Graduate - Logistics

Tarmac Trading Limited · Competitive · Solihull
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Our graduate scheme will prepare you for your future at Tarmac. Guiding you to make decisions to deliver business impact, present powerfully, communicate effectively and many more key skills. We will provide you with project work and a senior sponsor to help drive your career to a better future.

We are looking for ambitious, proud and collaborative individuals to join us as a Logistics Graduate. It's not about your experience, what grades you have or where you come from, it's about being motivated, curious and having a determination to achieve whilst thriving on a challenge. As our ideal Logistics graduate you will need to be enthusiastic and well organised.

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal logistics graduate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated. You'll have proven analytical abilities, communication skills and a talent for leadership. It would be advantageous if you demonstrated the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and thrive in fast-paced environments and had a real passion for working in a customer-focused environment.

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2-year programme entail?

The role of logistics graduate will report to the cement & lime national logistics manager and form part of the team covering operations across the UK.

To work within and support the logistics function in this fast-paced business. You'll gain the essential experience in warehousing, inbound material planning, scheduling, road, rail and shipping logistics, operations management, finance and key performance indicator setting. You'll also be supporting current distribution offices, with specific support to major projects

As the successful candidate, you will undertake a tailored 24 month development programme which will include working within the supply chain business unit in cement & lime where you'll be looking at defined projects in logistics, supply planning, rail operations, fleet management, depot operations including blending of cement, contract management and 3PL operations and be assigned a business unit wide continuous improvement project. There will also be the potential for secondments to other parts of the business to ensure that you develop a good understanding of the whole business by the end of the development programme.

This role is part of a national team which sits within the cement & lime logistics department, consisting of a national logistics manager, regional distribution and transport managers, contract manager, and depot / supply planning teams.

As part of this programme you'll benefit from the rotations which will require you to spend periods of time at another site in the UK for up to 3 months at a time, so mobility is essential.

The experience gained will be diverse encompassing all departments within the logistics function including operational management covering, people, customer service, road, rail, shipping and contract management, building and operating Departmental budgets, understanding key performance indicators, imports and exports.

We're improving the way we build our future, by being proud of a job well done, ambitious in what we do and collaborative in how we solve challenges. Our approach has led us to the industry leading Skills and Safety Park, where we host training from your induction, to some of our most senior leadership workshops. This state of the art facility will allow you to have an engaging and informative induction to help kick start you career. You'll never know who you'll bump into on site and they'll always want to know what you've been up to! We'll also ask you to travel across sites to build your experience and maybe even do a secondment to a different office to help you develop.

Main Responsibilities

Our graduate scheme will prepare you for your future at Tarmac. Guiding you to make decisions to deliver business impact, present powerfully, communicate effectively and many more key skills. We will provide you with project work and a senior sponsor to help drive your career to a better future.

We are looking for ambitious, proud and collaborative individuals to join us as a Logistics Graduate. It's not about your experience, what grades you have or where you come from, it's about being motivated, curious and having a determination to achieve whilst thriving on a challenge. As our ideal Logistics graduate you will need to be enthusiastic and well organised.

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal logistics graduate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated. You'll have proven analytical abilities, communication skills and a talent for leadership. It would be advantageous if you demonstrated the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and thrive in fast-paced environments and had a real passion for working in a customer-focused environment.

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2-year programme entail?

The role of logistics graduate will report to the cement & lime national logistics manager and form part of the team covering operations across the UK.

To work within and support the logistics function in this fast-paced business. You'll gain the essential experience in warehousing, inbound material planning, scheduling, road, rail and shipping logistics, operations management, finance and key performance indicator setting. You'll also be supporting current distribution offices, with specific support to major projects

As the successful candidate, you will undertake a tailored 24 month development programme which will include working within the supply chain business unit in cement & lime where you'll be looking at defined projects in logistics, supply planning, rail operations, fleet management, depot operations including blending of cement, contract management and 3PL operations and be assigned a business unit wide continuous improvement project. There will also be the potential for secondments to other parts of the business to ensure that you develop a good understanding of the whole business by the end of the development programme.

This role is part of a national team which sits within the cement & lime logistics department, consisting of a national logistics manager, regional distribution and transport managers, contract manager, and depot / supply planning teams.

As part of this programme you'll benefit from the rotations which will require you to spend periods of time at another site in the UK for up to 3 months at a time, so mobility is essential.

The experience gained will be diverse encompassing all departments within the logistics function including operational management covering, people, customer service, road, rail, shipping and contract management, building and operating Departmental budgets, understanding key performance indicators, imports and exports.

Skills that you will develop during the scheme include communication both written and verbal, problem solving, attention to detail, organisational skills, people management, ability to make decisions, presentation and report writing skills, self-motivation and personal drive, financial

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