Quarry Manager

Expiring today

Contact 3 - Pertemps Managed Solutions
Sutton Courtenay
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The main activity of the role involves leading, directing and managing the operational team to achieve its performance objectives. The performance emphasis for this unit includes;

 Health and Safety: Operating to the highest level of health and safety objectives in line with Health and Safety Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.

 Environmental: Operating to the highest level of environmental objectives in line with Environmental Management Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.

 Compliance: Ensure all statutory legislation and company regulations are adhered to with respect to all operational activities.

 Operations: Achieve optimum production levels in line with commercial activity at the lowest operation cost. Continually advance operational improvements to improve efficiency with the production functions.

 Distribution: Working with the logistics function to ensure operational procedures are such that highest customer service levels can be achieved at the most efficient operational cost.

 Quality: Working with the technical function to ensure operational procedures are such that the highest quality levels are achieved at the most efficient operational cost.

 Business Analysis: Working with the Operations Manager to ensure all operational management information is accurate, relevant and is used effectively to assist in the management of the business and the progression of all profit enhancing opportunities.

In order for the day to day activities outlined above to operate effectively, the roles also involves a number of wider aspects, including;

 Resource Planning: Ensure that your site management teams are adequately resourced and that personnel are trained and developed. Assets should be in place and maintained to ensure the business plan can be delivered. Ensure personnel are effectively developed and become highly competent, and to identify and progress any employees with the potential to further their career through the business and a successional line is in place to facilitate this activity.

 Directing: Provide leadership to the site teams, ensuring that operational goals and expectations are understood and personnel are proactively developed.

 Controlling: Ensure operational control mechanisms are effectively implemented covering all relevant aspects (including Health & Safety, environmental controls, capex management control, revenue spend controls).

Key measures for the role are:

 Site profit performance

 Operating KPI's

 Capex project performance and post appraisals

 Statutory and company compliance levels

 Customer satisfaction levels

Key relationships:

 Area Operations Manager

 National Operations Director

 District Sales Managers

 Area Sales Managers

 Support Function Managers. Particular emphasis on SHE functions

 Technical Management Team

 Concrete General Managers

 Asphalt General Managers


o Higher level either vocational or educational

o NVQ Level 5 in SHE quarry operations

o Minimum 5 years relevant operational experience

o Experience of multi-site operations

 Management/Leadership Skills

o Self-starter, energetic

o Hands-on approach

o Open-minded to new ideas

o Practical

o Results focused

o Motivational leader

o Team-orientated

o Excellent communicator

o Strong people management skills