Job Description - Technician (Construction Materials/Highways)
The Technical Assistant role at our dynamic construction materials company offers a unique blend of hands-on training and university education, making it an ideal launching pad for individuals aspiring to forge a long-term career in the construction materials/highways sector. This position is crucial in implementing a succession plan within our technical team.
Reporting directly to the Technical Manager, the Technical Assistant will be involved in various managerial aspects, ensuring effective unit and product quality control in alignment with Health & Safety and technical specification requirements. The role requires seamless liaison and teamwork with the area operational and commercial teams.
Prioritize Health & Safety as the number one priority.
Implement full and effective testing processes in accordance with standards and accreditation.
Identify quality issues and initiate corrective actions.
Organize the technical team efficiently, meeting all business requirements.
Optimize products in terms of cost and performance.
Provide support to Contracting on major contracts within the region.
Collaborate with operational teams to address slow-moving stock and mineral-related product issues.
Monitor and assist operations in meeting compliance and consistency criteria to ensure products conform.
Ensure adherence to all technical operational systems in accordance with quality control plans/procedures and Sox compliance where required.
Assist with investigations into complaints and make recommendations for improvements.
Provide external commercial team support to key customers.
Be accountable for the Technical Dashboard.
Support the internal sales department.
Assist the technical management team in all aspects of performance management.
The Ideal Candidate:
The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and attributes:
Including at least two A/AS levels at grade C or above.
Five GCSEs at grades 4 (C) or above, including Math's, English, and Science.
A full UK driving license.
Leave Entitlement: Enjoy 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays. Take advantage of our annual leave buy and sell scheme, and watch your entitlement increase with years of service.
People-Centric Initiatives: Embrace our People First initiatives, including the Cycle to Work Scheme, Birthday Bonus, Discount Portal for various perks, Company Social Events, Saving Scheme, and Life Assurance.
Family-Focused Support: Benefit from enhanced Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption leave options to support you during important family milestones.
Employee Assistance Programme: Access a range of support services to nurture your personal and professional well-being.
Performance-Driven Rewards: Eligibility for performance-based bonuses, recognizing your contributions and dedication.
Referral Rewards: Participate in our Employee Referral Scheme and earn rewards for introducing new members to the ToppTeam.
Volunteer Opportunities: Contribute to the communities we work in through our Employee Volunteering Programme.
Continuous Learning and Development: Access continuous growth opportunities and training to enhance your skills and career trajectory.
Supportive Company Culture: Join a collaborative working environment that values teamwork and offers ample opportunities for future progression within the company.
If you believe your technical skills align with the role but have considerations about salary, location, or seniority, please don't hesitate to send us your CV. We are constantly recruiting for similar roles at various levels across the UK and are open to discreet discussions about your employment preferences.
Even if you are content in your current role for the time being, we welcome connections with Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals looking to build relationships for future opportunities. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest-growing in the country, and our experienced team is here to support your career aspirations.
For more information, please contact Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 069.
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Please submit your CV to Patrick.email@example.com to take the first step towards this exciting opportunity.