Tarmac - Commercial Placement (Materials)

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: North East, Durham, United Kingdom
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Distribution & Logistics, Manufacturing and Production,

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 graduate and placement development 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 on a Technical Placement 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
• Company Car (role dependant)
• Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
• Training and development opportunities
• Who are we looking for?


As our ideal Commercial placement student you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.


You will be an undergraduate student, following a path to a degree level qualification in a relevant subject with a predicted achievement of a 2:1 classification.


What might my 12 month programme entail?


This role will be reporting to the Area Commercial Manager and form part of the team covering Materials throughout the region.


You will develop a thorough understanding of all internal and external commercial ways of working within the region. As part of the team you will have the unique opportunity to understand our different products, marketplaces and customers. You will be exposed to our internal and external commercial practices whilst being afforded the time to develop detailed knowledge of all products and markets across all business areas. You will be making sound business decisions based on profit and the key business drivers.


A variety of commercial related tasks will be undertaken to provide a rounded understanding of the end to end sales process. Working with the commercial management and sales team you will undertake a number of projects through placements. You will gain experience of the construction sector, the market dynamics and the varying routes to market through internal and external customers.


If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in this 12 month placement, we want to hear from you.

Please click APPLY below to register your interest!



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