Processing Plant Operative

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To operate and ensure the smooth running of the processing plant, to fulfil customer requirements in the supply of high-quality aggregates. Responsible for ensuring that housekeeping, routing maintenance and health and safety and environmental for the plant and stocking yard. 


a) Responsible to: Quarry Manager

b) Responsible for: None

c) Liaison with: Directors, Managers, Employees, Clients, Suppliers


• Operate processing plant system to reduce all raw material to appropriate size for further resale.
• Service and assist in repair of the processing plant.
• Performs housekeeping duties around processing plant. 
• Start up and shut down procedures of the processing plant.
• Monitor raw aggregate material being loaded into the hopper and checked for quality of products being produced.
• Stops processing plant in the event of a problem using correct procedures.
• Inspects processing plant at beginning, end, and throughout the day as needed;
• Reports any problems to the Quarry Manager.
• Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained
• Responsible for all associated mobile plant including maintenance and daily checks procedures excluding ADT.
• Responsible for the removal of all waste products in line with the Company’s Environmental policy. 
• Ensure PPE is worn at all times
• To comply with the company’s Factory Production Control Manual in support of SRC Quality Objectives
• To act in accordance with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and practices highlighting any issues appropriately 
• Performs other duties as directed
• Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment
• Ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts
• Solid organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload
• Preferably recognised qualification to operate processing and mobile plant (preferably CPCS or MPQC) or working towards;
• Clean UK driving license;
• Experience with operating and basic maintenance of processing and mobile plant;

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

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Highwood Quarry

Highwood Quarry Access Road
CM6 Dunmow Directions +44 (0) 1371 874 212 View page

Perks & Benefits

  • Holiday

    We offer a competitive holiday entitlement plus public holidays. We close over the Christmas period to enable everyone to spend time with their families and enjoy the festivities!

  • Training

    SRC Group is committed to the continuous training and development of its employees,
    both in the area of job-related skills training and lifelong learning for personal development.

    SRC Group’s employees are our greatest assets and helping them to develop is crucial to the achievement of the our goals. All training practices and procedures will endeavor to support individuals to strive to achieve these goals.

  • Pension

    We offer a salary sacrifice pension scheme which is a tax efficient way for you to make
    pension contributions.

  • Retail Discounts

    SRC Employees can save money with access to hundreds of retail discounts, including grocery e-vouchers which can be used in-store or online.

    Saving money on a wide range of activities to keep the family entertained without leaving the house. There’s also access to discounts from most major travel agents.

  • On Demand GP

    SRC employees has access to medical advice with the OnDemand GP service, they have access to video consultations with GPs, prescriptions which can be sent to your local pharmacy. This service is also available to partners and dependents who live in your household.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

    There is a free confidential 24 hour telephone service for employees, their immediate family and children in full time education.
    SRC Group recognises there can be times when additional support is needed for employees and managers alike. Balancing the pressures of work with the needs of home and personal life can be at times, stressful.
    SRC Group also have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders available.

  • Health

    SRC Group are committed to the health of all employees. We provide a confidential health surveillance service which to enable you and SRC Group to identify and monitor on- going health needs and requirements.
    We also provide gym discounts at over 3000 health and leisure centres.

  • Employee Reward & Recognition

    As an employee, you can recognise Team Members for their hard work with personalised e-cards. These can also be supplemented by management with financial rewards. So your hard work never goes unnoticed.

  • Long service awards

    Employees are recognised with a long service award at different stages in
    their career.

  • Charity

    SRC Group support a number of charities such as Essex Air Ambulance, CALM and Mind to smaller local charities. We hold fundraising events such as Three Peaks challenge and all employees can join in the fun!
    SRC Group are always providing health incentives such as Charity slim downs and Couch to 5K and Park runs!

  • Equality and Diversity

    We believe that there are no gender specific roles in this industry. To help reflect this we’ve increased the visibility of our female workforce and showcase the successful women already working on our sites. We’ve developed a programme to attract Black and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ talent and run workshops for existing employees to overcome unconscious bias and foster inclusivity.

Workplace & Culture

At SRC Group we believe that every employee is key to helping us succeed as a business and fulfil our goals, and we strive to create a great place to work for our employees. 

SRC Group are an equal opportunities employer, and seek to provide opportunities and high standards of training based on individuals’ abilities and experiences.

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