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Burlington Stone - Manufacturing Manager

This is a new role, based at Kirkby Quarry.

 

 

Burlington Slate Ltd is part of the Holker Group of Companies owned by the Cavendish Family.  Established in the mid-19th century, Burlington has a long tradition of producing high quality roofing and architectural stone products from quarries operating across central and southern Cumbria, supplying into both UK and international markets.

The Position: This is a new role, based at Kirkby Quarry.  You will lead and manage the production operations within budget to meet customer standards.  You will ensure that safety, quality, cost and delivery requirements are met, implementing modern manufacturing principles and managing continuous improvement.  You will build effective working relationships and develop an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team.

The Person: You will probably be educated to degree level, NVQ Level 5 or equivalent, with a manufacturing or engineering background and extensive plant level experience.  You will have a strong technical understanding and experience of applying the principles of Lean Manufacturing, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Kaizen and will be Six Sigma Black Belt Qualified.  You will have an understanding of IOSH/NEBOSH, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and will be proficient in Microsoft Office.  Experience of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems would be beneficial, particularly MS NAV.  You will have excellent leadership and people-management skills and highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.  Focussed and target-driven, with a positive can-do attitude, you are a self-starter, an analytical thinker and a confident decision maker.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits packages, and opportunities to develop your skills and career.

For an application pack please email: nicki.james@turnstonehr.com

 

The Ilex Bar & Brasserie

Open for lunches - including a very special Sunday lunch -
and Friday and Saturday evenings. Click for more information.

 

2017 Opening Dates
Cafe, Food Hall and Gift Shop open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
from 3rd February to 24th March, 10.30am - 4pm. 

Main Season - Hall & Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall and Gift Shop

Saturday 25th March to Sunday 29th October, Wednesday to Sunday (& Bank Holiday Mondays) 10.30am - 5pm  (Hall 11am - 4pm)

 

Latest News
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Holker launches new spring market

As Holker Hall & Gardens continues its plans to develop a fresh and engaging annual calendar of events, organisers at the historic venue have this week announced plans to launch a new spring market in May.

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Upcoming Events
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Friday 7th April 2017

Fizz Friday

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Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th April 2017

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Good Friday Afternoon Tea

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Sunday 14th May 2017

Holker Art Market

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