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Material Science Management Trainee

Ibstock Plc
Ibstock, leicestershire
Closing date
3 Jan 2024

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Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
24 months+

Job Details


Ibstock PLC
We are currently recruiting for a Materials Science Management Trainee (Degree – Level 6) to join our team at our Eclipse Factory in Ibstock, Leicestershire.
• Location: Ibstock Brick, Leicester Road, LE67 6HS
                 -20 minute drive from Hinckley and Shepshed
                - 25 minute drive from Loughborough
                - 30 minute drive from Leicester

• The Degree Apprenticeship takes 4 years to complete – gaining a level 6 qualification in Materials.
• This apprenticeship starting salary is £19,023 per annum.
• This programme offers you the chance to train for a highly skilled role, gain a nationally recognised qualification and get paid while you learn!
• 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.
• All your accommodation and travel expenses for your programme will be paid for and we will also encourage your continued professional development after you have qualified.
The Company:
WE ARE 200 years of history and over 2,300 employees strong. WE ARE a business loaded with opportunity and career progression. WE ARE innovators, designers, makers and engineers who manufacture and provide smart, efficient, and effective building products and solutions.
Through our customer relationships, diverse building product range and solutions, we enable the creation of inspirational homes, places and spaces for us all to live and work better. With eight core product categories, underpinned by expert design and technical services, we work with architects, builders, merchants and the wider construction supply chain to build the face of Britain.
We are fully committed to a net zero future and continue to invest in expertise and product development to manufacture more efficiently and sustainably. We pride ourselves on leading for new, innovative and sustainable products and solutions, both for today and for a new era of building.
Key Responsibilities:
• 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. 
• 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

Essential requirements:

• 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 4-9 (or equivalent) in Mathematics, English and a Science.
•  A-levels or the equivalent of 112 UCAS points (preferably in Mathematics or Science or Scientific discipline). 
• A full UK driving licence is advantageous, with the flexibility to travel across the country if required.
Think you can make a difference? WE ARE your future.
Closing date: 31st January. We recommend you getting your application submitted as soon as possible as we have the right to close this advert early.

Planned Interview date: Week commencing 5th – 16th February

For more information please visit our website:

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion?

Excited about the role, but your past experience or qualifications don’t perfectly match everything in the job description? We would encourage you to still apply. Studies have shown that some people, particularly from minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Here at Ibstock Plc we are dedicated to building belonging, empowering our colleagues to be their true self by offering a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. You may just be the right candidate for this role, or other future roles across the Ibstock Group.

Ibstock Plc are committed and passionate about building a diverse environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, disability or age.


The Company:

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.

Company info
01530 261999
Leicester Road
LE67 6HS
United Kingdom

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