Ibstock Brick Ltd

Manufacturing Management Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

Ibstock Brick Ltd (Employer)

Sheffield Hallam University Enterprises Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,500.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
3 years (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
4 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our Manufacturing Management apprenticeship scheme has been designed to provide a secure platform from which to launch your Ibstock career. You will be provided with a wealth of learning and development opportunities whilst gaining a BEng Materials Science degree with Sheffield Hallam.


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

Future Prospects

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

Reality Check

Equality, diversity and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths. We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Performance-based salary increases throughout the programme.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Self-disciplined
  • Responsible
  • Able to balance the demands of the learning programme and those of the working environment
  • Willing to learn
  • Hard working
  • Punctual
  • Attentive to detail

Qualifications Required

We are looking for candidates with:

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in mathematics and English Language, plus one of the following:

  • 112 UCAS points including at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject to at least AS level (or equivalent)

For example:

  • BBC at A Level including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject plus at least one other from physics, physical science, engineering science, computer science, technology, chemistry or other science or technology subject (or equivalent)
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a science or technology-based subject (including passes in mathematics and two other science or technology-based modules) (or equivalent)

Training Provided

  • Level 6 Materials Science Technologist Apprenticeship standard:
  • The apprentice will study part-time towards a BEng (Hons) Materials Technology qualification in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University over 3 years
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