Plant Operative (Ref: 10343)

We have an opportunity for an experienced Plant Operative to assist our Plant Supervisor with the day to day operation of our Milton Keynes Readymix Concrete plant.

 

About the role

 

As a Plant Operative you will be ensuring Health and Safety legislation, Environmental and Quality requirements are complied with as well as batching concrete to the correct specification.

 

Other elements to the role include:

 

  • To effectively operate a batching plant(s) to the standards required by the company using procedures including operation of the loading shovel
  • Conforming to Aggregate Industries standards and guidelines, Support the Plant Supervisor by ensuring the site, plant, buildings and equipment are kept in a clean and tidy condition and to maintain security at all times
  • Assist and support supervision of all onsite hauliers /mixer truck drivers so that Aggregate Industries standards and procedures are maintained
  • Ensure the depots maintenance improvement log is reviewed and updated, reporting any defects to the Operations Manager
  • Ensure plant mixers are cleaned as and when required and defects reported in a timely manner
  • Taking customer orders and dealing with customers calls and requests
  • Ensure all waste is managed correctly following Aggregate Industries procedures and guidelines
  • To assist the Plant Supervisor and ensure that the company’s cash sale procedure is fully complied with and that all transactions are fully reconciled and receipted before handing over to colleagues for banking
  • Maintain accurate materials/ stock data as required by national procedures and in doing so minimise the number of discrepancies/ anomalies at each month end.
  • Ensure that all technical testing required for the production of concrete at the plant is carried out to the correct standards and timescales. This includes all value-added products and corresponding procedures
  • Assist the Plant Supervisor and supervise other staff and drivers at the plant so as to ensure optimum productivity without compromising health and safety, environmental, or QA standards

 

What will you bring?

 

  • Experience driving a Loading Shovel is desirable 
  • Knowledge of concrete desired but not essential
  • IT Literacy
  • Local geographical knowledge highly desired
  • Customer Focused
  • Good Communication skills

 

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?

While you help us become a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions, we promise to help you grow in a dynamic working environment that offers attractive working conditions and encourages personal and professional development 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 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 Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 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.