At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Technician to join our friendly team at our  Bredbury Plant in Stockport.

 Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Reporting directly to the Senior Technician you will be responsible for:

  • To comply with Company safety policies and promote a high standard of safety awareness
  • To carry out product sampling and testing in line with procedures and British Standards
  • To carry out equipment calibration in line with procedures and British Standards; to carry out routine aggregate and asphalt testing in line with procedures and British standards as well as binder recovery of recycled asphalt
  • To complete documentation and ensure this is filed correctly, and input test results into the appropriate system
  • To advise management/supervisor or production teams when quality standards are being compromised and instigate action to rectify or prevent non-compliance
  • To positively promote the company brand and act as an ambassador when customer-facing
  • Carrying out tests on time, meeting test frequency rates – reported in Quality KPI’s
  • Carrying out accurate tests to the relevant standards and reporting the result
  • Correct identification of quality issues and taking effective corrective action when required
  • Compliance with standards and QA procedures – measured in company internal and external audits
  • Assist Senior Technician with complaint investigations

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:


  • Technical NVQ – level 2 is desirable


  • Working knowledge of test procedures and material specifications
  • Working knowledge of Company systems, plant control systems and procedures


  • Good understanding of company Health & Safety policy & procedure and reporting requirements
  • Possession of a current full clean driving licence
  • Team working
  • IT literate to use technical and production systems
  • Communication
  • Planning own workload
  • Customer care
  • Decision making
  • Commercial awareness
  • Handling conflict

Salary: Competitive
Location: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/116/1923