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.



Shift Electrical Engineers


We require time served Electrical Engineers to join our existing maintenance team based at our two sites.


Suitable applicants will have worked in an industrial environment and be conversant with all aspects of electrical supply and control on modern production lines.  Experience with Siemens / Allen Bradley PLC’s would be advantageous as would formal electrical training.


The successful candidates will be expected to be multi-skilled, have excellent fault finding ability and a well structured approach to problem solving.  Prior experience of mechanical installation and working with pneumatics are desirable, however more important is a willingness to learn and develop skills.The successful candidates must be willing to work a rotating day/night shift pattern and have a flexible approach to their working hours as a certain amount of additional weekend hours can be necessary.


Please send applications with CV to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Bury, BL8 4HR or email


Manufacturing Operatives


We have vacancies for Process Operatives at our two manufacturing sites.

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. Full training is provided in all work activities.  The ability for team members to communicate effectively is essential.

You must be willing to work shifts (4 x 12hr days or nights).

Please send applications with CV to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Bury, BL8 4HR or email

Closing date is 31st March 2015


Regional Sales Manager 


Reporting to the Managing Director


Significant salary to reflect the responsibility

A rare opportunity to join at a senior level Cormar Carpets, the ‘UK Manufacturing’ brand leader, in tufted carpets.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and working with a team of Sales Representatives who sell to independent carpet retailers.
The role involves working with the Managing Director and three other Senior Regional Managers to develop and implement sales and growth strategies.  Ideally the applicant should have good commercial skills and a proven track record.
Applicants must have good written and spoken communication skills, along with the ability to get on with people and work as a team player.  
Much of this role will involve motivating, supporting and developing the team. 
Applicants must also be able to prioritise work and respond well under pressure.
Knowledge of the carpet trade is not essential, although the ideal applicant would have experience in managing and directing a sales team.
Relocation is not required because the sales team will be based around the position. As such, applicants are invited from anywhere within the UK. 
If you are interested in joining a family run business in this varied and challenging role then please forward your C.V. with a hand written covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to Carla Pickford, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Bury, BL8 4HR.

Close date is Tuesday 31st March 2015       


Cormar Carpets are leading UK manufacturers of plain and textured carpets in both wool and man-made fibre.
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