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Quarry Supervisor

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 Supervisor to join our fantastic team based in Barrasford Quarry, Hexham.  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

As the successful candidate, you will focus specifically on Health and Safety, Production and Sales, Maintenance and Improvement around the site. Operation and maintenance of the plant and management of the S&H systems.
You will be an effective leader that can motivate and inspire a team to engage with our company's policies, targets, goals and standards. 

Barrasford Quarry operates a back shift from 4:30pm until 2:00am, Monday to Friday. During your shift  you will supervise a team of three operatives who run the crushing and screening plant from 4:30pm until 10:00pm and then carry out maintenance and housekeeping duties until 2:00am. In addition to this the Supervisor will be required to supervise the asphalt plant night shift team from time to time.


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of hard rock extraction and processing, asphalt batching, the dangers and hazards it brings and a sound understanding of how to manage a team through these processes’ day to day. Experience with risk assessment, HIRA process and permit system would be an advantage.


  • SHE Level 2
  • mobile plant licences

Why Tarmac

we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

  • Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:
  • 25 days holiday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac Trading Limited


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