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Manufacturing Apprenticeship

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Entry Requirements: To have achieved/predicted to achieve a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent at grade 5-9 (C or above), including Maths and a Science. , You must have/be predicted English Language (not Literature) at grade 4 or above.
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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    • Barnard Castle

Location - Ware

Salary – Competitive

Closing date for applications: 12th May 2020

Apprenticeship start day: September 2020 

Assessment centre dates: June / July 2020
 

Degree Requirements: 

To have achieved/predicted to achieve a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent at grade 5-9 (C or above), including Maths and a Science.  

You must have/be predicted English Language (not Literature) at grade 4 or above.

We want you to be motivated and passionate for the Apprenticeship you apply to – we will only accept ONE Apprenticeship application per candidate each year. Please do your research before applying and select the one Apprenticeship you wish to apply to.

Exciting Minds With Our Manufacturing Apprenticeship

Want To Solve Some Of The World’s Biggest Health Challenges?

With over 300 years of innovation, we’re a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

Achieve Your Career Goals On Our Apprentice Programme

On our 3-year programme you’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts from day one combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress.

You’ll be working towards nationally recognised qualifications - a level 3 NVQ / SVQ qualification and an HNC with the potential to go on to further study.

If you are offered a role; you will have a buddy or a mentor who will help you to prepare for joining GSK and will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

Working with both your line and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us. 

What Will You Do?

You will be part of our manufacturing team based at Ware.

During the apprenticeship you will study the theory of pharmaceutical production, first touch engineering and lean manufacturing as well as safety and risk management. You will complete a series of on-site job rotations, learning how to operate the different equipment that makes our pharmaceutical products.

Your Duties Might Include:

  • Learning how to operate equipment in the manufacture and packaging of our pharmaceutical products

  • First touch engineering - root causing and solving breakdowns

  • Data collection, analysis and trending to identify improvement opportunities

  • Improvement projects

  • Learning about the functions that support manufacturing (Laboratory, engineering, logistics & scheduling)

  • Assisting in new product and equipment introductions

  • Ensuring quality, safety and accuracy

Benefits Include:  

  • A competitive base salary

  • An annual bonus

  • Benefit programmes benchmarked against industry standards

  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team

  • Training and Development (including opportunities to attend annual Apprentice development events)

  • Access to employee health and well-being programmes

  • A fully-sponsored nationally recognised qualification

We’re 100% open to all talent

We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers and also, because it’s the right thing to do.

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