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8th March 2021

Employer Description

Siemens Healthineers is a leading medical technology company with a 170-year legacy of first-to-market technologies and product innovations. Passionately driven by empowering healthcare providers to better help their patients, our technologies touch an estimated 5 million patients globally every day. We are committed to helping healthcare providers to succeed and work in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Recently celebrating 80 years of manufacturing excellence, our Sudbury site designs and assembles blood, urine and diabetes analysis instruments. Employing over 250 people at 3 sites across Sudbury, our point-of-care testing systems, Siemens Healthineers delivers lab-accurate, actionable, and timely results on the spot.

Main description

This apprenticeship will allow the candidate to work with the Production Engineering team to not only develop basic core skills but also develop the understanding on PLC’s, software and digitalisation across all Siemens Sudbury facilities and have a good understanding of all aspects of company departments.

As one of the most innovative and influential players in medical devices, we offer ambitious students the chance to help shape the future of healthcare. Discover what you are capable of and join the Apprenticeship Programme at our Diagnostic Imaging business in Sudbury. Over the course of your apprenticeship, you’ll gain skills through on the job and formal training at college. Over time, you’ll take on more responsibility and accountability as your skills, knowledge and expertise increases.

This is a fantastic challenge for any student to enter the world of Siemens medical devices and understand the world of manufacturing in accordance to FDA regulations. This apprenticeship will allow the candidate to work with the Production Engineering team to not only develop basic core skills but also develop the understanding on PLC’s, software and digitalisation across all Siemens Sudbury facilities and have a good understanding of all aspects of company departments.

You’ll need to be available to begin this apprenticeship in September 2021 and will complete a 2-year Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture. Suitable candidates may be supported to progress onto the Engineering Manufacturing Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship.

Your mission and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manufacturing engineering manager you will be expected to:

  • Understand and follow the sites Ergonomic, Health and Safety policy
  • Understand and demonstrate Lean/continuous improvement actions and participate in Kaizen events for the site delivering sustainable savings
  • Understand and demonstrate Siemens Quality Policy and systems how to write CAPA’s and IR’s in the event of a non-conformance
  • Learn and develop an understanding of key departments within Siemens and develop a broad range of essential skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrate how to fault find, repair and make available processes or product identified during manufacturing verification processes
  • Understand and demonstrate how to manufacture products
  • Understand and explain how products function
  • Support the introduction of all new instruments, processes and capital equipment
  • Support the introduction of any new process improvements such as digital advances
  • Participate in maintenance and calibration activities
  • Understand and demonstrate how to project manage a project to completion
  • Understand and demonstrate how to create new procedures for manufacturing processes or validation
  • You will have the ability to develop your business competences and functional knowledge including:
  • Learn how to lead a meeting and develop project management skills                                                         
  • Develop an understanding of electrical/mechanical drawings and use a voltmeter
  • Maintain quality awareness
  • Understand how to correctly use tools for repairs
  • Gain drawing knowledge and develop how to read and understand technical drawings

Entry requirements

You must have:

Minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C+/9 - 5 (or equivalent) including Maths and English
Educated to A Level standard B grade or equivalent NVQ/BTEC or HNC
Competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Skills required

We are looking for forward-thinking, inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:

Excellent organisational and time management skills
Be a confident communicator across all levels as well as take initiative for tasks
An Electrical/Mechanical background would be advantageous

Personal qualities

Desire to develop skills in an engineering/maintenance/electronics discipline
Demonstrate a strong interest in digitalisation
Enjoys collaborating and can work effectively in teams to find innovative solutions
You can work independently, safely and responsibly; take ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change

Training to be Provided

Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

You’ll need to be available to begin this apprenticeship in September 2021 and will complete a 2-year Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture. Suitable candidates may be supported to progress onto the Engineering Manufacturing Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship.

Future Prospects

On completion, the apprentice will receive Professional Engineering Institution status ‘EngTech’. Suitable candidates will have the option to be supported to progress on to the Engineering Manufacturing Degree Apprenticeship Level 6, which includes Higher National Diploma L5, BEng Honours L6.

How to apply

Please click the link here to make your application https://wsc.enrola.co.uk/opportunity/603e132e6fac6?_cldee=bWFnZ2llLm5vb25hbkB3c2MuYWMudWs%3d&recipientid=contact-a70ac426877fe81180cb00155d0d10c6-88d23126bf7647ee9cef2c37dda126c6&esid=4b21ed9f-c77d-eb11-844f-00155d000431

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 02/04/2021

Salary

£17,000

Location

This job is located in Sudbury, Suffolk

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