Quarry Foreman / Supervisor - The SmartList

Manchester, NW M

About the Job

LOCATION: Glossop, Derbyshire


JOB TITLE: Quarry Foreman / Supervisor – Block Stone & Aggregate Quarry 

SALARY & BENEFITS: A competitive salary and attractive benefits package, including use of a company vehicle is available for the right candidate

WORKING HOURS: 7am - 5pm Monday-Friday, (Saturday mornings by arrangement if required)

THE COMPANY: We are proud to be working with a progressive family owned business and a major supplier of aggregates to the North West construction industry. Established in 1970 and based in High Lane near Stockport, they supply a wide range of Concrete Aggregates, Roadstone, Sand, Gravel and Bagged materials to a varied client base across the region. They are now recruiting for a Quarry Foreman / Supervisor for a Block Stone and Aggregate Quarry in Glossop in Derbyshire.

THE ROLE: Based at our Shire Hill Quarry in Glossop, Derbyshire with the primary aim of extracting Block Stone for sawn and dimensional purposes key responsibilities of the Quarry Foreman / Supervisor are to include:

• Safe and effective management of the daily quarry operations including:
• Extraction of Block Stone using Caterpillar 345 Excavator and Ripper
• Carrying and loading of Block using 966 and 980 Loading Shovels with both Bucket and Forks
• Pecking, screening and stocking aggregate products
• Loading of flat-bed and tipper lorries
• Operating Weighbridge and responsibility for daily site and plant checks

THE CANDIDATE: This is a hands-on role for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with good experience of operating within quarries; who can demonstrate effective management of Health & Safety standards and be capable of fulfilling duties under section 8.1D Quarries Regulations 1999.

Key experience for the role of Quarry Foreman / Supervisor based in Glossop, Derbyshire:

• Must live within a commutable distance of Glossop, Derbyshire
• Experience of working in Gritstone/Sandstone would be advantageous.
• Evidence of Qualifications(NVQ Level 4 or equivalent although not essential) and competencies to comply with the above experiences/ skill set
• Further training to obtain required competencies will be provided where required.

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