Factory Operative/Fitter – Quarry Equipment

Frome, Somerset
Excellent pay & benefits package
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Full time

Torr, Frome, Somerset

Excellent pay & benefits package



Aggregate Industries is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group and a leading supplier of traditional and sustainable construction materials to major building and construction customers. With over 4,000 employees and operations across the UK and Northern Europe, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment.

As a Factory Operative/Fitter reporting to the Shift Team Leader at our Torr quarry, you’ll join a multi-skilled production team operating machinery producing concrete products; operating automated block making equipment, including forklift, loading shovel and twin clamp mobile plant; helping to achieve performance targets for productivity and quality.
You’ll also have the lead role maintaining the factories production equipment and plant. Additionally you will be expected to develop the ability to fault-diagnose production- related issues, working to ISO 9001 and 14001 standards and pre-determined productivity, housekeeping and maintenance regimes. Other key responsibilities of the Factory Operative/Fitter include:
• adhering to our Health & Safety requirements and demonstrating commitment to a zero harm culture in the workplace.
• working in a small flexible production team where teamwork is paramount. 

Ideally educated to GCSE level with training or with experience of operating automated plant and mobile plant, you should also have a Mechanical Engineering qualification (automotive or manufacturing industries) and, ideally, one or more of:
• Loading Shovel licence 
• Clamp Truck licence 
• Fork Lift Truck licence 
• Skid steer loader, 180 excavators above and below 5t and MEWP licence.
Happy working continental shifts and willing to do overtime when required, you’re a first-class communicator and organiser, able to work on your own initiative to deadlines. A good problem-solver, you’re physically fit and capable of manual labour, including lifting and carrying 20kgs for short distances.

Factory Operative/Fitter Job Reference Number: OLR11784/7356

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