General Operative- Hingston Down

Undisclosed Company
Gunnislake, Cornwall
£8.25 per hour
28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Job Title: General Operative
Salary: £8.25ph
Location: Hingston Down, Gunnislake

Job Description
We are currently looking to recruit a Quarry Operative at Hingston Down in Cornwall. You will be working as part of a hardworking team and will be expected to carry out a variety of tasks within the production process, which will include operating heavy mobile plant, such as FELs, Excavators, Dumpers as well as operating a fully PLC controlled fixed plants and manual labour for cleaning the plants. Applicants will also be expected to be available to work Saturdays as and when required.
Previous experience is desirable although full training will be given. The successful candidate must be willing to learn, be very flexible in their approach, as well as be able to work on their own initiative and under strict health and safety legislation. This is a good opportunity for an ambitious individual to gain multi-functional experience within the quarry operations division of a successful company. The skills and knowledge needed for this role include the following. A good general education standard as there is a large amount of Quarry Regulation requirements to be fully understood plus adhered to.
Mission & role of the function

*To be able to operate any mobile and static plant, as directed by Site Management, to which they are certificated in safe and proper manner
*To be able to operate mobile and static plant in a safe and proper manner.
*To undertake general maintenance works as required.
*To undertake other duties within their scope on the main processing plant in accordance with Site Management recommendations.

Key accountabilities

*To maintain the mobile and static plant in a good order physically and with re-fuelling, greasing, cleaning in accordance with the manufacturers and recommendations.
*To ensure all plant is operated as economically as possible.
*To complete daily inspection sheets of the conditions of mobile plant.
*To report problems or defects of mobile plant to the General Foreman.
*To complete near miss reports as required by Site Management.

*To be able to operate mobile plant as required.
*To adhere to the company health & safety policy.
*To adhere to the Quarry Regulations 1999.
*To adhere to Company Environmental Policy.

The role holder is expected:

*To comply with all aspects of the 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

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