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Manufacturing Management Level 5 Apprenticeship – Concrete Division (Leighton Buzzard)

Ibstock Plc
United Kingdom
£15,500 per annum
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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Ibstock Manufacturing Management Trainee – Concrete Division

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.  Our purpose is to build a better world, by being at the heart of building - underpinned by our ambition to be the most sustainable manufacturer of clay and concrete products & solutions in the UK.  We have put addressing climate change and improving lives at the centre of our sustainability work.   We are passionate about the recruitment and development of talented individuals so that we can continue to surpass our customers’ expectations.

The role

The successful applicant will be a key member of the Operational team at the factory, supporting with compliance to our Quality, Energy and Environmental management systems. 

Key responsibilities whilst training will include:

  • Sampling/ testing, and analysis of all raw materials and finished product
  • Carry out quality, environmental and energy measurements / checks
  • Collation, processing and analysing key performance data across the manufacturing process
  • Assist in the development of Safe Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments
  • Analysing complaints from our customers

Upon successful completion of the programme you will move into a Production Management role with responsibility for leading, motivating and developing a multi-skilled team to optimise the performance of the factory, thereby exceeding customer expectations.

The candidate

Are you practical and willing to be hands-on, with drive and passion to gain real-life experience with a market leading manufacturer and earn money whilst you do so?

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Mathematics, English and a Science, plus “A” levels in Mathematics and a Science or Scientific discipline.  A full UK driving licence is advantageous, with the flexibility to travel across the country if required.

The programme

Our four-year Concrete Manufacturing Management Trainee Scheme has been designed to ensure you develop all the necessary skills you will need to provide you with a secure platform from which to launch your Ibstock career.

During the programme you will be provided with a wealth of learning and development opportunities whilst gaining a Mineral Products Technician Apprenticeship - level 5.  Working alongside experienced professionals you will also complete a series of technical modules within various departments and locations across the company.


The following sites have vacancies on their apprenticeship programmes in 2022.

To apply, please follow the link to the specific site vacancy page.



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Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4SD

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 Salary: £15,500 per annum with performance based increases throughout the programme

 Applications Close: 4th July 2022 or sooner if sufficient applications have been received.

Planned start date: September 2022

For more information please visit our website:

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