Burlington Slate Limited is part of the Holker Group of Companies owned by the Cavendish Family. Based in the South Lakes, Burlington quarries, manufactures and sells high quality, stone-based products in the UK and internationally. The business is now being further developed, with investment in new plant, equipment and processes. Opportunities are available for:
Successful applicants will contribute to the safe extraction of rock from the quarries and the maintenance of a steady supply to the production teams.
They will work flexibly over a range of roles, including setting up and using drilling equipment, shotfiring (setting and detonating explosives) and wire-sawing. They will operate heavy plant machinery such as excavators and loaders, carrying out basic checks on their vehicles and equipment.
A commitment to health and safety is essential. Experience of working in a quarry would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.
The roles are full-time and permanent. Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities to develop their skills and career.
Please email Sheila Cole for an application pack: Sheila@holker.co.uk
Completed applications must be received by Friday 2 December 2016
It was with mixed emotions that Burlington Stone thanked Terry Armistead, Production Manager, for his dedication to the business over the past 48 years and to wish him well in his retirement at a special party on Friday 5th May 2017. Having joined Burlington Stone at the age of 15, Terry has played a key role within the production facility at Kirkby-in-Furness. The vast knowledge and experience he has gained over the past 48 years, along with his “can-do” attitude means he will be greatly missed by colleagues and customers alike. Luckily, Terry has kindly agreed to continue to work for Burlington for a couple of days per week.
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.