Planit


Manufacturing Apprenticeship

GSK

Job Description

As a manufacturing apprentice you will develop the skills and knowledge required to operate the systems and equipment that produce our pharmaceutical products - from chemical processing to tablet and syrup manufacturing or pharmaceutical packaging.

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.

You can expect to work both individually (when appropriately trained) and as part of a manufacturing team - taking responsibility for the quality, safety and accuracy of the work you undertake.

Your role may involve:

Entry Requirements

Irvine - 1 Higher, preferably Maths or a science subject plus 5 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a science subject.

Montrose - 5 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a science subject.

Training

Your apprenticeship will combine on-the-job learning with a programme of training and development.

Qualifications Achieved

As a Manufacturing apprentice you will work towards a level 3 NVQ / SVQ qualification and an HNC with the potential to go on to further study.