Top marks for roof tile employees

15 June, 21

Pioneering pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is congratulating four employees for successfully completing a Leadership and Management (ILM) Course.

Russell Roof Tiles is the largest independent manufacturer of concrete derivates in the UK pitched roofing market and employs approx. 150 staff including around 90 at two sites in Burton on Trent.
Four members of the Production Management team at Burton on Trent have successfully passed their Apprenticeship on Team Leader or Supervisor Level 3.

The successful ILM Graduates are Andy Iliff, Assistant Works Manager who received pass; Kirby Charlesworth, Trainee Manager who received a Merit and Otto Mathiesen, Maintenance Manager and Sean Rogers, Production Supervisor who both received the top Distinction grade.

The Team Leader or Supervisor Apprenticeship is suitable for individuals who are working in a first line management role. Key responsibilities may include: supporting, managing and developing team members, managing projects and planning and monitoring workloads and resources.

Training was supplied via Access Training (East Midlands) Ltd and the four started pre-Covid and continued to work through it during lockdown, working remotely. Each employee received a certificate and digital credential.

Bruce Laidlaw, Operations Director at Russell Roof Tiles comments: “Andy, Kirby, Otto and Sean have worked hard and taken every opportunity presented to them and they are all shining examples of how our employees, with our support can achieve their own goals. We’re especially impressed that they all continued to progress through their Apprenticeship during the pandemic.

“We are pleased that careers continue to progress and prosper thanks to Russell Roof Tiles’ continued investment and dedication to nurturing skills and talent. Congratulations to all and we look forward to your future at Russell Roof Tiles, “

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 that are used on roofs across the country, by premier housebuilders and developers.

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