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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.

Multi Skilled Operator - Avonmouth 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 21 sites stretching from Bristol and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at Avonmouth Depot near Avonmouth Dock for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as a Multi Skilled Plant Operator starting in December 2019.

Reporting directly to the Depot Management, the successful candidate will operate efficiently ensuring compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

They will ensure the effective operation of plant, maximisation of throughput and prevention of downtime. Additionally, they will be appointed as a responsible person in the absence of senior Management and will oversee employees, fitters and contractors working in the depot to help ensure high standards are achieved and maintained.

The candidate will also ensure that staff and contractors comply with the rules and regulations that apply to the depot, including but not limited to ensuring there are risk assessments and or method statements in place for every task.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of aggregate processing and/or recycling
  • Understanding of appropriate tickets for heavy plant machinery
  • A reasonable understanding of current Health and Safety legislation, including knowledge of Health, Safety & Environmental systems and procedures; risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work
  • Limited maintenance duties and housekeeping of static and mobile plant Personal Skills and Attributes
  • A 'can do' attitude
  • A flexible and proactive approach

Working hours are expected to be 12:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend working may be required.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% non-contributory pension. 20 days annual leave 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

General Yard Labourers - Avonmouth 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 21 sites stretching from Bristol and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at Avonmouth Depot near Avonmouth Dock for two self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to work as General Yard Labourers starting in January 2020.

Working under the direction of Depot Management the successful candidates will be responsible for keeping the site safe and tidy, and the manual handling of material. No previous experience is required but a 'can do' attitude is a must. Applicants should also be proactive and flexible as overtime may be required at times.

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

Working hours are expected to be 12:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend working maybe required.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% non-contributory pension. 20 days annual leave 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

Yard Operative - Portslade 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 21 sites stretching from Bristol and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We are currently recruiting for a Yard Operative to be based at our Portslade Depot.

  • Operating automated robots
  • Discharging material from trains
  • Assisting other Operatives
  • Keeping the site safe and tidy
  • Manual Handling of materials
  • Lorries loading

Telehandler Forklift or Counterbalance Forklift experience is essential.

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.

Full Training will be provided.

Working hours: 55h per week, Monday to Friday 0700-1700 and Saturday 0700-1200 Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% non-contributory pension. 20 days annual leave and 12 Saturdays, 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

Plant Operative - Newhaven Rail 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 21 sites stretching from Bristol and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We are currently recruiting for a Plant Operative to be based at our Newhaven Rail Depot.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Transfer of IBA via Tractor and Trailer
  • Discharging materials from trains
  • Loading trains
  • Assisting other Operatives
  • Keeping the site safe and tidy
  • Lorries loading of aggregate materials

Loading Shovel experience and Excavator tickets are essential.

Full procedural training will be provided. A reliable and flexible attitude is a must. Working hours: 55h per week, Monday to Friday 0700-1700 and Saturday 0700-1200 Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include: 9% non-contributory pension, 20 days annual leave and 12 Saturday holidays, 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

Yard Operative - Purley 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 21 sites stretching from Gloucestershire and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

We are currently recruiting for a Charge Hand to be based at our Purley Depot. Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Support the business objectives by improving productivity and quality
  • Implementation of the Company Health & Safety Policy
  • Adherence to the Company Environmental and Quality Policies
  • Take ownership of procedures and work instructions within the department
  • Motivate and lead all depot staff by example, upholding the company values at all times
  • Organise the work and the staff to process the workload efficiently and effectively
  • Operating Wheeled Loading Shovel and/or Excavator
  • Loading trucks, moving and repositioning aggregate materials in the bays and around the depot
  • Carrying out general yard duties, including maintenance and cleaning of the yard
  • May be required to discharge trains

Wheeled Loading Shovel or Excavator operation experience is essential. The successful applicant should have an understanding of current Health & Safety legislation.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate practical administration skills. They should be productive and flexible with a can-do attitude and have excellent man- management skills. Good communication and man management skills.

Full Training will be provided.

Working hours: 55 hours per week, Monday-Friday 0700-1700 / Saturday 0700-1200

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% non-contributory pension, 20 days annual leave and 12 Saturday holidays, 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

Plant Operative - Tolworth 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 21 sites stretching from Gloucestershire and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

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

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Bagging materials using fixed plant
  • Ensuring the high quality of bagged materials
  • Operating Counterbalance Forklift
  • Discharging material from trains
  • Assisting other Plant and Yard Operatives
  • Keeping the site safe and tidy and manual handling of materials

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.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% 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

Sales Coordinator - Purley Sales Office

Day Aggregates is one of the most successful suppliers of primary and recycled materials to the construction industry in the South. The business operates 21 sites stretching from Gloucestershire and Dorset across to London and into Kent.

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

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting field sales representatives
  • Dealing with a range of customer enquiries and order taking
  • Carry out data entry and reporting
  • System management tasks on 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.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00-17:30, including 1 hour unpaid for lunch (42.5 hours per week).

Salary dependent on experience.

Benefits after a successful probationary period will include 9% 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

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

Desired 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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