GlaxoSmithKline Maintenance Electrician - Apprentice Program, USA, 2018 in Albany, New York

Maintenance Electrician - Apprentice Program, USA, 2018

  • Requisition ID:169427

  • Position:Graduate Development Programs

  • Open date:Dec 15, 2017 6:05 PM

  • Functional area:Engineering

  • Location:

Oak Hill,

New York

  • Required degrees:Upper Secondary School

  • Experience required:Less than 1 year

  • Relocation:Not Indicated

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Your Responsibilities:GSK is currently seeking entry level candidates for its Apprenticeship Program! Are you a hardworking individual looking to develop the skills and experience required for your chosen career while you earn a salary and an Associate’s degree? If so, the GSK Apprentice Program could be for you.

The GSK Apprentice Program offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognized qualifications while gaining valuable, paid work experience. The 4-year rotational program gives you the opportunity to attend college part-time studying theory elements of the apprenticeship while gaining hands-on work experience. You will spend time in a GSK Global Manufacturing & Supply production facility learning new skills while rotating through various engineering teams across the site. Your rotations may include time in manufacturing, packaging, maintenance and/or utilities.

Our apprentices will study towards an Associate’s Degree (AAS or AOS) at one of GSK’s partnering community colleges or technical institutions with the potential to go on to further study. GSK will pay for the apprentice's tuition costs for company approved coursework related to the Associate's degree. Upon completion of the program, apprentices will receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship Completion from the US Department of Labor, an industry issued, portable nationally recognized credential that certifies occupational proficiency.

GSK is a global healthcare company. We research and develop innovative medicines in three primary areas: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. These products are used by millions of people around the world, allowing them to do more, feel better, live longer

Why You?

Basic qualifications:• Candidate must be eligible to work in the US permanently and will not need future visa sponsorship

• High school diploma or equivalency diploma (such as TACC or GED), or 1st year enrolled in college

• High school GPA 2.5 (“B”) or above (4.0 scale)

• Algebra and Geometry or 2 units equivalent of academic math (GPA 2.5 or above in each case)

• Must be 18 years of age by the 1st of August 2018

• Less than 2 years of industry/trade related work experience

• 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.

Preferred qualifications:• High school level calculus, science and Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CAAD)

• Participation in general shop classes in which practical skills were learned

• Experience in pharmaceutical or FDA interfacing industry

• Experience in engineering or technical role (intern or shadowing opportunity)

Why GSK?:At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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