Finance

Finance

Business Process

The Business Services team encompasses Management Accounting, Credit, Payables, Payroll, Finance Systems and Process Improvement, providing a transactional centre of excellence to support the Marshalls Group.

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance covers the Group’s consolidated financial accounting and corporate reporting, both internally for the Board and externally through half year and full year reporting and other investor relations channels.

Responsibilities also include central financial planning and forecasting, focusing on risk management, capital structure and bank debt financing.  The function incorporates Group Treasury and Taxation and the central head office finance function.

Operational Finance

Operational Finance are concerned with the financial aspects of running the business.  The main areas of focus being planning future performance, helping the company achieve current financial goals, and controlling activities through analysing and acting upon variances to plan.

Engineering

Engineering

Careers in engineering are available in Group Engineering Services and at many of our manufacturing facilities. There is a range of specialist areas such as Machining, Fitting and Installation, Electrical and Software Development, Technical Drawing and Design and Project Management.  

Each of the specialist roles are there to support manufacturing output by providing best practice asset care and maintenance through the development of innovative technical solutions. 

We also have an Engineering Apprenticeship Programme across the manufacturing network where we develop in-house engineering expertise for our industry.

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

The Marshalls Health & Safety team aims to ensure the best standard of health, safety and wellbeing for our all employees. The team are change agents who develop and promote a proactive health and safety culture and compliance with the strategy. They review corporate activities to determine where improvements can be made and ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.

The environmental/sustainability team create, implement and monitor environmental strategies and legislation to promote sustainable development.

IS

IS
Marshalls has a strong in-house IT capability made up of approximately 55 individuals working across multiple IT disciplines, from the provision of IT infrastructure, which includes hybrid datacentres, cloud ready networks and IP Telephony etc., to the development of leading edge Digital solutions such as intelligent and adaptive web sites, artificial intelligence, web apps and other specialisms.  The IT Department, which is based in Halifax, West Yorkshire, provides services to approximately 1,600 users across 52 locations and prides itself on being an ‘enabler’ to the business, delivering added value solutions combined with good customer service.

HR

HR
People are our differentiator at Marshalls.  Our team provides a full range of people services and strategic thinking including: business partnering, operations, talent and recruitment, reward and recognition, employee relations, internal communications and engagement, and colleague development.  Our Group HR Director sits on the Executive Committee providing a commercial people focus. 

The Group’s small in-house legal team, headed by the General Counsel, serves the legal needs of the business across all areas, from mergers and acquisitions to customer service issues.  In addition, the General Council is responsible for governance and compliance and other matters associated with the listed company status of the ultimate parent company, Marshalls plc. 

The Group has been able to support graduate corporate paralegal colleagues through offering formal training contracts to enable them to qualify as solicitors.

Logistics

Logistics
Planning the delivery routes for 17 transport sites, determining the number and type of vehicles required, engaging with external hauliers, picking and then loading the customer’s order from our Service Centres onto our trucks. All these with full financial accountability truly makes logistics a very exciting, fast paced place to work which allows you to make a real difference to the customer’s overall experience of buying products from Marshalls.

Marketing

Marketing

Our marketing department are responsible for promoting the Marshalls brand and products across both the commercial and domestic sides of the business, as well as enhancing our corporate reputation. 

With a strong understanding of our target audiences for both sides of the business, we manage a range of activities, including campaigns, brochures, websites, social media, advertising, events and PR to retain our position as a market leader. 

Procurement

Procurement

The Marshalls Procurement team is responsible for delivering the best value from over £300m of expenditure across 2,000 suppliers annually.  We are a small but high performing and unified team that puts customers, health & safety at the heart of all of the spending decisions.  We touch every area of the business, purchase thousands of different items and services covering all raw materials (stone / cement etc.), traded items (ceramics / natural stone etc.) and indirect expenditure (IT, Marketing and HR services etc.) across the group. 

We bring new product innovations to market through our network of suppliers across the globe and champion the business's approach to ethical sourcing and sustainability across our global supply chain. 

Production

Production
Manufacturing is at the heart of the operation, it's where we fulfil the customer promise and produce the UK’s leading landscape products. We are continually investing in our people, processes and plant to ensure we push the boundaries within our sector. Review our current vacancy list to see how you can be part of the journey!

Planning

Planning
Sales and Operational Planning is the function that links many areas of our business together.  Using external market data, sales forecast information, brand plans, equipment performance data and labour plans, the team works with all functions to gather information and insight in order to optimise our manufacturing plans and inventory levels.  We do this to ensure that we have the right product, in the right place, at the right time, and in the right quantity to meet the needs of our many different customers and to predict and influence how our network will adapt and change in the future.  An exciting place to be!

Property / Facilities

Property / Facilities
Group Property look after the company’s properties across the UK, Belgium, Dubai, USA and China.  The company has over 100 properties in 70 locations.  These include large factories, quarries, offices, houses and farmland.  The Property team are responsible for managing the portfolio to preserve and enhance value where possible and to ensure that sites are fit for operational requirements.  This includes dealing with planning applications, acquiring and disposing of land and buildings, managing property owners and tenants, delivery of a facilities management service, providing internal valuation advice and managing the company’s significant business rates liability.  

Sales / Trading

Sales / Trading
Trading is the front end of the business where we sell our fantastic proposition to our customers, price them and process the orders that we win.  We also help our customers with technical and commercial advice to ensure their project is perfect.  We have an excellent reputation in the market and our customers regard us highly.  It’s a great place to work!

Technical & New Product Development

Technical & New Product Development
The Technical, Quality, Innovation and Materials Development team are responsible for ensuring that the products we manufacture and sell are compliant with all of the necessary manufacturing standards whilst at the same time exceeding our customers' quality expectations. The team are also in control of future innovation and growth via the development of new products, processes, material optimisation and value engineering opportunities.

Landscape Protection

Landscape Protection
Our protective street furniture is designed to promote the safety of shared urban spaces, ensuring those using them feel safe not scared; and allowing architects, planners and designers to install security measures without instilling fear. We offer a new approach – a design, engineering and specification philosophy that enables highly effective protective and non-protective street furniture to blend seamlessly into urban landscape design. With an extensive collection of everything from bollards, planters and seating in various material options, available as crash tested or non-crash tested, our Marshalls Landscape protection portfolio offers everything required to develop urban areas in terms of both public safety and aesthetic appeal.

CPM

CPM
Marshalls CPM is a leading manufacturer of precast concrete drainage and bespoke products. We offer our customers products that are consistently manufactured to a high standard. Many of our products are made to British, European Standards and / or other customer requirements, and independently certified Kitemarked and CE Marked where required. We pride ourselves on being a friendly company, offering our team members valuable career development opportunities and look to nurture talent at all levels within our company; from factory based roles such as production managers and electricians, to office based opportunities across our business functions, such as civil engineers, accountancy and sales roles.

Edenhall

Edenhall
We’re a successful major supplier to the construction industry of 120 million great quality bricks a year.  We invest in developing our people and in new and improved manufacturing methods and techniques through diversification and innovation. We offer outstanding customer service, both pre-contract, during supply and after sales service. We strive to continually improve quality issues and to improve Health & Safety for both our employees and our customers.