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Optimisation Coach

Job Introduction

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

We are currently looking for a Optimisation Coach to join our Tunstead Cement Plant close to Buxton in Derbyshire.  This role is easily commutable from Buxton, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Mansfield and the surrounding areas. 

We’re 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

In the role of Optimisation Coach, you will be responsible for: 

  • Developing the skills and understanding of the Plant’s production teams in improving the process performance by driving change within the operating practices.
  • Driving reliability improvements, maximising fuel and energy efficiencies and maintaining the stability of the equipment and products. 
  • It is important that the operating skills and development are in line with the plant and Company strategies.
  • Maintenance of the operators training and certification and qualification programme.
  • Acting as a coach and mentor to Control Room Operators (CROs) and other operations staff.  Particularly in the area of clinker and cement production, to optimise plant performance.
  • Providing an interface between CROs and the Optimisation, Production, Maintenance and Project Teams to help ensure that the implications of any operating changes are fully understood by all parties.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Optimisation Coach will have experience of: 

  • Technical/Engineering/Supervisory or other relevant qualifactions
  • IOSH qualified
  • Pro-active in promoting a health and safety culture
  • Good appreciation of chemistry and physics of cement/chemical making process
  • Training/Coaching certification or qualification
  • Ideally time served in a CRO position or good plant technical knowledge & thorough appreciation of CRO role.
  • Good understanding of Operational matters - safety, environment, quality, plant design, maintenance and production KPI’s and costs.
  • Experience of Kiln and Milling operations

Why Tarmac

Along with the role of Optimisation Coach 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 inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • 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. 

Tarmac Trading Limited


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