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

Production Operative x 6

Closing Date: 15.02.2018

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 careers@marleyeternit.co.ukor post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD.

Process Operator s

Closing Date: 02.02.2018

Job Profile

We are currently recruiting for a Process Operator for our site in Burton. The process operator must be capable of being part of a mixed skill team in a high pressure, safety driven, production environment.You should be capable of working safely on your own initiative.

Key Responsibilities

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

Main Activities

To be able to operate all sections of the production plant.

To comply with all safety requirements i.e. uphold the company safety policy.

To comply with and maintain the company quality standards and requirements.

To fully understand and be able to operate all sections of the plant to ensure daily production and quality targets are met.

Minimise waste, recycle where appropriate and comply with the Company Environmental Policy

To maintain good housekeeping in designated areas.

To be available for progressive training in key skill areas.

To identify and report potential problems with the production facility.

To attend daily production meetings and other meetings as appropriate.

To show a flexible approach to varying work activities.

To participate in Continuous Improvement projects when required.

To participate in and help to improve the 5S standards in your designated area.

The role requires a high level of understanding and commitment to the fact that the health, safety and welfare of all employees is critical in all circumstances. 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 a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to: careers@marleyeternit.co.ukpost to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD

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