General Operative

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General Operative (Ref: 9745)

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We have an exciting new opportunity for a General Operative to join our highly collaborative team at our Topley Pike Quarry in Buxton.

About the role

As one of our General Operatives reporting to our Quarry Manager you will be operating to the highest health, safety, environmental and quality standards. You’ll play a key role in contributing to profitability by minimising waste and inefficiencies whilst maximising productivity.

Other elements of the role include:

* Operation of mobile plant (Loading Shovel, Articulated Dump Truck) safely and efficiently carrying out daily safety checks

* Dispatching and controlling the quality of product

* Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping keeping areas clean, tidy and hazard free

* Deal with all daily issues professionally and liaise with site management on a regular basis

* To carry out the daily plant inspections and where a problem exists notify management immediately

* Be responsible for the plant assets that are entrusted to you i.e. materials, plant buildings, and equipment and stores used therein and efficient employment of them

* Contribute the effective and efficient operation of all plant operations from the primary stockpile onwards

* React promptly and effectively to site breakdowns by liaising with maintenance and assisting where needed

* All aspects of weighbridge operation including, planning loading and dispatch of aggregate and asphalt Products

* Liaising with hauliers, customers and internal staff

What will you bring?

* Sound knowledge of Health & Safety procedures

* Ability to operate MEWP, telehandler and loading Shovel

* A qualified first aider, able to work both independently and as part of a team, you’re punctual and flexible

* The ability to work to deadlines

* Great customer focus

* Good timekeeping and attendance record

* Experience in operating mobile plants, accompanied with a FEL licence

What can we offer you?

* Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognising the contribution you bring

* Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad

* An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas.

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets

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