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R&D Laboratory Apprentice

Employer
Abbott Laboratories Limited
Location
Witney
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Jan 2024

Bring your passion, ideas and purpose to life in a company that can truly help you achieve your full potential.

At Abbott Diabetes Care Witney, we develop and manufacture a number of technologies used in the management of diabetes, including the next generation sensor technology used in the revolutionary new FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring system. We are expanding and have exciting opportunities for those keen to kick-start a laboratory based career in Research and Development.


We are looking for keen, enthusiastic and driven people, wanting to start their career in Research and Development via an apprenticeship within our R&D Laboratories. Successful candidates will start their R&D Laboratory Apprenticeship Level 3, in December 2023.


Your time on the program will consist of both a work-based learning within our R&D Department in Witney and academic learning with our training provider. You will spend time developing essential Laboratory skills and techniques, supporting business critical sensor prototype builds and novel test requirements. Your responsibilities will include routine Laboratory activities, including maintenance and cleaning of equipment and laboratories as well as identifying and performing procedure updates and process improvements. You will work within the R&D sensor line and testing laboratory, and gain experience of working within a Quality and EHS regulated environment.


As an apprentice with Abbott, you will receive ongoing support for your career development, including additional qualifications where relevant. Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you can expect a role that will match your skills and interests with business requirements.


Requirements:
Successful applicants will have
- A recognised standard of education to GCSE level
- A good standard of education including focus on mathematical and scientific subjects

- A keen interest in Research and Development laboratory work and a passion to work in the industry

Candidates who are shortlisted by Abbott will then be invited to participate in an Interview and assessment. By submitting your application, you give consent for your details to be shared with our training provider for the purposes of progressing your application.

At Abbott, we believe that new ideas come from different places and points of view. To achieve our ambitions, we're actively shaping our organization for the future by prioritizing diversity and inclusion, advancing STEM education and internships, and empowering our teams with skills to meet the health needs of tomorrow.

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