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Wed June 23 2021

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Plant Operative

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Aggregate Industries a leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete and aggregate products are recruiting for an Asphalt Plant Operative based at our Purfleet plant on a 12 month Fixed term contract. About the role You will control the fixed and mobile plant to produce asphalt while maintaining the highest standards of health and safety, quality, efficiency & environmental awareness reporting to the site management. Other elements of the role include: Carry out pre-start checks on fixed and mobile plant and ensure that it is safe to operate To produce an accurate weighbridge tickets for all loads leaving the site Produce mixed material for dispatch in line with company specifications Operate the plant in a controlled, safe and cost-effective manner Reduce contamination of aggregates through effective stockpile management To carry out maintenance including greasing / visual inspections as per the schedule 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 Report any defects to line management Order raw materials Notify line management of any safety concerns, near misses or incidents What will you bring? Previous experience working within a weighbridge is desirable Background in a quarry or asphalt environment is desirable Flexibility with work hours and willing to work weekend and evening shifts You will have a sound appreciation of Health & Safety, housekeeping and environmental regulations Excellent communication and team working skills The desire for training and willingness to learn 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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