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Plant Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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 currently looking for a Plant Manager to join our friendly team based at our Tarmac in Derby. 

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

On a day-to-day basis, the successful Plant Manager's responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following: 

  • Accountable for the safety, leadership, and financial performance of the operation at the Derby ready to use plant.
  • Lead in all aspects of Safety to ensure the safe operation of the site is in line with Tarmac standards. 
  • Drive the mortar operations strategy working alongside the Operations Manager in ensuring delivery of safe, profitable, and efficient plant operations. 
  • Lead the implementation of an operations plan that meets the needs of the commercial strategy and is customer focussed. 
  • Lead delivery of operations performance to meet or exceed targets for cost of production, quality, OTIF, waste, OEE, energy usage and working capital and report on performance to the mortar operations manager. 
  • Develop and coach the operational mortar team, including agreeing stretching performance objectives that are reviewed regularly through performance reviews 
  • Direct and support Continuous Improvement projects & Preventative Maintenance Programmes and participate in the identification of opportunities to improve performance in terms of utilisation, costs, safety, and quality. 
  • Direct and support teams in delivering exceptional quality performance with a focus on complaints, cost of deliveries, and new product development. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate extensive previous management skills, the experience of managing a function or team in a results-orientated environment.

As well as possess excellent knowledge of the Cement Manufacturing Process and/or Production operations in similar heavy industrial/chemical environment with a good awareness of safety, quality and environmental issues and legislation. 

Why Us

In addition to the role of Plant Manager 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.

Tarmac Trading Limited

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