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Careers in Quarrying


Whoever you are and whatever you enjoy doing, you’ll find that there’s a job for you in the mineral products industry. Be part of a multi-million pound industry that affects all our lives all the time. The career opportunities are endless and range from environmental management, to engineering, and marketing.

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Who are you?

Born leaderBorn leader

There are over 2000 quarries and associated manufacturing sites in the UK and each year the industry supplies £9 billion of materials and services to the £120 billion construction and other sectors. Most sites have a manager, and larger companies have area managers. You would oversee your team and ensure that the operation runs smoothly and your customers are happy!

“I never thought I’d say it but I actually like getting up for work!” - Quarry manager


Eco warriorNew environmentalist

Reducing the impact of mineral extraction on the environment is a key objective for the industry. Job roles range from restoration managers and landscape architects to environmental management advisors.

“It’s great to work on projects where you really do get to see and experience the fruits of your labour." - Landscape architect


Sales guruSales guru

Help sell the £9 billion worth of materials and services that are essential to the economy and our quality of life. We’re looking for internal and external sales representatives, plus communications experts.

“No two days are the same. I have a varied role which ranges from telesales to meeting with senior buyers to discuss major motorway projects." - Area sales representative


Outdoors typeOutdoors type

If you like fresh air and getting your hands dirty, there is no better job for you. Engineers, estates managers, drivers and production managers are all welcome.

“I don’t like the thought of driving to the same place every day and sitting in an office surrounded by pot plants. It’s just not me.” - Production manager


Who are you?

A born leader, an new environmentalist, a sales guru or an outdoors type?

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