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Quarry Manager


Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Salary Band 3 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 18/04/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50104353

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

Joining our team as a Quarry Manager you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company car
  • 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


What are we looking for?

As our ideal Quarry Manager, you will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills and a desire to work and lead a small team.

You will be experienced in Quarry Management and Operations, have product and technical appreciation as well as knowledge and experience in performance management of direct reports and a whole team. Alongside this you would hold SHE NVQ Level 4 and Mineral Extractives Qualification.

You would be expected to comply with the Tarmac Safety Management System; ensuring that all site activities carried out are in line with standards and policies, support the culture of health and safety best practice by setting a personal example, ensure all staff and contractors working on site are fully inducted and comply with Tarmac standards and policies. 

You will also carry out and record daily safety briefings, weekly health and safety inspections for the site. It is crucial that the Quarry Manager complies with planning and other operating restrictions eg site boundaries, noise, dust and working hours.


What will I be responsible for?

You will be responsible for leading a team of operational staff focusing on delivering exceptional SHE standards and meeting financial and production targets. You will manage and deliver the Operations Strategy within the site and be responsible for people development and instilling a culture of health and safety best practice by driving a culture of SHE continuous improvement. You will also focus on coordinating all aspects of day to day operation of the quarry through the site team and to coordinate maintenance activities during a normal day and during shutdowns.


If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Quarry Manager, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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