Higher Apprentice Operations Management

SK17 8TG, Buxton
05 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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 Higher Apprentice - Operations Management 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 Higher Apprentice  you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated. You will be have 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths at Grade c or above 80 UCAS points or equivalent.

What might my 3 year programme entail?

The role of Higher Apprentice Operations Management will be reporting to the Area Operations Manager and form part of the team covering a business unit throughout the area.You will be able to obtain a full overview of the business through a supportive development programme. In the role you will gain an understanding of our production process across our plants and units across the area and how this interlinks with our Operations, Technical, Commercial and Distribution departments. Over the course of the programme you will learn our varied product range and the thorough quality control of the goods which are delivered to our customers. Health and Safety is a key part of the culture at Tarmac and you will be taught how this impacts everyday working life and become a role model for our high health & safety standards. In addition you will also learn how each site is impacted by the importance of cost control in terms of stock management, operational costs and process efficiency and how continuous improvement can have an effect on these. You will be studying as you go towards a Foundation Degree in Mineral Extractives Technology with the University of Derby.  From here your career can take you as far as you want to go.

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