Central Engineering

About the Central Engineering department


Burton upon Trent

No two days are ever the same working in this department, as we identify opportunities for and implement a wide variety of engineering projects across the five Marley Eternit manufacturing sites , from small building assignments up to multi million pound projects. The sites can also call on our multi skilled and versatile service when they need it.

Our manufacturing vision is "Safely exceeding our customers expectations in quality, delivery and product performance through the continuous improvement of our people and process." Projects you might be working on include:

  • EHS compliance
  • Quality improvement
  • Process improvement
  • New product development
  • Decommissioning and relocation
  • Site infrastructure changes.

About our team

Our small team includes mechanical and electrical engineers; all qualified to the equivalent of degree level or higher and members of their discipline’s professional body. We put a real emphasis on sharing best practice across the different Marley Eternit sites and with the European manufacturing sites that are part of the Etex Group.


About working here

  • You will have the opportunity to follow a path of continuous self-development through seminars, publications and formal training.
  • We encourage each member of the team to develop their business awareness and managerial skills through involvement in recruitment, mentoring and cross-functional work placements.
  • There tends to be frequent travel around the five manufacturing sites.

Find out more about the rewards and benefits of working for us.

Check out our current vacancies here.

Latest Vacancies

Central Environmental Co-Ordinator

Closing Date: 25.01.2017

Job Profile

We are currently recruiting for a Central Environmental Co-Ordinator to facilitate the provision of a safe working environment that is non polluting and supports the ability to meet product specifications.

Key Responsibilities and Measurement Criteria

Safety and environment – Support and meet company objectives and targets.This includes:

Performance Management – Ensuring sites are operating within legal requirements and applying best practice techniques where possible.To also support the Environmental Management System. This Includes:

Leadership – Work alongside the team’s to develop and drive environmentalimprovements in all area’s.

Communication – Regularly review audit results and communicate areas for improvement across all sites.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills & knowledge

The role will be responsible for overseeing the environmental activities and performance across the UK MEL sites.The role will be based at Burton however Travel to the other sites will be required.

The Central Environmental Co-Ordinator may have experience of working in a manufacturing environment and of lean practices, but it is expected that they have knowledge of ISO 14001 and Environmental Legislation.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in an applicable field i.e. Environmental Science, Engineering or similar.

They will be IT literate and fully converse with Microsoft Office programmes.

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: annabellebrayford@marleyeternit.co.uk or post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE13 4HD.

Area Sales Manager - Cedral Etex Cladding

Closing Date: 25.01.2017

Part of the Etex façade division the Area Sales Manager will be responsible for optimising sales of the Cedral facade range within their area, this will be achieved through:

  • Managing an established base of key and development account customers.

  • Prospecting new accounts, merchants, stockists, developers and Architects, across all relevant construction sectors.Developing a network of stock holding accounts supplying customers.

  • Full area lead management.Ideally located around Bristol / Cardiff.

    Key Responsibilities

  • To achieve set sales budgets.

  • To establish and maintain contact and promote Cedral products and services to all potential customers.

  • To maintain close liaison with Customer Services in order to manage the sales area effectively, and ensure that his/ her internal Customer Service Adviser is aware of all alterations on quotations raised in the area.

  • To keep abreast of developments in commercial, technical and policy matters and be able to react accordingly.

  • To establish and maintain good customer relations, particularly by prompt and efficient response to queries and complaints.To develop business via existing customer base and new customers.

  • To plan journeys and customer calls in order to achieve optimum use of time.

  • To effectively control expenditure on telephone calls, entertaining and incidentals.

  • To maintain and operate internal recording, reporting, CRM and administration systems.

  • To assist at exhibitions, conferences, presentations and other functions as required.

  • To regularly review personal progress and development.

  • To monitor the efficiency of present procedures and systems and where necessary suggest new improvements.To follow safe working practice in accordance with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act and with Marley Eternit Safety Policy.

  • Local implementation of agreedbusiness models and sales strategy.

  • Maintain focus on gold standards of safety at all times, constantly vigilant and pro-active in respect of recognising and reporting hazards, ensuring high levels of awareness, and taking a continuous improvement approach to the working environment and safety behaviors in respect of self, colleagues and any other third parties/visitors.Any other duties that are considered to be within the capability of the job holder that may be requiredfrom time to time.The role requires extensive travel within the sales area and some travel to other UK sites as required.

    Qualifications, skills & knowledge

  • Be ambitious with a strong desire to succeed.Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent within a business / construction related discipline.

  • Strong analytical skill with excellent written and verbal communication skills.Track record of delivering results, ideally within a related field.Ability to build relationships, present and communicate at all levels.Be a team player.Good level of computer literacy

  • Pro-active approach towards safety.Full valid UK Driving license

    Significant relationships

    Internal : Inbound Marketing Team, External Sales Team, Marketing, Customer Services,Etex Cladding CentralTeam.External : Customers (direct and indirect customers).

    To apply for this position please send your CV to cerianparker@marleyeternit.co.ukor post to

    Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD.

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