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Assistant Plant Manager

Job Description

A wide-ranging management role with the emphasis on Health & Safety at Aggregate Industries, a leading player in construction solutions.

About the role

As Assistant Asphalt Plant Manager reporting to our Site Manager, you’ll be responsible for helping with the management of a seven-strong team at our London Gateway site and for the safe, efficient, cost-effective production and despatch of quality-assured asphalt within agreed financial targets.  Helping to drive a Zero Harm culture, you’ll also ensure that all aspects of the plant operation are carried out in accordance with the requirements of all statutory legislation and our own Health and Safety, Environmental & Quality policies.  In addition to implementing and reviewing operational procedures, risk assessments and procedures when necessary, you’ll also: 

• ensure that all plant and equipment is subject to planned maintenance 

• motivate, lead, and train all personnel as required whilst encouraging continuous improvement 

• review and monitor staff progress against agreed targets by formal appraisals 

• maintain the daily readiness of the depot. 

What will you bring?

Formally qualified in Health, Safety & Environmental Management, Manual Handling, and with a Diploma in Asphalt Technology or similar, you should also have a qualification in managing people.

Your comprehensive track record in, and knowledge of, asphalt plant is underpinned by detailed working knowledge of the plant, machinery and tools used on-site and of local and corporate procedures and policies.  With skills certification to operate mobile plan and a current Slinging & Lifting certificate, you’re also trained in working in confined spaces and at heights.  In addition to your ability to operate both fixed and mobile plant, you can also offer: 

• the ability to write, train and appraise risk assessments and operational procedures 

• strong planning and organising skills in an ever-changing environment 

• excellent all-round communication skills.

Training can be provided to achieve this role.

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?

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 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. A full range of products which will help you work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably.

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.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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