Process Technician Apprentice

Application Dates
Applications open
1 Feb 2021
Applications closing
21 Apr 2021
Opportunity Overview
Type Graduate Jobs (Other)
Location
Singapore
Start date
Academic requirements
Level of Study
NITEC
Degree Accepted

Site location: Jurong or Quality Road

Number of Apprentice openings: 2

(please read qualification requirements below)

Job Description

As a process technician apprentice, you will develop the skills and knowledge required to operate the equipment and utility systems that produce our pharmaceutical products.

Achieve your career goals on our Apprenticeship Programme

Our process technician apprenticeship offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognised qualifications – a Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Technology) - while gaining valuable, paid work experience.

You’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from our in-house experts, combined with early responsibility to help you develop and progress.  Working with both your manager and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us. You will also be assigned a buddy or a mentor who will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

You will also receive a Work-Study certificate from the Singapore Education and Training Institution, a nationally recognised credential that certifies occupational proficiency

What will you do?

This 30-month programme will combine on-the-job learning with a programme of training and development.  You will complete a series of on-site job rotations, learning how to operate the different equipment and utility systems that support our pharmaceutical production. 

You will learn safety and risk management to ensure all the equipment and facilities in your area are operated safely and efficiently.  You can expect to work both individually (when appropriately trained) and as part of a team - taking responsibility for the quality, safety and accuracy of the work you undertake.

Your role may involve:

  • Learning how to operate equipment in the manufacture and packaging of our pharmaceutical products
  • Supporting the operation of solvent recovery and effluent treatment processes that support manufacturing processes
  • Supporting routine preventive maintenance activities
  • Get involved in project activities
  • First touch engineering - root causing and solving breakdowns
  • Data collection, analysis and trending to identify improvement opportunities and implementation of change
  • Assisting in new product and equipment introductions
  • Ensuring quality, safety and accuracy
  • Watch Syafiq, our Process Technician Apprentice from 2019 cohort: https://youtu.be/4g_He2N8PDU

What qualifications do I need to apply?

To be eligible for our process technician apprenticeship programme, you will need:

  • NITEC in Chemical Technology Diploma (GPA>2.0), OR
  • Higher NITEC in Chemical Process Technology, OR
  • Higher NITEC in Biotechnology

Other requirements:

  • Singaporean (core priority) or Singapore PR only – for Program and Grant requirement
  • For male applicants: Have already completed National Service
  • No more than 3 years working experience in related job field
  • No colour-blindness (job requirement)
  • No allergy to penicillin (preference)

As a process technician apprentice, you will develop the skills and knowledge required to operate the equipment and utility systems that produce our pharmaceutical products.