Quarry Manager

Job location:
Dorset, United Kingdom
Created moment:
April 16, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08091

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 Manager

Job Summary

Role:  Quarry Manager
Salary: up to £47.5K plus 10% bonus (performance/ business based) 
Hours: 7:30pm-3:30pm Monday - Friday

Location: Wareham Dorset 

Are you a Quarry Manager seeking a role where you will be involved in the early stages of the planning applications and have real input on how the Quarry operates? 

Your role: 

As a Quarry Manager you will be responsible for mining operations at our
quarries/ pits, either through direct management of mining operations or management of external mining contractors. You will demonstrate health and safety leadership and responsibility across all aspects of the production and related operations at our Dorset quarries whilst; 

  • Providing the link with the site to establish and meet volume and quality targets,

  • Ensuring that market requirements; EHS; quality; consistency; volume and dispatch promptness are met and accomplished in compliance with Statutory Regulations and Company Policies / Procedures,

  • Managing the Quarry team and technical teams, and setting & managing development objectives,

  • Being responsible for budget and cost whilst striving through continuous improvements to identify methods to reduce costs and improve service levels,

  • Ensuring long term and strategic development of the mine either through direct management of the site’s mineral reserves and resources or working closely with the Industrial Hubs and other Business Areas

  • Driving continuous improvement at the mine.

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: 

  • To hold health, safety and Environmental management in the extractive and mineral processing Industries and/or NVQ level 4 or similar.

  • To be a member of a relevant professional organisation, such as The Institute of Quarrying

  • To actively maintain a record of your Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Proven knowledge of the quarry regulations.

  • Knowledge and experience of UK Ball Clays (desirable)

  • Good understanding of SAP procurement, inventory and maintenance models is desirable.

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

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



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