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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.

IT Trainer, home based with travel

We are recruiting for a home based IT Trainer to work across our 20 office locations. Reporting directly to the IT Training Consultant they will complement the existing team to deliver the general day to day IT training requirements of the business. They will be multi-skilled, flexible and dynamic with a can do attitude and the ability to deliver creative, interactive and fun sessions.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of floor walking, desk side and group training sessions. In addition they will be responsible for developing and updating their own training materials as well as ensuring that all IT training records are kept up to date.

Candidates should have a working knowledge of;

  • Office 365
  • Windows 7 and above
  • MS Office Suite to expert level
  • Skype for Business
  • OneDrive
  • SharePoint online
  • Microsoft CRM 2015
  • Mobile Technology

Knowledge of the following applications would be advantageous;

  • Onbase
  • Mitel
  • Glenigan
  • Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Zendesk
  • CARVAL HR Unity

Additional requirements;

  • Full UK Driving Licence

Salary dependent on experience. Part time working will also be considered.

Benefits include 8% non-contributory pension, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and birthday holiday.

Discretionary annual and Christmas bonus. Bike to work scheme, corporate gym scheme and childcare vouchers.

To apply send an up to date CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Assistant Technical Manager, Brentford Head Office

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Technical Manager to be based at our Brentford Head Office in West London.

Reporting directly to the Technical Manager they will help support the production and commercial teams by offering advice and support on waste regulations and compliance also material testing and compliance to standards and specifications, additionally playing a role in the Company IMS implementation and auditing.

The successful candidate will need to have experience working within an aggregate testing laboratory and be competent with Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience of hydraulically bound mixtures and pavement design requirement would be advantageous.

The role will involve;

  • Managing and maintaining aggregate testing and records.
  • Technical support to customers and sales staff.
  • Working with the production team to improve efficiency within production processes.
  • Visiting internal and external sites on a regular basis.
  • Handling customer complaints and recommendations.
  • Performing sampling and testing as and when required.

In addition candidates will;

  • Have an interest in the environment, sustainability and laboratory testing.
  • Have a flexible "can do" attitude and willingness to develop within the role.
  • Have and maintain a full UK driving licence.
  • Be willing to follow instructions and 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.

Salary dependent on experience.

To apply send an up to date CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Yard Operative, Crawley Depot

We currently have a vacancy for a Yard Operative at our Crawley depot.

Responsibilities will include working within our recycling plant with an opportunity to be trained in the operation of mobile plant to load trucks, move and reposition aggregates within bays and around the depot.

The successful candidate will be reliable and flexible with a 'can do' attitude. Previous experience of driving wheeled loading shovels or excavators would be beneficial.

Standard hours are 55 per week, 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 12pm Saturday. Nightwork as required on a rota basis. There may be the opportunity to work overtime.

To apply, please download a Yard Operative application form and send to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Sales Coordinator, Purley Sales Office

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Coordinator based at our Purley Sales Office.

Key responsibilities include supporting field sales representatives, dealing with a range of customer enquiries and order taking. In addition candidates would be expected to carry out data entry, reporting and system management tasks on our sales IT system.

The successful candidate will have experience in a sales office based position. They should have good IT skills, have a pro-active and positive attitude, and be able to work as part of a team. A background in the construction or aggregate industry would be beneficial.

To apply send an up to date CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Yard Operative, Southampton Bagging Plant

We currently have a vacancy for a Yard Operative at our Southampton Bagging Plant.

Responsibilities will include working within our bagging plant with an opportunity to be trained in the operation of mobile plant to load trucks, move and reposition 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.

Standard hours are 50 per week, 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday There may be the opportunity to work overtime.

To apply, please download a Yard Operative application form and send to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Yard Operative, Cerney Bagging Plant

We currently have a vacancy for a Yard Operative at our Cerney Bagging Plant

Responsibilities will include working within our bagging plant with an opportunity to be trained in the operation of mobile plant to load trucks, move and reposition 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.

Standard hours are 50 per week, 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday There may be the opportunity to work overtime.

To apply, please download a Yard Operative application form and send to HR@daygroup.co.uk

IBA Plant Foreman, Brentford Depot

We are currently recruiting for an IBA Plant Foreman at our Brentford Depot.

Reporting directly to the Depot Manager and working alongside the Yard Foreman, the successful candidate will oversee the three main operational shifts ensuring compliance with all health, safety and environmental requirements. They will also be responsible for implementing and overseeing a rigorous preventative maintenance programme for the plant.

Candidates will have knowledge of aggregate processing and/or recycling, appropriate tickets for heavy plant machinery are desirable. They will also have an understanding of current health and safety legislation. Applicants will be able to demonstrate practical administration skills. They should be proactive and flexible with a can-do attitude and have excellent man-management skills.

To apply send an up to date CV and covering letter to HR@daygroup.co.uk

Plant Assistant - Woking Depot

We are looking to recruit a Plant Assistant to support the Plant Manager in all aspects of buying, servicing and repairing the plant machines across the business. This office based position will be at our Woking Depot.

The successful candidate will have prior knowledge of heavy plant machinery and be able to prioritise breakdowns and repairs.

In addition they should have:

  • A good telephone manner
  • Ability to build relationships both internally and externally
  • Effective communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Good administration skills including time management and organisation
  • IT skills
  • A clean driving licence

Salary dependent on experience

If you are interested in this position 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 and annual bonus.

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 and annual bonus.

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

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