6 months ago
Loading Shovel Plant Operator - Wareham
Working at Hanson is about being part of something big – with more than 300 sites across the UK and over 3,500 employees in a wide range of roles, Hanson has opportunities for all. Belonging to the international HeidelbergCement Group which has a leading global position in aggregates, cement and concrete, everyone is part of one team that is committed to achieving the company's visions.
Our staff understand that what we do is much more than “just” produce materials, we are vital to ensuring that roads can be built and maintained, we form the foundations of buildings such as hospitals and we are part of major projects that will shape the future of the UK.
One of our key aims is to be a leading sustainable business that is committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive. Hanson is an equal opportunities employer.
Masters Quarry supplies washed and dry screened sand to the construction industry. We are part of Hanson UK, a major supplier of heavy construction materials and a division of Heidelberg Cement Group, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete. We have a committed, enthusiastic and well trained workforce who are focused on giving the customers what they want when we promise it. We are proud of our health and safety achievements and continually look for new ways to make employees, contractors and visitors safe on our sites in line with our ‘Zero Harm' policy. Sustainability is placed at the core of our business, specifically we will minimize the impact we have on our environment by putting the development of sustainable solutions at the heart of all our business decisions.
Description of Team / Department
Quarry Operative for Masters Quarry Hyde, full time permanent position, 47.5 hrs Mon – Fri, overtime as and when required.
Reporting to the site management team, the successful candidate must be willing to learn and be flexible in their approach. Be able to work on their own initiative and under strict health and safety legislation. You will be working as part of a hard working team and will be expected to carry out a variety of tasks within the production process.
We are currently looking to employ a quarry operative, based at Masters Quarry, Puddletown Road, Wareham. Reporting to the Quarry Manager, applicants will be responsible for day to day activities, processing washed sand and lorry loading.
Applicants will have a knowledge of quarry operations, plant and equipment with relevant training and competency cards (CPCS or MPQC) be familiar with Health & Safety and environmental requirements.
Duties include, but not restricted to; operating Loading shovel or 360 excavator, operating the fixed wash plant, general maintenance, cleaning of wash plant and daily checks.
Applicants will have a proactive outlook to safety and work well within a team.
Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role
Mobile Plant Operator Loading shovel CPCS or MPQC, fixed wash plant operator, general processing plant maintenance and cleaning.
Skills / Experience
Loading shovel, FEL, Mobile Plant Operator, Certificated by CPCS or MPQC to operate mobile plant, good communication skills as all lorry loading instructions are verbal.
Excellent Remuneration and Benefits
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Pension with generous contributions from Hanson.
* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work and voluntary Life assurance.
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 47.50 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: 7:00 - 17:00
Company Vehicle: none