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Level 6 Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - DePuy Synthes

Cogent Ssc
St. Anthonys Road, Leeds, LS11 8DT
£16,000.00 annually
Closing date
4 Aug 2021

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
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During the following rotations, you will be instrumental in:

Product Management:
  • Designing and manufacturing implants, instruments, fixtures, tooling, and prototypes using CAD (Computer aided design)/ CAM (Computer aided manufacture) for patients and surgeons
  • Facilitating the transition from design to manufacture on new product developments for patients

Research and Development:
  • Design of concepts through to final design, working with surgeons alongside other specialists, physically testing the product in realistic scenarios through biomechanical and wear testing

Manufacturing engineering:
  • Gain practical manufacturing skills in Turning, Milling and 3D printing, using both metals and plastics

Quality (Process and Design):
  • Develop and contribute to design validation, verification, and other associated design control activities
  • Develop and utilise risk analysis techniques
  • Performing and detailing dimensional/visual inspections where required
  • Providing technical solutions, and methodology to support onsite manufacturing activities

Managers and mentors will support you through each rotation, ensuring you have the tools and training required to fulfil your role and develop both technically and personally.

Your day-to-day activities will always be aligned with the J&J Credo:
  • Conducting work within the guidelines of the Quality Principles (including good manufacturing practices and health and safety -
  • Supporting the local community through CSR (corporate social responsibility) events (
  • Joining/ engaging with the Employee Resource Groups (which include Open & Out, BAME, Women in Leadership, among many others...

We know that the best ideas, the best solutions, happen when people bring their uniqueness to work with them. Inclusion is an integral part of how we leverage that uniqueness into our company. That's why we foster a culture of belonging and breakthroughs at Johnson & Johnson.

We hope you will join us for your higher apprenticeship degree!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Beyond your academic qualifications, DePuy Synthes are looking for individuals who demonstrate:
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • High organisation skills and the confidence to work independently
  • Logical thinking to be able to apply processes
  • The ability to apply a rational approach to problem solving, making judgments based on sound reasoning
  • Concerns for standards
  • High Numeracy, literacy, and computer skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Effective time management

Personal qualities

  • Act with Integrity - Acting in a way that is consistent with accepted values and the Johnson and Johnson Credo; values may come from personal moral codes or society
  • Passion for Customer - Focusing efforts on understanding customers (Patients and Surgeons) and meeting their needs
  • Work Collaboratively - Team working; works together with others, as opposed to working separately or competitively, for the overall benefit of all
  • Develop People - Demonstrates a genuine dedication to the time and effort needed to develop oneself and others
  • Drive Performance - Taking the initiative and delivering results and improvements
  • Flexible - Flexing and adapting approach to meet the changing needs of the business; easily accepting changes in job requirements

Desired qualifications

The candidate will ideally have GCSE's in English, Maths, and Science - grade C/4 or above

And one of the following:
  • A or AS levels (or equivalent) in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subjects
  • Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship
  • 14 to 19 Advanced Diploma in Engineering or Manufacturing
  • Previous work experience or employment in engineering at Level 3

We are open to other equivalent experiences/ qualifications

Future prospects

DePuy Synthes is committed to developing the talent of new entrants into the sector and is looking for the future leaders of the company. Upon completion of your Apprenticeship, the progression opportunities are limitless.

Things to consider

  • The work pattern involves day working. On occasions (notified in advance) the business may require additional daytime working and potentially weekend working.
  • Apprentices may be eligible to annual wage increments subject to company budgets and satisfactory completion of goals.
  • Working within a heavily regulated environment requires strict adherence to in-house protocol and HSE (Health and Safety Executive) legislation with a high degree of integrity and attention to details in all aspects of work.
  • Day release at University for knowledge-based training as part of the working week as well as half day study time whilst on site at DePuy.

The site provides on-site secure parking and has good transport links to Leeds City Centre
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