GSK Manufacturing Apprenticeship at GSK

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We are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. We also have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.

The business is focused around the delivery of three strategic priorities which aim to increase growth, reduce risk and improve our long-term financial performance. These priorities are: grow a diversified global business, deliver more products of value, and simplify the operating model.

GSK Manufacturing Apprenticeship

As a science Manufacturing apprentice you will develop the skills and knowledge required to operate the systems and equipment that produce our pharmaceutical products. You will learn to root cause problems and identify areas for improvement in your work environment. 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.

Our science Manufacturing apprenticeship programme offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognised qualifications while gaining valuable, paid work experience. All manufacturing apprentices work towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Manufacturing with the potential to go on to further study.

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 – from chemical processing to tablet and syrup manufacturing or pharmaceutical packaging.

You will be aligned to one of our UK manufacturing sites, combining on-the-job learning with a programme of training and development. Your role might involve:

  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Root causing problems
  • Supporting manufacturing processes
  • Ensuring quality, safety and accuracy

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