Quarry Manager

Job No: 134844
Location: Penrice

  • Are you an experienced Quarry Manager looking to take on a rewarding new challenge?
  • Manage the operations of a small quarry, and take real pride and ownership in your work. 
  • Attractive salary package, plus a range of great benefits!

About the Organisation

Seelander Quarry is a boutique quarry in the heart of the Barossa Valley. We work closely with our customers to ensure that our products meet a wide variety of customer requirements. Operating as part of the Premix Group of businesses, Seelander Quarries set the highest professional standards, to deliver high-quality products and meet industry requirements.

As part of the Premix group of companies, Seelander Quarries works closely with its customers to provide a wide range of quality products. The Premix Group strives to ensure continuous improvement across all of its businesses. This is evidenced by the recent purchase of new crushing and screening plants for Seelander Quarries. 

About the Opportunity

We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quarry Manager to join and lead our team at Seelander Quarries, managing the day-to-day operations of the business and working in collaboration with the Executive Leadership team to achieve broader strategic goals and growth initiatives. 

This opportunity will allow you to take real ownership and pride in your work as you strive to grow the business, maintain a safe working environment and mentor current and incoming team members to achieve great outcomes for the company. 

The role reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is involved in all aspects of the business, including, safety, production, budgets, growth, and P&L control. 

Core duties:

  • Ensure a safe work environment in accordance with all applicable WHS legislation;
  • Adhere to all environmental compliance aspects listed on the sites license;
  • Monitor product quality to agreed specifications and promote continuous improvement;
  • Manage production cycles that efficiently maintain consistency of supply;
  • Develop preventive & predictive maintenance schedules aligned with CAPEX & OPEX budgets; and
  • Mentor staff to provide a learning culture that includes succession planning and cross-training objectives.

To read the full position description please click here.

About You 

To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience in a similar role within a quarry/mining environment, and hold a current Quarry Manager's certificate of competency.

Strong management skills, demonstrated production planning experience, and creative problem-solving skills will be key to your success in this role. Likewise, the preferred candidate will have solid business acumen and strong interpersonal skills, including relationship building and an understanding of industrial relations.

As you will be overseeing all aspects of the quarry, it is vital that you are able to multi-task, including assisting and relieving in operations, prioritise effectively whilst ensuring product quality and client requirements are being met.

Strong computer skills and experience in maintenance planning and management reporting will also be valuable, and help you hit the ground running in your new role. 

In addition, your ability to lead a small team and clearly communicate requirements and direction is crucial. 

Most importantly, you thrive in a role where you can really add value and ensure smooth operations of the quarry.

Please note: all candidates will be required to pass a Pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screen and complete right to work and background checks.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package as well as a range of other benefits such as:

  • Mobile phone and laptop;
  • Fully maintained vehicle for work purposes; and
  • Negotiable relocation assistance for the right candidate. 

In addition, you will be joining a small, close-knit team who take pride in their work, and who strive for excellence in all areas. 

Living in the Barrosa Valley

One of the worlds most famous and breathtaking wine regions, the Barossa valley is just less than an hour away from Adelaide city. A beautiful place to live, work, and explore, you'll never be short of things to do when you make the Barossa Valley your home. 

While the Barossa is world-famous for its amazing wines, it's also renowned for its seasonal produce, artisan food producers and acclaimed restaurants. It also sits right between metro areas, breathtaking forests, and sunny beaches. Surrounded by a myriad of natural wonders, you’ll have plenty to see and lots to explore, on top of a wide variety of sports options and regular music or cultural events.

If you're a strong and capable leader with experience in the quarry/mining industry - Apply Now!

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