Engineers’ Hub

Make a difference with Mannok

– Help us achieve our net zero goal
– Work with cutting edge technology
– Join internationally collaborative projects
– Work on emerging renewable technologies
– Join a team of leading experts to develop innovative
decarbonisation solutions

With ambitious plans to develop innovative, industry leading technology, working with Mannok gives Engineers a wide range of opportunities to work with international teams on cutting edge, environmentally led projects, including potentially world first renewable solutions.

We are seeking Engineers with a range of experience levels, from graduate Engineers to those with valuable industry experience, to join our Engineering Hub to help us lead the way in changing the carbon intensive nature of cement manufacturing to create a clean, green business powered almost completely by renewable technologies.

As a Mannok Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most innovative emerging technologies to decarbonise our cement production. A series of key internationally collaborative projects are already underway, focusing on:

  • Fossil fuel displacement

  • Carbon capture and use

  • Green hydrogen adoption

  • Accelerated carbonation technology

  • Alternative fuels

  • Alternative raw materials

  • Alternative energy

Mannok’s Cement Engineers’ International Collaboration with Danish Research Team

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Get to Know: Engineers in Cement

  • Paul Carron Is An Engineering Manager In Our Cement Facility Specialising In Decarbonisation And Sustainability.

    Paul joined our Cement division over 22 years ago as a graduate Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. After joining the company, Paul progressed very quickly to a managerial engineering position and now, as one of our most experienced engineers, he is leading the huge challenge we have upon us to decarbonise our Cement facility, which includes nine key projects that are already underway to reduce our CO2 emissions by 33% by 2030.

    We have spoken to Paul to find out more about him and what it’s like to be an engineer in our Cement plant.

  • Mark Gilmore Is A Process Engineer In Our Cement Facility.

    Mark joined the company over a year ago, with a Bachelor of Science degree and a PhD in Chemistry.

    As a Process Engineer, Mark is involved in designing processes and equipment, and monitoring equipment in our Cement plant through regular testing. Mark is also involved in projects to help us decarbonise cement production.

    We have spoken to Mark to find out more about him and what it’s like to be an engineer in Cement.

  • Reece McIlhatton is a Junior Engineer, qualified in Mechanical Engineering, who joined the Engineering Team in our Cement Plant in June 2022, as a Reliability Engineer.

    Reece is one of several newly recruited engineers who joined the company and is delighted to be developing a career in Engineering.

    In this interview, Reece talks us through what his role entails and why Mannok is a leading company at which to develop a career in Engineering.

    Engineering Opportunities

    In order to deliver on our net zero goals, we require a team of Engineers with a broad skillset, who will collaborate with our international partners on innovative research, development and implementation of our decarbonisation programme.

    We are seeking Engineers from the following disciplines:

    Experienced Engineers

    Experienced Engineers are invited to submit their CV.

    Graduate Engineers

    Graduate Engineers are invited to apply for our Graduate Programme.

    Explore Opportunities

    Submit a call back request to discuss opportunities with our team.



    Our Mannok 2030 Vision outlines our commitment to sustainability under the three core pillars of People, Planet and Partners. Outlining a series of 36 ambitious targets, the Vision details our sustainability strategy to the end of the decade, focusing on decarbonisation, biodiversity, energy efficiency and waste elimination, safety, wellbeing and development of our people, and supporting our community, customers and suppliers.

    The commitments within include an outline of our decarbonisation journey, which is key to the future sustainability of our business. The nine key decarbonisation projects detailed in the Mannok 2030 Vision will underpin our longer term net zero goal and our ambitious plans to become a sustainability leaders in our industry.


    Here at Mannok we pride ourselves on our innovative spirit and seek to work with Engineers who are keen to play an important role in the development of industry leading technology and solutions. We are working with leading global partners on some of the most exciting and potentially game changing environmental solutions, which can transform one of the most carbon intensive processes in the construction and manufacturing industries into a clean, green operation, and you can be part of it.

    As part of our expert Engineers Hub, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple high profile projects on new and emerging technological solutions to transform one of the nation’s leading cement and concrete products manufacturing facilities through the development of green energy solutions, using renewable energy sources, carbon capture and cure, electrolysis and synthetic fuel generation.

    Operational Excellence

    Our Leading Excellence Programme focuses on achieving and sustaining the highest operational standards across our business through the core principles of teamwork, problem-solving, innovation and leadership. It is a multi-faceted programme which is designed to achieve engagement of all our people by embedding Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives in our everyday work to support the long-term sustainability of our business whilst ensuring optimum efficiency and added value for our customers.

    The Programme incorporates four core strands:

    1. Lean
    2. Skills & Development
    3. Sustainability
    4. Continuous Improvement

    Our goal is to achieve Operational Excellence (OpEx), getting the best out of all our resources, and providing greater opportunities for our people, all of which is key to the success of our business. As we strive to achieve operational excellence the net result will be a highly efficient business with greater productivity and a multi-skilled, motivated workforce, delivering significant benefits for our customers and our people.

    • Why Work with Mannok
    • Benefits & Rewards
    • Professional Development
    • Wellbeing
    • Why Work with Mannok

      Why Work with Mannok

      At Mannok, we value the strength, skill and ingenuity of our workforce and we're committed to continual development and investment in our people to support every employee to achieve their career goals.

      We have a diverse culture, reflected not only in our business functions, but also in our people. A career with Mannok means joining a team that puts people at its core, whether it be customers, partners or employees. We offer significant development opportunities through a wide and varied range of roles and actively seek out potential.

      Mannok is an industry leader, with over 830 employees and almost 50 years of manufacturing history, supplying quality products to some of the construction and food packaging industries’ largest organisations.

      Sustainability sits at the heart of our values, as outlined in our 2030 Vision. We have ambitious targets which will see us transform from a carbon intensive business to a more sustainable pathway. In order to achieve our sustainability goals, we will rely on the commitment and support of every employee and seek to recruit those with shared values. We have built our vision on three core pillars of People, Planet and Partners, each of which are essential to the long-term success of our organisation, ensuring we continue to make a substantial contribution to the economic, social and environmental sustainability of this region for the next and future generations.

    • Benefits & Rewards

      Benefits & Rewards

      We value our people and give recognition for personal success, drive, commitment and determination. We understand that rewards are more than pay and performance related bonuses, so we have a variety of benefits to cater for the diverse needs of our people, these benefits include:

      • Attractive performance related pay scheme with annual salary review
      • Pension scheme
      • Life Assurance scheme
      • Sponsorship for professional qualifications / study leave
      • Enhanced company sick scheme
      • 30 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays
      • Incremental holiday allowance increase for long-term service
      • Skills Development Programme with structured career pathways linked to salary increments, rewarding multi-skilled personnel
      • Social Club
      • Discount on company products
      • Health & Wellbeing Programme
    • Professional Development

      Continuous Professional Development

      A career with Mannok offers a range of opportunities to continue learning and professional development, both internally as part of your role, and through our numerous educational and professional development partnerships.


      We are changing how we develop, measure, and recognise levels of skills and competency in our business through the extension of our award-winning Skills Development Programme to every employee to enable all staff to become up-skilled and cross-skilled.

      The Programme will provide every employee with a structured development pathway and the necessary training materials to support their progression. Progress is linked to salary increases, ensuring our employees are financially rewarded for their skills and experience and are supported and encouraged to achieve their career goals.


      At Mannok, we enable and encourage employees to progress their careers with recognised courses and qualifications in a wide range of disciplines through our range of development partnerships with some of the country’s leading educational and professional bodies. Employees have the opportunity to gain degree level qualifications and go on to become chartered in their relevant role.

    • Wellbeing

      Wellbeing & Resilience

      Here at Mannok, we recognise the importance of looking after our employees’ mental health and wellbeing, and that our duty of care goes beyond ensuring physical safety.

      We aim to create a diverse and inclusive workplace, enhance the mental and physical wellbeing of every Mannok team member and provide support to help sustain our people and build resilience into our business systems.

      We have established a partnership with local mental health charity, AWARE, and introduced a new Mental Health Charter to outline our commitment to the mental wellbeing of our employees. We have trained mental health first aiders across our business and all managers receive mental health training.

      Activities and advice on looking after your mental wellbeing are actively promoted through our internal communication channels and we provide signposting to support services available. Our digital employee health and wellbeing portal provides access to health, fitness and mindfulness classes and multiple resources to enable a tailored wellbeing platform for every Mannok team member.