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Production Apprentice

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative 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 that are tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to build their future.

Role Responsibility

We're looking to recruit for a Production Apprentice commencing in September 2021 based at our Dunbar Cement Works. The training will take the form of a Modern Apprenticeship (4 years) and will lead to a formal qualification of NVQ level 3 Diploma (ONC). Alongside your site based role, you will also be expected to complete a HNC in Electrical Engineering.


The role of Production Apprentice will be reporting to the Operations Manager and form part of the Operations team at Dunbar Cement Plant.

The successful candidate will learn what safety measures are to be applied and learn from fellow engineers, the techniques, practices and behaviours required with the ultimate aim to become a professional production engineer.

Due to the working environment the candidate may be expected to work in dirty environments as well as potentially working in all weather conditions, at height and in confined spaces.  There must also be an appreciation and awareness of high voltage equipment.

The Ideal Candidate

You are expected to achieve or hold a minimum of five You will be have 5 standard grades including English and Maths at grade c or above; 2 x Highers (Maths/Science) and/or a Certificate/Diploma in Engineering.

You should be an enthusiastic team member with a natural interest and aptitude for engineering. Excellent communication skills with the ability to use your own initiative and have a drive to succeed are all essential skills you’ll need demonstrate too

Why Tarmac

What will you get? Well, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • Further development opportunities after successful completion of the 4 year program.
  • A chance to join our bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to Tarmac Rewards including discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice for all of life’s ups and downs.
  • Training and development opportunities.

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac Trading Limited

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