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Company Profile

Ancon is a market leading business, specialising in the design and manufacture of high integrity steel products for the construction industry. Our products are supplied to major structures worldwide, predominantly for use in masonry and concrete construction.

The company employs over 450 people at three advanced manufacturing facilities in the UK and overseas operations in Mainland Europe, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand. Part of the second largest building materials group in the world with 87,000 employees in 31 countries, Ancon offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Current Job Opportunities:

Human Resources Advisor

The purpose of this role is to support the HR Manager with the delivery of the HR service to support the sites priorities and objectives.

Main Key tasks and Responsibilities:-

  • Advising Managers on recruitment and selection processes ensuring we recruit the right people in the right place at the right time.
  • Coordinating the appointment process for successful applicants
  • Update and issue terms and conditions of employment
  • Providing advice and support Managers in work reviews and change processes
  • Updating and maintaining the HR and Time and Attendance Information System while ensuring confidentiality at all times
  • Advise and support Managers on staff development
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of HR systems and practices
  • Consulting on issues related to workplace employee relations and performance management
  • Provide advice and assistance on policies and procedures and ensure legal compliance to promote consistency, equality and fairness
  • Support the HR Manager with succession planning
  • Co-ordinate the HR Induction process
  • Provide relevant HR statistics as required by the HR Manager

Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience: 

  • Requires a good knowledge and understanding of employment legislation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to hold challenging conversations.
  • Confidentiality with professional behaviour and able to work in a discreet and responsbile way
  • Ability to build trust with People and Managers
  • Has the ability to present data in a consise, structured and meaningful way

Essential Candidate Requirements:

  • CIPD Qualified - Level 5
  • Ideally worked within a fast paced manufacturing environment

To apply, email your CV to Ancon’s Human Resources Team on

Please confirm salary expectations.

Technical Services Advisor

The purpose of this role is to provide 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. 

Key tasks and Responsibilities:-

  • 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.

Key Leadership Competencies: 

  • Drives result
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Attracts and develop talent
  • Collaboration
  • Drives vision and purpose
  • Strategic mindset
  • Courage
  • Being resilient
  • Decision quality

Key Functional Competencies and Relevant Experience:

  • 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 or construction related subject
  • Having worked with a construction related design office environment
  • Able to understand Engineering/Technical Drawings
  • Problem solving/Organised/Methodical/AutoCAD
  • Construction knowledge/Computer literate/Microsoft Windows/Good Telephone Manner

Desirable Candidate Requirements:

  • Degree qualification in a building or construction related subject
  • Working knowledge of Ancon products and how they are used within the construction industry
  • Ideally worked as an architectural or structural technician

To apply, email your CV to Ancon’s Human Resources Team on

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum; depending on experience.

Design Draughtsperson

The purpose of this role is to complete orders placed with the PDM department to our customer’s satisfaction and to manage the available resources to achieve this.

The main duties include:-

  • Order Fulfilment
    • 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 poses the relevant skills and knowledge, or following suitable training, be flexible enough to perform any other reasonable duties in order to support the business.

Essential Skills Required:

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

Desirable Skills:

  • Project Management skills
  • Autodesk Inventor Software

To apply, email your CV to Ancon’s Human Resources Team on

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Production Engineer

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Production Engineer to join our Operations Team. As the Senior Production Engineer you will co-ordinate and provide engineering support to all elements of the Sheffield’s Manufacturing processes. You will be tasked with ensuring all activities onsite are controlled and co-ordinated in a safe, clean working environment with high focus on customer service. You will be challenged on undertaking process improvement projects while ensuring operational excellence and best practice is applied.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively support production teams and processes so that customer orders are delivered on time, in full and to the appropriate standard of quality first time.
  • Analyse current practices, identify opportunities, create solutions and make recommendations for improvements using lean and 6 sigma principles.
  • Investigate problems, analysis root causes and derive effective resolutions.
  • Develop SOP’s, provide training and coaching and ensure individuals reach suitable competence levels and new methods are embedded.
  • Identify unsafe activities, generate solutions and establish safe working procedures.
  • Initiate capex proposals from concept, through feasibility to implementation and ensure best practice is applied in order to maximise material yield, productivity and optimise tool life.
  • Ensure equipment and tooling is kept in a good state of repair and is appropriate to support productivity, quality and capacity objectives.
  • Liaise with all relevant internal and external functions, in particular Sales, Technical and Purchasing.

Candidate Requirements:

You will have a proven track record of leading and participating in improvement projects and be from a Fabrication background. You will ideally have in depth knowledge of Laser cutting, Press braking and MIG welding (manual & robots) but other applicants will be considered.

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

  • HNC or Degree in Engineering or manufacturing discipline.
  • Extensive experience gained within a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous Production, Mechanical or Lead Engineering experience.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations to senior management.

To apply, email your CV with your salary expectations to

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