Tarmac - General Management Placement (Materials) - Durham

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: North East, United Kingdom
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Management

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 General Management 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 technical 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?


The role of General Management will be reporting to the Area Director and form part of the team covering Tarmac Materials throughout the region. Your time spent as a General Management Graduate will include 4 rotations in the following departments:


Technical: to provide an understanding of Tarmac’s product range. Our Technical team are key to ensuring the goods delivered to our customers are of the correct quality. You will learn how we achieve these standards through laboratory mix trials, product sampling and providing technical advice on operations and customer sites.


Operations: you will learn about the different production facilities and processes in our business. You will have the opportunity to apply your earned knowledge to the manufacturing process and learn how we translate the products our customers require to a live production process.


Commercial: you will gain an understanding of how we market and sell our products. You will focus on customer service and be provided with the opportunity to develop relationships with our customers.


Logistics: you will gain an understanding of how customer orders are planned and delivered on time. This rotation will include interactions with our external haulage fleet and our management of H&S within this population.


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


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