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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.

Available vacancies

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. 

Labourer / Assistant

A Labourer / Assistant is responsible for undertaking manual work and providing assistance to Operators and Tradesmen.

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

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Counterbalance forklift truck driving

> Aptitude for using hand tools

> Quality awareness

> Health & Safety awareness

> Understanding manufacturing tolerances

how to apply
Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Maintenance of appropriate HSE policies and procedures for all operating companies.

> Oversee all health and safety issues, ensuring that all company procedures are adhered to and communicated to relevant personnel

> Undertake risk assessments and audits.

> Investigate all accidents, incidents and near-misses, working with managers to develop action plans and setting objectives to improve areas of weakness and improve safety.

> Liaise with the Health & Safety Executive and Company insurers as required.

> Visit construction sites to ensure compliance with Company and Main Contractor policies.

> Chair the Company’s Health & Safety Committee.

> Advise Board on any HSE matters.

> Provide training to employees and sub-contractors and maintain records.

> Maintain the Company Safety Management System and Company Accreditations.

> Develop management reports and key statistics.

> Deal with Environmental issues.

> Undertake any other reasonable responsibilities appropriate to the post as requested by senior managers.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent

> IOSH Certificate

> Excellent verbal and written communication skills which includes report writing

> Driver’s license and be willing to travel nationally

> Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to influence at all levels

> Proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint

how to apply
Draughtsman - CA Roofing Services Division

A Draughtsman is responsible for design co-ordination for own projects, producing layouts, detailed drawings and schedules of materials. As well as carrying out site measurements and surveys when required.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities:

> Producing layouts & detailed drawings

> Producing material schedules in line with tender allowances

> Raise any variation works on the project to the commercial team

> Co-ordination for own projects

> Carry out site measurements, surveys and assessment of our clients requirements

> Attend design team meeting as required

> Review project specifications, providing technical layouts, details and estimates in support of tendering and quotation activities

> Identify and meet client requirements and expectations

> Deliver strong performance to sustain effective client relationships

> Creation of accurate technical documentation

> Evaluate, organise and prioritise work within the overall project schedule and client requirements

> Project management duties

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Ability to understand and meet the needs of customers (both internal and external) as appropriate and deliver what was agreed within the defined time frame

> Display effective organisation skills with an ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines and expectations of clients (both internal and external)

> Minimum 5 year’s experience within the roofing and cladding / façade sector.

how to apply
Business Administrator - CA Roofing Services Division

Providing clerical and administrative support and assistance within the CA Roofing Services Division.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Store and retrieve information from manual and electronic systems

> Answering incoming calls and emails

> Document management

> Monitoring of site progress reports

> Organise and post TNT deliveries

> Gain a basic knowledge of AutoCAD

> Monitor drawing office time logs on a weekly basis to plan allocation of hours to a job

> To compile ‘as built’ drawings using AutoCAD upon completion of a project

> Receiving and distribution of faxes within the Division

> Photocopying, filing and scanning

> Other duties as instructed by Line Manager

Purchasing Department - Job Summary / Key Responsibilities:

> Logging of CARS/SCS site extras

> Scanning and sending of site documents

> Checking off order acknowledgements and filing

The role will also involve providing cover for switchboard and reception duties as and when required.

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Plant Controller - CA Roofing Services Division

To be the point of contact between CARS site team, CARS drawing office and internal and external supply chain.  Responsible for scheduling deliveries.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Liaise with suppliers to ensure items are delivered when requested and inform site of any possible delays

> To input all order details onto call offs and issue call offs to suppliers and contract team

> Work closely with the site teams and make visits to site when needed to determine site restrictions and progress of contract for programming purposes

> To log and close out all non conformance reports from site teams with Quality Engineer

> To check all orders against reservation orders to ensure correct materials are being used and correct rates are being charged

> Liaise with CA Building Products planner to schedule deliveries around workloads and prioritise orders for site

> Set up and modify contract data, materials, and contract costs on SAP

> To attend launch meetings and liaise with the Estimating Team on contract specifications and restrictions on site

> To liaise with Drawing Office Co-ordinator regarding orders which are not ordered as and when the call off dictates

> Amend contract programmes in line with any changes made by the site teams

> To ensure site teams place orders as soon as possible to ensure our buying departments can arrange deliveries as required, on time and with no delay

> Cover order input / plant hire in case of absence

> Other duties as instructed by Line Manager
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Experience with the hiring of plant and construction equipment

> Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

> Ability to work quickly and have 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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Continuous Improvement / Lean Engineer

Focusing on improving and documenting manufacturing processes within CA Building Products in order to achieve efficiency and quality improvements.

Job Summary / Key Responsibilities

> Develop, improve and lead a plant wide programme for Lean and Continuous Improvement implementation.

> Identifying and implementing process improvements to reduce manufacturing costs and improve product quality.

> Undertake champion tasks in areas including 5S/C, TPM, Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives.

> Training workforce in Continuous Improvement & Lean tools and techniques through workshop activities.

> Analyse data in order to target processes to identify improvements.

> Work with and lead staff to make change happen.

> Provide guidance, training, problem solving and root cause analysis to promote a world class manufacturing approach.

> Support the maintenance of product quality standards and health and safety practices.

> Produce best working practices through workshops and projects.

> Introduce data capture and process control on machines and processes.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Ideally educated to HNC/equivalent level.

> Previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment preferred.

> Previous quality, lean and continuous improvement experience – 5S/C, TPM, Standardised Work, Kanban etc.

> Problem solving experience.

> A persuasive and influential approach in order to promote change

> Excellent work ethic.

> Flexible working to suit activities in line with production requirements.

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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

how to apply
how to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies above, please email your CV with covering letter to or to the postal address below;

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

+44 (0) 1388 830 626
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