Machine Plant Drivers / Operators

Location: Various- Shap

Salary: Dependent on experience

We currently have opportunities for Machine Plant Drivers/Operators to join our team in Bolton. Forming part of a team responsible for the production plant, your responsibilities will include operating large quarry machinery such as rigid dump trucks, front end loading shovels, 360 excavators, feeding the crushers and screeners.


A bit about us


Operating from 5 quarries across the North West and Cumbria, Armstrongs are a reliable supplier of all forms of stone material from rock armor or cut dimensional stone down to aggregate.


Our quarries produce attractive shades of sandstone, with the exception of Shap in Cumbria which is the home of the famous Shap pink granite, all with good reserves to ensure continuity of supply. The Company has extensive sawing capabilities and can produce any form of cut stone requested from bricks to a solid stone ball, nameplates to fireplaces.


Armstrongs will also undertake other aspects of groundwork’s, e.g. muck away, and operate our own inert tip in Horwich, Lancashire. With an eye on sustainability we also produce recycled aggregate at our Head Office so customers can be confident their site clearance will be dealt with in an environmentally friendly way. We also supply high quality ready mixed concrete through our Amix subsidiary using our granite product to maximise strength.


Our locations are within easy reach of the regions motorways enabling us to supply aggregate across the whole north of England and the north Midlands and Wales.




  • It would be advantageous if you have experience of working in a similar role within the Industry
  • Be able to work as part of a team with the ability to use own initiative
  • Take ownership of your job role and responsibilities
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach to work
  • In-house training will be given


Pay and Benefits Package


  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Holidays: 20 days per annum plus statutory bank holidays
  • Long-term security with a family run business

Please apply with your current CV using the form provided.