Nick Williams, on behalf of Burlington Stone, has been made the Export Ambassador for Cumbria by North West UK Trade & Investment (UKTi). It is an acknowledgement of Nick’s hard work and focus upon the opportunities within the export markets, which has resulted in Burlington Stone’s international sales to grow so significantly.
Now exporting to over 24 countries throughout the world, Burlington Stone adorns many historic and legacy projects around the globe. Sales to international markets has become an ever important part of the business, in particular in USA, Middle East, Far East and Scandinavia. By becoming Export Ambassador for Cumbria, Nick Williams aims to support and advise other local business’ on how to grow their business overseas.
Photo: Nick Williams, Commercial Director, Burlington Stone, receiving his award from Clive Drinkwater of UKTi, North West.
This is a new role, based at the Company’s Head Office at Kirkby-in-Furness 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.
It is with delight that Burlington Stone’s Westmorland Green flamed paving has won the Landscaping Category at this year’s Natural Stone Awards 2016. Working together with Hardscape, based in Bolton, Burlington Stone supplied their Green natural stone for an integral part of the refurbishment of the Deansgate – Castlefield Metro Station project in Manchester.
The Role: This position is a full-time role providing support to the Sales and Customer Service department and is based at the Company’s Head Office at Kirkby-in-Furness Quarry.