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Plant Supervisor - ReadyMix

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 recruiting for a Plant Supervisor - Readymix (RMX) to join our fantastic Readymix team based at our Tarmac Loanhead Concrete Plant just south of Edinburgh. As well as Edinburgh this role is easily accessible from Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith, Penicuik, Currie, Livingston, Kirkliston, Newbridge, Liberton, Blackford, Gorebridge, Musselburgh, Newtongrange and all 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

Reporting to the Production Manager the role of Plant Supervisor - Readymix is an operational role and the suitable candidate will also support the RMX Production Manager in managing and being accountable for the RMX operations on our plant. Safety and operational standards are the fundamentals of the role of Plant Supervisor – Readymix, delivery to customer needs and performance improvement being key.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Production Manager in the management of plant compliance with business policies and procedures
  • Batching concrete to meet customer needs whilst meeting internal quality requirements
  • Ensuring Readymix deliveries are met, engaging with Readymix Distribution Teams
  • Working closely with Readymix Technical Teams to ensure quality control of all products
  • Haulier management - coordinating collection loads daily
  • Supervising Contractors (no direct reports)
  • Overseeing all aspects of daily production including operational costs and control stocks
  • Ensuring legislative compliance at all times
  • Taking responsibility for their own safety and that of colleagues, contractors and business partners
  • Maintaining site housekeeping to a high standard


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Plant Supervisor - Readymix will have experience in plant operations preferably within a Ready Mix / Aggregates environment however this is not essential as we also welcome applications from candidates with hands on manufacturing experience too, preferably within the heavy industrial sector.

Suitable candidates Plant Supervisor - Readymix will also:

  • Actively identify and implement site and process improvements
  • Be happy to multitask and manage change as well as confident to motivate others
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate superb attention to detail
  • Engage with stakeholders at all levels (both internally and externally)
  • Evidence good time management skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable to ensure delivery of customer requirements and workload priorities (paid overtime)
  • Have full knowledge of Risk Assessments and Safe System of Work Systems as well as working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental policies
  • Have working knowledge of production processes
  • IOSH Managing Safely (advantageous - we will train)
  • NVQ in fixed and mobile plant operations (advantageous - we will train)


Why Us

In addition to the role of Plant Supervisor - Readymix we 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, 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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