News - Burlington Stone

Technical Adminstrator - Vacancy

The Role: This position is a new, full-time role designed to offer technical and administrative support to the Sales and Customer Service function and is based at the Company’s Head Office at Kirkby-in-Furness Quarry. 

You will liaise with customers in person, by email and on the telephone to understand their requirements and with production departments to understand lead times and material availability. You will support all aspects of the customer service process from assisting with initial enquiries and interpreting customer drawings, through to producing take-offs and processing cutting tickets for the production departments. The successful candidate will also support the Area Sales Managers, which may require travel around the world.

 

Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, with a knowledge of CAD being desirable, must have a technical background and good attention to detail. Experience in a similar role, together with a strong commercial awareness will be essential. Knowledge of this market and an understanding of our stone and its tolerances would be an advantage but full training will be given.

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

For an application pack please email: Sheila@holker.co.uk

Completed applications must be received by: Thursday 12th January 2017

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Marking 48 years of Service

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.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Natural Stone Awards 2016 - Landscaping Category Winner

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. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Customer Service Administrator - VACANCY

 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.