Manufacturing Graduate



Ready to launch your career in Manufacturing with a leading manufacturer? Join Forterra on this 24-month Graduate programme and you will gain management responsibility, brand new skills, and the exposure you need to make it big! You’ll develop an understanding of Management and Key Operations within our company, all while earning £30,988!

About the opportunity

Over the course of the programme, you will move through a series of rotations across our manufacturing sites. You’ll be providing direction for manufacturing activities and playing an important part in the development of business plans, processes, and strategic objectives.

You’ll gain unique insight into how our sites work from all levels to really understand how we work. We’ll encourage you to put your learning into play with projects that are assigned to you during the programme. Responsibilities you could own on the programme include:

  • Learning and reporting on how site functions operate from the Factory Floor through to Operational Management levels
  • Aiding in the implementation of key projects and fulfilling the objectives of our sites

By the end of your training period, you should be ready to take on a permanent role in our Manufacturing function.

About you

We’re looking for proactive, resilient final year graduates with a 2:1 (or equivalent) in a Civil/Structural, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing subject area. You’ll need to be comfortable working on your own initiatives and taking accountability for projects early on. Other qualities we’d like to see include:

  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • IT knowledge
  • Full driving licence and ability to travel to sites across the UK

About the rewards

On the training programme, you’ll receive a salary of £30,988 with annual salary reviews and company bonuses. You’ll also be able to make use of a wide variety of benefits, including:

  • Life assurance
  • Company mobile phone, laptop and car
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Possibility to house share with other graduates

About us

Forterra is a leading UK manufacturer of clay and concrete building products. Across our 17 manufacturing sites, our 1,800 employees create the bricks, blocks, precast concrete, paving, and many other vital products that keep Britain building.

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