Quarry Manager

Quarry Manager Job Description

Quarry Managers Are Responsible For Ensuring That Quarries, Pits And Opencast Sites Operate Successfully. They Oversee All Operations, Both On Site And In The Office, Manage Staff, Coordinate Production And Monitor All Site Systems.

Quarries Produce A Wide Range Of Materials For Use In Industry And Construction. These Include: Rocks And Stone Of All Types; Slate; Sand And Gravel; China Clay; Brick And Ball Clay; Coal; And Other Minerals And Materials.

Quarry Managers Combine Their Knowledge Of Extraction And Processing Systems With Excellent Interpersonal And Management Skills To Ensure The Profitability Of Quarry Sites. Work Takes Place In The Office And On Site.

Quarry Manager Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • checking that the quarry's production levels are maintained safely to schedule;
  • writing development proposals and reports;
  • managing and recruiting staff.
  • balancing sales and output;
  • ensuring that key government health and safety legislation is implemented throughout the site;
  • altering the quarry's production system in accordance with the materials required;
  • liaising with sales and commercial teams;
  • performance managing the production process and setting and monitoring targets;
  • providing the owner company with information and statistics on the quarry's performance;
  • developing links with local groups and organisations;
  • managing and regulating the quarry's budget;
  • maintaining up-to-date records and dealing with a range of paperwork;
  • keeping up to date with relevant government legislation and industry developments;
  • developing inspection systems and checklists;

On site

  • undertaking regular site inspections and risk assessments in order to comply with all health and safety regulations;
  • examining the materials produced to ensure that a high quality of product is maintained;
  • closely monitoring all areas of the quarry to ensure that extraction and processing work is carried out to the highest standard;
  • liaising with staff on site and dealing with any technical or staffing challenges that arise;
  • assessing equipment and production materials levels;
  • checking that all vehicles on site are maintained to a good standard.
  • ordering new items as required;

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