Packaging Compliance Officer Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals (Employer)

Leeds Trinity University (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
36.5 hours per week Monday to Friday shifts tbc
4 years (duration)
10 September 2021(start date)
19 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprenticeship within our Operations Sourcing and Supply department who support our Manufacturing Site in Macclesfield, the second largest in AstraZeneca and is responsible for supplying 50 medicines to over 130 countries. The Sourcing and Supply department are responsible for managing all aspects of the supply chain on behalf of the Site.

Responsibilities

The Apprenticeship available will allow you to gain experience working in two key roles within the Supply Chain.

  • Packaging Compliance Officer - You'll work in a team responsible for processing artwork changes for all medicines supplied by the Site.  This involves working directly with the Markets, external Artwork Studios and numerous Site based Teams to ensure we process all changes on time and right first time. 
  • Master Data Associate – The main purpose of your role will be to create and maintain data for all medicines supplied by the Site.  You’ll work in a team who partner with the Pack Change Officers to ensure this data is compliant. The Team also support technical decisions associated with artwork change. 

This means you’ll gain experience in two roles across Teams who collaborate to support each other.  This will give you a unique opportunity to gain broad knowledge in several key activities that enable the Site to supply compliantly to patients.

Future Prospects

You'll gain transferable core skills and knowledge, in addition to gaining skills specific to the working practices of the team. The requirements of the Apprenticeship are designed to offer stretch and progression.

Reality Check

This is a 4 year Fixed Term Contract opportunity

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Digital literacy
  • High organisation skills and confidence to work independently
  • High numeracy and literacy skills

Qualities Required

  • Logical thinking to be able to apply processes
  • The ability to apply a rational approach to problem solving; making judgments based on sound reasoning, approaching problems in a logical manner
  • Concerns for standards
  • Good team working skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Self-motivation
  • Initiative

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs Grades 9-4 including minimum 6 grade in maths, English and preferably a Science subject or business subject
  • To have achieved or predicted to achieve a 2 A-Levels at Grade C or equivalent – maths, IT or Business are preferred.

Training Provided

You'll be working towards a Degree Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Leadership; 

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/supply-chain-leadership-professional-degree/

You'll receive an Apprenticeship Training Plan that describes the training you'll need to meet the standard. It may include a mixture of external and internal training, to ensure you are fully proficient by the end of the programme.

You'll gain transferable core skills and knowledge, in addition to gaining skills specific to the working practices of the team. The requirements of the Apprenticeship are designed to offer stretch and progression.

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