Higher Apprentice Technical Management

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Location
Middlesex and Berkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
02 Apr 2018
Ref
50160714
Specialism
Operations
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
24 months+

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovate services and solutions help to deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the economy today and create a more sustainable built environment to support our future prosperity. Our unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to collaborate with customers to offer unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility

For over 150 years our name has been synonymous with innovation. Inventions like porous asphalt and self-levelling concrete have helped shape the world we live in. Now we are helping to reshape it, with new solutions to overcome new challenges.

A career at Tarmac isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to shape the world we live in. Our apprenticeship programmes provide relevant hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career

development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Technical Higher Apprentice you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?

As our ideal Technical Higher Apprentice you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and a self-motivated, self starter, willing to learn and take on a challenge, an effective communicator, a passion for sustainability and a desire to question the status quo

You will have 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C or above plus  80 UCAS points or equivalent at A /AS level preferably in science based subjects

What might my programme entail?

The role of  Technical Higher Apprentice will be reporting to the Area Technical Manager and form part of the Technical team. The role will develop a thorough understanding of technical practices at various sites within the designated region. This will include developing a detailed understanding of our different product streams and associated processes, procedures and quality standards, e.g. Asphalt, Crushed Rock, Sand & Gravel, Slag / Granulate and Concrete. Working closely with the Operations and Commercial functions, as part of the technical team you will be focused on product performance, to ensure both operational and customer expectations are met. This will involve providing a technical presence at customer sites when necessary to support the resolution of any issues.

The off-the-job elements of the role, in conjunction with University of Derby, will qualify you to HND standard following 3 years employment and to Honours Degree level after 5 years.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Commercial Higher Apprentice, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!