Quarry Supervisor

Job location:
Heathfield, United Kingdom
Created moment:
June 11, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08339

The Company


The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Quarry Supervisor

Job Summary

Role:  Quarry Supervisor  

Salary: Up to £40K    

Hours: 7:30pm-3:30pm – Monday-Friday

Location: Devon 

Are you working in a Quarry environment?

How about a role where you will have a real input supervising our Quarry operations? You will be leading the Quarry team and making proposals to the management to achieve continuous improvements and reduce costs, improving efficiency by challenging existing practices, and overseeing the extraction of Ball Clay across 3 quarries. 


Your role:

As a Quarry Supervisor you will supervise and coordinate all aspects of the quarry activities across the South Devon Ball Clay Pits operating areas to ensure that market requirements, ESH, quality, consistency, volume and promptness of dispatch are met. Your role includes the following, not limited to;

  • Plan, organise and supervise the day to day activities. 

  • Forward planning of the mining and operations, meeting the consistency and quantity of product within budgeted costs.

  • Supervise the pit contractors within the annual budgeted cost.

  • Collate information and produce KPIs and monthly management reports as requested. 

  • Supervise CAPEX projects as required. 

  • Actively manage, develop and promote best practice in Environment, Safety, Health and Welfare within the Mining & Mobile Plant function.

  • Continuously improve staff, workforce and contractor’s commitment toward Zero accident culture, in close relation with Function and Central HS officers. 

  • Promote Safety Standards in line with the "Imerys Safety Policy".

  • Liaise and communicate with key stakeholders within the business, members of the community and regulatory bodies.

  • Follow the statutory appointment under the Quarries Regulations 1999 to ensure that all operations within their jurisdiction and control are carried out in accordance with statutory legislation and company rules to safeguard the health & safety of all employees and contractors.

What’s in for you?

You will be working for Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified sets of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.

We support your professional development including training, costs, offering a competitive salary and other benefits such as;

  • Company sick pay entitlement after 6 months service,

  • Life Assurance, 

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan,

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays,

  • Income Protection for DC members,

  • Long Service awards,

  • Reward Hub & Local Discounts,

  • Flu Vouchers, 

  • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme,

  • Health & Wellbeing Programme, Eye Care Vouchers,

  • Cycle to work scheme.

What we ask you in return: 

  • Hold or working towards a Diploma in Quarry Technology (Desirable)

  • Member of The Institute Quarrying (Desirable)

  • Detailed knowledge & experience of UK Ball Clays (Desirable)

  • Proven knowledge of the Quarry Regulations 

  • Supervisory Level experience

  • To hold Health, Safety & Environmental Management in the Extractive & Minerals Processing Industries (NVQ Level 3 or higher) 

  • Have the ability to train, develop and motivate

  • Knowledge of MS Office and strong IT skills 

  • Ability to think laterally & keep many issues moving forward simultaneously 

  • Full UK Driving Licence


To apply for this opportunity and to join Imerys, please follow the instructions below or contact; lia.welch@imerys.com for more details. 

We would like our application process to be accessible to all - if you require an alternative way to apply then please get in touch on 01952 281924. 


IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

Our people are important to us, our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and whilst maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you, we’re an organisation with a wealth of career and development opportunities that allow you to tap into your full potential.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.