Our Burton upon Trent site – head office and concrete tile facility

Marley Eternit conrete tile production


A thriving head office

With over 200 members of staff , our Head Office is a place where the Marley Eternit ethos of people pulling together really comes into its own. With a complete range of departments to support the continued success and development of our modern manufacturing business, our Head Office is a thriving, bustling central hub.

We have an incredibly wide range of roles at all levels, from trainees to highly experienced specialists and senior managers. When you read about our departments, you will notice a central theme of people working together, sharing best practice and learning from each other and the wider Etex Group. That is why we are looking for people who, like us, want to grow and develop – to provide the best possible products and/or services by working to the highest standards.

Find out more about all the departments we have at our Head Office.


A manufacturing site for concrete tiles and fittings

At the Burton manufacturing facility, we are responsible for around 40% of the company’s concrete roofing products. There are three main lines and two ancillary lines for manufacturing high quality concrete tiles and fittings, plus hand-made concrete fittings and fixing pack assembly.

We focus on being a safe, lean manufacturer and there is a very positive culture on health and safety, quality and environmental issues. We also want to be the best! With the focus on continuous improvement, one recent initiative has been to send Managers and Team Leaders to other sites to look at 5S initiatives and continuous improvement techniques.

  • This is a real team environment – a manufacturing team working together and encompassing a wide range of skill sets including electrical, mechanical and production.
  • We are all committed to producing a great product and you will be encouraged to come forward with ideas and suggestions.
  • You will receive training that is relevant to your role. For example, if you are a team leader, you’ll receive training in management techniques and attend IOSH training courses.
  • Time is also allotted for training with an emphasis on health, safety and environmental issues.
  • If you join us for production, you will receive training in more than one job in your area, helping you develop your skills and enjoy more variety in your role as well as enabling you to provide more flexible support.

Read further information about working in our different departments and current vacancies.

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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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