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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 an experienced Quarry Supervisor to join and lead our friendly operations team at our Tarmac Leapers Wood Quarry, Lancashire. This site is easily accessible from Carnforth, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancaster, Morecambe, Garstang, Kendal and 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 directly to the Assistant Quarry Manager, the Quarry Supervisor will assist in the day to day safe running of a busy quarry. 

As Quarry Supervisor you will also be responsible for: 

  • Managing, coaching and developing a highly skilled, fit for purpose and extremely motivated team to ensure business continuity and reduce business risk 

  • Leading 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 Quarry Regulations 1999 enabling a Reg 8 appointment D 

  • All aspects of budgetary control for all quarrying operations 

  • Proactively managing an effective maintenance scheme for the quarry plant and equipment working closely with the site's maintenance team 

  • Maintaining and implementing existing and new, Standard Operating Procedures, risk assessments and training your staff on the same 

  • Managing and overseeing the safe operation of the plant and the planned preventative maintenance of all of the site’s equipment fixed and mobile with responsibility for your own safety and that of colleagues and business partners 

  • Reporting and investigating any unsafe or hazardous working practices 

  • Issuing of safety briefings and toolbox talks to your operational team 

  • Managing proactively both mandatory training and developmental training of your staff and keep an up-to-date training matrix 

  • Collating and report on monthly performance KPI for your business unit for the Area Operations Managing and driving operational performance through KPI’s 

  • Ensuring appropriate Contractor and visitor inductions are carried out in line with company procedures 

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in the role of Quarry Supervisor you will ideally have experience and knowledge of: 

  • Diploma in Quarry Technology/FdSc Extractives Technology 

  • SHE NVQ Level 4/QCF Level 6 

  • Highly experienced in Quarrying Operations 

  • IOSH/NEBOSH would be advantageous 

  • Full 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 Supervisor 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 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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