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Assistant Quarry Manager - Scotland


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Leiths (Scotland) Ltd is a family owned group of companies primarily engaged in quarry operations supported by a construction and surfacing division. The organisation is complemented by a number of subsidiary businesses including Joss (Aberdeen) Ltd, A Ross & Sons, Fyfe Glenrock, Lawrie Demolition, Markon and M&M Road Surfacing. The group has expanded in recent years to become one of the largest independent companies operating in the sector throughout Scotland. Today, the company employs over 590 people with a turnover approaching £75 million.

We currently have the following vacancy at our Blackhills Quarry, Cove, Aberdeen; Assistant Quarry Manager.

Reporting to the Quarry Manager you will be responsible under Section 8 of the Quarries Regulations 1999 for assisting with the safe and efficient management of the quarry.

You will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental management and possess the necessary competence and leadership skills to promote a positive team culture.

The ideal candidate should have previous management experience, a sound working knowledge of crushing, concrete and asphalt operations, as well as general maintenance activities. Flexible approach to work and good communication skills are essential for this role.

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred as you will require a strong technical knowledge of fixed and mobile plant operations, blast design, shot firing and quarry development. Blackhills Quarry is going through a very exciting period and offers great potential for personal development.

Ideally you will hold, or be working towards a SHE NVQ Level 3/4

To download an application form and view our other vacancies please visit

Please forward your application form to: Nichola Greig, HR Department, Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, Rigifa, Cove, Aberdeen, AB12 3LR or by email to [email protected]

The closing date for all applications is 29 June 2018

In return we offer an attractive hourly rate and benefits which include training and development and the opportunity for personal promotion within the diverse Group divisions.

Should accommodation be required on commencement of employment, this can be provided for a limited time. 

Leiths (Scotland) Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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