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"The responsible sourcing of our products and investment in modern processing equipment supports a dedicated and professional team focused on your needs." James Day, Managing Director, Day Group Limited

Careers & Job Vacancies

Day Group handles over three million tonnes of construction material each year.

We have a number of vacancies available in this exciting industry.

Picking Operatives - Avonmouth Depot

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South East. The business operates 18 sites across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London, Hampshire and Dorset.

We are currently looking to recruit Picking Operatives to join our team at Royal Edward Dock in Avonmouth.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Hand-picking stainless steel and unburnt material from the conveyors
  • Manual handling of the materials
  • Cleaning and maintenance of the plant

No previous experience is required as full training will be provided. A 'can do' attitude is a must. Applicants should also be proactive and flexible as overtime may be required at times.

There may be the opportunity to be trained on operating fixed and mobile plant.

Working hours: 55 hours per week (07:00-17:00 Monday to Friday and 07:00-12:00 on Saturdays).

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday holiday. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym membership and Death in Service benefit.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Depot Operative - Mortimer Depot, near Reading

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South East. The business operates 16 sites across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London, Hampshire and Dorset.

We are currently recruiting for Depot Operative to be based at our new Mortimer Depot, near Reading.

Day to day activities include running the bagging plant and moving and repositioning aggregates within bays and around the depot.

The successful candidate will be reliable and flexible, with a 'can do' attitude.

Previous experience of driving telehandlers or forklifts would be beneficial, but full training in the operation of mobile plant will be provided. Working hours: 50 per week, Monday to Friday (7am-5pm).

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday holiday. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym membership and Death in Service benefit.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Plant Operative - Tolworth Bagging Plant

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South East. The business operates 16 sites across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London, Hampshire and Dorset.

We are currently recruiting for a Plant Operative to be based at our Tolworth Bagging Plant.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Bagging materials
  • Operating Telehandler, Skid Steer and Counterbalance
  • Discharging material from trains
  • Assisting other Yard Operatives
  • Keeping the site safe and tidy and manual handling of material

Telehandler Forklift or Counterbalance Forklift experience is preferable. Any other licences are welcome.

Full Training will be provided. A reliable and flexible attitude is a must.

Working hours: 55 hours per week, Monday to Saturday.

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holiday plus Birthday holiday and bank holiday.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Logistics Coordinator and Traffic Planner - Crawley Depot

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South. The business operates 16 sites stretching from Gloucestershire and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We are currently recruiting for a Logistics Coordinator and Traffic Planner to be based at our Crawley Depot.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Extensive dialogue with customers and production staff
  • Data entry and general administration
  • Driver and vehicle management

Candidates will require a natural aptitude for logistics, should have the ability to work in a team and be flexible. Good communication skills, both oral and written, are essential. Sound IT skills and attention to detail are important.

Working Hours: 55 hours per week, Monday-Saturday.

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holiday plus Birthday holiday and bank holidays. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym membership and Death in Service benefit.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Class 1 LGV Driver - Mortimer (near Reading)

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South East. The business operates 16 sites across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London, Hampshire, Gloucestershire and Dorset.

We are now recruiting for a Class 1 LGV Driver to be based at our new Mortimer Depot.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The completion of daily vehicle checks and correct defect reporting, to ensure we always remain legal and compliant.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of Tachograph rules and regulations.
  • Ensuring safe and timely deliveries to our customers.
  • Be a good ambassador for the company both on the road and on site.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK and hold a C + E licence. They should also be reliable, able to prioritise their workload and have a methodical approach.

Working hours: 50 per week, Monday to Friday.

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holiday plus Birthday holiday and bank holidays. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym membership and Death in Service benefit.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

LGV Driver - Cerney

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South East. The business operates 16 sites across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London, Hampshire, Gloucestershire and Dorset.

We are currently recruiting for an LGV driver to be based at our Cerney Depot.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The completion of daily vehicle checks and correct defect reporting, to ensure we always remain legal and compliant.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of Tachograph rules and regulations.
  • Ensuring safe and timely deliveries to our customers.
  • Bagged aggregate deliveries to Builders Merchants and other sites.
  • Be a good ambassador for the company both on the road and on site.
  • Be flexible for the possibility of nights out, if work patterns dictate.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK and hold a C + E licence. They should also be reliable, able to prioritise their workload and have a methodical approach. Working hours: 50 per week, Monday-Friday.

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holiday plus Birthday holiday and bank holidays. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym membership and Death in Service benefit.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Apprentice LGV Driver, Brentford Depot

Day Aggregates is offering would-be drivers the opportunity to join the Wallace School of Transport apprenticeship scheme. A 12-month apprenticeship to gain a Cat C, with the possibility for drivers to progress to C+E training after satisfactorily completing their Apprenticeship.

Based at our Head Office in Brentford, West London. Reporting directly to the Fleet Manager as one of the Company's LGV drivers, you will play an important role within the organisation. The responsibilities associated with driving both on and off the public highway are significant; the skills required are considerable and your abilities on and off the road will make you a valued member of staff and ambassador for the Company.

The role will involve:

  • Undertaking deliveries/pickups around London/M25 area
  • Carrying out all tasks required of you in a safe and legal manner
  • Knowing and understanding the laws applicable to large goods vehicles and consistently applying these regulations
  • Daily walk around vehicle checks and reporting of all vehicle defect
  • Knowledge of the Highway Code
  • Understanding and Following Tachograph procedures
  • Your working week will be Monday to Friday 06.30-16.30, 50 hours per week including breaks.

Personal Qualities

  • Flexible 'can-do' attitude and willingness to develop within the role
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic work ethic
  • Be willing to follow instructions and Company procedures
  • Carry out all work in a safe and diligent manner
  • Be willing to help out in other areas of the business where needed
  • Be courteous and respectful to customers and other company employees
  • Behave professionally at all times on and off the road in your role as an ambassador for the Company

De sired Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Passing required driving and medical conditions

Qualifications required

  • Full, clean driving licence
  • You must have your provisional CAT C Licence prior to appointment

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the programme your hours will increase to 55 hours a week (Monday to Saturday), with probability of an increase in rates as you continue to grow and progress.

Benefits include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holidays plus bank holidays and birthday holiday. Christmas bonus, Bike to work scheme and corporate gym scheme. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

LGV Drivers

If you are interested in working for Day Aggregates as an LGV driver, please complete and submit the driver application form.

You must hold a C + E licence, have a minimum 2 years driving experience, and have 5 years checkable work history to obtain an airside pass.

In return Days offer the opportunity to drive a modern fleet of tipper and artic trucks, basic salary, 8% non-contributory pension plus benefits.

Successful applicants will be contacted when a position becomes available at their requested depot. Application forms will be held on file for a maximum of 12 months.

Please Note

All positions attract a 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holidays plus bank holidays and birthday holiday.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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