Commercial Graduate

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Location - Midlands

Want to kickstart a commercial career with a leading manufacturer? Join Forterra, on our 24-month Commercial Graduate training programme, and you can gain all the skills, experience and exposure you need.

About the opportunity

Over the course of two years, you’ll develop detailed product knowledge of bricks, Thermalite and Aggregate Block along with an in-depth understanding of our customers and commercial processes.

The programme gives you exposure to many different areas of our operation including production planning, distribution, marketing and our customer contact centre. You will also gain experience in an Area Sales Manager role.

By the end of your training period, you should be ready to take on a permanent role within our commercial function.

About you

  • We’re looking for highly motivated team players who are educated to degree level (or equivalent). You must have:
  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer relationship skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
  • IT knowledge

About us

Forterra is a leading UK manufacturer of clay and concrete building products. Across our 18 manufacturing sites our 1,800 employees create the bricks, blocks, precast concrete, paving, and many other vital products that keep Britain building.



Wherever you are in Britain, you won’t be far from a building with a Forterra brick, block or bespoke clay or concrete product somewhere in its fabric.

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