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Rail Operations 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 Rail Operations Manager to join our friendly team at Mountsorrel Quarry in Leicestershire.

 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 Head of Rail, the suitable candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Managing the planning and delivery of Tarmacs Rail Operations with the Freight operating Companies (FOCs) and Wagon leasing companies against agreed KPIs in order to deliver maximum value from Tarmac’s relationship with these key suppliers.  

  • Build and maintain strong Regional & Area cross functional working relationships ensuring a balanced approach is taken to delivering high levels of customer service  

  • Manage and design the detailed rail plan, ensuring that the full business needs are met, working closely with Area teams across the business to ensure material demand is understood and delivered through the supply chain. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of: 

  • Financial awareness  

  • Organisational skills  

  • Ability to work under pressure  

  • Logical/Methodical thinking 

  • Experienced with stakeholders – building relationships, influence skills 

  • People management  

  • Conflict resolution 

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 
  • Car or car allowance 
  • 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 Trading Limited


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