About Hanson

We are one of the leading suppliers of heavy building materials in the UK. Our products are used in major infrastructure projects including; the construction of roads, bridges, tunnels, windfarms and commercial schemes, as well as to build homes, schools and hospitals. The materials and products we make underpin our communities and have been used to create some of the country’s most innovative and iconic structures – from The Shard and the Olympic Park to Heathrow Terminal 5, the Second Severn Crossing and the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow.

We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers. We are part of the Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, which employs around 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

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Vision and values

We believe that working sustainably is one of the most important things we do. Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business, trusted and respected by our stakeholders for the ethics we adopt and the products we supply. 

We work together as One Team to deliver our vision to be the clear and sustainable market leader in heavy construction materials. We are a united company focused on exceeding customer expectations through an engaged team that is responsible, reliable and safe. We constantly challenge ourselves and are committed to excellence and hard work and recognise each employee’s contribution to our success.

Our values are built around four pillars:

  1. Best customer focus
  2. Best team
  3. Most responsible
  4. Most reliable

Locations

Maidenhead is home to our UK headquarters while our customer service team is based in Syston, Leicestershire. We also operate over 300 sites across the country from quarries and cement works to depots and wharves.

Equal opportunities

Our assessment and selection process is fair and transparent and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who have the right to work in the UK.