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General Operative


Craighouse, Earlston
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 13/12/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50162799

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting at our site in Earlston in East Ayrshire 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 General Operative you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme
25 days holiday
Contributory pension 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

What are we looking for?

Seeing people from a diverse range of backgrounds helps us grow our forward-thinking business. As such, relevant experience is not essential and full training will be provided.

What’s more important is that you demonstrate our core values (Proud, Collaborative and Ambitious) and have a good attitude to work. We need individuals to be safety conscious, reliable, good team players and be prepared to work in a manufacturing-type environment.

What will I be responsible for?

The successful General Operative will be responsible for being part of a team in the production of asphalt and dry materials from the quarry. This role is an all rounder and you would be expected to be trained in operating the weighbridge, operating mobile plant, carry our general housekeeping/cleaning duties and any other associated general duties within the site.

All site teams are expected to take responsibility for their own safety and looking out for their colleagues, ensuring product quality, being fully engaged in continuous improvement and raising the site standards.

No prior experience is required although experience within the industry and/or machine operations background would be advantageous.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in this role, 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.