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Materials Science Management Degree Apprenticeship

Ibstock Plc
Over Lane, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4BX
£19,023.00 annually
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

Responsibilities 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 6 Materials Science Technologist apprenticeship standard.

The apprentice will study part-time towards a BEng (Hons) Degree in Materials in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University over 4 years.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the programme you will have attained the skills and knowledge to start your career with Ibstock Group as an Assistant Technical Manager or Production Team Leader at one of our factories.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Maths, Science or Engineering (Grade BBC / Distinction Merit Merit) Essential

Things to consider

SHU Progress provides support for applicants whose personal circumstances might mean that there are barriers to going to university such as care leavers, carers or applicants with disabilities (and 11 other groups). For more information on the scheme, including how to join, please visit the website:

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