Yard Operative (Ref: 10283)

We have an opportunity for a Yard Operative to work for our Spadeoak division based in High Wycombe. Spadeoak offers a variety of specialist products including resin bound and bonded surfaces that we install into schools, colleges, commercial developments, retail and residential businesses. If you are looking to work in an exciting, extremely varied and fast paced environment, working for a business that is a recognised expert in installing sports surfaces to a variety of sports facilities that are recognised by ‘Sport England‘ for high quality standards - this is an ideal opportunity to progress your career.

About the role

As a Yard Operative, reporting to our Operations Manager, you will work alongside our Workshop Foreman to provide support for our site operations and general maintenance of the Spadeoak yard and upkeep of Spadeoak equipment.

Other elements to the role include:

 

  • To work closely with the Workshop Foreman to provide support to on site teams
  • To attend various sites when necessary to provide equipment/ spares etc.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed accurately
  • Report any defects in equipment to Operations Manager
  • Ensure all procedures are adhered to, in line with the business code of conduct
  • Ensure appropriate use of mechanical handling equipment as and when required
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping keeping areas clean, tidy and hazard free
  • Deal with all daily issues professionally and liaise with site management on a regular basis
  • Be responsible for the plant assets that are entrusted to you i.e. materials, buildings, and equipment and stores used therein and efficient employment of them
  • Complete and adhere to all Safety related documentation for activities
  • To carry out other reasonable tasks within the scope of your operation and abilities as and when required
  • Maintain a strong communication with the site team

 

What will you bring?

  • A highly motivated individual with drive and enthusiasm
  • Previous experience in a warehouse/ stores environment desirable
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to identify parts and understand uses (training can be provided)
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Good understanding of health and safety
  • Ability to work flexibly

 

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.