Area Technical Manager (Ref: 10489)

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Area Technical Manager to plan, direct and coordinate technical support to 8 ready mix concrete plants and 1 block plant in the Central Belt area, ensuring product conformity, mix design optimisation and supporting the development and sales of value-added special products.

About the role

Working closely with the area operations team, you will support, advise and provide guidance to ensure the company adheres to minimum legal and product standard requirements at optimum cost.

Other elements to the role include:

  • Working with the sales team you will provide support in a technical capacity, assisting them to grow the sales of our special products range and delivering the best solution to our customers
  • Reporting to the Technical Director you will build solid and lasting relationships with senior technical, commercial and operational management across the business
  • The role will be supported by area ready mix concrete technicians and you will manage the services of a test house and mix design laboratory that delivers testing and mix design for other regions
  • Maintain a safe and health working environment
  • Operate and manage the quality management systems to ensure attainment of the KPI’s
  • Ensure that conformity KPI's are agreed, set and monitored
  • Review material packages to ensure the region maintains the lowest practical cost base
  • Liaise with our admix suppliers to optimise mix performance and cost
  • Interact with the area management to highlight trends towards non-conformity
  • Assist in troubleshooting, root cause analysis to identify areas of conformity improvement
  • Agree and where necessary develop workflow/ procedures for compliance
  • Monitor effectiveness of the corrective action
  • Ensure all impediments to conformance are addressed or escalated for resolution
  • Act as QSRMC lead and conduct internal quality audits of the site locations where conformity control fails to meet defined requirements
  • Prepare and present quality technical information to the management team
  • Provides support, product training and guidance to our customers in pursuit of growth in special products sales

 

What will you bring?

  • Experienced ready mix concrete technical professional
  • Recognised qualification in Concrete Technology (e.g: ICT Concrete Technology & Construction Stage 2; University Certificate in Concrete Technology) is desirable
  • Proven experience in a Quality role within a Construction, Civil Engineering or Building environment and have experience of working with concrete
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Champions best practice and continual improvement
  • Experience and knowledge of EN 206, ISO 90001 system management and auditing
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build effective working relations with others

 

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.


#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.