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Unit Manager - Somerset


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  • Whatley, Nr Frome

Hanson is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of construction materials and part of the HeidelbergCement Group.

We are seeking an experienced unit manager to manage our large hard rock quarry operations at our flagship rail-linked limestone quarry at Whatley near Frome, Somerset.

Reporting to the area operations manager, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient running of the quarry and play an important role in supplying construction materials to key markets across southern England.

To be successful in this role you will be self-motivated and customer-focused with excellent communication and organisational skills, with a good educational background. A proven team leader with technical knowledge of fixed and mobile plants, you will also set and promote the highest standards of health, safety and environmental performance and embrace both innovation and best practice.

The position will hold QR99 Regulation 8 responsibility so proof of competence by continuous professional development will be requested. Applicants should hold, or be working towards, an NVQ Level 7 in Health and Safety Management within the quarrying industry.

Our remuneration package includes a competitive basic salary and a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance and contributory pension scheme.

Closing date for applications: 30 November

For more information about Hanson, or to apply online, visit:

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please ensure you are legally able to work in the UK before applying for this role.

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