Our Keele site

Keele production line


Ridgehill Drive, Madeley Heath, Crewe, Cheshire CW3 9LY


We produce hand-made and machine made clay tiles

No one quite knows why this site is referred to as ‘Keele’, as it is actually based just outside the village , close to the M6 motorway in Cheshire! It has modern production lines that support the production of quality hand-made Marley roof tiles.

We are always looking towards the future and ways to improve processes and outputs. We rely on our employees/teams to identify how this can be done. For example, we put an initiative in place to minimise waste, and we have achieved substantial reduction in that.

We encourage and invest in the development of our teams to ensure the continued success of the site. We currently have around 140 employees here including a Production Manager, Operators, Team Leaders, Shift Managers, Maintenance team, Administration, Planning (Production and Maintenance), Quality Department, EHSQ Officer, Samples and Stores Personnel.

Production provides many opportunities for development within the company and is a fantastic gateway to progression. You will gain a great deal of knowledge on the core function of the business and develop many transferable skills.

  • Everyone is a key part of the business. We will drive and support you to excel in your abilities, participate in team work, voice your opinions, make recommendations and be involved in company projects or site improvements.
  • You will receive regular appraisals to make sure your goals and aspirations are being discussed and developed.
  • We also help you focus on the company objectives and aims through meetings, team briefings, training and one-to-one conversations.

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Latest Vacancies

Production Operative

Closing Date: 11.01.2019

Job Profile

We are currently recruiting for Production Operatives for our site in Burton. The Production Operative 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@marley.co.uk or post to HR Careers, Marley Eternit, Lichfield Road, Burton-On-Trent, DE14 3HD.

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