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Quarry Manager - Section

Job Introduction

Are you a Quarry Manager or Plant Manager looking for your next role?  Then we may have just 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 recruiting for a Quarry Manager - Section to join and lead our fantastic Quarrying team here at our Tarmac Sandy Heath Quarry site, close to Sandy in Bedfordshire. The role is easily commutable from Sandy, Biggleswade, Letchworth Garden City, Bedford, Luton, Stevenage, Royston, Buntingford, Wyboston, St Neots, Huntingdon, Buckden, Godmanchester, Rushden, Milton Keynes, Kempston, Shefford, Flitwick, Stotford, Cambridge and 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 Quarry Manager - Section will report directly to the Operations Manager and will manage quarrying operations, along with this you will also manage the small Asphalt plant on site. Safety and operational standards are the fundamentals of the role with cost control, people management, delivery to customer needs and performance improvement being key. Managing plant compliance with business policies and procedures and ensuring that legislative compliance is also a strong aspect of the role.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities of the Quarry Manager - Section (not exhaustive):

  • Responsible for managing, coach and developing a highly skilled, fit for purpose and extremely motivated team to ensure business continuity and reduce business risk
  • You will lead change and continuous improvement initiatives, whilst maintaining disciplined stock management processes and producing operational reports
  • Understand different methods of winning and extracting raw material
  • Knowledge of techniques employed to load extracted minerals and viable options to transport extracted minerals and its applications within the industry, including feeding, crushing, screening, washing, separation, classification and beneficiation techniques
  • Understanding of the Quarry Regulations 1999 enabling a Reg 8 appointment (either C or D) or be willing to learn
  • Maintaining and implementing existing and new, Standard Operating Procedures, risk assessments and training your staff on the same
  • Reporting and investigating any unsafe or hazardous working practices
  • Issue of safety briefings and toolbox talks to your operational team
  • Manage proactively both mandatory training and developmental training of your staff and keep an up-to-date training matrix
  • Collate and report on monthly performance KPI for your business unit for the Area Operations Manager and drive operational performance through KPI’s

Key Stakeholders you will liaise within the responsibilities of this role:

  • Plant Manager – Site Manager - Site Maintenance Manager - Health & Safety team - Procurement and support teams - National Logistics team - Area Operations teams - Area Commercial teams - Area HR Manager - Industry Bodies - Customers

This role is a Days role, but flexibility is key to this role with the expectation to be available to meet with our plant’s operational needs

You must hold a FULL UK manual car driving license with no more than 6 penalty points as this role has a company vehicle as part of the package – business use

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate for the position of Quarry Manager - Section you will have experience and knowledge of:

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experienced in Quarrying Operations
  • IOSH/NEBOSH would be advantageous
  • Diploma in Quarry Technology/FdSc Extractives Technology - or would be willing to commence learning
  • SHE NVQ Level 4/QCF Level 6 - or would be willing to commence learning
  • Good knowledge of Risk Assessments and Safe System of Work Systems
  • Working knowledge of production processes, H&S and Environmental policies
  • Strong IT skills including a high level of competence with SAP and the Microsoft packages – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multitask and manage change

Why Us

In addition to the role of Quarry Manager - Section 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 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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