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Quarry Manager - Scotland

Mar 27 2023 - 11:27am

Stonepack Ltd is the leading supplier of wholesale bagged aggregates in Scotland. Working from our sites in Angus and West Lothian, we supply bulk aggregates to builders merchants all over Scotland. We have recently been granted planning permission to start a sand and gravel quarry just outside West Linton in the Scottish borders. This site will not only supply our bagging plants but will also cater for the local market. We are looking for a competent quarry manager who would relish the challenge and rare career opportunity of being involved with setting up and running a quarry from the very start.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Sand and gravel extraction to the highest health & safety and environmental standards. 

  • Oversee time management of plant and vehicles fuel usage. 

  • Ensuring that the quarries production levels are maintained safely, to schedule, and in accordance with the quarry plan. 

  • Interpretation of geological and extraction data.  

  • Managing third-party contractors, company operatives and road hauliers to ensure supply to internal and external customers.  

  • Liaison with internal and external customers with regards to fulfilling their requirements and orders. 

  • Management of the quarries quality-assurance and environmental systems. 

  • Managing any training requirements of quarry team. 

  • Active participation in quarrying activities including plant and water management.

Essential Requirements: 

  • The successful applicant must have the following qualifications and experience: 

  • A recognized quarry management qualification.

  • Experience in sand and gravel quarry management.

  • Firm understanding of plant and water management.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Demonstrable quarry supervisory experience. 

  • A degree of computer literacy, however training will be given.

  • Leadership and people-management skills and the ability to motivate. 

  • Ability to solve problems and put solutions into practice.

  • A high degree of self-motivation. 

Desirable Requirements: 

  • NEBOSH Certified.

Closing Date: 30th April 2023

If you are interested please apply to Anna Thomas - [email protected]

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