Operational Graduates

Manufacturing, Materials, Project Management, Geology.

About Brett Group

We are the UK’s largest independently owned building materials group. We are a highly reputable organisation focused on delivering services to a broad customer base. Our current businesses cover Quarrying, Recycling, Marine Dredging, Ready Mixed Concrete, Inert Landfill, Cement Importation, and Hard Landscaping products. 

With multiple sites, predominantly in the Southeast and East Anglia, but also as far afield as Poole and Pocklington (Yorkshire). Brett employs over 750 people.

With a reputation for excellence, we offer superb development opportunities for people keen to be part of our continued growth. Encouraging our employees to be innovative and continually develop themselves, you can become part of a team that delivers building materials for big ideas.

About the role

We're looking for exceptional Graduates to join us this October 2024 for a unique and exciting opportunity. As a part of our successful Operational Graduate Scheme, you will gain experience within all areas of our Group including Landscaping and Building Products, Aggregates (Marine and Land based), Planning, Health & Safety, Sustainability and Ready-Mixed Concrete.

You will have the opportunity to rotate across different locations and work in all of our business units, experiencing a variety of projects and job roles in all functions. This will help you develop the skills and knowledge required to become a rounded professional and a key future leader in our Group. There is scope for you to attain operational qualifications that are required to keep our sites moving and for a professional certificate in Project Management.

You will be sponsored by a senior Business Leader and will be supported by a coaching programme. This ‘hands-on’ opportunity means that you can really make your mark in our company.

You will be based initially at one of our head offices in either Kent, East Anglia or the Midlands. This will ensure that you gain a full 360 degree understanding of our dynamic manufacturing and construction materials group.

About you

You will have:

  • A degree in Business/Geology/Maths/Geography/Science/Engineering or similar subject grade 2:1 or above
  • Hold a full clean UK driving licence
  • An enthusiasm to learn, contribute and innovate
  • The flexibility to manage a varied, hands-on role
  • An ability to get on with people and communicate effectively
  • A desire to succeed and become a future leader in our business

What will we give you?

  • Competitive salary and incentives
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Experience of an operational, commercial, and planning environment for a highly reputable independent business
  • Opportunity to become a future leader
  • Paid expenses for your rotation*
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Learning & Development Plan

*all expenses will be agreed at the outset of your placement. Your regular place of work is not eligible.

We advise applying earlier to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close the role earlier if application numbers are higher than anticipated.

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  • Deadline
  • Starting
    October 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:1 and above
  • Location
    Multiple UK Locations
Preferred Disciplines...
  • Geology
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Maths
  • Project Management
Also Accepting...
  • All STEM disciplines
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