Engineering Apprentice

Your Responsibilities:
GSK is currently seeking entry level candidates for SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (****).

The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) is for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from the ITE and polytechnics or the Operationally Ready Date for National Servicemen.

You will attend classes part-time, studying theory elements of the apprenticeship and gaining some practical workshop experience. In addition, you will spend time in the production facility learning new skills while rotating through various engineering roles across the site. Your apprenticeship will combine on-the-job learning with a program of training and development.

Your role may involve:
• Performs waste management operations safely and efficiently following local operating procedures. These includes incinerator operations, waste outsourcing operations, effluent stripper operations, aqueous waste treatment systems operations, waste water/effluent operations and solvent recovery operations
• Operate, test and inspect the defined utility system as per log sheet, PPMs or procedure to ensure safety, constant and reliable utility supply to the plant at all times so as to minimize disruption to the production process. The defined utilities include boiler system/steam generation, nitrogen supply, process water/newater supply
• Do routine mechanical and lubrication checks and where required, carries out early maintenance and repair using hand tools
• Ensures the batch and operating log sheets are correctly recorded and complied
• Communicates clearly with his colleagues and at the end of his shift, hand-over to his senior operations technicians highlighting Envops status and any items bearing on safety, quality and efficiency
• Ensure that statutory inspection schedule for boilers and stack emission are adhered to

Our recruitment process is rigorous and is designed to help both you and us determine if this is the right opportunity for you. Initially, you will be asked to complete an online application form which will include questions around your motivation for our Apprenticeship program and your interest in GSK. Our selection process will also include online assessments and a half-day group assessment.

The date of the Assessment Centre will be held on the 31 July 2018.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
SkillsFuture Earn & Learn program criteria:

1. Singaporean (core priority) or Singapore PR only (Program/Grant requirement)
2. Basic NITEC in Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering
3. Have already completed National Service for male

GSK Site requirement:
1. No color blindness (job requirement)
2. No Allergy to Penicillin (job requirement)

Preferred qualifications:
NITECH or Higher NITECH in Engineering related, candidates with following certificate would be excellent
• Higher NITEC in Electrical Engineering
• Higher NITEC In Electronics Engineering
• Higher NITEC In Mechatronics Engineering

Why GSK?:
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have three global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies.
We are proud of the difference we make. GSK has ranked 1st in the Access to Medicines Index all five times since its launch in 2008 and FORTUNE Magazine ranked us #1 on its 'Change the World list' which recognises companies that have made significant progress in sustainable, scalable approaches to addressing societal problems as part of their company strategy.

GSK has been present in Asia for over 50 years and our commitment to the region is strengthened by the establishment of our purpose-built headquarters for Asia. Situated in Singapore, GSK Asia House is a further step in our long-standing strategy to grow and diversify our company - emphasizing the globally balanced business we have built over the years. To better support Asia, we focus on developing talent to improve our ability to make the right decisions for healthcare professionals, patients and consumers across the region.

GSK was the first pharmaceutical company to set up manufacturing operations in Singapore, growing to be one of GSK's largest manufacturing centres outside of the UK. The Jurong facility manufactures 16 active pharmaceutical ingredients used in a variety of GSK prescription medicines for the treatment of respiratory, HIV, gastro-intestinal, allergy, anti-viral and neurological conditions.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.
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