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Multi Skilled Operative

Job Introduction

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 looking for a Multi Skilled Operative to join our friendly team based at Tarmac Eaton Hall Quarry, near Congleton. This is accessible from Eaton, Congleton, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent, Buxton, Leek, Northwich, Winsford, Sandbach, Crewe, Stockport 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.

Role Responsibility

The role of Multi Skilled Operative is part of a key team of Operatives delivering best in class Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance for our Plant operations, as Multi Skilled Operative you will specifically focus on operational tasks including: 

  • Working on site and operating machinery, mobile plant and sand processing plant (including loading shovels, dredger and sand dryers) 

  • Weighbridge duties 

  • Loading shovel (mobile plant) 

  • Day to day maintenance of the plant, maintaining the highest levels of housekeeping 

  • Training and operation on static plant operations to help drive plant optimisation 

  • Working in a team of 15 to ensure that customers get good quality material and on-time deliveries 

  • Ensuring that Plant availability is maximised 

  • Assisting the Supervisor with meeting daily/weekly production targets 

  • Maintaining and driving a culture of zero harm and behavioural safety 

  • Compliance and awareness Health and Safety measure around the site 

The Ideal Candidate

Suitable candidates for the role Multi Skilled Operative will be able to demonstrate proven experience preferably working within a similar environment or an Industrial or Factory environment as an Operative or Labourer.  

As part of an operational team, the ideal candidate for the role of Multi Skilled Operative will also: 

  • Experience working within a Health and Safety based environment 

  • Good timekeeping and time management essential 

  • Experience of operating mobile plant including Loading Shovel 

  • Have knowledge of Risk Assessments (ideally within role of Operative) 

  • Be flexible and happy to work as part of an effective Multi-Skilled Operational team, adapting to different tasks within the overall team 

  • Be self motivated and able to motivate colleagues within the team 

  • Good communication skills  

  • Knowledge and experience of the industry, mobile plant and quarrying preferred but not essential 

  • Previous experience in mobile plant operations as a Multi Skilled Operative beneficial but not essential as training will be given to the successful candidate 

  • Full UK Driving Licence 

  • Be IT literate 

  • Shovel License (preferred not essential) 

Why Us

In addition to the role of Multi Skilled Operative we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits including: 

  • 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, a CRH company, 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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Tarmac Trading Limited 

Tarmac Trading Limited


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