Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Trainee Manager

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Working at Hanson is about being part of something big – with more than 300 sites across the UK and over 3,500 employees in a wide range of roles. Belonging to the international HeidelbergCement Group which has a leading global position in aggregates, cement and concrete, everyone is part of one team that is committed to achieving the company's visions. Our staff understand that what we do is much more than “just” produce materials, we are vital to ensuring that roads can be built and maintained, we form the foundations of buildings such as hospitals and we are part of major projects that will shape the future of the UK. One of our key aims is to be a leading sustainable business that is committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive. Hanson is an equal opportunities employer.

Hanson UK

Hanson UK is a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry.

Graduates

Do you have the ambition to be a future leader? Then our graduate trainee manager programme could be for you. The generalist programme is challenging but rewarding, runs for two years and gives you an insight to all business lines throughout the UK, on 6 monthly rotations, Aggregates, Asphalt & Contracting and Concrete. With more than 300 sites cross the UK we will aim to offer your first rotation closet to your home town. The three year Cement programme offers a rotation in the Ketton, Ribblesdale and Padeswood plants. Both programmes will give you the chance to participate in wider company development activities and project delivery as well as commit time to your professional development in role.

For all our Graduate programmes we are looking for specialists in engineering, (mechanical or electrical) or a STEM related discipline.

Assessment days will take place in Bristol in January and February 2020. The programme starts on the 15th September

Benefits

  • The chance to gain experience across all operational areas of our business (Generalist programme)
  • Cement & Generalist programmes will equip you to step into a wide range of roles in our business
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to help further your career
  • We will support you with a variety of training modules and one to one coaching from managers and mentors
  • Competitive salary (£26,265) and comprehensive benefits package
  • Company car (generalist programme only)

Requirements

  • 2.1 degree preferably in engineering (mechanical or electrical), STEM or business related subjects
  • Ability to express yourself through both verbal and written communication
  • Strong numerical, analytical and reporting skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including the full suite of Microsoft applications
  • Full, clean driving licence for UK travel

The programme

Our graduate trainee manager programmes have been designed to attract, develop and retain the graduates who will become our future leaders. Over the two or three year course you will get the chance to
participate in wider company development activities and project delivery as well as commit time to your professional development in role. We will support you with a variety of training modules and one-to-one coaching from managers and mentors.

To put yourself in the best possible position to get the most from the programme, you will need to have enthusiasm for personal and professional development and the determination to succeed.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

  • Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
  • A comprehensive structured induction programme.
  • Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
  • Pension with generous contributions from Hanson.
  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work and voluntary Life assurance.

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