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Ready to take your next step – to discover exciting possibilities and get your career off to a great start? 

With plenty of ambition, a focus on innovation, and real desire to develop our people, Marley Eternit is an inspiring manufacturing business to be part of, whatever area you are interested in.

Being on a graduate or apprenticeship programme at Marley Eternit means having the opportunity to:

  • Enjoy a structured plan that will be tailored to you and your role
  • Benefit from strong leadership
  • Experience the supportive environment that so many of our new team members comment on
  • Get the training you need at this stage – with flexible open learning
  • Learn new skills and gain more knowledge
  • Be valued and have your opinions listened to
  • Have opportunities to progress if you succeed in the role – not only within Marley Eternit but also our UK sister companies and the worldwide Etex Group of which we are part.

You will get an insight into all the different departments at Marley Eternit as a modern manufacturing company – after all, who knows where your career might take you in the future.

For more reasons to choose us for the first step after you complete your scheme, read here.

Latest Vacancies

Production Operative

Closing Date: 17.03.2017

Main Purpose of the Role

“To safely operate production machinery as part of a team ensuring that daily production and quality targets are met.”

Key Responsibilities

Safety and environment – Act responsibly and safely in the workplace at all times to ensure a safe working environment.Follow all site rules.Following safe working practices and procedures including timely reporting of accidents and emergencies.

Quality –Ensure production complies with product specification and appearance acceptable to customer.Report any production issues immediately to minimize quality problems

Communication – Be pro-active, work with other members of the team as required.Record information as and when required, feeding back information and issues to the senior operator and shift manager.

Operational Performance – Participate in Lean improvements and techniques on the line.Operate all sections of plant to ensure a fully flexible workforce.

Workplace Organisation - Be responsible for all designated housekeeping and developing and maintaining standards for the line.

Behavioural Profile

Is capable of being part of a mixed skill team in a high pressure, safety drive, production environment.Is capable of working safely on own initiative.Has attention to detail.Is effective at communicating and works well within a team.Is flexible in terms of working requirements.Can follow rules, but is also capable of showing some initiative.

A flexible approach to working requirements is expected to ensure adequate cover to meet production demands, this may require undertaking tasks that are out of your production area.At times the job holder may need to travel away from site for training or other requirements.A flexible approach to overtime working will be required

Since the Production Operative will work closely with the production machinery, it is expected that the job holder will be able to understand the fundamental workings of the plant.However, an aptitude for working with automatic production systems and man machine interfaces is essential.In addition a desire to work as part of a team to achieve a common goal must be demonstrated.

Marley Eternit places the highest priority on employee safety and employees will be expected to work safely at all times, proactively contributing to the continued improvement in health and safety performance.

To apply for this position please send your CV to wendythomas@marleyeternit.co.uk or post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE13 4HD.

Engineering Manager

Closing Date: 16.03.2017
Job Profile
We are now looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to join our Keele site to lead and influence our maintenance department, ensuring all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and agreed KPI’s are achieved or exceeded.Outline responsibilities of the role include:-

Key Responsibilities include:
Safety & Environment
To take a leading role in the Works to ensure that Safety is always treated as the number one priority and that the department operates in such a way as to minimize environmental impact.

Create and maintain a skills matrix to enable job rotation and hence flexibility within the work force
Liaison with various Insurance Inspectors and initiation of remedial action where necessary including inspection of lifting equipment, pressure vessels. LEV Systems and presses and the safe keeping of those records
Management of all Capital Expenditure Projects, working closely with the Central Engineering department, including planning strategic developments looking up to 3 years ahead.
To ensure cost effective management of spare parts for all major items of plant

Demonstrate through action, strong leadership principles.
Promote and foster team working.
Operate with integrity at all times by doing the right thing.
Set SMART objectives for your team and coach/mentor them to achieve

Carry out and maintain the effective communication requirements of the business utilising all media formats.
Be pro-active, promote and encourage participative communication across all functional areas..
Accountable for maintenance and presentation of the Engineering balanced scorecard

Operational Performance
Waste reduction
Machine availability improvement
Customer Experience improvement
Financial improvement through cost reduction or value creation

Workplace Organisation
Ensure that all direct and indirect reports are engaged in the process
Ensure that cost effective resources are provided to all teams
Monitoring and challenging improvement plans to ensure progress is maintained.
Standardisation of owned areas at world class levels.

Cost Control
Ensure that all engineering based budgets are delivered on target.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Knowledge
Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent NVQ Level 6 qualification
Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering, leadership, delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems.
Ideally will hold a Health and Safety qualification
Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
Proven project management and supplier experience
Experience of operating and influencing a strategic level, and managing Capital Expenditure to budget or better
Proven experience of managing plant reliability

To apply for this position please send your application form or CV to wendythomas@marleyeternit.co.uk or post to
Marley Eternit Limited, Ridgehill Drive, Madeley Heath, Crewe, Cheshire. CW3 9LY
Before applying formally, permission should be obtained from your manager
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