Tarmac - Mechanical Engineering Graduate

Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide
Start date: Various
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Engineering, Science & Technology, Research & Analysis,

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 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 as a Mechanical Engineering Graduate 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 Mechanical Engineering Graduate you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.
• You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2 year programme entail?
The role of Mechanical Engineering Graduate will be reporting to the Maintenance Manager and form part of the team covering our Cement and Lime business throughout the UK.


An opportunity for a Graduate Mechanical Engineer to build on their academic achievements with development that will provide both practical and formal training. You will gain knowledge, understanding and practical application of all safety policies, procedures and practices relevant to the role and be active in leading and driving safety standards and improvements. You will develop understanding of the maintenance department’s long, medium and short-term goals, to enable you to effectively contribute to achieving plant objectives. Learn how to use a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to carry out day-to-day repair and maintenance of equipment, while being proactive in finding permanent solutions to engineering problems. You will be involved in Root Cause Failure Analysis to understand the associated costs and business impacts resulting from plant un-planned downtime. Understand the maintenance strategy of - Inspection, Planning, Scheduling and Execution of tasks, taking ownership and accountability for ensuring the work is completed safely and to the correct quality standards. You will play a key role in specific projects, based around improving plant reliability and achieving reductions in energy consumption by working in a collaborative style with key stakeholders to achieve common goals. Gain an understanding of the legislative requirements of the mechanical team in ensuring plant and equipment is maintained in accordance with all safety and environmental standards.


This is a national role and will consist of four 6 month placements where you will be exposed to all the teams within the cement plant: production, maintenance, optimisation, quality and projects. Time will be spent at each of our plants: Tunstead, Buxton; Aberthaw, Cardiff and; Dunbar, Edinburgh.


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



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