Manufacturing Management Trainee

Leighton Buzzard
Commensurate with role
09 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Ibstock Manufacturing Management Trainee

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years. We are passionate about the recruitment and development of talented individuals so that we can continue to surpass our customers' expectations.

The role

The successful applicant will be a key member of the Operational team at the factory, supporting with compliance to our Quality, Energy and Environmental management systems.

Key responsibilities whilst training will include:

Sampling/ testing, and analysis of all raw materials and finished product

Carry out quality, environmental and energy measurements / checks

Collation, processing and analysing key performance data across the manufacturing process

Assist in the development of Safe Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments

Analysing complaints from our customers

Upon successful completion of the programme you will move into a Production Management role with responsibility for leading, motivating and developing a multi-skilled team to optimise the performance of the factory, thereby exceeding customer expectations.

The candidate

Are you practical and willing to be hands-on, with drive and passion to gain real-life experience with a market leading manufacturer and earn money whilst you do so?

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Mathematics, English and a Science, plus "A" levels in Mathematics and a Science or Scientific discipline. A full UK driving licence is advantageous, with the flexibility to travel across the country if required.

The programme

Our four-year Manufacturing Management Trainee Scheme has been designed to ensure you develop all the necessary skills you will need to provide you with a secure platform from which to launch your Ibstock career.

During the programme you will be provided with a wealth of learning and development opportunities whilst gaining a Mineral Products Technician Apprenticeship - level 5. Working alongside experienced professionals you will also complete a series of technical modules within various departments and locations across the company.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:



Leighton Buzzard Factory, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4SD

Mineral Products Technician - Higher Apprenticeship Level 5

Sittingbourne Factory, Sittingbourne, ME10 3SL

Mineral Products Technician - Higher Apprenticeship Level 5

Salary: GBP15,500 per annum with performance based increases throughout the programme

Applications Close: 6th August 2021

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