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Job Title:

Plant Supervisor - St Ives

Closing Date:

20 July 2018

Job Description:

MQP is a highly successful wholly owned subsidiary of Hanson UK operating predominantly across the East & West Midlands aggregate and asphalt markets.

MQP is managed and operated as an independent business and our Vision is:- ‘We will give the customer what they want, when we promise it, have valued employees striving to succeed in a safe workplace and minimise our impact on the environment’

We are seeking to recruit a Plant Supervisor at St Ives, Cambs.

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

Hands on supervision of a team of employees and contractors in the safe and efficient production of coated products at a semi-continuous asphalt plant.

Assist the manager in the planning and implementation of maintenance and repairs.

Carry out checks, inspections and plan defect rectification required for the safe operation of the site.

Be able to operate the weighbridge ticketing system with training if required.

Monitor stock levels and future workload to ensure sufficient materials are available for production demands.

Skills / Experience

Supervisory experience preferably in an asphalt or aggregates plant but training can be given to a candidate with production experience.

IT literate - able to use Excel, Word and be able to learn to use the asphalt plant control system to cover holidays, sickness and training as well as gaining a working knowledge of the company IT systems required for the role.

Good man-management skills to gain respect, motivate and encourage good team work as well as changing bad practice.

Asphalt and/or aggregate production and technical knowledge of the products would be an advantage.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

• Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
• A comprehensive structured induction programme.
• Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
• Pension with generous contributions from Hanson.
• 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
• Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work and voluntary Life assurance.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: Alex Smiles St Ives Asphalt Plant, Meadow Lane, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 4LG Or email: For more information about MQP, visit
We are an equal opportunities employer. Please ensure that you are legally able to work in the UK before applying for this role.

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