Our Beenham site

Beenham concrete tile production line


Grange Lane, Bath Road, Beenham, Reading RG7 5PU


We produce concrete tiles, fittings and accessories

There are exciting developments going on at our long established and thriving Beenham site, which is based less than ten miles from the vibrant city of Reading.

The site has been constantly developing to meet the needs of the growing market not only in product innovations but the physical infrastructure and technology to stay at the forefront of manufacturing practices. Our current improvement programme includes a highly structured implementation of 5S, advanced problem solving techniques and an overarching Kaizen approach to our operations.

More than 80 people work at Beenham and the success of the site is down to the excellent work of the team in often very demanding environments, supported by our small but strong leadership team.

  • We have five different manufacturing lines covering most of the Marley Eternit concrete roof tiles, fittings and accessories.
  • Our operation is made up of many different departments: production, mechanical, electrical, logistics, quality, EHS, mobile fleet and a dedicated continuous improvement manager. We draw from many different industries and employ team members with qualifications from A levels to PhDs.
  • Team involvement plays a big part – we will listen to your ideas and opinions, and work with you to make sure you are valued and developed.
  • A focus on the safety and well being of our employees is central to our work.

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Latest Vacancies

Senior Electrical Engineer

Closing Date: 11.04.2017

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Electrical Engineer. The role of the Senior Electrical Engineer is to work with the Mechanical Maintenance Team Leaders, the Maintenance Planner, and the Burton Engineering Manager to ensure that personnel, plant and spares are available in a timely manner to complete daily/weekly maintenance works.To co ordinate and supervise the electrical team, contractors and maintenance activities on a daily and weekly basis to ensure the production plant meets the manufacturing targets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Safety and environment – To take a leading role in the works to ensure that safety is always treated as the number one priority and that the shift operates in such a way as to minimise environmental impact.

Quality – Ensure production complies with product specification and appearance acceptable to customer, responsible for electrical engineering works and schedule completion.

Leadership – Demonstrate through action, strong leadership principles.

Communication – Carry out and maintain the effective communication requirements of the business.

Operational Performance – Apply continuous improvement techniques like “Practical Problem Solving” and Lean methodology to drive performance improvement.8D analysis of breakdown.Waste reduction.Machine availability improvement.Financial improvement through cost reduction or value creation.

Workplace Organization- To use established principles (5S) to ensure that the workplace is organised in the most effective manner.

Behavioural – A very adept communicator across all functions and levels.Works well under pressure and enjoys meeting tight deadlines.Is very competitive, ambitious and goal orientated.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Knowledge – Previous experience in an FMCG environment at Supervisory level.Relevant electrical qualifications.PLC proficient with Allan Bradley and Siemens.A drive to develop people, processes and to deliver world class performance.Preferably IOSH or NEBOSH Certified.

Please apply in writing to: Martin Clifford (Engineering Manager) martinclifford@marleyeternit.co.ukor post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE13 4HD.

Internal Sales Executive

Closing Date: 05.04.2017

We are currently looking to recruit an Internal Sales Executive for the Profiled Sheeting Department. The Internal Sales Executive will be responsible for optimising sales by promoting Marley Eternit products and services.

The Internal Sales Executive will assume responsibility for the development of account customers, prospecting new accounts and identifying sales opportunities.This will be combined with the ability to research existing and new markets to identify business opportunities, and the potential for product and process innovation.

The Internal Sales Executive should have a good understanding of competitor activity, influential members of the supply chain, trading and non trading accounts and the UK Agricultural industry.

The successful candidate should posses, an excellent telephone manner, high emotional intelligence, sound business acumen, combined with a structured approach to planning and objective setting. Understanding and working towards the Department and Company strategy is essential.

As the Internal Sales Executive, you should be ambitious with a strong desire to succeed, have an understanding of the UK Agricultural market and surrounding issues.Will posses strong negotiating skills, have an aptitude for learning, have an analytical approach, with a strong analytical skill set and be an excellent communicator at all levels.

The Internal Sales Executive will possess a good level of computer literacy, have strong organisational skills and the ability to learn quickly.

This role will involve a small amount of travel within the UK as required; therefore a valid UK driving license is essential.

Marley Eternit places the highest priority on employee safety.All employees are expected to work safely at all times, proactively contributing to the continued improvement in health and safety performance, and to the Company’s positive safety culture.

To apply for this position please send your CV to jayneniblett@marleyeternit.co.ukor post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD

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