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.

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.

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

Salary: Competitive
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/115/2059