About Aggregate Industries UK

We are at the heart of construction, committed to building progress and transforming the industry to deliver a more sustainable future for all. We are recognised as one of the safest, most customer-focused companies in this space and we are looking for you to be part of our movement to grow, innovate and develop together to create continuous value. Join today and build progress with us.

The Opportunity

Based on the site of the Drax Power station near York, we are looking for a driven and passionate Factory Manager to head up the site management team and be responsible for leading the production and safety performance of our Lytag Factory.

Lytag is an innovative, lightweight aggregate that is supplied across the UK to a variety of applications including lightweight concrete and screed for specialist applications, precast concrete factories and sports drainage application.  This is a critical role in helping us achieve not only our sales and production budgets, but also in contributing significantly to helping us build more sustainable societies and better communities through the increased use of a material that is up to 50% lighter than its natural counterpart.

  • Implement and ensure compliance of all Health, Safety, Environmental and site specific policies to safeguard the welfare of all personnel on site
  • Manage relevant annual budgets and forecasts to deliver on agreed production volumes, expenditure and standard costs
  • Maintain product quality standards, identifying and reacting to all non-conformances
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for business EBIT improvement
  • Conform to environmental standards and effectively minimise use of fossil and other energy sources
  • Determine and manage all planned preventative maintenance activities on site in order to maximise production levels and minimise plant downtime

Who you are

  • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing in a continuous production environment
  • Solid understanding of H&S procedures and legislation (preferably NEBOSH qualified)
  • Proven ability to drive continual change and process improvement in order to enhance business performance
  • Stakeholder Management coupled with the ability to lead and manage teams
  • Experience in managing budgets with the ability to put in place and maintain full and rigorous financial controls
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with numerous stakeholders
  • Proven track record in nurturing talent and developing individuals within an organisation


  • Competitive Salary, plus Car/Car Allowance, bonus, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday (with options to increase) and other benefits - all recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Hybrid working, sometimes working from home, our offices and where you are most effective.
  • Be valued and supported, working as part of a highly respected team in a business that has a huge focus on Health & Safety.
  • Opportunities for career progression both at home and abroad (via our parent company Holcim).
  • 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.

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