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Leviat is a world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. 

Below are details of the various open positions we have. You can either apply online here or contact the member of our HR team listed.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

For open positions in the USA, please click here. 

Sales Order Processor

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Location: Sheffield, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

There is a new and exciting opportunity to join our sales team as a Sales Order Processor. The purpose of this role is to enter sales orders onto the computer system (Movex) to produce a legible and understandable works instruction, delivery note and customers invoice.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities includes:-

1.Contract Review

  • Thoroughly examine the customers purchase order documents in an attempt to fully appreciate their exact requirements and to ensure that this is what has been quoted and agreed by the both parties
  • Examine products, prices and discounts on the order.
  • Check the account status of the customer.
  • Confirm lead times for specials and stock availability of standard items.
  • Consult with production staff, regarding any special items.
  • Accurately calculate new selling prices for additional items that are deemed to be revisions to the original order.
  • Maximise commercial opportunities whilst taking into account any pricing issues effecting the customer.
  • Contact the customer and iron out any anomalies that there may be, prior to processing the order.
  • Instruct Deeside staff to set up item codes for any specials that may be required. Enter details onto the business computer system in order to create a Company Sales Order / Works instruction to manufacture
  • Process the details of the order onto the Movex system in a clear and explicable manner.
  • Produce simple drawings or sketches where necessary in order to better describe the goods required
  • Process any applicable ‘Outwork’ purchase orders that may be necessary to complete the sales order.
  • Produce any relevant Pro-forma invoices and forward to the customer for payment.
  • Collate a production pack for Sheffield jobs in order to forward to the works. This pack must incorporate, the works instructions, any necessary drawings or schedules, a ‘Test certificate requisition form’ if required and the standard BSI inspection form.
  • Collate a file pack for all sales orders; that contains all relevant customer paperwork, any appropriate further correspondence, hard copies of quotations and all applicable drawings or sketches.
  • E-mail through any relevant drawings for special ties to Deeside.

2. Amending Sales Orders

  • Alter live sales orders to accommodate customer or design amendments.
  • Retrieve all paperwork and drawings from shop floor.
  • Delete Manufacturing orders where necessary.
  • Amend Movex to reflect the new requirements.
  • Re-issue new paperwork and drawings back to the shop floor.
  • Issue revision sheets to Deeside to highlight the relevant amendments that are required.

3. Customer Relationship Management

  • Deal with customer complaints and queries
  • Enter applicable complaint details onto the CSM database.
  • Chase up deliveries for the customer with the relevant sub contract carrier.
  • Arrange any necessary collections from site for unwanted or incorrect goods.
  • Create new works instructions for any necessary re-work that may be required
  • Initiate any credits that may be required in order to appease the customer.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills and a positive can do attitude are of paramount importance to this customer service role.
  • Experience in a busy sales office
  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English grades A-C
  • An enthusiastic person with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Methodical, organised with ability to prioritise.
  • Computer literate
  • Accurate with good attention to detail.
  • Able to manage and respond to multiple issues at once whilst meeting deadlines

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Experience of working in a construction or manufacturing business.
  • Proven track record of account management and converting quotes to orders.
  • Able to read and understand drawings

What Leviat offers you:

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Competitive secondary benefits
  • Health and wellness programs

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Production Engineer

Closing date: 01/11/2021

Location: Deeside, North Wales, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Position Overview

To co-ordinate and provide engineering support to all elements of Deeside Manufacturing processes.
To undertake a wide range of process improvement and capital expenditure projects ensuring operational excellence principles are applied at all times.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering support and problem solving expertise to ensure customer orders are delivered on time to appropriate standards of quality.
  • Constantly review ways to improve production productivity and eliminate NVA activities via LEAN and 6 SIGMA principles.
  • Initiate CAPEX proposals from concept, through feasibility to implementation.
  • Lead, participate in and promote continuous improvement through application of 6 SIGMA, 5s, SMED and LEAN principles within the facility.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to production staff to ensure individuals/teams reach suitable competence.
  • Leading LEAN manufacturing projects to reduce waste and increase productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with all personal obligations under H&S legislation and adhere to company H&S policies and procedures whilst working within and striving to improve the CRH lifesaving rules.
  • Conduct safety audits, risk assessments and safety tours as and when required.
  • Resolve EHS, technical and QA issues.
  • Purchase equipment, tooling and consumables where appropriate managing within a project and departmental budgets.

Flexibility

  • Be flexible in utilising skill and knowledge in order to benefit the business when the need arises.
  • Use all relevant skills and knowledge to perform any other reasonable duties as required by the company.
  • Where you possess the relevant skills and knowledge, or following suitable training be flexible enough to perform any other reasonable duties in order to support the business.

Health & Safety

  • Ensure compliance with all personal obligations under Health & Safety legislation and to adhere to Company H&S policies and procedures, whilst working within and striving to improve the Safety Audit.
  • Abide by site H&S policies, procedures, safe working practises, rules, regulations and instructions, with special consideration for safe systems of work and practices.
  • Report any incident or any unsafe situation immediately to the first line supervisor or site manager.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace.

Key Competencies and Relevant Experience

Qualifications

  • 5 GCSE or equivalent A-C Inc. Mathematics, Science and English
  • Degree or HND/HNC in relevant discipline

Experience

  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in metal goods environment

Desirable

  • Greenbelt certificate in LEAN/six sigma
  • Experience of applying LEAN manufacturing principles on a daily basis.
  • Experience of running a team.
  • A formal H&S qualification such as IOSH Managing Safely/NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Experience of working with Stainless Steel Fabrication.
  • Power Press/Press Tool Experience
  • Experience working with wire forming equipment.
  • AutoCAD experience.
  • Purchasing Capital equipment and tooling.
  • Fabrication and welding experience.

Essential Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven knowledge of engineering principles
  • Experience of conducting feasibility studies, submitting justification proposals, purchasing and implementation of equipment.
  • Basic Engineering and manufacturing knowledge.
  • Possess excellent Health & Safety awareness.
  • A proven track record of identifying, leading and participating in improvement projects through application of operational excellence.
  • Capable of accurately scoping out projects, creating logical work steps and using time and resources effectively.
  • Ability to make good timely decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement without need for constant support.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of setting challenging targets, monitoring performance, giving feedback and coaching.

What Leviat offers you:

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Competitive secondary benefits
  • Health and wellness programs

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Production Supervisor

Closing date: 01/11/2021

Location: Deeside, North Wales, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Position Overview

To ensure that all elements of the associated cell are supervised and coordinated in a safe, clean, productive and organized manner in order to deliver components within the required timescale.

To provide technical expertise, coach and support a team of setters and operators to minimize equipment downtime, maximize output of the cell and to ensure appropriate SHEQ requirements are maintained at all times. Customer service must be maintained at >99% consistently and have minimum costs on production.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that Customer Service levels are maintained above 99%
  • Ensuring that tooling and equipment are in place to satisfy orders.
  • Ensure there is a positive safety culture within your team and all relevant EHS checks and communications are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Promoting good housekeeping and establishing 5s.
  • Ensuring all products are manufactured in accordance with ALL quality specifications and procedures at all times.
  • Planning and coordinating production to satisfy internal and external customers.
  • Managing and motivating teams to achieve clear visable targets.
  • Producing daily and monthly reports highlighting key measures of performance and any issues.
  • Support any department, factory or company projects as required and actively promote H&S, Quality, OpEx and 5s.
  • Adopting and developing “Operational Excellence” activities, e.g. LEAN & Six Sigma techniques within the team.
  • Producing daily and monthly reports highlighting key measures of performance and any issues.
  • Developing team members to ensure there are suitable skills and cover in all areas, maintain and active skills matrix.
  • Conducting and executing personal performance appraisals.
  • Liaising with sales team to give order lead time and updates and with internal departments regarding resources and services.
  • Be flexible in utilizing your own and your teams skills and knowledge to benefit the business when the need arises.
  • Where you possess the relevant skills and knowledge, or following suitable training be flexible enough to perform any other reasonable duties in order to support the business (e.g. covering other areas).

Key Competencies and Relevant Experience

ESSENTIAL

  • Experience in high volume manufacturing environment
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Used to working to short lead times and under pressure.
  • Experience in the implementation of LEAN tools and principles (5s – Process confirmation – TPM – SOP)
  • Production area planning – manning, machines and material utilization,
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to work “hands on” and to lead & motivate.
  • Good problem solving & decision making skills.
  • Must be flexible and self motivated.
  • Experience of writing risk assessments and SOPS.
  • Mechanical/Engineering knowledge
  • Able to understand engineering drawings.
  • Experience of managing a team to SHEQ procedures

DESIRABLE

  • Supervisory qualification, e.g. ILM, NVQ, NEBS, or similar.
  • HNC in engineering principle.
  • Power Press setting experience.
  • Wire forming experience.
  • Engineering apprenticeship or training.
  • IOSH in H&S or equivalent.
  • Project management experience

What Leviat offers you:

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Competitive secondary benefits
  • Health and wellness programs

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Area Technical Sales Manager - North | UK Masonry

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Location: Home Based; North Region, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Area Technical Sales Manager to strengthen our existing external sales
team. You will be joining a successful team selling products for Masonry Division to Major Projects within the
Northern region, covering UK mainland between the midlands and Scotland plus Ireland. Whilst specific location
can be flexible, ideally the candidate should be in easy reach of Scotland or be willing to spend time away from
home, to cover the outreaches of the region.

You will develop, build and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders such as major contracts, sub-contractors, Architects and Engineers, as well as supporting our product sales via our network of distributors.
In-house training at our Sheffield Office will form a good proportion of the first 6 months within the role and
overnight stays would be required.

Key Reponsibilities

  • Account management of major contractors, specialist subcontractors and Ancon distributors within the
    territory. Building good relationships with all.
  • Secure product sales in line with area targets and business strategy by presenting our design proposal
    and benefits of use in a structured and professional manner.
  • Defend our brand by gaining and maintaining specification of Ancon products.
  • Advising on suitability and selection of Ancon Products for specific situations.
  • Provide general advice on the performance and applications of Ancon components.
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market.
  • Attend industry events as necessary.

Candidate Requirements

Suitable Candidates would ideally have a background in a related construction industry, be already working
externally, or with a track record of managing project sales. We would also consider applicants looking to progress
from an internal to an external role or a Graduate with a relevant technical qualification (HNC Construction,
BSC Eng) looking to start their career. The right person will be developed to fully understand our business,
products and services.

It is essential that the candidate would have the following key functional competencies and relevant experience:-

  • Commercially led individual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good personal organisation
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • IT Literate
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Willingness for business travel
  • Full UK driving license, maximum 3 points

It is desirable that the Candidate has the following:-

  • Experience selling in a related construction environment
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Understanding of basic structural design principles/ Technical background
  • HNC qualification or equivalent in construction. BSC Eng degree

You will be working full time, we will provide you with a competitive salary and bonus scheme. There are opportunities to spend time on secondment in other departments to gain an understanding of the wider business and support you with training and additional qualifications.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Transactional Buyer

Closing date: 01/11/2021

Location: Deeside, North Wales, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Position Overview

The purpose of the role is to support the Purchasing Team carry out transactional purchases and general purchasing tasks for the efficient running of the Deeside Procurement team. Maximise purchasing performance whilst supporting the buyer with controlling inventory levels, maintaining customer service excellence and enhancing safety and business profitability.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Raise stock and non-stock purchase orders.
Ensuring Inventory levels are correct within the operating system.
Monitoring inventory levels and ordering in or calling off from suppliers inline with demand.

  • Support communication to all internal customers (Sales, Production & Despatch departments etc.)
  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Expediting of orders to ensure production schedules are maintained.
  • Ensuring cost prices are correct and up-to-date.
  • Off site stock control – booking in, monitoring and calling off when required.
  • Provide analysis on costs to enable the review of cost reduction activities.
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous and business improvements.
  • Prepare data towards monthly reports.

Performance

  • Manage number of suppliers to maximise benefit.
  • Ability to communicate key tasks, objectives and progress on initiatives.
  • Be flexible enough to support/perform a range of category management duties in order to support the business.
  • Parts & consumable sourcing to ensure supply reliability, quality and cost savings targets achieved.
  • Ensure that computer systems provide maximum benefit and efficiency. Involved in transition to SAP.
  • Part of the extended Leviat Procurement team.

Inventory

  • Responsible as part of the team for inventory levels within the business.
  • Support inventory / stock take in Deeside.
  • Maintain / improve stock turns.
  • Involvement in stock optimisation tasks.

Customer Service

  • Ensure customer service levels are not compromised by supply issues and ensure timely communication.
  • Ensure that customer services levels are maintained at minimum cost and cash impact.
  • Liaise with internal customers to provide costs and lead times.

Purchasing Co-ordination

  • Ensure best practice is employed
  • Utilise CRH group initiatives where possible to add value

Key Competencies and Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grades A-C
  • Business Administration NVQ or relevant experience.
  • Team player with the ability to contribute both individually and as part of the Leviat team.
  • Self confidence with strong interpersonal skills, an excellent communicator with the ability to liaise with people at all levels and through a variety of communication methods.
  • Flexibility and ability to multitask.
  • Self motivated with a “hands on” results driven approach.
  • Strong systems skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Experience working within a busy office environment.

What Leviat offers you:

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Competitive secondary benefits
  • Health and wellness programs

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Senior Accountant

Closing date: 31/12/2021

Location: Ternat, Belgium

We are looking for (m/f) a Senior Accountant based in Ternat (Brussels), Belgium

Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke.

The role

Senior Accountant in charge of participating in the general and supplier accounting department of a shared service center operating for 5 legal entities in Belgium

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Control of the bookkeeping in local GAAP & fixed assets
  • Participate in monthly closings in compliance with the standards and deadlines imposed by the CRH group
  • Help in the preparation of the annual accounts (tax returns, appendix, RG, etc.)
  • Assisting the finance manager in drawing up the budget and forecast
  • Ensures compliance with established procedures and assists the finance manager in implementing new procedures as required
  • Assisting the finance manager in different ad hoc projects such as acquisitions, implementation ERP, compliance, etc.
  • Possibility (if required competences/interest is present) to evolve to a Chief Accountant position, where the management/guidance of the existing team will be a part of the daily tasks

Key competencies and experience

  • Rigor, integrity
  • Pragmatic/ hands-on, with eye for detail
  • Demonstrated close management skills, leadership
  • Effective and loyal collaborator in a small team
  • Accounting and administrative training
  • Good knowledge of Belgian tax regulations
  • Experience in a company
  • Computer skills
  • Mastery of accounting and office software

We offer you a stable job, with flexible hours in a constantly growing company, work in a young and dynamic team in an international environment. As the company is constantly evolving, this offers you opportunities for development.

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Product Manager, Masonry - Europe West & APAC

Closing date: 05/11/2021

Location: UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for a Product Manager (Masonry) to join our Europe West & APAC team. The successful candidate will lead new product development through a stage gate process from initial idea to market introduction and throughout the product life cycle. Through interaction with customers, colleagues and key industry contacts they collect and analyze data about the market, industry trends, competitive landscape, pricing and product gaps. They identity growth opportunities for the masonry product range and participate in the formation of roadmaps and product strategies for their region. Through regular review of the portfolio they identify opportunities to improve product quality and maximize category profitability. They also provide training and support for country sales teams.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities include:-

  • Leads new product development projects. Develops launch strategy and rollout plan.
  • Collects and evaluates new product ideas from colleagues, customers and industry partners.
  • Project Management - manages product development through the stage gate process.
  • Works with Sales, RDE and Operations re target pricing and costing
  • Works closely with regional marketing teams re launch materials.
  • Enlists the help of Pillar RDE colleagues through the development process.
  • Supports the implementation of commercial plans and monitors post launch performance.

Market Analysis and Strategy

  • Gathers market intelligence to assist with the formation of regional product strategies.
  • Carries out competitor analysis and market segmentation.
  • Works with Sales re pricing strategy. Ensures product profitability.
  • Life cycle management (Launch, Maintenance, Phase Out).
  • Reviews product portfolio for potential improvements.
  • Seeks ways to reduce product complexity and to maximise profitability.
  • Supply Chain – works with operations re investments, stock, production and phase outs.
  • Assists with the production of technical documentation, installation guides & price lists.
  • Assists Digital Engineering & Marketing with tender/specification texts.
  • Supports Marketing with relevant product content.
  • Supports regional sales campaigns.
  • Works with Purchasing re sourcing of raw material and components.
  • Provides commercial teams with product training.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly organized with good project management skills.
  • Self-moitavated with ability to implement change.
  • Understands customer needs – previous customer facing role would be beneficial.
  • Ability to analyze data/information to develop an informed and factual business case.
  • Educated to Degree level in either Business, Marketing, Economics, Finance, or Engineering (or equivalent work experience).
  • Experience working cross functionally.
  • Adaptable – willingness to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • New product development experience would be beneficial.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Area Technical Sales Manager | UK Masonry

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Location: Home Based; London Region to include M3 & M4 Corridor, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Area Technical Sales Manager to strengthen our existing external sales
team. You will be joining a successful team selling products for Masonry Division to Major Projects within the M25, London M3 and M4 Corridor. The role will be home based, ideally within an hour’s travel of Central London.

You will develop, build and maintain strong relationships with all key stakeholders such as major contracts, sub-contractors, Architects and Engineers, as well as supporting our product sales via our network of distributors.
In-house training at our Sheffield Office will form a good proportion of the first 6 months within the role and
overnight stays would be required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Account management of major contractors, specialist subcontractors and Ancon distributors within the
    territory. Building good relationships with all.
  • Secure product sales in line with area targets and business strategy by presenting our design proposal
    and benefits of use in a structured and professional manner.
  • Defend our brand by gaining and maintaining specification of Ancon products.
  • Advising on suitability and selection of Ancon Products for specific situations.
  • Provide general advice on the performance and applications of Ancon components.
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market.
  • Attend industry events as necessary.

Candidate Requirements

Suitable Candidates would ideally have a background in a related construction industry, be already working
externally, or with a track record of managing project sales. We would also consider applicants looking to progress
from an internal to an external role or a Graduate with a relevant technical qualification ( HNC Construction,
BSC Eng ) looking to start their career. The right person will be developed to fully understand our business,
products and services.

It is essential that the candidate would have the following key functional competencies and relevant experience:-

  • Commercially led individual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good personal organisation
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • IT Literate
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Willingness for business travel
  • Full UK driving license, maximum 3 points

It is desirable that the Candidate has the following:-

  • Experience selling in a related construction environment
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Understanding of basic structural design principles/ Technical background
  • HNC qualification or equivalent in construction. BSC Eng degree

You will be working full time, we will provide you with a competitive salary and bonus scheme. There are opportunities to spend time on secondment in other departments to gain an understanding of the wider business and support you with training and additional qualifications.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Apply Now

Senior IT Security & Network Analyst

Closing date: 05/11/2021

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Leviat are looking for a Senior IT Security & Network Analyst based in our offices in Amsterdam. In this exciting role the successful candidate will support the development and implementation of the Leviat Security & Network strategy, execute necessary remediations identified by security tools and CRH GIS team, support the Leviat Operations and Applications teams in relation to security topics, assess 3rd party vendors for their security compliance and investigate and embrace new technologies, to support and protect Leviat’s strategic priorities.

In this role you will be responsible for a number of tasks including:

  • Conducting network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various computer network defense tools, such as intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls and host-based security systems
  • Conducting log-based and endpoint-based threat detection to detect and protect against threats coming from multiple sources
  • Deploying cloud-centric detection to detect threats related to cloud environments and services used by the organization
  • Correlating activity across assets (endpoint, network, apps) and environments (on-premises, cloud) to identify patterns of anomalous activity
  • Reviewing alerts and data from sensors, and documents formal, technical incident reports
  • Working with CRH Global Information Security team on threat detection/remediation for Leviat scope
  • Providing network subscribers with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitate forensic analysis when necessary
  • Supporting the creation of business continuity/disaster recovery plans, including conducting disaster recovery tests, publishing test results and making changes necessary to address deficiencies
  • Researching emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of incidents

To be successful in the role you’ll need:

  • Demonstrable experience in designing, setting up and managing security solutions
  • Relevant experience in IT audit, enterprise risk management, penetration testing, red team/incident responses, or have been a junior security operations analyst
  • Strong attention to detail without losing the big picture
  • The ability to effectively work and communicate with people with a wide range of skills, experience, cultures and capabilities including business leaders, peers, vendors, and staff members
  • To be fluent English. Other languages (German, French, Dutch) are an advantage
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (such as International Organization for Standardization [IS0] 27000, COBIT, National Institute of Standards and Technology [NIST] 800), desired but not essential
  • A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), desired but not essential
  • A Bachelor or Masters degree in computer science, information security, cybersecurity or a related field.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Sales Co-ordinator

Closing date: 04/11/2021

Location: Sheffield, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

There is a new and exciting opportunity to join our sales team as a Sales Coordinator. The purpose of this role is very customer focused, you will need to deliver excellent customer service in order to maintain and expand our customer base.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities includes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deliver good Customer service levels.
  • Ability to handle customer calls and emails in a timely manner with the ability to prioritise.
  • Respond to questions and queries both internally and from our customers
  • Preparing quotations.
  • Quotation follow up calls.
  • Negotiating with customers to secure orders.
  • Liaising with other departments.

Key functional competencies and relevant experience:

  • Experience in a busy sales office.
  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English grades A-C.
  • An enthusiastic person with a can do attitude able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Methodical, organised with ability to prioritise.
  • Computer literate (Particularly Microsoft Office and Dynamics CRM).
  • Accurate with good attention to detail.
  • Able to manage and respond to multiple issues at once whilst meeting deadlines.

Key leadership competencies:

  • Drives Result.
  • Cultivates innovation.
  • Collaboration.
  • Courage.
  • Being resilient.
  • Decision quality.

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Experience of working in a construction or manufacturing business.
  • Proven track record of account management and converting quotes to orders.
  • Able to read and understand drawings.

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Digital Engineering Programme Lead

Closing date: 05/11/2021

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry.

Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Position Overview

At Leviat Digital Engineering is a key enabler of our ambitious business strategy and the Digital Engineering Programme Lead role is critical for our new and growing Global organisation.

This is a senior role within the Digital function and has responsibility for coordinating all Digital Engineering projects and clearly communicating on progress and achieved milestones to the wider business. The Digital Engineering team currently has a dual focus; maintaining existing desktop software and developing entirely new cloud-based software. You will be expected to navigate project types of requirement and carefully prioritise the software roadmap in a way that the business understands and buys in to. To be successful in this role, it will be critical that you are able to communicate fluently on technical terms with engineers and software engineers, but also with non-technical colleagues who need to be kept abreast of the team’s progress.

Key responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for the coordination of all Digital Engineering projects at Leviat, working closely with Digital Engineers and the Technology Studio
  • Own the project prioritisation process, ensuring transparency for the entire business
  • Develop a clear project prioritisation framework, gain buy-in from leadership and ensure it is followed
  • Own the Digital Engineering team’s stakeholder relationships with Product Pillar heads and Country Managers, keeping all key parties informed on progress and milestones
  • Going forward, play a key role in the decision making process as to which software should be customer facing and which should not
  • As Leviat.com evolves, you will lead the seamless integration of cloud software into the website where appropriate
  • Ensure the Digital Engineering team is adequately resourced, highlighting any resource gaps with leadership as they occur
  • Track the lifecycle of software and ensure that updates/new features are made available in a timely manner

Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience

  • Strong project management skills essential
  • Extensive experience of successfully delivering digital engineering and/or technical software projects
  • 10+ years of working in complex matrixed organisations – strong ability to navigate and “make it happen”
  • Ability to operate at a strategic level and to drive the agenda with senior leadership
  • Effective communication - technical and non-technical; Strong project sponsor and stakeholder relationship skills.
  • Supports innovative thinking. Adept at leading team to define & build system solutions from business requirements
  • Agile/Scrum Delivery experience.
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design concepts
  • Familiarity with Web applications: Front-end vs “full-stack”, Web application architecture, API design, databases, cloud services/hosting
  • Hands-on - pragmatic – result driven – with eye for detail. Willing to travel as appropriate.
  • Relevant Qualification; Fluent English. Other languages (German, French, Dutch) are an advantage

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Team Leader After Sales

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Location: Ternat, Belgium

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

Job description:

Within the After Sales Team, consisting of 7 people and based in Ternat, you will :

  • be responsible for the order intake of customer command, and the correctness of the required data
  • coordinate with the finance department the requests for customer account creation
  • be tracking the customer affairs and coordinate with the other departments in order to meet customer commitments
  • provide insights and information to customers about the status of the orders. (ex : in case of delay in the delivery, etc.)
  • be able to quickly provide solutions to the customer in case of change in the engagement to the customer
  • be part of the pre-invoicing process (control price, quantity, item reference delivered to customers versus the sales order)
  • receive and treat customer complaints and are able to communicate the right information to the right department
  • manage the Credit Note request from a customer in coordination with sales and other departments
  • be responsible of the filing of all documents linked to sales orders
  • be responsible for leading the team
  • checking the KPI’s

This position involves close relationships with our customers, sales people, logistics and production. You really need to be a team player and love to coordinate in a structured way.

Our current ERP system is AX (Microsoft Dynamics) but we will shortly move to SAP.

Competencies:

  • You are fluent in Dutch and French – English is a strong asset
  • You have a Bachelor Degree or equivalent by experience
  • You have at least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • You have good communication skills, both in writing and verbally
  • You are very customer service oriented with a problem solving and reactive mindset
  • You work very punctual
  • You have to be resilient to stress
  • You have strong leadership capabilities

We offer you a stable job, with flexible working hours in a constantly growing company. You will work in a young and dynamic team in an international environment at a salary that matches your skills. Because the company is constantly evolving, this offers you opportunities for development.

Interested?

Apply now, quoting the title as reference, for the attention of

Stefanie De Nys – HRBP
PLAKA BELGIUM - Industrielaan, 2 - 1740 Ternat, 2 - 1740 Ternat
stefanie.denys@leviat.com

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Maintenance Electrical – Mechanical Fitter

Closing date: 29/10/2021

Location: Somerton, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

There is a new and exciting opportunity to join our team as a Maintenance Electrical – Mechanical Fitter.

We are based in Somerton in Somerset at our purpose-built production facility. We are an ever-expanding manufacturing business which specialises in providing steel products for use in the casting of commercial and industrial concrete floors. With our global reach, we have supplied products on significant projects around the world. Our aim is to deliver continuous product innovation that adds genuine value to flooring contractors and end users.

Key tasks and responsibilities: 

  • To maintain and repair all production machines in line with production priority
  • Work effectively in performing maintenance tasks to ensure the minimum downtime of production machinery
  • To install new equipment as and when appropriate
  • Identify and source spares and necessary equipment to perform the above tasks
  • To perform other tasks to maintain the fabric of the building, fixtures and fittings and support equipment as and when appropriate
  • Abide by the company’s health and safety policies and procedures
  • Implement all safe working procedures, practices, rules, regulations, and instructions given by management
  • Carry out site inductions with external contractors and be point of contact during their time on site
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects aimed at improving operational efficiency and/or practices
  • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained within the maintenance department and across the site
  • Report any incidents including near misses, unsafe working practises, or situations immediately to management

Essential skills:

  • City and Guilds or NVQ qualification in relevant maintenance subject
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a maintenance environment
  • Experience with pneumatics, Hydraulics, PLC sensors and control systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make timely decisions under pressure
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative
  • Implementing high standards of H&S principles and controls
  • Good planning and co-ordination skills
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Hours: 08:00 - 16:30 Monday to Friday
Salary: £30,000 - £32,500 Depending on experience
Holiday: 30 days per year including Bank Holidays

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Technical Specification Team Member

Closing date: 14/12/2021

Location: Sheffield, UK

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Ancon, HALFEN, Plaka and Meadow Burke. Pursuing ambitious growth plans, Leviat offers excellent long-term career development opportunities.

There is a new opportunity to join our technical team, which involves providing customers with technical advice on the use of Ancon products and to exploit market opportunities leading to product development and increased brand awareness. To produce safe, practical, and cost effective solutions to problems encountered by specifiers and end-users. To support the sales team and provide quotations to customers providing designs and take offs as required.

The role will involve:

  • Producing safe, practical, and cost-effective solutions to design problems posed by both Specifiers and customers.
  • Responding to both verbal and written technical enquiries with solutions using standard products, adaptations, and bespoke items.
  • Reviewing drawings, bills of quantities, and other documentation received from customers to identify the products they require, liaising with them and their design team as necessary to clarify details and / or request information.
  • Carrying out designs to determine correct products; sizes etc. and communicating any details, mark ups, assumptions, etc. to the customer then passing this information on to the Sales team to produce a quotation.
  • Identifying opportunities for new products and the improvement of existing products to reduce costs, improve, or meet new requirements.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Requires a good understanding of UK construction methods and common details, particularly suited to those with experience in construction products and detailing.
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive can do attitude are of paramount importance to this customer service role.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

  • HNC or equivalent qualification in a building/construction related subject
  • Worked with a construction related design office environment
  • Able to understand Engineering/Technical Drawings
  • Problem solving/Organised/Methodical /AutoCAD
  • Computer literate/Microsoft Windows/Good Telephone Manner

Desirable Candidate Requirements:

  • Degree qualification in a building or construction related subject
  • Ideally worked as an architectural or structural technician

Leviat is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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