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Laboratory Science (Chemistry) Apprenticeship

by GSK

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Job Details

£16,000 - £17,999
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Medicine, Science & Pharmaceutical

Laboratory Science (Chemistry) Apprenticeship

Exciting minds with our Laboratory Science Apprenticeship

Education required:

  • A minimum of five Scottish credit/general standard grades / National 4/5 or equivalent or above which must include Maths, English and Science
  • A minimum of one Scottish Higher in Maths, Chemistry, Biology or an associated Science

Start date: September 2022

We accept ongoing applications and will close this vacancy once we have enough applications, so it’s best to apply as soon as possible as we do not want you to miss out!

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 – good luck with your application!

About Us

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Our Montrose facility is a 45-acre primary manufacturing site, located by the sea. At this site, active pharmaceutical ingredients are manufactured which then go on to be converted into products such as tablets, creams and inhalers- used to treat a range of illnesses and diseases. You can find out more about GSK’s Manufacturing and Supply Chain here.

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 a nationally recognised qualification studying for an HNC or HND as well as SVQ modules in life science supported by Dundee and Angus College through a blended approach of day study and block release.

If you are offered an apprenticeship; 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 laboratory team based at our Montrose pharmaceutical manufacturing site.

Your duties might include:

  • Learning analytical methods and operating specialist laboratory equipment to test our pharmaceutical products and raw materials
  • Carrying out data analysis, interpreting data and report writing

You’ll be excited by the thought of:

  • Studying and building your laboratory skills in a manufacturing setting
  • Working as part of a team to support the routine analysis of IPC, raw materials, manufactured and stability samples using classical and chromatographic techniques as appropriate.
  • Using your analytical skills and attention to detail to support our patients to do more, feel better, live longer.

Benefits include:

  • A competitive base salary of £17,500 per annum.
  • Private healthcare
  • A range of benefits including share schemes and tax-free bikes
  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team
  • Training and development (including opportunities to attend annual Apprentice development events)

About GSK

GSK are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare within which all our 100,000 employees share the vision of helping people do more, feel better and live longer. 

The scope and breadth of our business is reflected in the range of apprenticeship opportunities we offer to talented and ambitious individuals. Our apprenticeships will give you hands-on experience in your chosen discipline and the opportunity to play a key role in contributing to the future success of the company. Whilst you learn on-the-job from industry leaders, earn a competitive salary, you will also study towards a nationally recognised qualification. The GSK programme aims to lead to a professional qualification within 2 to 3 years, allowing you to quickly reach your career goals! 

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button.

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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