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Assistant Manager


Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary Band 2 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 29/11/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50078471

Job Specification

So why do you get out of bed in the morning?


Whilst you’re thinking, grab a cup of tea and we’ll tell you why some of our employees do:


“To work with fantastic people” “To feel challenged and have fun” “To feel proud of what I’ve achieved”.


Sounds good doesn’t it?


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 an Assistant Manager to join our team at Cross Green Asphalt Plant at Tarmac.  We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

This is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires  

Drive for Continuous Improvement - Have a relentless desire and hunger to drive improvements and optimisation.

Leadership - Create a positive team culture and demonstrate leadership and influence within and beyond your own team

Communication- Influences others, sell your own ideas by linking them to other people’s values, goals or ideas; willingly and confidently communicate issues and ideas to gain senior management support; sell the benefits behind decisions and changes

Confidence - Demonstrate confidence with a wide range of colleagues, stakeholders and shareholders; maintain confidence and stay calm during difficult situations; make decisions that will be unpopular whilst explaining the rationale for these.

Thinking Skills - Step back from a complex situation in order to gain a better understanding; understand the impact of problems and solutions on yourself and others; anticipate obstacles by solving the problem and to implement solutions

Reporting directly to the Cross Green Site Manager, you will:

Ensure perations are carried out to the highest safety standards and that a culture of safety is embedded in the team, contractors and customers. 

Conduct safety training, risk assessments, and internal safety inspections to ensure all safety policies are practiced and enforced.

Assist the Unit Manager in the daily running of the site, the planning of shifts and replenishing stocks. 

Assist the Maintenance Manager in the planning of Mechanical and Electrical preventive maintenance and managing reactive maintenance (mechanical breakdowns and/or other site issues). 

Effectively manage employee performance through coaching, feedback (written and verbal), performance reviews, development plans and discipline when necessary.

Address complaints and resolving problems in a timely manner.

Carry out daily briefings with the staff and promote/encourage optimisation and cost saving without compromising quality.  

In return, 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:


Bonus scheme

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


By the way, as part of CRH, our employees have access to a range of careers within the wider group which operates at over 3,800 locations in 31 countries. CRH generates endless possibilities for individuals who are hungry for that next challenge!


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

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.

Unfortunately this position has now closed.
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