Automation Technician (Consumer Healthcare), Apprentice Program, US - 2022
Site Name: USA - Nebraska - Lincoln Posted Date: Nov 19 2021 Exciting minds with our Automation Technician Apprenticeship Why Consumer Healthcare? In GSK Consumer Healthcare, we are on an incredible journey as we prepare to create a new, standalone, world leading company with a 100% single-minded focus on everyday health. We are doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. With the COVID pandemic, people are increasingly looking for ways to manage their own health and wellbeing and to take care of their families. This is where we come in. With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we are uniquely placed to deliver better everyday health to millions of people around the world and grow a strong, successful business. This is an opportunity to be part of something special. Achieve your career goals on our apprentice program We're looking for Apprentices in Automation, a field of engineering that encompasses robotics, electronics, mechanics and control engineering. Are you a technical minded, recent high school graduate with ambition to develop the know-how to design and maintain systems we need to make treatments that save lives? If so, the GSK Apprentice Program could be for you. This entry-level, development opportunity offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognized qualifications while gaining hands-on, paid work experience. Our apprentices attend college part-time studying theory elements of the apprenticeship while working at a GSK Manufacturing facility. Automation Technician apprentices at Lincoln will be studying towards an Associate's Degree in Electrical Systems Technology at Southeast Community College. Over the 4 years in the Program, you will build technical and leadership skills through rotations across various GSK site engineering teams. Your rotations may include time in manufacturing, packaging, maintenance and utilities. What will you do? As an Automation Apprentice, you may get involved in the following activities: • Develop mechanical, electrical, control and instrumentation skills • Learn how to maintain production equipment • Carry out routine maintenance • Diagnose and resolve breakdowns • Help design, install and test new equipment You'll be excited by the thought of: Building technical skills through a tailored entry-level development program, working with industry professionals Earning an Associate's degree at GSK's partnering community college with the potential to continue your education. GSK will pay for the apprentice's tuition costs for company approved courses related to the Associate's degree Being paid for the time that you spend on site working as well as in the classroom learning Receiving an industry-recognized “Certificate of Completion” training credential from the U.S. Department of Labor upon completion of GSK's Apprentice Program - a portable certificate of competency Connecting with apprentices across the US and the world Being part of an inclusive organization that fosters individual empowerment and builds trust Taking part in projects and prioritizing tasks Building an understanding of state-of-the-art technologies Developing skills in an industry that's making innovative changes to the way it develops and manufactures products Benefits include: A competitive base salary Fully funded college tuition and paid expenses for Associate's Degree An annual bonus based on company performance Access to healthcare and well-being programs, 401k contribution and match, paid vacation time, floating holidays, and childcare support Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements A performance and development program Education required: Must have earned a high school diploma or equivalency diploma by June 2022. High school GPA 2.5 (“B”) or above (4.0 scale) High school Algebra and Geometry or 2 units equivalent of academic math (GPA 2.5 or above in each case) High school English (GPA 2.5 or above) College enrolled students with 30 credits or less are eligible Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English Start date: August 2022 Assessment center date (anticipated): May 2022 Preferred Qualifications: Have studied High School Physics Have studied engineering, technology, robotics, or shop Other requirements: Must be 18 years of age by the 1st of August 2022 If offered a position the candidate must be willing to enroll, and meet entry requirements, with one of GSK's partnering community colleges or technical institutions, in the preferred related instruction course. Must be able to commute on a daily basis to GSK worksite and related instruction facility Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis. Our Application Process: Click ‘Apply Now' to begin the application form We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis. If you seem like a good fit based on your application form, we will invite you to complete our World of GSK online assessment. Please complete the World of GSK by the deadline provided. Next, we will invite you to complete a phone interview. If you succeed in the online assessment, and the phone interview, you will be invited to join us for the final stage: our Assessment Center. We anticipate that our Assessment Center will take place in May 2022. The start date for the apprenticeship is August 2022. 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