Plant Operative (Ref: 10456)

Aggregate Industries a leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete and aggregate products are recruiting for an Asphalt Plant Operative based based at our Colemans Asphalt site in Frome.

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
  • 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
  • Minimise waste
  • Report any defects to line management
  • Order raw materials
  • Notify line management of any safety concerns, near misses or incidents

What will you bring?

  • You will have a sound appreciation of Health & Safety, housekeeping and environmental regulations
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Background in a quarry or asphalt environment is desirable
  • Flexibility with work hours and willing to work weekend and evening shifts
  • The desire for training and willingness to learn
  • Previous experience operating fixed plant

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary 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?


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.


#BuildingProgress for people and the planet.



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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 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. #BuildingProgress for people and the planet.