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Quarry Manager

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 Quarry Manager to join our friendly team based at the Cloddach sand and gravel Quarry, Elgin.

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

This is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires an experienced Quarry Manager.  Reporting directly to the General Manager you will have full responsibility covering sand and gravel operations at Cloddach Quarry. Within the operations you will also be responsible for a RMX concrete plant and concrete block production facility.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSE legislation, in particular the Quarries Regulations 1999.
  • To develop and maintain the Quarries’ health and safety document in order to fully meet the QR requirements.
  • Implement and ensure compliance with Tarmac health and safety systems / standards and best practices.
  • Ensure that all work undertaken in the quarry is risk assessed and safe-working procedures put in place.
  • Ensure that all accidents and incidents are reported and fully investigated and corrective action taken as necessary.
  • To lead and manage all Tarmac UK and contractor personnel working in the quarry areas, with safety as the key priority.
  • Motivation, development and training of the quarry personnel and contractors to ensure they continue to meet the competency requirements.
  • The development of the Quarry annual plan and budgets. Ongoing responsibility for the quarry cost control and forecasting.
  • Responsible for all work undertaken in the Quarry including infrastructure.
  • Project management of projects within the quarry within agreed timescales and budget.
  • Apply all relevant Environmental legislation – EMS, EMAS and any additional requirements under PPC 
  • Ensuring that the quarry is operated within the scope of all leases, planning consents and conditions.
  • Ensure good public relations are developed, all complaints fully investigated and maintained through open communications.

The Ideal Candidate

Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in a quarry with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a section 8.1.c as evident by an up-to-date CPD record and membership of the Institute of Quarrying.
  • Level 6 MPQC Diploma in Health & Safety and Environment
  • L4 Geotechnical Knowledge Quarry Management
  • Experience in RMX and concrete block production
  • Experience of undertaking risk assessments and developing safe working procedures.
  • Supervisory / management of personnel.
  • Project management.
  • Effective Budgeting and cost control
  • Management Experience of building successful relationships with internal / external stakeholders, particularly regarding Public Relations and the local community
  • Managing Teams / Team building and development of people
  • Participation in “on call” rota with the Production team
  • Experience in SAP systems
  • Experience in using a H&S recording/auditing system

Why Tarmac

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 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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