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Higher Apprentice Operations Management


Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary Band 2 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 01/05/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. App59

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 apprenticeship 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 Higher Apprentice - Operations Management you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:


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


Who are we looking for?


As our ideal Operations Management Higher Apprentice you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.

 You will have 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades 4-9 (A*-C equivalent) plus 80 UCAS points or equivalent at A/AS level.



What might my programme entail?


The role of  Operations Management Higher Apprentice will be reporting to the Area Operations Manager, this Higher Apprentice role will develop a thorough understanding of operational practices at various sites within the designated region. This will include developing a detailed understanding of our different product streams and associated processes, procedures and quality standards, e.g. Asphalt, Crushed Rock, Sand & Gravel, Slag / Granulate, Concrete and Wharf procedures. You will gain an in depth knowledge of H&S requirements and best practice including risk assessment, safety improvement plans, and permit to work requirements. You will learn how to operate fixed & mobile plant, weighbridge operations and all associated IT systems such as SAP. Your general business awareness across all functions will also be developed so that you understand the cross functional implications of all operational decisions. The off-the-job elements of the role, in conjunction with University of Derby, will qualify you to HND standard following 3 years employment and to Honours Degree level after 5 years.


If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Operations Management Higher Apprentice, 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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