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Our vision is to enhance our habitat and everyday life. This means making the spaces where we live, work, learn and play more comfortable, efficient and healthy. We are using our 350 year history to create tomorrow’s world. We care about our local communities and protecting the environments in which we live. Are you in?

Our people are knowledgeable, approachable and passionate about what we do. We listen to our customers and collaborate together finding new, innovative solutions to meet their challenges.

We foster the wellbeing and development of all our employees. We want you to reach your full potential, take control of your development. We provide the tools, opportunities and experiences to help make that happen.

Current Vacancies

Vacancy 1: Business Systems Co-ordinator
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Business Systems Co-ordinator.

    You will control and manage all documents and procedures relating to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 to ensure best practice and compliance. You will also manage the Company’s internal audit schedules and auditor training to ensure best practice and compliance and be responsible for operations administration as agreed with Operations Director.

    You will be a trained ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 auditor and be familiar with all aspects of the relevant ISO standards. You will have proven experience as an auditor within medium to large manufacturing company and proven experience of maintaining and controlling large amounts of documentation ensuring a company is up to date and compliant with ISO standards.  You will also have good understanding of Waste Management Regulations and good understanding of production processes. You will have good IT skills in relevant Microsoft Office packages.

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Vacancy 2: Finishing Operator - A Shift and Nightshift
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We are currently recruiting for Finishing Operators on both the A Shift and on the Nightshift.

    To be responsible for the preparation of a safe and efficient operation of cutting, collating and packaging equipment and disposal of any waste material in accordance with the agreed company standards and specifications in order to ensure effective production of quality products.

    You will have detailed knowledge of the safe and correct operation of all production machinery and equipment and will be a certified forklift truck driver.

    You will also be able to demonstrate an awareness of all health and safety requirements and will be able to work as a team and be able to work with minimum supervision.

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Vacancy 3: Front End Cell Leader
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Front End Cell Leader reporting to the Manufacturing Manager.

    You will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Foam Head/Unwinds/Ancillary Machinery on one of the production lines along with all relevant chemical delivery links to and from the Tank Farm, in accordance with the agreed Company standards & specifications in order to ensure the continuous, effective & efficient production of quality Celotex products.

    You will have completed a recognised Mechanical, Chemical or Polymer Engineering; qualification to HNC/HND Level or NVQ Level 3 or 4 and have previous supervisory or team leader experience and/or a recognised qualification.

    You will also have previous proven experience of lean manufacturing and process improvement techniques and experience of production & manufacturing equipment and ancillaries.

    You will also have an awareness of TPM and Preventative Maintenance Systems.

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Vacancy 4: Front End Operator - B Shift
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Front End Operator to join the team on B Shift.

    You will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the foam head/unwinds/ancillary machinery within the Hipchen production area in accordance with the agreed company standards & Specifications in order to ensure the continuous, effective & efficient production of quality Celotex Products.

    You will have detailed knowledge of the safe and correct operation of all Hipchen production machinery and equipment and hold a valid and current Forklift Truck Driving License.  You will also be IT Literate and be able to demonstrate an awareness of all health and safety requirement.  You will also work as a team and be able to work with minimum Supervision

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Vacancy 5: Process Engineer (Chemical)
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Process Engineer (Chemical) reporting to the Development Manager.

    You will be responsible for the day to day plant production performance of the main production lines in the key areas of plant availability, yield, product and process quality, line speed and waste whilst ensuring the products consistently conform to the required standards and certification.

    You will have a Chemical Engineering qualification and have practiced knowledge and understanding of "hands on" engineering and have a background of a fast paced continous manufacturing environment. You will also ideally have a Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent.

    You will have a proven record of initiating, leading, driving and delivering continous improvement changes across a number of projects and experience in Focused Improvement and FMEA/problem solving workshops, and be able to present some detailed case studies to support this.

    You will have the ability to lead, coach and facilitate teams and the ability to communicate with and gain commitment, respect and buy-in from the various levels in the Company. You will also be able to prioritise and make decisions with minimal input and produce and review detailed numerical and statistical analysis on line and overall plant performance.

    A safety qualification such as an IOSH Certificate would be an advantage.

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Vacancy 6: Product Manager
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Product Manager to join our Marketing team.

    Our Marketing team is at the forefront of developing and delivering new product development and innovation to existing and new market sectors. Working with the Marketing Communications team and other company departments is a key function of this role.

    You should preferably be degree educated with previous marketing experience in a manufacturing company and be able to demonstrate an understanding of product management, new product development, product positioning and market analysis and be commercially and technically astute to identify and turn business opportunities into reality.

    Proven project management, analytical and numerical skills are essential together with excellent influencing and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

    If you are interested and want to apply for this position, click the 'Are You In' logo on the careers home page, find the relevant position and apply using the link

Vacancy 7: Technical Marketing Manager
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We are currently recruiting for a Technical Marketing Manager to join the Marketing Team. The role will develop technical marketing solutions and messages to support product management marketing communications and sales functions in Celotex in line with Saint-Gobain Habitat goals and projects.

    You will be degree qualified, ideally in building science, architectural technology or engineering. You will be able to demonstrate previous technical marketing experience within the construction products sector or with a building sector supplier (desirable but not essential). 

    An understanding of business to business marketing through a multilayered decision process (e.g. Architect – Contractor – Distributor) is desirable.  You will also demonstrate an understanding of technical issues in order to translate building science knowledge and ideas into effective arguments to support the Celotex product range. You will also have the ability to undertake detailed analysis of technical challenges and opportunities.

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Vacancy 8: Warehouse Operator - A Shift
Location: Hadleigh
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £Competitive

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    We currently have a vacancy for a Warehouse Operator to join the team on A Shift.

    You must have a conscientious and responsible approach to your work, have experience of working in a busy warehouse environment loading and checking deliveries and must have a current valid fork lift licence which you have held for at least 12 months. You must be able to demonstrate an awareness of safety requirements and understand the importance of good housekeeping. You must have written and numeracy skills in order to deal effectively with paperwork.

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