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 Continental Shifts

Closing Date: 11.08.2017

Due to an increase in line capacity, we are now recruiting a team for the running of the ABeCe line on a Continental Shift Pattern.We are looking for six Production Operatives to join the team.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensuring optimum efficiency of equipment and productivity to meet and sustain required production volumes within agreed budget levels.

Ensuring the companies health & safety standards are compiled with and developed, including briefings, safety audits, MOB’s toolbox talks etc.

Ensuring the companies quality standards are driven forward.

Achieve safe working in a high volume, high speed manufacturing environment.

Machine operation and fault diagnosis.

Contribute to the successful implementation of Kaizan (continuous improvements) projects maximising improvement opportunities.

Support a successful 6s programme within all areas of responsibility.

Liaise with the maintenance department to optimise plant performance.

Posses the ability of working in other departments as and when required.

To carry out other tasks as deemed necessary, that are within the job holders capability.

Main Activities:

Operating machinery.Checking the operation of equipment.

Checking safety equipment and procedures.

Developing a system that will deliver continuous improvement in all areas.Initially special attention will be paid to cleanliness and safety.Safe working in a high volume, high speed manufacturing environment.

Ensuring products comply with specified quality standards.Machine operation and fault diagnosis.

Liaison with maintenance staff to optimize plant performance.

The ideal candidate should be able to work on their own initiative and with minimum supervision.They must also be able to manufacture products to specific quality and quantity standards.Flexible working is a key attribute, to meet challenging production targets.The ability to work within a team is essential, along with an enthusiastic attitude.

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 your current CV and salary expectations to:- careers@marleyeternit.co.uk or post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent,

DE14 3HD.

Production Cleaner Continental Shifts

Closing Date: 11.08.2017

Due to an increase in line capacity, we are now recruiting a team for the running of the ABeCe line on a Continental Shift Pattern.We are looking for a Machine Cleaner/Operator to join the team.

Key Responsibilities:

To clean out the mixers after production

To clean the sand plant during production

To clean the racking plant and associated equipment

To clean the paint units

To clean the factory floor area after the cleaning of the m.c and plant

To dispose of all waste concrete and dust associated with the cleaning activities in the correct wasteDisposal skips

To empty the dust bins and waste containers

To ensure the plant and equipment is left in state ready for use after cleaning

To lubricate any parts of the plant as identified by the line management

To assist on the line during production if so requested

To be flexible in your approach and carry out duties as requested

To assist in keeping the factory to a 5S shine standard at all times

To participate in continuous improvement projects when required

To be successful in this role, applicants should be enthusiastic, able to work as part of a team and have a flexible approach to their workload to ensure operational demands are achieved.

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 your current CV and salary expectations to:- careers@marleyeternit.co.uk or post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD.

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