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19 September 2019

ONE of Burton Albion's major sponsors is looking to recruit more staff members.

After another successful year, award-winning Burton roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is on the hunt for 16 new recruits.

The firm a team of 100 over two sites in Burton and is looking to fill a variety of posts which includes seven brand new roles.

Russell Roof Tiles is a leading independent pitched roof tile manufacturer supplying products for the top housebuilders and high-profile social housing and commercial projects.  The company produces thousands of tiles every week used on roofs across the UK, for all of the UK’s premier housebuilders and developers.

With bases at Wetmore Lane and Nicolson Way, the manufacturer is a great place to work and has previously won the Burton Mail’s “Employer of the Year” award.

Russell Roof Tiles is looking for talented individuals who will receive a dedicated training plan and ongoing professional development. Last year the company invested £60,000 in staff training – the largest ever sum invested in staff development.

The current vacancies are:

. Graduate Trainee Operations Manager Burton – New
. Yard Supervisor Burton
. Graduate Trainee Technical Manager – New
. Customer Services Advisor
. Customer Services Junior- New
. Trainee Distribution/Service Assistant – New
. Quality Assistant Burton
. Quality Assistant Lockerbie
. IT Manager – New
. Trainee Sales Executive Midlands – New
. Trainee Sales Executive Northern – New
. Production Administrator
- Production Operatives 2
- Fitters - 2-3

Professional development at Russell Roof Tiles is encouraged across all sites and roles. This support means that many people have risen through the ranks at the firm.

One such example is Daniel Hancox,  who joined Russell Roof Tiles nine years ago as a trainee and have been promoted over the years to a senior position in the company, now managing operations at the plastics site on Wetmore Lane.  Other trainees starters who have gone on to become valuable and successful members of the team are  Kirby Charlesworth, Otto Mathison, Adam Clark and Rhodri Jones.  

Andrew Hayward, Managing Director at Russell Roof Tiles, added: “We’re looking for enthusiastic recruits to join us, at a time of huge growth in the business.  We’re dedicated to training and development for all of our team as well as supporting our staff with added benefits. 

"We also give a huge amount back to our local communities – we have a match-funding scheme Pitching for Pennies for any member of staff, as well as supporting Burton Albion FC."    

For further information on the current jobs visit or telephone 01283 517070


Pictured are Andrew Hayward and Daniel Hancox.

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