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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. 

Business Administrator - CA Roofing Services Division

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

Drawing Office 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.

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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Assistant Buyer - CA Building Products Division

The Assistant Buyer reports to the Senior Buyer in support of the purchasing function of the business

Key Responsibilities:

>  Preparing, raising and tracking purchase orders via a central ERP system

> Vendor invoice verification

> Negotiating and liaising with vendors and building positive long term relations

> Researching new suppliers for recommendation

> Resolving customer and supplier queries

> Produce and maintain information on supplier non-conformance

> Liaise with suppliers on quality problems in conjunction with company quality standards

> Support fleet maintenance enquiries

> General administrative duties
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> Commercial and financial awareness, with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment

> Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within a manufacturing environment would be advantageous

> Ideally qualified or working towards a CIPS qualification

> Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

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

> Excellent communication skills

> Excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills

> Accurate with a good attention to detail

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HR Officer - Human Resources Department

Key Responsibilities:

>  Deliver a high level HR service to support the business through continued growth

> Support the business in growing robust and effective HR processes and procedures

> Autonomy to take the lead on certain HR processes, whilst working closely with Senior Managers and Directors

> Handle first line HR queries on HR policies and procedures, employment law and employee relations issues

> Provide professional advice and support to managers and personnel in line with Company policies and procedures

> Assist Line Managers with the development of job descriptions and person specifications

> Oversee the vacancy section of the Company website to ensure it is kept up-to-date with the Company’s current job vacancies

> Write and place job adverts both internally and externally

> Liaise with recruitment agencies to source candidates and arrange interviews

> Review application forms and assist with the selection process, responding to all applicants

> Co-ordinate the entire recruitment process, to include; scheduling interviews, provide support as part of the interviewing panel and ensure the smooth running of the recruitment process

> Preparation of HR documentation, including; offer letters, contracts of employment and induction

> Input of all new employee details onto HR systems

> Support Line Managers with probationary and appraisal processes to ensure that all are completed within the agreed timescales

> Support Line Managers to identify training and development requirements through job analysis and appraisal processes

> Organize training courses with colleges and training providers

> Regularly update the Company’s training matrix to ensure all ongoing and completed training is accurately recorded, to ensure training requirements can be assessed and identified

> Daily management of the Company’s time and attendance system including weekly and monthly timesheet processing

> Statistical reporting on staff turnover, sickness, absence and time-keeping

> Preparation of paperwork for Line Managers for disciplinary and grievance meetings

> Attending disciplinary and grievance meetings and taking accurate notes

> Liaising with the Company’s Employment Law Solicitors

> Contribute to the Development and implementation of HR policies in line with Employment Law

> Managing sickness absence, holding welfare meetings and arranging occupational health referrals

> Managing the Company’s occupational health programme and ensuring that employees are screened in line with H&S legislation

> Maintaining HR systems and databases (Excel and Word)

> Undertake all aspects of work within the HR Department
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

> CIPD Level 5 qualification is desirable

> Previous experience within a generalist HR role is essential

> Knowledge of employment law

> Previous experience of the utilization of the apprenticeship levy is desirable

> Ability to take on responsibility and ownership within the role

> Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills

> A can do, proactive attitude is essential within this varied role

> Ability to use initiative, offer new ideas and resolve problems

> Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

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Project Sales Coordinator

The Project Sales Coordinator reports directly to the Group Sales Director.  You will support the function of the Sales Division.

Key Responsibilities:

>  Become familiar with the basic principles of the business and its ethos, as well as developing an understanding of CA Group’s products and services

>  To work closely with the Sales, Development, Technical, Manufacturing and Contracting teams to carefully track projects from conception to final installation

>  Maintain a knowledge library that captures project related information and ensure an up-to-date record of project activity

>  Prepare detailed information and reports for company directors and managers alike

>  Carry out industry research and analysis to inform and provide new business leads

>  Daily liaison with other members of the team to provide information to ensure our clients receive excellent customer service

>  To co-ordinate meetings and support external customer engagements

>  To contribute to the production of content to the website and social media channels.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

>  Effective communicator who possess a hunger to learn and develop

>  Ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-functional team

>  Be self-motivated whilst working to concise deadlines

>  Provide a thorough approach to problem-solving and have a good eye for detail

>  Ability to plan, implement and coordinate activities in response to varying sales requirements

>  Deliver a professional approach to all customer demands

>  Strong analytical and literacy skills.

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Quantity Surveyor - Roofing Services Division

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 - 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.

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 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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