Quarry Manager - Pateley Bridge, Harrogate

Expiring today

Undisclosed Company
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£28898.84 per annum + Car (6000 Business Miles)
12 Sep 2016
26 Sep 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
£28,898.84 + Car (6000 Business Miles)
Mission & role of the function

To achieve agreed safety, environmental, cost, quality and service objectives through successful and effective management of the site. Constantly seek to improve the efficiencies and existing performance levels.

Key accountabilities

The main activity of the role involves leading, directing and managing the operational team to achieve its performance objectives. The performance emphasis for this unit includes;

Health and Safety: Operating to the highest level of health and safety objectives in line with Hanson's Health and Safety Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.
Environmental: Operating to the highest level of environmental objectives in line with Hanson's Environmental Management Plan. Action a plan of continuous improvement in this area.
Compliance: Ensure all statutory legislation and company regulations are adhered to with respect to all operational activities.
Operations: Achieve optimum production levels in line with commercial activity at the lowest operation cost. Continually advance operational improvements to improve efficiency with the production functions.
Distribution: Working with the logistics function to ensure operational procedures are such that highest customer service levels can be achieved at the most efficient operational cost.
Quality: Working with the technical function to ensure operational procedures are such that the highest quality levels are achieved at the most efficient operational cost.
Business Analysis: Working with the Operations Manager to ensure all operational management information is accurate, relevant and is used effectively to assist in the management of the business and the progression of all profit enhancing opportunities.

In order for the day to day activities outlined above to operate effectively, the roles also involves a number of wider aspects, including;

Resource Planning: Ensure that your site management teams are adequately resourced and that personnel are trained and developed. Assets should be in place and maintained to ensure the business plan can be delivered. Ensure personnel are effectively developed and become highly competent.
Directing: Provide leadership to the site teams, ensuring that operational goals and expectations are understood and personnel are proactively developed.
Controlling: Ensure operational control mechanisms are effectively implemented covering all relevant aspects (including Health & Safety, environmental controls, capex management control, revenue spend controls).

Job dimensions

Key measures for the role are:

Site profit performance
Operating KPI's
Capex project performance and post appraisals
Statutory and company compliance levels
Customer satisfaction levels

Key relationships:

Operations Manager
Unit Manager (if relevant)
District Sales Managers
Area Sales Managers
Support Function Managers. Particular emphasis on SHE functions
Technical Management Team
Concrete General Managers
Asphalt General Managers
2.Job requirements

The role holder is expected:

*to comply with all aspects of the Hanson Compliance Policy
*to ensure that all the business/operations are performed in accordance with instructions and procedures and in such a way so as to prevent any fraudulent activities taking place
*to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to observe the requirements of the Company Safety Policy and other relevant legislation
*to update all areas of knowledge as required to carry out the job with maximum effectiveness and to attend training/development courses as and when required
*to comply will all aspects of the HR Policies and Procedures of the Company


oHigher level either vocational or educational
oMinimum 5 years relevant operational experience
oNVQ Level 4 in SHE quarry operations

Management/Leadership Skills

oHands-on approach
oOpen-minded to new ideas
oResults focused
oMotivational leader
oExcellent communicator
oStrong people management skills


Professional Competence
*Special functional knowledge and experience
*Knowledge of cement, aggregates, RMC and building products business
*Cross-functional understanding

Commitment and engagement
*Show affiliation to the Group
*Stand by the Group's decisions
*Perform high level of work ethic
*Utilise own abilities for the best of the company

Internal and external customer and market management
*Have quantitative and qualitative market understanding
*Foresee and act to meet customer needs
*Drive customer/supplier relations
*Demonstrate service orientation

Performance and result management
*Increase efficiency and quality
*Demonstrate cost discipline
*Drive profit generation
*Optimise allocation of resources
*Execute tasks and focus on fast implementation

People management
*Manage subordinates' performance
*Build and retain talent and develop people
*Enable teamwork
*Align and inspire teams

Decisiveness and adaptability
*Be straight forward and goal orientated
*Demonstrate drive and initiative
*Demonstrate openness to change, flexibility and adaptability
*Learn and develop continuously

Communication and cooperation
*Provide information and ensure open communication
*Demonstrate and apply persuasion and negotiation skills
*Establish trust and relationships
*Promote cooperation and partnership
*Demonstrate intercultural awareness and competence

Entrepreneurial management
*Drive integrated management
*Consider external influencing factors
*Consider long-term risks and opportunities
*Drive innovation
*Manage change

Sustainable management
*Ensure occupational health and safety
*Drive environmental protection
*Avoid conflicts of interest
*Comply with laws and regulations
*Take social responsibility

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