Prominent Cumbrian stone manufacturer, Burlington (part of the Holker Group) has recently appointed a new Quarries Director, Tom Felix to their team based at Kirkby-in-Furness.
Burlington’s dynamic and expanding operation quarries a range of natural stone from eight sites in the heart of the English Lake District, supplying UK and international markets.
As Quarries Director, Tom’s responsibilities will include ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to across the business and developing the geological assets of the company. Tom joins Burlington with a wealth of experience in quarrying, having spent over thirty years working for a large aggregates and building materials company, based at various locations around the UK.
Burlington and Holker Group Chief Executive, Duncan Peake comments “With his highly technically qualified background, we are delighted to welcome Tom to the team here at Burlington at what is a very exciting time for the company”.
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.