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Multi Skilled Operative

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Job Introduction

Are you a Multi Skilled Operative or Quarry Operative looking for your next permanent role?  Then read on as we may just have the role for you.

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an experienced Multi Skilled Operative to join our fantastic team at our Stanninghall Sand and Gravel Quarry, which is located close to Norwich in Norfolk.  The role is easily commutable from Spixworth, Wymondham, Taverham, Loddon, Aylsham, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Gorleston-on-Sea, Hopton, Lowestoft, Beccles, Dereham, Cromer, North Walsham and the surrounding areas.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds, therefore prior technical experience isn’t always necessary for success.

Role Responsibility

You as a Multi Skilled Operative will work on the day-to-day production plans with the wider operations team.  This will include operating fixed; and driving mobile plant, along with other site duties including plant housekeeping, you will work with the team to the site plan, you will ensure that all stocks are maintained and replenished in good time along with working to keep housekeeping across the site to a high standard.

Your responsibilities in the role will include (not exhaustive):

  • Operating both fixed and mobile plant on site, along with weighbridge operations
  • Working with other members of the team to ensure that customers get good quality material and on-time deliveries
  • Assist the Supervisor with meeting daily/weekly production targets
  • Follow SHE policies and procedures
  • Ensure Plant conforms with safety requirements at all times
  • Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality responsibilities
  • Inspections on the plant and acting on defects and implement remedial action
  • Ensure that plant availability is maximised
  • Working to keep housekeeping around site to a high standard


This role is a day’s role where flexibility and adaptability are key to this role with overtime available to meet with the sites production requirements

The Ideal Candidate

To succeed in the role of a Multi Skilled Operative the following is what we are looking for in a future colleague:

  • Knowledge of Quarrying / Asphalt / Readymix / RMX Operations or experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment would prove highly beneficial
  • Previous experience in mobile and plant operations - highly desirable
  • Shovel License – highly desirable
  • Good Timekeeping – flexible as to the sites quarrying requirements 
  • Good Communication skills – bringing problems to the attention of Line Management
  • IT Literate

Full UK manual car Driving Licence with no more than 6 penalty points


Previous experience as a Multi Skilled Operative working in a Plant / Quarry / Industrial Manufacturing environment would prove highly beneficial; but this is not essential as training will be given to the right candidate.

Why Us

Along with the role of Multi Skilled Operative we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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