carried out in accordance with Health & Safety Regulations.

> Monitoring safety standards on site and action as required.

> The co-ordination and distribution of materials from date of shipment through to site installation.

> Inspection, checking and control that all deliveries are complete and free from damage, delivery tickets and orders check/sign off are complete.

> Producing, maintaining and issue of daily records including obtaining of site instructions and day works accordingly including the recording of delays/hold up’s etc.

> Organising and controlling of sub-contractor labour; including disciplinary matters.

> Controlling plant and materials.

> Ensuring high standards of workmanship and good housekeeping are achieved at all times.

> Ensuring works are completed, de-snagged and handed over as works progress.

> Ensuring the works are installed and completed in accordance with the specification, the relevant QA procedures.

> Implementation and control of site QA procedures.

> Ensuring Client satisfaction is maintained and enhanced.

> Review Reporting and application of all Company policies, which may from time to time.

> The above is descriptive of your duties but not limited to.

> Any other duties as requested by Line Managers.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

> Will have a delegated duty and be directly responsible for the implementation of the organisation’s General Policy on Safety, Health and Environment, within all construction activities undertaken by CA Roofing Services.

> Will have a good understanding and work to the structure of the site health and safety files.

> Will personally develop and promote a safety culture and philosophy, which permeates into all activities undertaken and reaches all personnel involved in them.

> Will make channels of communication available to employees and sub-contractors so that safety, health and environment issues can be discussed and understood to ensure that stipulated systems of work are implemented e.g. verbal contact or formal meetings.

> Will ensure that all employees and subcontractors are competent and adequately trained to perform the tasks they will undertake, identifying training needs and arranging for them to be met and to gather in evidence of this training.

> Will ensure that all activities are covered by Method Statements, and safe systems of working, periodically reviewing each system for accuracy and content.

> Will monitor fire precautions in the area of control and ensure adequate arrangements for fire safety are made for any site work undertaken.  Will ensure that employees and subcontractors know what actions to take in the event of fire.

> Will ensure that the arrangements made for first aid provisions are appropriate to the hazards and risks involved and have been brought to the attention of all employees and sub-contractors.

> Will ensure that adequate welfare facilities are provided for all employees and subcontractors under control, where appropriate, by arrangement with the client / principal contractor.

> Will ensure that all assessment duties, i.e. Risk, COSHH, Noise, Manual Handling, etc. have been undertaken and the necessary follow up actions taken, with relevant information provided to employees.

> Will investigate and report on all accidents and dangerous occurrences in the area of control and ensure all are recorded and reported as appropriate.

> Will ensure that all projects are carried out in compliance with legislation applicable to construction sites (CDM, etc).

> Will ensure that any sub-contractors used are adequately assessed for competence and their performance monitored to ensure that they work to their declared method statement and risk assessment.

> Will ensure that all items of plant, machinery and equipment receive appropriate maintenance and the necessary records kept, including all items of portable equipment used onsite and in the office.

> Will ensure that a safe working environment is maintained in all areas under control.

> Will ensure adequate provision for health and safety within estimates.

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Site Manager - CA Roofing Services Division

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Control and implementation of procedures as set out in the Site Manager’s Site Safety Pack.

> To implement Method Statements and ensure the works are carried out in accordance with Health & Safety Regulations.

> Monitoring safety standards on site and action as required.

> The co-ordination and distribution of materials from date of shipment through to site installation.

> Inspection, checking and control that all deliveries are complete and free from damage, delivery tickets and orders check/sign off are complete.

> Producing, maintaining and issue of daily records including obtaining of site instructions and day works accordingly including the recording of delays/hold up’s etc.

> Monitor on site progress versus programme and action as required to maintain progress in line with programme period.

> Site adopting/creating systems of work and preparation to enable a more efficient utilisation of labour plant and materials.

> Organising and controlling of sub-contract labour including dealing with payments and disciplinary matters. Controlling plant and materials including costs.

> Ensuring high standards of workmanship and good housekeeping are achieved at all times.

> Ensuring works are completed, de-snagged and handed over as works progress.

> Ensuring the works are installed and completed in accordance with the specification, the relevant QA procedures.

> Implementation and control of site QA procedures.

> Attend meetings with the main contractor/client such as, programme, co-ordination, safety etc.

> Ensuring Client satisfaction is maintained and enhanced.

> Reporting and application of all Company policies, which may from time to time, be reviewed.

> The above is descriptive of your duties but not limited to.

> Any other duties as requested by Line Managers.


Summary of health and safety responsibilities

> Will have a delegated duty and be directly responsible for the implementation of the organisation’s General Policy on Safety, Health and Environment, within all construction activities undertaken by CA Roofing Services.

> Will have a good understanding and work to the structure of the site health and safety files.

> Will be instrumental in setting the safety action plan devised as a result of a risk assessment, reviewing progress towards achievement of the objectives, so that progressive improvement is being attained and maintained.

> Will personally develop and promote a safety culture and philosophy which permeates into all activities undertaken and reaches all personnel involved in them.

> Will have a good understanding of the Regulations, Approved Code of Practices and industry guidance which govern the organisation’s activities.

> Will make channels of communication available to employees and sub-contractors so that safety, health and environment issues can be discussed and understood to ensure that stipulated systems of work are implemented e.g. verbal contact or formal meetings.

> Will ensure that all employees and subcontractors are competent and adequately trained to perform the tasks they will undertake, identifying training needs and arranging for them to be met and to gather in evidence of this training.

> Will ensure that all activities are covered by Method Statements, and safe systems of working, periodically reviewing each system for accuracy and content.

> Will monitor fire precautions in the area of control and ensure adequate arrangements for fire safety are made for any site work undertaken.  Will ensure that employees and subcontractors know what actions to take in the event of fire.

> Will ensure that the arrangements made for first aid provisions are appropriate to the hazards and risks involved and have been brought to the attention of all employees and sub-contractors.

> Will ensure that adequate welfare facilities are provided for all employees and subcontractors under control, where appropriate, by arrangement with the client / principal contractor.

> Will ensure that all assessment duties, i.e. Risk, COSHH, Noise, Manual Handling, etc have been undertaken and the necessary follow up actions taken, with relevant information provided to employees.

> Will investigate and report on all accidents and dangerous occurrences in the area of control and ensure all are recorded and reported as appropriate.

> Will ensure that all projects are carried out in compliance with legislation applicable to construction sites (CDM, etc).

> Will ensure that any sub-contractors used are adequately assessed for competence and their performance monitored to ensure that they work to their declared method statement and risk assessment.

> Will ensure that all items of plant, machinery and equipment receive appropriate maintenance and the necessary records kept, including all items of portable equipment used on site and in the office.

> Will ensure that a safe working environment is maintained in all areas under control.

> Wil ensure adequate provision for health and safety within estimates.

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Project Development Engineer  

The role of the Project Development Team is to establish working relationships with architects, clients and developers as well as their professional teams, delivering technical excellence and demonstrating ability to provide solutions to their needs. This emphasis is proven to deliver stronger, more robust specifications, ensuring that our client’s requirements are achieved.

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities:

>  The management of our clients / developers requirements within their architectural, consultant and contractor supply base. Development of client projects include;
> System specifications
> Reviewing drawings
> Offering value engineering (VE) solutions
> Providing budget rate

> Development of strong long term relationships with Main Contractors, Architects, Cost Consultants and Project Managers, capable of managing and expanding the customer base.

> Working with the CA Group Technical Department to deliver solutions to overcome client issues, often through creative and adaptive approaches.

> Day-to-day enquiries from the industry – Main Contractors, Architects, Cost Consultants, Project Managers, etc. by telephone and email.

> Present CPD / Technical Workshops in a professional manner.

> Supporting the other members of the Project Development Team.

> Liaising with technical and commercial teams.

> Research and development of existing systems and new innovations.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

> Have experience in dealing with Main Contractors, Architects, Cost Consultants, Project Managers, etc. at all levels, building strong relationships, communicating well, assessing the needs of others to promote the products or services to suit both the customer and the company requirements.

> Be hard working, self-motivated with a proven track record in building envelope customer relationships.

> Ideally have knowledge of the metal roofing and cladding industry and /or construction market.

> Be technically strong and comfortable with emerging technologies and changes to regulations.

> Must be prepared for extensive travel.

> Be experienced in AutoCAD, Windows Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel.

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Labourer / Assistant – CA Building Products Division

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities:

> Bonding, Riveting, Drilling, Hammering

> Assembly

> Wrapping

> Loading / unloading of machines

> Working with operator / tradesman

> Manual handling

> Housekeeping

> Emptying scrap bins

> Work as part of a team


Summary Of Health And Safety Responsibilities

> Counterbalance forklift truck driving

> Aptitude for using hand tools

> Quality awareness

> Health & Safety awareness

> Understanding manufacturing tolerances

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Product Engineering Team Leader – CA Building Products Division

The Product Engineering Team Leader is responsible for the day-to-day running and development of the Product Engineering office

Job Summary/ Key Responsibilities:

> Lead and motivate Product Engineering team.

> Set department daily KPI’s and present to management team on a weekly basis.

> Manage and plan workload effectively and efficiently in line with production requirements and customer delivery dates.

> Program and provide support of the RADAN CAD software.

> Manage the programing of the Salvagnini software for the Press and Robot in line with production requirements.

> Manage the programing of the AXYZ router software in line with production requirements.

> Provide inter-department support where required.

> Provide cross-department support where required.

> Provide / progress opportunities to enhance the departments’ functions.

> Highlight wastes within the department processes and identify OFI (Opportunities For Improvement).

> Ownership of all standardised working practices


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Strong leadership skills.

> Good communicator and able to liaise at all levels.

> Creating SOP’s/W.I (Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instructions).

> AutoCAD, Revit, Radan Software, Salvagnini Software (Advantageous) experience.

> Interpreting customer and technical drawings.

> Highly motivated individual.

> Project management skills.

> Problem solving and Continuous Improvement experience.

> Ability to work under pressure and multi task with excellent time management / organisational skills.

> Knowledge of punch and routing processes –Software, capabilities, tooling etc.

> Knowledge of sheet utilisation.

> IT skills– Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), ERP System (Epicor).

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Accounts Department - Payroll Administrator

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Responsible for the input of invoices and multi-company credit notes on to the purchase ledger

> Reconciliation of vendor statements

> Responsible for the month end payment run to vendors.

> Provide cover for processing of weekly payroll on to Sage. Completion of BACS payment and costing journals.

> Monthly company credit card reconciliation and submission using Concur.

> Reconciliation of fuel logs relating to company car users for private fuel reimbursement.

> Support with the transition from SAP to Epicor.

> Processing of sub-contractor labour payments for holiday cover.

> Management of GPO mail.

> Management of petty cash.

> Weekly banking.


Knowledge, skills and experience

> Working knowledge of Sage payroll software.

> SAP knowledge is advantageous.

> Excellent numeracy, Excel and IT skills

> Methodical and organised.

> A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

> Full driving license.

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Manufacturing Manager - CA Building Products Division

The Manufacturing Manager reports to the Operations Director and is responsible for the management of the manufacturing teams and coordination of daily operations.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Manage the day-to-day production activity of the site ensuring agreed output targets are met.

> To manage, further develop and mentor the front line leadership team.

> Ensure attainment of business objectives and production schedules whilst ensuring product standards are met.

> To work alongside the current management team to ensure the highest service standards at lowest costs.

> To manage, further develop and mentor the front line leadership team.

> Ensure the effective management of the development of staff competences.

> Prepare and maintain production reporting, providing commentary on production expenditure for the month and provide explanation for variances.

> Initiate plans and processes which minimise manufacturing costs through effective utilisation of manpower, equipment, facilities, material and capital.

> Lead regular briefings and production meetings and instruct staff to meet production targets.

> Resolving day-to-day production issues in a timely manner.

> Root cause analysis and countermeasure implementation for any failed targets.

> Compliance with Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Legislation.

> Ensure effective communication of performance and business issues.



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Previous experience of working within an ERP system environment – Epicor preferable.

> Previous experience of using MES tools within a fast moving, reactive manufacturing environment.

> The ability to balance attention between process management, performance management, problem solving and people development.

> Maintain a high level of contact directly with your team.

> Must be a strong communicator with excellent leadership skills.

> Create and encourage a positive environment that drives continuous improvement.

> Raise the capability of your team to focus on stabilising, standardising and improving processes, quality and efficiencies.

> To empower your team, aligning mindset and behaviours to the business expectations.

> Ensure the appropriate performance indicators and review mechanisms are in place to drive departmental performance improvements.

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Business Administration Apprentice

Providing clerical and administrative support and assistance within the CA Building Products Department.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Communication via telephone and email

> Switchboard

> Photocopying

> Filing

> Scanning

> Data entry of stock cards onto an in-house system

> Processing purchase orders using the in-house SAP system

> Liaising with other departments throughout the business

> Organising post and TNT deliveries

> Other duties as instructed by Line Manager

> To complete all College assignments and projects within necessary timescales


Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Flexible attitude, motivated and reliable

> Ability to work to deadlines

> Good data entry skills

> Ability to work under own initiative, to be proactive and work efficiently as part of a team

> Excellent communication skills

> Excellent numeracy and IT skills

> Methodical and organised

> Accurate with a good attention to detail

> A good level of spelling and grammar

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Technical Engineer

Reporting directly to the Technical & Engineering Manager, this role requires experience of dealing with customers, specifiers and main contractors at all levels.  You will be one of the key drivers of innovation and product excellence and have the use of in-house technical systems and software whilst providing support to various projects and in-house departments.  You will be provided support and training to develop in this role to deliver a high level of support to the Technical & Engineering Manager.

General Summary:

> Carrying out such tasks and duties as directed by the Technical & Engineering Manager and Technical Director that are designed to develop levels of performance and competence for future progression

> The Company will provide all relevant training required for the software packages used by the Technical Department, including, but not limited to ; AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, Tekla TEDDS


Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Become a key driver of product development of both existing and new products and systems

> Utilising in-house technical systems and software whilst providing support to external customers, specifiers and in-house departments

> Produce wind load calculations to current standards and provide advice / recommendations

> Provide support and guidance to;
> Apprentice Technical Engineer(s)
> External sales and development teams

> Produce design concepts, supporting sketches and fully detailed technical drawings for the R&D of existing systems and new innovations

> Dealing with day-to-day technical enquiries and calculations providing prompt and accurate information to customers and clients

> Produce new and update existing technical information papers, drawings, documents and articles



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Proven experience within an engineering discipline (all engineering disciplines; BIM, architectural, electrical and mechanical will be considered), with minimum HNC qualification (or working towards)

> Conversant with one or more of the following; AutoDesk packages; AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit

> Experience with Tekla TEDDS, would be preferred but not essential

> Experience of the BIM environment, would be preferred but not essential

> Have experience of dealing with customers, specifiers, main contractors etc, at all levels, with the aptitude to communicate well and build strong relationships

> Be able to assess the needs of others to promote the products or services to suit both the customers and company requirements

> Be hardworking and self-motivated with an ambition to succeed and progress

> Excellent IT skills

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Cleaner

Keeping our buildings clean and in an orderly condition

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Perform various cleaning actions such as dusting, sweeping hoovering, mopping etc.

> Perform and track routine inspection.

> Clean buildings by servicing toilets and wiping down communal areas including staircases.

> Empty rubbish bins internal and external.

> Notify your manager of any hazards.

> Ensuring you place warning signs such as wet floor signs.

> Monitor levels of cleaning materials and re stock when necessary.

> External litter picking.

> Ability to use ride on sweeper.

> Other reasonable duties as requested by your line manager.

Knowledge, skills &experience

> Previous cleaning experience is essential.

> Experience of using a ride on sweeper (preferred).

> Ability to bend, push, pull and lift repetitively during working hours.

> Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, proper storage and disposal methods.

> Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

> Excellent organisational and timekeeping skills are essential.

> Self-motivation and the ability to identify and complete needed tasks without direct supervision.

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Quantity Surveyor - CA Roofing Services Division

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

>  Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements

>  Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings

>  Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost

>  Pricing of contract variations

>  Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly

>  Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities

>  Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing of comprehensive orders

>  Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports

>  Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS

>  Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover

>  Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recovered and future overspends avoided wherever possible

>  Working with the Commercial Manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts for CA Roofing Services division

>  Supervision and training of assistant / trainee QS

>  General administration duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

>  Confident personality with the ability to communicate across all disciplines and at all levels within the organisation

>  Previous experience of working for a specialist sub-contractor essential

>  Cladding knowledge preferred

>  Pro-active, flexible approach with an ability to work to deadlines.

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Estimator - CA Roofing Services Division

CA Group Ltd requires an Estimator within their Roofing Services Division. The individual will require creativity to assess the quotation specification and formulate the most cost effective solution. The ideal candidate will take great pride in their work, possess a strong commercial focus and be a team player.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

>  Establish and develop close working relationships with clients, architects, contractors.

>  Prepare detailed estimates by gathering all data required to formulate budget costings.

>  The review and preparation of tender documents.

>  Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.

>  Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.

>  Responsibility for estimating the total project cost, including design, procurement, manufacture and delivery.

>  Liaise with the external sales team to ensure leads and enquiries are managed in an efficient and professional manner.

>  Strive to retain existing clients and ensure the maximum longevity of your relationship with the Company through proactive contact and appropriate relationship development.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> A minimum of three years’ experience within a similar role

> Experience liaising with architects and main contractors

> Excellent commercial awareness

> Excellent analytical skills

> Good communication, influencing and negotiation skills

> Experience within the Roofing and Cladding industry would be beneficial although not essential

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how to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies above, please email your CV with covering letter to careers@cagroup.co.uk or to the postal address below;

Human Resources
CA Group
Evenwood Industrial Estate
Copeland Road
Evenwood
County Durham
DL14 9SF

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