Weighbridge Operative

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MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

To operate and ensure the smooth running of the Weighbridge facility, to fulfil customer requirements in the supply of high-quality aggregates. Delivering key administration tasks for the Quarry Manager. Responsible for ensuring that all legal obligations required by the Weight & Measures Acts, the Highways Act and all other relevant Acts or bodies are adhered to. 

RELATIONSHIPS:

Responsible to: Quarry Manager

Responsible for: None

Liaison with: Drivers, Managers, Clients, Employees, Visitors

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

MAIN TASKS OF JOB:

  • Operating the weighbridge facility in accordance to H & S and all legal requirements.
    • Weigh in/weigh out vehicles
    • Ensuring materials on vehicles match Quarry minder system.
    • Inspect incoming loads in accordance to company procedures
    • Record Incoming loads and log any rejected loads
  • Accurately directing incoming vehicles to correct Collection/Tip Sites.
  • Collecting signed customer receipts from the haulier once the goods have been delivered.
  • Accurate record keeping including scanning of relevant documents.
  • Efficient and effective communication with Plant Operators to reduce possibility of errors.
  • Maintaining and developing effective relationships with all customers
  • Ensuring correct payments are taken from cash customers
  • Reconciling cash sheet with cash tin
  • Updating accurate stock records and reports.
  • Completion of weekly weighbridge Inspection report.
  • Ensuring weather reports are updated.
  • Reporting any errors, system and machinery faults.
  • Liaising/communicating with other departments for any queries.
  • Ensuring all visitors and contractors are signed in and site inductions are processed and recorded.
  • Ensuring Contractors have correct permits to work
  • Ensuring that all Health & Safety measures are adhered to by any member of staff/person at the weighbridge facility, including the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment and advising them accordingly.
  • Collecting and recording any welcome intervention and reporting to relevant department.
  • Develop and maintain own professional knowledge, skills and experience including “on the job” training, self-development activities and networking with fellow employees.
  • Ensure weighbridge is locked and secure at end of shift
  • Ensure full GDPR compliance at all times and reporting any breaches.
  • Observe health and safety procedures and work safely at all times;

To comply with company health, safety and environmental policy, highlighting any issues appropriately.

To act in accordance with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and practices. 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • A willingness to undertake training as required
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work flexibly, on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a strong customer focus
  • Effective telephone manner
  • Ability to manage a number of tasks concurrently
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work
  • Be computer literate with experience of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

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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Department

Highwood Quarry

Highwood Quarry Access Road
CM6 Dunmow Directions enquiries@srcaggregates.co.uk +44 (0) 1371 874 212

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.

  • 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.

    SRC Group provide free fruit to all employees and are always providing health incentives such as Charity slim downs and Couch to 5K and Park runs!

  • 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!

  • 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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