Johnson & Johnson Careers

LifeScan Engineering & Quality Apprenticeship

Inverness, United Kingdom
Operations (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805632239W

4 year Engineering & Quality Apprenticeship
Inverness Scotland

LifeScan is a Johnson & Johnson company.  LifeScan Scotland was created in 2001 when Johnson & Johnson acquired the UK assets of Inverness Medical Ltd, a medical device company established in Inverness in 1995 to design and manufacture glucose test strips, and design electronic meters for the global diabetes market.  
With a focus on future development, LifeScan is committed to “creating a world without limits for people with diabetes.”   Around 1,000 people are employed at the Inverness site, which is regarded as Johnson & Johnson’s centre of excellence for diabetes and self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG).  

Are you looking to have a career in Engineering or Quality within a growing Healthcare business, helping others lead healthier lives? If the answer is yes we have an exciting opportunity for 4 apprentices with engineering and 4 within Quality to come and work at our LifeScan Scotland facility in Inverness. 

We are looking for bright individuals who want to push themselves to help us deliver the next generation of products for the worlds largest healthcare company. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to study and gain valuable, practical knowledge & skills whilst being paid a salary.

Working closely with the Highlands and Islands Univeristy in Inverness and SEMTA (Science, Engineering, Manufacturing Technologies Alliance), where you can kick start your career, learning new skills in a fast paced and exciting environment.  
As well as on the job training and personal development, this 4 year apprentice-training program will result in the attainment of either an SVQ or HNC and many carry on to complete their Degree qualification.

 What you’re great at: 

To gain this opportunity you will be proactive and want to excel within engineering.  You will be dedicated to improving your knowledge and skill set and want to make a difference for customers all around the world.

This is what Eilidh, our successful apprentice said “Being a part of the engineering apprenticeship program at Lifescan Scotland has been such an amazing opportunity for me. I’ve gained so much hands on experience and I’ve got the chance to work with brilliant engineers across the site. I will also get the opportunity to complete my apprenticeship with a Degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. I would love to encourage more females to consider engineering as a career path.”
What you’ll own and how you’ll grow: 
Joining the programme will give you the opportunity for professional development and growth whilst studying. Pathways towards HNC, HND or Degree are possible depending on your level of academic qualifications at the time of starting. In this role you will be part of a technically expert team providing innovative solutions in a creative environment.  


To gain this amazing opportunity to study whilst earning then we will need you to be committed to working hard and pushing yourself to learn and grow.  Ideally we are looking for candidates to have attained or working towards 2 Highers including Maths, and Physics.

Good communication and team working skills
Having a basic understanding of Engineering principals
The willingness to learn
Attention to detail
Strong problem solving skiils
A desire to make a difference and consitnously improve in a world class environment

What type of mark will you make?  Your unique talents and perspective can make a vital contribution to innovative products that improve the lives of people everywhere. Career opportunities within Johnson & Johnson companies may provide you with an ideal setting to build your leadership experience; express your passion and touch the world.

CLOSING DATE:  4th May 2018

Don’t worry if you don’t hear from us for a little while.  Once the role closes we will start the short listing process.  You will receive an outcome by the end of May and we will then commence with our assessments in June to get you ready to start college in August.

If you decide to apply for the position, any personal data which you provide shall be processed by Johnson & Johnson.  Your personal data shall be processed for the purposes of recruitment, recruitment policy and selection.

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Primary Location
United Kingdom-Scotland-Inverness
Lifescan Scotland Limited (form. Inverness Medical (7691)
Job Function
Operations (Generalist)
Requisition ID