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Quality Higher Apprentice - Siemens Healthineers



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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

The Quality Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to learn have active involvement within the Quality Assurance team and to drive continuous improvement across the sites.

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.

The Quality Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to learn have active involvement within the Quality Assurance team and to drive continuous improvement across the sites. You’ll need to be available to begin this 14-month apprenticeship in September 2021 and will complete a Level 4 Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship in partnership with a local college.

Your mission and responsibilities:

Understand International Quality Standards and how they are applied to the organisation
Effective use of Quality Systems including internal audits, risk assessments, CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Actions), and Catsweb system to name a few.
Support the Quality Operations team within the manufacturing environment through process improvements and CAPA support
Learn and understand correct documentation control processes and procedures
Effectively contribute and work with cross functional teams, support 5 S process, and comply with site Environmental, Health & Safety policy
Develop an understanding of the key departments within Siemens Healthineers and work closely with other Point of Care sites.
Gain a broad range of essential skills and knowledge including how to lead a meeting and manage a project

Entry requirements

You must have:

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

Skills required

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

Able and interest to develop skills in a quality controls discipline
Demonstrate problem solving techniques & logical thinking                              
Excellent organisational and time management skills
A customer focused mind-set and approach
Quality aware

Personal qualities

Enjoys collaborating and can work effectively in teams to find innovative solutions
Be a confident communicator across all levels as well as take initiative for tasks
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

Improvement Practitioner Level 4 Apprenticeship

Things to consider


Future Prospects

Deploy effective quality practices in their responsible area to ensure organisations fulfil the contractual and regulatory requirements of their customers and other stakeholders in the role of Quality assurance officer.

How to apply

Please use the link here to make your application https://wsc.enrola.co.uk/opportunity/603e132b14622?_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


£17,000 per year


This job is located in Sudbury, Suffolk

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