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Job Vacancies at Eastern Concrete

We are always looking for talented people to join us. Click on the vacancy listed below for more information, email us at careers@easternconcrete.co.uk, or fill in the form below to register your interest or send us your CV.

 

Current Vacancies


POSITION:                 RMX Drivers

REPORTING TO:       Operations Manager

LOCATION:               Norwich, Cambridge, Bury St. Edmunds


JOB PURPOSE:         To drive a Readymix truck, delivering to a variety of sites and customers whilst adhering to Company Policies and Procedures.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of Readymix concrete to various locations
  • Complete daily vehicle checks and keep the truck in an acceptable and clean condition
  • Work in accordance with safe practices and legislation with regards to Driver Hours and the Working Time Directive
  • Complete required documentation with good attention to detail
  • Assist Plant Supervisor as required at other times

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Enthusiastic, reliable and customer focussed
  • Punctual with good communication skills and able to build and retain positive internal and external relationships
  • Hold a full HGV Licence with Driver Qualification Card and Driver CPC
  • Good geographical knowledge would be beneficial
  • Flexible in your approach and willing to learn all aspects of the business to carry out various duties

 


POSITION:                 Logistics Planner

REPORTING TO:       Operations Manager, RMX

LOCATION:                Stowmarket

SALARY:                     £28,000 – £30,000


JOB PURPOSE:  You will co-ordinate ready-mixed concrete deliveries in a busy market and be involved in taking customer orders and organising the day-to-day distribution of deliveries and scheduling, liaising with customers at all stages to ensure customer satisfaction.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Taking customer orders by phone
  • Timely and accurate input of all customer concrete orders
  • Respond to all customer enquiries and complaints
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders
  • Action smaller orders and refer all other enquiries to the Commercial Manager
  • Read and respond to all other emails
  • Provide quotations and sales reports
  • Provide specific support to the pre-planning of major contracts or schemes in terms of production and transport capacity planning
  • Actively seek to build new and existing customer relationships
  • Liaise with the Batchers on a daily basis to inform them of their work schedules
  • To conduct the daily ticket review to confirm pricing for both cash customers and account customers and to ensure pricing is in line with quotations.
  • Update daily spreadsheets for all batching plants to confirm output
  • Cost effective despatch planning/shipping of all customer orders through active liaison with commercial, operations and transport teams
  • Conduct month end stocktakes
  • Liaise with the Transport & Maintenance Manager in relation to truck repairs and maintenance schedules

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

A sales focused individual who has the passion and drive to proactively develop our customer base whilst delivering exceptional customer service. You will require experience in sales and be able to thrive in a busy environment and have excellent IT and communication skills.  A good understanding of sales and distribution would be advantageous and you will need to be able to work on your own initiative.  You will be an excellent communicator and proactive self-starter who can build effective relationships both with colleagues and customers.

Please note that the above list should be used as a guide and therefore not exhaustive.

 


POSITION:                 Concrete Pump Driver

REPORTING TO:       Commercial Manager, Volumetric

LOCATION:                Stowmarket

SALARY:                     £29,800 – £45,000


Eastern Concrete are the leading supplier of site-mix and ready-mixed concrete, providing customers with our best quality concrete solutions to the Eastern Region from Stowmarket and ready-mixed concrete plants at Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Norwich. We have a modern fleet of trucks, and provide flexible timescales and multi-mix deliveries to our customers.  Apply now to join our professional team of Operators.

JOB PURPOSE:  To deliver quality approved site-mixed concrete and related products in a timely and cost-effective manner, displaying the highest standards of customer service and self-management.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of site mixed concrete to various locations
  • Complete daily vehicle checks and keep the truck in an acceptable and clean condition
  • Work in accordance with safe practices and legislation with regards to Driver Hours and the Working Time Directive
  • Complete required documentation with good attention to detail
  • Batching of quality approved concrete
  • Utilise best route to achieve delivery targets in the most economical way
  • Truck maintenance
  • Loading Shovel driving duties

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

  •  45 hours per week Monday – Friday plus overtime, weekends and occasional night work
  • Home every night
  • Monthly Pump Premium
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Benefit (after successful completion of your probationary period)
  • CPC Training
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Uniform and PPE Equipment provided
  • Mobile Phones
  • Employee Referral Programme
  • Driving Licence Renewals
  • Driver Medicals
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • On-site parking
  • 21 days annual leave plus Bank Holiday
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Employee discount on products
  • Job security working for an independent Concrete Supplier in the Eastern Region

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Enthusiastic, reliable and customer focussed
  • Punctual with good communication skills and able to build and retain positive internal and external relationships
  • A good level of mathematical aptitude
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Hold a full HGV Licence with Driver Qualification Card and Driver CPC
  • Good geographical knowledge would be beneficial
  • Flexible in your approach and willing to learn all aspects of the business to carry out various duties

Please note that the above list should be used as a guide and therefore not exhaustive.

 

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