Optimisation Manager

Posted 29 Jun 2020

Tarmac Trading Ltd

Dunbar (Building or Construction)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Building or ConstructionRecruiter Reference:tarmac/TP/116/282
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive plus benefits

Tarmac has an exciting opportunity for an Optimisation Manager who will play a key role within the management team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and continuous improvement of the Optimisation function, ensuring optimum process operation and production of top quality product, to meet the market requirements and specifications.

Job Description

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business.  We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Production Operative, you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Preferential overtime rate
  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free uniform and PPE
  • Free parking
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Healthcare cashback scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice on a whole range of issues
  • Training and development

Our people are the most important part of our business and it is important to us that we invest in their health and safety.

Main Responsibilities

Maintain and further improve the health, safety and environmental aspects within the remit of this role and actively participate with the development of the health and safety culture on site

Monitor and optimise process parameters in terms of performance factor from the quarry to the cement milling

Optimise fuel mix and usage (traditional and waste-derived fuel) in terms of environment, clinker quality and costs

Lead daily reviews to manage the main performance targets

Lead the Energy committee to achieve significant improvements in power consumption

Work closely with the Maintenance and Projects departments to share knowledge and expertise that will help to improve the plant performance to implement best practice

Liaise with the Operations and Quality Manager to support the development of products and to run trials to define appropriate process parameters for their production

Liaise closely with the Environmental Co-ordinator to ensure process compliance with certification and support the relationship with the Environment Agency

Ensure that the sampling and measuring procedures are respected.

The Ideal Candidate

The ability to lead development and performance within the team is an essential requirement. The Optimisation manager will possess the skills and attributes necessary to work closely with the Plant Management Team to collaborate, drive to achieve performance and process improvements, to meet the plant objectives.

Experience within the industrial or operational areas of cement manufacturing is required.

Plant operations are 365 days, 24/7 and the role requires flexibility to ensure effective running of the plant. This may involve night working, weekend and Bank holidays and being on call if necessary.

It is likely that you will possess a chemical engineering degree or equivalent and be NEBOSH - IChemE associated, or working towards/ willing to attain chartered engineering status - management certification

Why Tarmac

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long term future.

By the way, as part of CRH, our employees have access to a range
of careers within the wider group which operates at over 3,800 locations in 31 countries. CRH generates endless possibilities for individuals who are hungry for that next challenge!

If you share our values and have the drive and enthusiasm to help us fulfil our vision, we would like to meet you.

How to Apply

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