Join our team.

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 Administrator

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire UK

We have a new and exciting opportunity to join our internal sales team as a Sales Administrator.  

This role is very customer focused and you will need to deliver outstanding customer service.

What you will do:

1.    Sales Order Process (SOP).

a.    AX input

b.    Selling activity (‘phone/email)

c.     Pricing

d.    Quotations AX/CRM

e.    Liaison suppliers/Area Sales Managers

 

2.    Stock/Purchasing

a.    Sales Order Processing

b.    Stock level  maintenance/replenishment

c.     PO chasing (external suppliers  i.e. non-Leviat)

d.    Sub-contract process AX and off-system

 

3.    Records

a.    Sales files (Customer PO/SO Confirmation/PoD/Certs)

b.    Stock POs

 

4.    Support/Services

a.    Invoice queries (PO no./Qty/Price/Discount/PoD)

b.    Delivery queries  -  chasing/confirmation

c.     Literature requests

d.    ASM queries (various)

e.    Returns/re-stocking

f.      Technical support.   

 

5.    General

a.    AX troubleshooting

b.    Langenfeld/Artern/Nowe (Halfen) & Utrecht (Demu)

c.     CRM maintenance 

d.    Service level  -  24 hour (maximum) response time for all incoming requests/enquiries (e.g. job done, job planned, job transferred or job rejected)

What you will need:

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of working in a fast moving sales office; have excellent communication skills, methodical, organised with ability to prioritise. Computer literate, accurate with good attention to detail and demonstrate the ability to manage and respond to multiple issues at once whilst meeting deadlines

What we can offer:

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance and free car parking.

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

Electrical Maintenance Fitter

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Deeside, North Wales, UK

Position Overview

  • The main role of the job is to repair and maintain a variety of Sheet Metal Working machine tools.
  • This includes undertaking a range of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical work required necessary to identify faults and repair issues in line with best practice and current H&S requirements.
  • Required to work in a safe, organised, tidy and efficient manner

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • To ensure the works plant and equipment is maintained to the required standard to maximise availability, reliability and efficiency and to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all employees.
  • 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 record all maintenance activity as prescribed by the Leviat management system
  • Install new equipment as and when appropriate.
  • To perform other tasks to maintain the fabric of the building, fixtures and fittings, support equipment and install such things as barriers and racking as required.
  • Identify and source spares and necessary equipment to perform the above tasks

Health & Safety

  • Ensure compliance with all personal obligations under Health & Safety legislation and adhere to Company H&S policies and procedures.
  • Abide by site H&S policies and procedures, with special consideration for safe systems of work and practices.
  • Implement all safe working procedures, practices, rules, regulations and instructions given by management.
  • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained within your department and across the site.
  • Shut down equipment deemed to be in an unsafe condition, repairs so safety issues are given priority.
  • Report any incident including near misses, unsafe working practise or situations immediately to the production supervisor or site manager.
  • Conduct/co-operate in safety audits, risk assessments and safety tours.
  • Only operate machinery for which you are competent to use or have received the appropriate training or hold appropriate current licence.

Operational Excellence

  • Promote an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects aimed at improving operational efficiency and/or practices.

Flexibility

  • Ensure the company is flexible in its approach to utilising skill and knowledge in order to benefit the business when the need arises.
  • With the relevant skills and knowledge, or following suitable training, be flexible enough to perform any other reasonable duties in order to support the business

Education

Essential

  • Time served apprentice as a maintenance fitter or electrician in an industrial environment
  • Experience in a maintenance environment

Skills

  • Self-Motivated able to work under their own initiative
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to make timely decisions under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving with attention to detail and thought process techniques

Salary

£15.00 - £15.88 ph

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.

Apply Now

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Deeside, North Wales, UK

Position Overview

The main role of the job is to repair and maintain a variety of Sheet Metal Working machine tools. This includes undertaking a range of hydraulic and mechanical work required necessary to identify faults and repair issues in line with best practice and current H&S requirements. This is to ensure the works plant and equipment is maintained to the required standard to maximise availability, reliability and efficiency and to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all employees. You will be required to work in a safe, organised, tidy and efficient manner.

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 record all maintenance activity as prescribed by the Ancon management system
  • Install new equipment as and when appropriate.
  • To perform other tasks to maintain the fabric of the building, fixtures and fittings, support equipment and install such things as barriers and racking as required.
  • Identify and source spares and necessary equipment to perform the above tasks
  • Abide by site H&S policies and procedures, with special consideration for safe systems of work and practices.
  • Implement all safe working procedures, practices, rules, regulations and instructions given by management.
  • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained within your dept and across the site. 
  • Shut down equipment deemed to be in an unsafe condition, repairs so safety issues are given priority.
  • Report any incident including near misses, unsafe working practise or situations immediately to the production supervisor or site manager.
  • Conduct/co-operate in safety audits, risk assessments and safety tours.
  • Only operate machinery for which you are competent to use or have received the appropriate training or hold appropriate current licence.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects aimed at improving operational efficiency and/or practices.
  • 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.

Key Competencies and Relevant Experience 

Essential Candidate Requirements

  • City and Guilds or NVQ qualification in relevant maintenance subject
  • Mechanical fitter, experienced hydraulic, pneumatics, PLC, sensors and control systems  Time served apprentice as a maintenance fitter in an industrial environment
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a maintenance environment. Self Motivated able to work under there own imitative
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to make timely decisions under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving with attention to detail and thought process techniques

Desirable Skills 

  • Certificate in line supervision or team leading
  • Proven track record in maintenance supervision and planning
  • Working with 5’s and lean principles
  • Implementing high standards of H&S principles and controls.
  • Use of COSHH sheets (material safety data sheets)Excellent planning and co-ordination skills
  • Good coaching skills
  • Ability to use Auto CAD
  • Experience of H&S control systems and reporting
  • Computer literate

Salary

£15.00 - £15.88 per hour

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.

Apply Now

Production Project Engineer

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Deeside

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 and 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.
  • Desirable cont.
  • 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.

Salary

£25,000 - £28,000

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.

Apply Now

Marketing Executive

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Sheffield | UK

Position Overview 

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career in Marketing Communications? 

Are you creative and enthusiastic, with an exacting eye for detail? 

This is a genuine opportunity to add real value and impact to the Leviat brand, a business with internationally-known and trusted product brands.

As a Marketing Executive in our growing team, you will execute marketing strategies to highlight the best of Leviat and our products. This position plays a significant role in positioning some of our 10 product brands within their respective markets, including UK, Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Working locally as part of a team of four but as part of a much larger Global Marketing Communications team, this role requires you to liaise and network with a broad range of stakeholders.

This is an exciting and varied role involving the delivery of external brand and product marketing communications, from concept to execution and analysis, including sales/technical literature, web content, email newsletters, blogs, PR, social media, exhibitions, advertising including PPC, packaging etc.

Reporting to Leviat’s Regional Marketing Manager, Europe West & APAC, this role has an international remit. You should possess:

  • Extensive experience in a fully integrated B2B marketing role. You will be comfortable working closely with sales and technical functions in an organisation with a focus on product development.
  • A combination of creative skills and digital expertise to bring to the team, developing visual and written advertising and communications for a wide range of digital platforms including email, website and social media.
  • A confident self-starter with excellent attention-to-detail and project-management skills, who enjoys the challenge of working with technical product information. 
  • Personable and outgoing, you will relish opportunities to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders such as working with design, web development and external agencies to manage platforms and produce engaging content.

Job description

The role includes:

  • Plan and launch new products and services. Working with subject matter experts, as required, to develop professional and engaging media rich content.
  • Maintaining and analysing the effectiveness of technically accurate, market-specific and integrated marketing communications and customer campaigns.
  • Manage marketing objectives, develop plans and analysing marketing activity against agreed KPIs.
  • Content planning and creation for digital platforms such as videos, website copy, blog posts, , e-newsletters and engaging case studies.
  • Production of marketing materials including brochures, technical datasheets, leaflets etc
  • Organising and attending events e.g. exhibitions, conferences, webinars
  • CMS system management for global websites
  • Agency and supplier management to deliver results within budget, including graphic design, copywriting, translations, print, SEO, web development, exhibition build etc.
  • Creation of internal communications materials such as posters and videos  

Essential requirements

  • Marketing degree or similar equivalent higher education qualification
  • Demonstration of extensive experience in a B2B marketing communications role, supporting both offline and online multi-channel marketing activities, ideally in an international Marketing Communications role.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud (Indesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro), email marketing platforms (e.g. Mailchimp, Dotdigital), Google Analytics and website CMS systems
  • A proven record of transforming complex technical details into tangible selling points and relatable marketing content.
  • Ability to analyse marketing data and activities to translate into insight-based reports.
  • Strong project management, organisational, analytical and administrative skills.
  • Excellent proofreading abilities and an interest in the creative side of marketing that ensures a high standard of work is maintained.

Desirable requirements

  • CIM/CAM qualification or similar professional marketing qualification
  • Experience of marketing in the Construction/Engineering Industry
  • A flair for writing engaging marketing copy
  • Experience of SEO
  • Experience of social media and video marketing
  • Driving license

WHAT WE CAN OFFER:-

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance and free car parking.

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

National Sales Manager (Masonry Projects)

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Sheffield | UK

We have a new and exciting opportunity to join our Commercial Team.  

Through strategic leadership, you will inspire, lead and motivate a team of experienced Area Sales Managers and Technical sales Engineers to maximise commercial opportunities.

You will be responsible for strategies to create and build relationships with Contractors and with specialist Sub-Contractors and other project stake holders,

As part of the senior management team, you will be instrumental in developing and leading business strategies for new product launches.

This is a national role and will require the ability to travel to support field staff and visit key accounts and projects, with scope for working from home combined with some time at Sheffield HQ.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:-

  • Driving sales and specification via a consultative approach, constructive advice, and customer support, retaining the specification until contract is awarded.
  • Increase the awareness of the company’s products, to gain and retain specifications for the products, solicit enquiries and convert these enquiries into orders throughout the UK and Ireland.
  • Deliver measurable improvements in Margin and forward forecasting
  • Support Budget and business strategies
  • Mentor and develop skills by coaching the team and organizing training to develop sales and technical skills.
  • Directly manage Key account relationships

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Strong Commercial Acumen.
  • Have excellent customer rapport and communication skills
  • Have an in depth understanding of commercial strategies.
  • Strong people management and developments skills
  • Knowledge of CRM , Excel and IT
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate effectively, and push things through/across a global, matrixed company
  • Be pro- active and able to deliver results to deadlines.
  • Full Clean driving licence
  • Experience with structural building products is beneficial whilst experience of leading a sales team is essential

WHAT WE CAN OFFER:-

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Car; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance.

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

Technical Business Manager

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: London | UK

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, commercially aware Engineer, to join our Commercial Team.  

The role will be ‘Hands on’ and extremely varied. It will be suitable for an Engineer that would like to broaden their experience into structural masonry rehabilitation, dealing with structures varying in age from 1 to 500 years old, and support the sales team within Sheffield, selling market-leading Stainless Steel construction accessories into the new build market. 

What you will do: 

  • Support the external team of Technical Area Managers in remedial masonry surveys and on site testing.
  • Be a senior member of the team providing Approved Installer Surveyor Training on a residential 2 day course, along with continued training / support of the contracting companies throughout their membership of the Approved Installer scheme.
  • Undertake Masonry Beam and Panel designs.
  • Prepare engineering judgment based project remedial schemes and assess the validity of schemes proposed by External Staff and Network of Approved Installers.
  • Work with the Structural Engineer to maintain the Warranty Scheme and Insurance.
  • Liaise with contracted external Consultants.
  • Deliver professional CPD Presentations to Engineers Practices
  • Liaise with major Main Contractors / Specifiers on the specification of Masonry Accessories. 
  • Deliver technical and sales support/training for overseas opportunities

What you will need: 

  • Civil / Structural Engineer  -  Must demonstrate extensive technical sales/commercial engineering/contractor engineering experience.
  • Accredited degree in Civil / Structural Engineering (Possible Geotechnical/Piling degree)
  • Eagerness to learn the nuances of masonry defect diagnosis.
  • Experience in masonry repairs/piling design a big advantage
  • Good presentation and communication skills will be required.
  • Proficient in recording and reporting information, preparing specifications, designs.
  • Current valid driving licence
  • Adaptability, Problem Solving, Verbal Communication, Operating Systems, Phone Skills, Customer Service, Quality Focus, PC Proficiency, Team Player

What we can offer: 

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Car; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance.

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 Area Manager – Helifix – NE Region

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: London | UK

We have a new and exciting opportunity to join our Commercial Team.  The role will be to promote Helifix products and services face to face with key customers in a defined geographical area. To generate and monitor specifications, through promotion and by providing assistance to Structural Engineers. To build and maintain effective relations with Approved Installers, ultimately leading to the achievement of specific sales targets. The role is 80% reactive and 20% proactive.

What you will do: 

Key Account Management 

  • Produce survey reports for assessment by technical department
  • Accounts management role with Approved Installers / Key Customers
  • Provide product training
  • Participate in sales promotions (including trade shows & exhibitions)
  • Deal with customer complaints and queries 

Sales Opportunities 

  • Negotiation specifications for the repair of masonry defects
  • Defend Helifix product specifications
  • Undertake regular CPD presentations
  • Promote company brands
  • Provide Approved Installers with project referrals and sales leads and follow up, to conclusion.
  • Carry out masonry defect surveys and complete pre-structured reports 
  • Actively seek new customers 
  • Convert users of traditional techniques/products to new generation alternatives 
  • Participate in new product launches 
  • Market Awareness 
  • Monitor prevailing market conditions
  • Innovation – provide ideas for improvement to Helifix’s products and services Reporting & Administration 
  • Complete Helifix Project forms for all surveys 
  • Complete customer visit records  
  • Produce monthly summary of key customer activities 
  • Respond to customer requests for relevant information 
  • Flexibility
  • Perform any reasonable task on behalf of the company if requested. 
  • Provide necessary training and support of other team members 

What you will need: 

  • Educated within a construction related discipline
  • Essential Skills/Knowledge
  • Good telephone manner
  • Confident presenter
  • Strong time management/personal organisation
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Competent Microsoft Office user
  • Team player
  • Confident negotiator 

Desirable Skills/Knowledge 

  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Competent PowerPoint user Essential Experience
  • Must demonstrate experience in sales
  • Some customer facing experience
  • Selling to Structural Engineers 

Desirable Experience 

  • Knowledge of masonry building techniques
  • Construction related face to face selling
  • Experience of working with building contractors 

What we can offer: 

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Car; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance.

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

Sales Co-ordinator, Masonry

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Sheffield | UK

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 

  • 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 prioritize 
  • 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

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

Key leadership competencies

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

What we can offer: 

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance and free car parking.

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

Design Draughtsperson

Closing date: 31/12/2022

Location: Sheffield | UK

Position Overview:

To complete the orders placed with our PDM dept to our customers satisfaction. You will be able to apply operational excellence principles of best practise wherever and whenever possible, and contribute to ongoing system, equipment and product development processes.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Progress the customer’s order from technical enquiries through to delivery and settlement of account.
  • Correspond with customer to request information, communicate problems or notify them of key events.
  • Ensure all team communications with customers are commercially appropriate, clear and informative.
  • Attend site meetings when required to acquire design and program information or resolve problems.
  • Maintain the project file and quality documentation to a high standard.
  • Ensure all necessary calculations are carried out.
  • Ensure all necessary drawings are produced and that our designs are illustrated to a good standard.  Issue designs and drawings for approval.
  • Co-ordinate approvals and customers instructions to manufacture.
  • Prepare clear and accurate manufacturing drawings and schedules for order processing.
  • Maximise commercial opportunities whilst taking into account pricing issues affecting the customer / project.
  • Resolve manufacturing and delivery issues with production.  Provide information to customer as necessary.
  • Resolve credit queries as soon as possible.  Liaise with accounts and customers as necessary.

Managing Resources:

  • Utilise the available resources ensuring quality whilst maximising efficiency.
  • Assess skill requirements and urgency of incoming tasks and prioritise in consultation with the OFU Team Manager and Project Manager.
  • Provide training and support to other team members.
  • Liaise closely with OFU Team Manager and Project Manager at all times ensuring information regarding projects, customers or team members is communicated.  Ensure any developing service or quality issues are reported as a matter of urgency.

Flexibility:

  • Ensure the company is flexible in its approach to utilising skill and knowledge in order 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.

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 and procedures, with special consideration for safe systems of work and practices.
  • Comply with all safe working procedures, practices, rules, regulations and instructions given by supervision/management.
  • Wear protective clothing and other personal protective equipment appropriate for the task.
  • Maintain good housekeeping within the OFU and across the site.
  • Report any incident or any unsafe situation immediately to the first line supervisor or site manager.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace

Education:

Essential:

  • HNC or equivalent qualification in a building or construction related subject.

Desirable:

  • Degree qualification in a building or construction related subject.

Experience:

Essential:

  • Having worked with a construction related design office environment

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of Ancon products and how they are used within the construction industry.
  • Ideally worked as an architectural or structural technician.

Skills & Knowledge:

Essential:

  • AutoCAD.
  • Construction knowledge.
  • Computer literate.
  • Microsoft Windows.
  • Good Telephone Manner

Desirable:

  • Project Management skills.
  • Autodesk Inventor Software

What can we offer: 

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance and free car parking.

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

Production Manager

Closing date: 30/12/2022

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.

Position Overview:

To promote an actively engaged culture striving to continuously improve H&S and promoting a safety first environment. To actively manage and improve the running of a production business unit producing made to stock, made to order and engineered to order, concrete reinforcement products, on a number of production lines and product groups in short lead times. To be accountable for full customer service including delivery, cost and quality.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out daily H&S and CI gemba walks, challenging and promoting H&S and CI culture through a positive reinforcement, coaching, ethos.
  • To strive for a zero harm environment through continuous improvement of shop floor activities.
  • To create and maintain a team structure to deliver the highest possible standards in H&S, 5S and customer service through a structured approach to recruitment, target setting, review and development.
  • To promote and attend daily SQDCIP meetings with team to drive and report on performance and ongoing projects.
  • To deliver agreed Op Ex projects through regular review and management of resources within your area and develop new Op Ex opportunities through robust, well defined and costed cap ex submissions.
  • By leading by example and continuously challenging for better performance.
  • Leading the entire Team within your production unit.
  • To hold poor performance to account and take corrective action where necessary.
  • To uphold the key business principals throughout your area.
  • To not accept the “status quo” and be prepared to take the difficult decisions where necessary.
  • To actively collaborate and support other production areas and wider business.
  • To take part in and actively promote a “one business” culture.
  • To be willing to visit other areas of Leviat and actively promote and take part in development projects.
  • To continuously strive to reduce cost where possible but not at the cost of H&S or performance.
  • Other responsibilities where necessary

Key Competencies and Relevant Experience

Essential:

  • Knowledge of H&S culture and striving for zero harm.
  • Must demonstrate extensive experience in a Production Management position with accountability for at least 40 employees and supervisory staff. 
  • Experience of development and delivery of SQDCIP system.
  • Experience of effective deployment of production management resources.
  • Experience of manufacturing engineering processes and improvements including applicable knowledge of VSM
  • To understand the key elements of employment procedures. Engineering – Welding, fabrication, bending etc

Desirable:

  • Automation experience
  • Knowledge of SCADA or electronic production monitoring systems e.g. Ignition.
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Multi business experience of managing and improving manufacturing teams and processes

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
  • Free parking

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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Design Technician

Closing date: 31/01/2023

Location: Sheffield | UK

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

WHAT WE CAN OFFER:-

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion; A competitive salary; Bonus; Westfield Health; Westfield Rewards; Health & Wellbeing support; 33 days annual leave which includes 8 statutory holidays and mandatory Christmas shutdown.  We can also provide our employees with flexibility and work life balance and free car parking.

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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