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

Enquiry Management Team co-ordinator 6 month FTC

Closing Date: 11.05.2018

Job Profile

Reporting into the Marketing Services Manager, we are now looking to appoint an EMT co-ordinator.

Key Responsibilities

To qualify & prioritise all incoming enquiries ensuring sales leads are passed to the external sales team within the specified timeframe.

To action and process sample and marketing enquiries by accurate and efficient data entry.

To answer inbound calls in a professional, prompt and pleasant manner and to provide the required advice / action to meet the customer enquiry.

To work in conjunction with the external and internal sales teams to provide an efficient, informed and courteous service to our customers.

Working closely with the Marketing department and external sales team to proactively seek additional sales opportunities.

Work and liaise with a range of departments including Marketing, Sales, Customer Services and the Samples Department.

Undertake a range of marketing administration tasks to support the Marketing campaign activities.

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

Nature and Scope

The Enquiry Management co-ordinator should possess the ability to work efficiently and accurately, to prioritise workload, to be self-motivated with a clear focus on quality.

Must possess excellent telephone skills, be able to communicate at all levels and have the ability to work as part of a team.Knowledge of Microsoft packages is required.

The Company reserves the right to make changes and update the job description in consultation with the job holder.

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, covering letter and salary expectations to careers@marleyeternit.co.ukor post to Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD.

Area Sales Manager

Closing Date: 15.05.2018

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for optimising sales by promoting Marley Eternit products and services.This will be achieved through:

Managing an established base of key and development account customers

Prospecting new accounts, particularly specification sales development across all relevant construction sectors

The Area Sales Manager will assume responsibility for managing an established base of key and development account customers, promoting new accounts and particularly specification sales development across all relevant private, commercial and public construction sectors.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.

Sound business acumen, combined with a structured approach to planning and objective setting, with the ability to contribute towards the Company strategy.There will also be the requirement to keep abreast of developments and economic conditions in the construction market, and be able to react and plan accordingly.

Skills and Experience:

Be ambitious with a strong desire to succeed

Knowledge/background within business and/or the building/construction industry

Strong negotiating skills

Aptitude for learning

Have an analytical approach, with a strong analytical skill set

Be an excellent communicator at all levels, who is comfortable presenting to both small and large groups of people

Must live on patch

The Area Sales Manager will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent in a Business/Construction related field, and should also possess a good level of computer literacy and have strong organisational skills.

This role involves extensive travel within the sales area and some travel to UK sites as required; therefore a valid UK driving license is essential.The successful applicant must live on patch.

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

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