Careers

Buxton Lime is the UK’s leader in the supply of lime solutions. Our products are used for everything from water treatment, flue-gas desulphurisation and soil stabilisation, through to the manufacture of iron, steel, plastics, paper, glass and aerated blocks.

We work with sister companies operating in Germany and the Czech Republic, Ireland, and Scandinavia to serve markets in Europe and the rest of the world.

We are currently looking for a part-time Administrator circa 22.5 to 30 hours per week to join our Tunstead Plant. This role is easily commutable from Buxton, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Mansfield and the surrounding areas.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the HR & Training Manager, as our Administrator, you will help support the administration processes across our Company including Operations, Engineering, HR and Training

The Lime Administrator will possess strong communication skills to be able to collaborate with all the teams across the business and liaise with external contractors and companies as necessary.

Your responsibilities as the Administrator will include:

  • Work closely with the Senior Lime Administrator on purchase requests, goods receipting and accounts payable queries
  • Deputise for the Lime Senior Administrator for Payroll overtime and average holiday pay process for UK Lime, ensuring weekly compliance with Finance and the management of trends.
  • Responsible for Lime offices facilities and welfare
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Assist with the collation of contractor monthly hours and report upwards
  • Assist with the tracking of performance management, ensuring objectives are SMART
  • Assist with the Training administration for the business, ensuring the training database is up to date, and working closely with the HR & Training manager and Plant Supervisors in terms of booking employees on to relevant courses and ensuring training certificates are received.
  • Provide support with the organising of site medicals & D&A testing for the plant
  • Assist with maintaining accurate monthly records of all temps and regular contractors on the plant, which has a direct impact to the P&Ls.
  • General Administration duties

The role of Administrator is a varied and rewarding position that requires:

  • Functional experience in administration
  • Experience in producing analytical data
  • Experience in site administration and liaison with contractors on site and potential contractors.
  • Experience of using HIRA, Sharepoint and SAP
  • Experience of payroll inputting – desirable
  • Safety awareness and competencies to assure safe working environment
  • Competent IT Skills – MS Office, Advanced Excell skills
  • A sound knowledge of all aspects of SAP
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact with all departments and sites.
  • Good data reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Why Us?

In addition to the role of Administrator we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A SigmaRoc company, which is an AIM-quoted lime and industrial limestone group targeting quarried materials assets in the UK and Northern Europe.

To apply, please send your CV to Julie Allen-Morgan, HR & Training Manager – Julie.allen-morgan@buxtonlime.com

Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2024

We are currently looking for a Multi Skilled Operative to join our Hindlow Plant.  This role is easily commutable from Buxton, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Mansfield and the surrounding areas.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Hindlow Production Coordinator, as our Multi Skilled Operative, you will be responsible for fully executing both production and autonomous maintenance schedules and responsibility for adhering to SHE standards.

This includes working a shift pattern and weekend work to suit the needs of the Lime Operation.

The role has responsibility for maintaining the workplace to company standards.

Your responsibilities as the Multi Skilled Operative will include:

  • Maintaining asset condition by fully engaging with all autonomous maintenance duties with specific focus on plant cleaning, inspection, lubrication, and basic servicing work.
  • Operating any fixed plant including loading and offloading both locally and remotely as the production schedule dictates.
  • Operating any mobile plant supporting the supply of kiln stone ensuring the size, quality and volume meets the demands of the lime kilns and executing the lime logistics plan around the Hindlow site.
  • The Lime Multi-Skilled Operative is responsible for generating process data and information and recoding in appropriate systems.

The role of Multi Skilled Operative is a varied and rewarding position that requires:

  • Commitment to maintaining and improving health, safety and environmental standards and you should already hold or work towards IOSH Working Safely or higher
  • Reasonable general level of qualification
  • Loading shovel and ADT licenses
  • Desirable: HGV Class 2 licence
  • Desirable: Experience in a chemical manufacturing and distribution process.
  • Desirable: Previous experience in an operational role in the process industry
  • Desirable: Computer literate in Microsoft packages.
  • Essential: Ability to operate plant in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Essential: Ability to execute autonomous maintenance duties including cleaning, inspecting, lubrication and tightening
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Desirable: Lime Processing Knowledge or relevant industry knowledge
  • Good decision making skills
  • Ability to work to a schedule
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback

Why Us?

In addition to the role of Multi Skilled Operative we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A SigmaRoc company, which is an AIM-quoted lime and industrial limestone group targeting quarried materials assets in the UK and Northern Europe.

To apply, please send your CV to Mick McDonald, Production Coordinator mick.mcdonald@buxtonlime.com

We are currently looking for two Maintenance Electricians  to join our Tunstead and Hindlow Plants.  This role is easily commutable from Buxton, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Mansfield and the surrounding areas.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Electrical lead, as our Maintenance Electrician, you will be responsible for undertaking plant maintenance, repairs and improvements to ensure maximum reliability of all plant associated areas and to assist team members in all aspects of plant operation.

Your responsibilities as the Maintenance Electrician will include:

  • Respond to plant breakdowns, when necessary and be responsible for the correct and efficient repair of equipment keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the maintenance plan whilst complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards,
  • Continue to improve plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability,
  • Contribute to the in-house development of the Computer Maintenance Management System,
  • In support of the maintenance and operations functions, you will utilise documents, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated guidelines for the safe and efficient maintenance of equipment within the Electrical Engineering department as appropriate.

The role of  Maintenance Electrician  is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires:

  • ESSENTIAL – Level 3 Apprentice trained Electrician and  ONC/NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering,
  • 17th Edition – BS7671 I.E.E Regulations and Legislation as a minimum, with 18th Edition preferred,
  • Have experience of TPM methodology and Continuous Improvement,
  • Working knowledge of relevant electrical and control engineering maintenance principles and practices, and experience of working in a relevant heavy engineering industry,
  • Working knowledge and experience of Industrial Low Voltage power distribution systems,
  • A good working understanding of PLC’s and the use of the associated tools and techniques for the interrogation of the software,
  • Knowledge and understanding the operation of AC Drives and Motors,
  • Knowledgeable in Predictive Maintenance,
  • Experience in working with a Computer Maintenance Management System,
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode & Effect Analysis tools/techniques,
  • Understands database systems as relevant to planned maintenance and logging of shift activities,
  • Able to design simple electrical systems and draw schematic diagrams then transfer the information into practical use,
  • Know how to perform electrical statutory tests and inspections and understand safe use of electrical test and measuring instruments,
  • An understanding of mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics and understand National and International codes and symbols used on drawings and specifications,
  • Ability to learn Health and Safety rules applicable to each department regarding their own and other operators’ safety.

Why Us?

In addition to the role of Maintenance Electrician we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A SigmaRoc company, which is an AIM-quoted lime and industrial limestone group targeting quarried materials assets in the UK and Northern Europe.

To apply, please forward your CV to samuel.jackson@buxtonlime.com