Operations Level 2 Apprenticeship

Job Description

Operations Intermediate Apprenticeship – Siemens Healthineers - Sudbury

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.

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 Operations teams across all Siemens Sudbury facilities and have a good understanding of all aspects of the company departments.

The candidate will complete a Level 2 Science Manufacturing Process Operative apprenticeship.


Your mission and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Production manager you will be expected to understand and:

  • Follow the sites Ergonomic, Health and Safety policy
  • Demonstrate Lean/continuous improvement actions and participate in Kaizen events for the site delivering sustainable savings.
  • Demonstrate Siemens Quality Policy and systems how to write Corrective and Preventive Action's (CAPA's) in the event of a non-conformance.
  • Develop a brief understanding of key departments within Siemens and develop a broad range of essential skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrate how manufacture products
  • Explain how products function
  • How to complete low level repairs and failures
  • Support the introduction of all new instruments, processes and equipment.
  • Participate in Maintenance and calibration activities
  • Demonstrate how to project manage a project to completion
  • 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
  • Maintain quality awareness 
  • Understand how to correctly use tools for repairs
  • Gain drawing knowledge and develop how to read and understand technical drawings

Your qualification and experience:

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

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A customer focused mind-set and approach
  • Have a desire to develop skills in an engineering, maintenance and/or electronics discipline
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in digitalisation
  • 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
  • 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

You must have:

  • Achieved 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C or above (4 or higher)
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


What else do I need to know?

You’ll need to be available to begin this apprenticeship in September 2020.

If you’re curious to find out more, we’d like to invite you to an open afternoon at our Sudbury site on Thursday 13th February 2020 at 4-6pm. It’s an opportunity to discuss the Apprenticeship Programme, meet members of the team, and ask any questions about the application process. To register your interest please email enquiries@siemens-healthineers.com referencing Sudbury Apprenticeships. Both students and parents are welcome to attend.


What’s the application process?

Once you’ve decided you’d like to apply for the role you’ll be taken through the following 3-stage process:

1. Online application – Please complete our online application and submit you CV, which will then be screened by our Talent Acquisition team.

2. Game-based assessment - This is an online assessment that assesses your behavioural traits and cognitive ability, to see if you align to our Siemens culture.

3. Assessment centre - If you're successful, you'll be invited to an assessment centre on the 11th March in Sudbury which will include a strengths-based interview and group exercise.

During the process, we're looking at your overall skills and personality so the best you can do is to simply be yourself. Remember, it's as much of an opportunity for you to get to know us, as well as allowing us to get to know you - it's very much a two-way process.

The deadline will close in early February 2020, however we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing Ltd

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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