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Quality Graduate

Cement and Lime

Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
Salary Band 2 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 10/12/2018
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50161580

Job Specification

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 help Build Our Future.

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 an Cement Quality Graduate you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company Car
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?

As our ideal Cement Quality Graduate you will need to be enthusiastic, attention to detail, and self-motivated. You will be educated to degree level Chemistry or a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2 year programme entail?

The role of Cement Quality Graduate will be reporting to the Quality Manager and form part of the team covering our Cement business throughout the UK.

An opportunity for a Cement Quality Graduate 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.  To develop a an understanding of the laboratory and quality control activities and requirements within a cement plant. The role will undertake and support all activities of a Chemistry & Laboratory Analyst, including preparation and testing of materials at all stages of cement production, including laboratory sampling, testing & analysis to statutory legislation and company Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental standards.  As well as the technical skills you will include learning to influence people and will give the opportunity to lead tasks and projects.

This is a national role and will consist of four 6-month placements where you will gain experience in all 3 Tarmac Cement plant, based in Tunstead, Buxton; Aberthaw, Cardiff and; Dunbar, Edinburgh.  Your will also spend time in our central Nat lab.

You will also be required to travel internally as part of the wider CRH ITP International Technical program.

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!


All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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