Process Technician Apprentice
Jurong, Singapore
6d ago

Apprenticeship programme Process Technician

As a process technician apprentice, you will develop the skills and knowledge required to operate the equipment and utility systems that produce our pharmaceutical products.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice programme

Our process technician apprenticeship offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognised qualifications a Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Technology) - while gaining valuable, paid work experience.

You’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from our in-house experts, combined with early responsibility to help you develop and progress.

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

You will also be assigned a buddy or a mentor who will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

You will also receive an Earn and Learn certificate from the Singapore Education and Training Institution, a nationally recognised credential that certifies occupational proficiency

What will you do?

This 30-month programme will combine on-the-job learning with a programme of training and development. You will complete a series of on-site job rotations, learning how to operate the different equipment and utility systems that support our pharmaceutical production.

You will learn safety and risk management to ensure all the equipment and facilities in your area are operated safely and efficiently.

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

Your role may involve :

  • Learning how to operate equipment in the manufacture and packaging of our pharmaceutical products
  • Supporting the operation of boilers, incinerators, solvent recovery and effluent treatment processes that support manufacturing processes
  • Supporting routine preventive maintenance activities
  • Get involved in project activities
  • First touch engineering - root causing and solving breakdowns
  • Data collection, analysis and trending to identify improvement opportunities and implementation of change
  • Assisting in new product and equipment introductions
  • Ensuring quality, safety and accuracy
  • Watch Syafiq, our Process Technician Apprentice from 2019 cohort :

    What qualifications do I need to apply?

    To be eligible for our process technician apprenticeship programme, you will need :

  • Nitec in Chemical Technology Diploma (GPA>
  • 2.0), OR

  • Higher NITEC in Chemical Process Technology, OR
  • Higher NITEC in Biotechnology
  • Other requirements :

  • Singaporean (core priority) or Singapore PR only for Program and Grant requirement
  • For male applicants : Have already completed National Service
  • No more than 3 years working experience in related job field
  • No colour-blindness (job requirement)
  • No allergy to penicillin (preference)
  • Where will I be based?

    You will be based at one of our manufacturing sites in Singapore near Jurong or Quality Road. Manufacturing plants operate on 24 hours, you will be assigned to a team and expect to support shift work.

    What our apprentices say about the GSK apprenticeship programme

    I have really enjoyed working in all different areas on the site learning my chosen trade from qualified - this has given me the best training I could have asked for!

    The most enjoyable part so far was probably the personal development week - it was great to do activities I never normally would and to also be around other apprentices in similar situations to me and compare all our thoughts and opinions on the apprenticeship programme.

    I have enjoyed the challenge of managing my work load to ensure I keep on top of all the competency and college and on top of my role at the site.

    It has been a great opportunity to prove myself.

    When can I start?

    Our apprenticeships start in September 2020.

    How can I apply?

    Applications are now open. Click on the button above to apply.

    Applications close 2 July 2020 (We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis

    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, because it’sx the right thing to do.

    Need help with your application?

    Please contact us at ww.earlytalentrecruitment

    Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible.

    Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

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