Site Manager

  • Tyttenhanger, United Kingdom
  • £32,000 + bonus
Our client are one of the leading providers of aggregates and building products to the construction industry in the UK, and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Site Manager to join one of their aggregate plant in Tyttenhanger.

We are particularly keen to discuss this role with candidate who have worked in a similar role within the building materials industry (eg. Yard Manager, Site Supervisor, Yard Foreman, Plant Manager etc),

As Site Manager you will be responsible for ensuring there is a safe working environment on site whilst managing all aspects production, transport, and operational requirements to achieve the budgeted site P&L. The continued development of site staff and to ensure adequate competency and training levels. The Site Manager will be required to work 45 hours per week, from 7:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.

The duties are many and varied, But as a vital team member of the team, with primary responsibility to:
  • Health and Safety – Induct all visitors and contractors to their site to safeguard they always adhere to the respective site Health and Safety rules. Complete time out forms, risk assessments, SSOW before any tasks are performed, manage and control any contractors working on site. Ensure that all current legislation, company procedures and policies are adhered to. Undertake weekly and daily HSQ&E inspections whilst ensuring site/plant/facilities are in a clean, safe working condition. The timely reporting of any accidents and incidents to the Area Operations Manager, assist and completing of accident investigations as required in line with current reporting procedures. Identify and report any near misses. Building and developing an effective team through clear day to day communication, allowing the workforce to provide input into the decision making and creating an environment where two-way feedback is accepted and encouraged.
  • Coordination and Supervision – Working with other sites where possible to share loads as required, assisting with stock transfers and sharing resources (where possible). Ensure that all orders are confirmed by the end of the following day at the latest.
  • Transport – To manage drivers on a day-to-day basis with respect to timekeeping, holidays and H&S whilst on site or a customer site. Check that the fleet is been operated correctly and the vehicles readily checked for any signs of damage or the fixing of nonstandard and/or non-company fixtures. The routing and tracking of company lorries dependent on customer requirements, traffic and vehicle efficiencies. Ensure that all servicing is completed as identified in the weekly schedule including wheel torquing. Check that any requests for agency drivers to cover absence are given to the Transport Managers (TM) in a timely manner. Ensuring that daily vehicle checks are undertaken correctly by all drivers.
  • Financial - Review financial statements with assistance of the Area Operations manager to achieve budget by controlling costs. Obtain quotes for any work to be undertaken, provide order numbers and ensure that the order number spreadsheet is kept updated. Return Credit Card on a monthly basis with receipts.
  • Best Practice – Share any best practice across other company sites
  • Working with others – Provide effective management support to the Area Operations Manager as required including the rolling out of information and initiatives. Working closely with the sales teams with regards to stock quantities, ETA, customer requirements, queries, load restrictions, pull forwards and carryovers.
  • Staffing - Plan and manage the effective utilization of all staff to ensure adequate cover in the event of absence and/or holiday. Organise recruitment and placement of required staff to alleviate the need to use agency. Where possible look to delegate doing more. Plan and schedule work to reduce any additional costs that are incurred relating to unseen overtime. Supervise staff and monitor individual performance including Staff Development Goals with immediate reports and ensuring that what is agreed, is carried out. Assist in any disciplinary action when required on site, supporting individuals whilst maintaining standards and fairness. Ensure all staff hours are updated on the payroll sheets daily.
  • People/Training – Provide coaching, support and assistance to all direct reports helping their development and progression with the Group. Formulate and ensure plans for training and continual improvement of staff are implemented. Check that all employees are fully qualified and assessed before operating any plant and machinery and records of this are stored on the relevant shared drive. Undertake at least one TBT every month and ensure the record is sent to HSEQ.
  • Production - Manage quality and quantity of employee productivity including bag sealing, stacking, presentation and elimination of contamination. Manage the maintenance of fixed and mobile equipment and machinery to reduce costs in 3rd party hire due to breakdowns. Prioritise, organise and manage maintenance to ensure production is not compromised.
  • Stock Control – Make sure there are adequate stocks of inbound materials on site to match sales and confirm all deliveries. Keep an adequate stock of finished stock (bulk & plastic) ensuring a stock rotation program to keep product fit for retail sale. Maintain empty bag stocks to an optimum level identifying any high stock levels and any stocks of redundant bags. Update stock on a month basis to accounts and decorative stock levels on a weekly basis on shared drive.
  • Communication – Provide daily communication to the production manager on carry overs, pull forwards.
  • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service – Assist the commercial team in any customer support and sales and marketing activities that are requested of you. Address any complaints that you are responsible for, provide a reason to the Production Manager and where possible provide solutions to prevent a recurrence. Engage in any new product ranges/ production requests from the commercial team to assist in developing the business.
  • Ad hoc tasks – Participate fully in project work and other assignments as required.

  • Training will be given but experience in the above areas will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills (Essential)
  • Key to this role is an ability to understand and deliver excellent level of service to our customers.

As well as a competitive salary, the following benefits are also included:
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Death in service benefit
  • Bonus scheme
  • Access to GP line for you and your household
  • Employee assistance programme with support for financial, legal, health and wellbeing matters.

TR2 Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Agency for permanent workers and an Employment Business for temporary workers.
Sadie Edwards

Sadie Edwards

Director of Engineering & Construction