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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Quarry Operative

Knutton Quarry, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.
We're no ordinary manufacturing business.
Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we're committed to providing new solutions to today's social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.
Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years.
Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.
We are currently recruiting for a Quarry Operative to join our team on our Knutton Quarry site, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
You will be a member of a multi-functional production/TPM team aiming to achieve key targets within the departmental environment, thereby helping to deliver Cost, Quality and Efficiency benefits to the Quarry and Factories supplied with materials from the ; Key responsibilities will lie in the following functional areas: The operation of a 360º Excavator blending clays from stockpile faces and moving materials as directed by the site management.
The operation of a wheeled front end loader, loading materials into Lorries for delivery into the factories.
Ensuring that high quality raw material of the appropriate consistency is sent to the factory.
The operation of a wheeled tractor with the following attachments: - Water bowser Brush Loading forks Front end loading bucket Salt / Grit Spreader Operation of weighbridge.
Operation of water treatment plant.
Ensuring all the plant and equipment in use within the quarry is checked and maintained (Greasing oiling and cleaning).
Creating and maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping and environmental management utilising the above equipment.
Ensure areas are inspected / maintained in accordance with local Health & Safety Standards and work within Standard Safe Operating Procedures To deliver through the process of TPM plant improvement initiatives and continuous improvement Assist in the development of SSOP’s and Risk Assessments Complete appropriate quality assessments The applicant needs to be a competent mobile plant operator; specifically, competent to operate a wheeled front end loader and a tracked excavator above 10 tonnes.
(Proof of competency could be an MPQC Competent Operator Card)
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