Providing customer service to the carpet industry Manufacturing 100% wool carpets and polypropylene carpets Sales representatives visit carpet shops accross Uk and Ireland New carpet ranges shown on Trade Portal Manufacturers of quality carpets since 1956

Working at Cormar

From two manufacturing and distribution sites in Lancashire, Cormar supply a range of quality wool and polypropylene carpets to independent and multiple flooring retailers, contractors and wholesalers throughout the UK and Ireland.

We currently employ over 220 staff in a wide variety of roles, including carpet machine operatives, backing plant operatives, administration assistants, account controllers, sales representatives, marketing assistants, IT and finance experts, as well as specialists in a range of supervisory and operational roles in our warehouse and logistics departments.

The flooring industry is a competitive environment and at the heart of Cormar is desire to provide excellent customer service and value for money for our customers. A team spirit is encouraged throughout the business and all our staff are encouraged to undertake new initiatives and continuous improvement projects.


Sales Representatives Required

Exciting new sales opportunities, due to continued growth, covering the following areas:

  • East Coast Scotland
  • Merseyside/ M6 Corridor/ Carlisle
  • South Essex A127/A12
  • Central/ North & East London
  • Chilterns/South Bucks/ M40 Corridor
  • Hampshire/ Dorset/ South Coast

Earnings circa £45,000

Due to our continued growth we are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals with the ability to realise the full potential of these already established areas.

Knowledge of the carpet trade is not essential, however, previous sales experience is required as applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven successful sales record.

The ideal candidates would live on territory, although this is not essential.

As a consequence we will accept applications from those who live in close proximity to the territories shown.

An above average salary and benefits package is available for the successful applicants, including basic salary plus commission on sales, company car, and pension scheme.

Please send your CV and hand written covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience for the attention of Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury, BL8 4HR

Closing date for applications: 18th June 2015


Management Accountant

Based at Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Producing monthly management accounts within strict timeframes
  • Preparation of monthly reporting pack
  • Improving the flow and quality of financial information which is available
  • Provide data packs to various departments and meet with cost centre mangers to review performance
  • Accruals, prepayments etc
  • Reconcile bank accounts denominated in various currencies
  • Prepare and input monthly journals
  • Monthly stock reconciliation
  • Preparation, reconciliation and submission of quarterly VAT returns
  • Updating and maintaining the company’s fixed asset register
  • Liaising with the company’s auditors during the annual audit
  • Preparation of cash-flow forecast
  • Overseeing the companies pricing system
  • Ad-hoc reports

Applicants must be able to demonstrate appropriate experience and be part qualified and studying towards ACCA or CIMA. Strong IT skills including Excel are essential as is the ability to adapt skills and support and assist other areas when necessary.

Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Please forward applications including CV to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Brookhouse Mill.

Closing date for applications is Monday 1st June 2015. 

We are looking for quality, customer focused and self-motivated individuals to join us as:

Process Operatives

(Holme Mill)

Working in the Tufting Department at Holme Mill, Ramsbottom, the positions involve a degree of multi-skilling and full training will be provided.  
Hours of work are initially 40 hours per week on a day shift, increasing to 48 hours per week on a rotating day and night shift. 
During periods of high demand reasonable overtime will be required. 
Please forward applications including CV to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury, BL8 4HR, by Friday 5th June. 

Process Operatives

Fixed term contract until December 2015

(Brookhouse Mill)

A high level of multi-skilling, the ability to demonstrate effectively working within a fast moving and effective team within an industrial environment is required. The ability for team members to communicate effectively is essential. Full training will be provided, though previous FLT experience is preferred. 
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Sunday – Thursday, primarily 2pm-10pm, though some flexibility is required in working hours.
During periods of high demand reasonable overtime will be required.
Please send applications with CV to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Bury, BL8 4HR, by Friday 29th May.
Cormar Carpets are leading UK manufacturers of plain and textured carpets in both wool and man-made fibre.
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