We have a passion for surfaces.


ALUSID are a spin out company from the University of Central Lancashire. The company was born from a research project led by Professor David Binns and Dr Alasdair Bremner that was originally funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

We work with local company Recycling Lives, a Queens award winning company to make unique products and surfaces for interiors and exteriors from recycled materials including glass ceramic and other mineral additives, none of our products are less than 96% recycled and can be recycled themselves when they come to end of their lives.

Our unique products are between 98%-100% recycled materials, we can control the colour tone and texture of the material to create a genuine alternative to imported natural stone products. 

 The low environmental impact production process, uses no chemicals or resin binders and the manufacturing process produces zero waste, this means that while we hope that our products will be used and enjoyed for years and decades to come, when our products come to the end of their useful life they themselves can be recycled within our process. 

ALUSID aims is to be a leader in the supply of premium engineered sustainable architectural materials and remain at the forefront of this growing sector through continual R&D to improve the material properties along with the development of new products and applications for the catalogue of materials already developed.


Jobs at ALUSID

Job Title: Production Operative - Maker 

Are you motivated, good with your hands and have excellent attention to detail, able to take direction and use your initiative.  Then we want to hear from you.

ALUSID are a start-up company specialising in making architectural surfaces from small tiles all the way up to huge surfaces up to 2m x 1.2m. Made from recycled glass and ceramics. We are looking to recruit 1 full time and one part time employee to join our growing team.

You will need to be able to turn your hand to many different jobs in the course of a day. Take direction and learn to perfect your craft and take pride in the things you make. You will be making surfaces for some of the biggest brands and working for demanding architects and designers who expect our hand-made surfaces to stand out from the crowd. 

We will provide you with training and hands on experience an annual salary from £16,000 – 18,000 depending on experience. 22 days holiday a year, a share options scheme, company pension scheme, season ticket scheme along with a generous bonus scheme tied to performance.

Our batch production facility is based at Redscar industrial estate on the outskirts of Preston, voted one of the best places to live in the North West. 

You don’t need to have any specific skills or education, but to be awarded the higher end of the salary scale you will need to demonstrate considerable experience in a similar field or industry such as ceramics production or stone finishing and you will need to have a driving licence and ideally a forklift licence.  But if you have a passion for making things and are quick to learn then we want to hear from you.

ALUSID are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from ex-offenders. 

Applications close: 15th Feb 2018

To apply: send your CV and a short covering letter no more than 300 words why you want the job to Alasdair asap info@alusid.co.uk