Quarry Manager


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Eysey Manor
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Operations A&A
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South West & Wales

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 Quarry Manager to join our friendly team based in Eysey Manor, Swindon.

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.

Main Responsibilities

This is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires an experienced Quarry Manager.  Reporting directly to the Area Operations Manager you will have full responsibility covering quarrying and aggregate operations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant HSE legislation, in particular the Quarries Regulations 1999.
  • To develop and maintain the Quarries’ health and safety document in order to fully meet the QR requirements.
  • Implement and ensure compliance with Tarmac health and safety systems / standards and best practices.
  • Ensure that all work undertaken in the quarry is risk assessed and safe-working procedures put in place.
  • Ensure that all accidents and incidents are reported and fully investigated and corrective action taken as necessary.
  • To lead and manage all Tarmac UK and contractor personnel working in the quarry areas, with safety as the key priority.
  • Motivation, development and training of the quarry personnel and contractors to ensure they continue to meet the competency requirements.
  • The development of the Quarry annual plan and budgets. Ongoing responsibility for the quarry cost control and forecasting.
  • Responsible for all work undertaken in the Quarry including infrastructure.
  • Project management of projects within the quarry within agreed timescales and budget.
  • Apply all relevant Environmental legislation – EMS, EMAS and any additional requirements under PPC 
  • Ensuring that the quarry is operated within the scope of all leases, planning consents and conditions.
  • Ensure good public relations are developed, all complaints fully investigated and maintained through open communications.

The Ideal Candidate

Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in a quarry with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a section 8.1.c as evident by an up to date CPD record
  • Experience of drilling and blasting operations
  • Experience of undertaking risk assessments and developing safe working procedures.
  • Supervisory / management of personnel.
  • Project management.
  • Effective Budgeting and cost control
  • Change Management Experience of building successful relationships with internal / external stakeholders, particularly with regard to PR and the local community
  • Managing Teams / Team building and development of people
  • Participation in “on call” rota with the Production team

Skills / Knowladge

  • Education level preferred:
  • Education level required Mining Engineering degree / Diploma in quarry technology / Foundation degree in
  • NVQ level 4 in Health Safety and Environmental Management in Quarrying
  • Registered and maintaining IoQ (Institute of Quarrying or other professional body) CPD (Continued Professional Development)
  • NEBOSH certification.
  • SHE NVQ Level 4 working towards level 6
  • Shot firing
  • Explosive supervisor
  • Level 4 Geotechnical

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 
  • 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 is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.