Trainee / Assistant Quarry Manager

Job Introduction

Carnsew Quarry (part of the Colas Ltd Group) is a quarrying business based near Falmouth, in Cornwall.  We now have a requirement for an Assistant Quarry Manger.  Working alongside the Quarry Manager you will have a wide-ranging role, whilst working with a small, experienced team to ensure compliance in a number of areas. This is a full-time and permanent role.

Main Responsibility

The candidate work will include optimising production targets, assisting the Quarry Manager with PPM as well as ensuring the safe and efficient management of the site operations, whilst ensuring compliance with all company and legislative standards. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is likely to be an experienced people manager, communicator, and influencer with an enthusiastic drive to promote continual improvement with a “can do” attitude and “right first time” ethos.  

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.


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