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Quarry Manager


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Dow Group Ltd are currently seeking to recruit an experienced self-motivated individual with experience in sand and gravel operations to manage Swinlees Quarry in Dalry, North Ayrshire.

Main tasks of job:

  • Responsible for Issuing Permits to work and Site Inductions
  • To provide regular reports to the directors on plant maintenance costs
  • Responsible for implementing continuous improvement.
  • Assist with all accident and near miss reports onsite.
  • Look to improve the costing of the Quarry.
  • Hold toolbox talks with Quarry site operatives
  • Oversee time management of plant and vehicles fuel usage.

The ideal candidate:

  • Excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to develop teams to drive continual improvement.
  • Have an excellent understanding of the Quarries Regulation 1999
  • Completed, or be working towards, a SHE NVQ Level 6 qualification or equivalent. Have good knowledge of all aspects of sand and gravel quarry operations, extraction, and restoration.
  • Sound knowledge of blasting operations, crushing & screening, and maintenance activities
  • Have technical knowledge of fixed and mobile Plant.
  • Excellent awareness of current Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation. To act in accordance with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Be comfortable driving the business at an operational level to deliver daily operational targets.
  • Flexible, proactive approach to establish high standards of work performance.
  • Ability to plan, organise and oversee multiple operations.
  • Effective communication & problem-solving skills

Interested, please send your CV and covering letter to Dirk Weijnants[email protected]

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