Area Technical Manager (Ref: 9953)

We have a great opportunity for an Area Technical Manager within our London Concrete business. Within this role you will manage the technical and quality control of our Readymix concrete plants across London and have the scope to utilise your technical and quality experience to provide a critical link between our commercial and operational teams.

 

About the role

Reporting to the Technical Manager and supported by our area ready mix concrete managers, technicians and the services of an internal test house and mix design laboratory, you will build solid and lasting relationships with senior technical, commercial and operational management across the business and with our customers and client group to deliver the following:

  • Physical, virtual, & telephone communication with Customers to discuss & resolve technical queries for both tender & live contracts
  • Coordination & collaboration of both Customer & London Concrete Cube making & associated data to the benefit of both parties
  • Involvement in Plant trials alongside the Customer pre--contract to validate bespoke mixes and help promote London Concrete
  • Aid in the promotion of new or bespoke products to the Customer where there is potential to add value
  • Support the Territory Sales Managers during face to face site meetings
  • MRA management including validation and new MRA development
  • Performance products development and support
  • Raw material quality monitoring and reporting
  • Leadership in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
  • Operate and manage the quality management systems to ensure attainment of the KPI’s
  • Review material combinations to ensure the region maintains the lowest practical cost base
  • Assist in troubleshooting, root cause analysis to identify areas of conformity improvement
  • Agree and where necessary develop workflow/ procedures for compliance
  • Build customer relationships and provide specialist technical support
  • Interact with the area management to highlight trends towards non-conformity

What will you bring?

  • Degree level preferred but not essential, or some element of technical concrete qualification
  • Proven experience in a Quality role within a Construction, Civil Engineering or Building environment with experience of working with concrete
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance ISO 9001, EN206 and BS8500
  • Be able to operate in line with safety, health, environment and quality procedures and legislation, our brand values, competition law compliance and other business processes and procedures
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and customers
  • Be able to demonstrate flexibility to adapt and respond to change
  • Proven ability to motivate self to meet targets and deliver results and manage costs

​What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing 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

We are committed to building 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.

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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About 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 export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.