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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.

Depot Operative role

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 currently have a vacancy for a Depot Operative at our Cerney Wick 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 working hours are 50 per week, 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

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

National & Merchant Sales Department Sales Coordinator - Southampton

We are looking to recruit an office based Sales Coordinator for our busy National & Merchant Sales Department based in Southampton.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Handling incoming customer calls and email enquiries
  • Advising customers on appropriate/available products
  • Sourcing & pricing of materials
  • Creation, amendment, follow up & closure of quotations on our CRM system
  • Order processing, to include raising proforma invoices, monitoring/taking payments, booking suppliers & entering orders on our CMD system

Previous experience in an office based sales position is essential, preferably with a background in the aggregates or construction supply industry, possess good IT skills and a proactive and positive attitude. The ability to learn quickly and work as part of a team in a fast moving environment are also deemed essential.

Full systems training will be provided along with any materials training.

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

Equestrian Department Sales Coordinator - Southampton

We are looking to recruit an office based Sales Coordinator for our busy Equestrian Department in Southampton.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Handling incoming customer calls and email enquiries
  • Advising customers on appropriate/available products
  • Sourcing & pricing of materials
  • Creation, amendment, follow up & closure of quotations in our CRM system
  • payments, booking suppliers & entering orders in our CMD system

Other duties will include the preparation and posting of material samples, general office duties, offering support to other members of the department and covering other roles/duties in their absence.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in an office based sales position, preferably with a background in the aggregate industry, possess good IT skills and a proactive and positive attitude.

Some knowledge or experience in the Equestrian industry would be beneficial, but not essential.

Full systems training will be provided.

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

Plant Assistant Vacancy

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 looking to recruit a Plant Assistant to support the Plant Manager across all aspects of the buying, servicing and repairing of the Company's heavy plant machinery such as, excavators, mini-diggers, forklift & counter balance trucks.

This office based position will be sited at our Woking Depot, but will cover all areas of the business.

The candidate should have some mechanical knowledge, experience or interest.

In addition they should have:

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

Salary dependant on experience.

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 membership and childcare vouchers.

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

Yard Operative / Plant Operative

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 Yard Operative / Plant Operative at our Tolworth Bagging Plant.

Duties include operating automated robots, discharging material from trains, assisting other Yard Operatives, keeping the site safe and tidy and manual handling of material. Rough Terrain Telehandler licence is essential. Any other licences are welcome.

Full Training will be provided. A reliable and flexible attitude is a must. 55 hours per week Monday to Saturday.

Salary dependent on experience, plus bonus.

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

Plant Operative Filter Media

We currently have a vacancy for a plant operator/operative to join the water treatment team.

The successful candidate will be offered a position as part of the water treatment team delivering the current filter media installation projects.

Responsibilities will include operating a range of mobile plant, including excavators, dumper telehandlers and loading shovels as well as installation of pre-cast concrete tiles and pipe work, operating mobile wash plant, screener and conveyor systems, carrying out site housekeeping duties as required and small civils works.

The successful candidate will ideally hold a current CSCS and/or CPCS skills card (or equivalent EPIC) and will have experience in operating multiple items of plant.

The site locations vary across the country and therefore the role will require early morning starts and the possibility of working away from home during the week.

Salary dependent on experience.

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

Distribution Coordinators, Crawley Depot

We are currently recruiting for Distribution Coordinators at our Brentford and Purley Depots.

Candidates will require a natural aptitude for logistics and good knowledge of the London and South East region. Good IT skills are essential. The role involves contact with customers and responsibilities relating to driver and vehicle management. The job involves early morning starts and some Saturday mornings. On occasion you may be required to work at any depot in the London/Surrey area.

Salary dependent on experience.

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

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, corporate gym scheme and childcare vouchers. 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 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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