Apprentice - Supply Chain Opportunity - Varian

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, UK
22 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Varian is the world's largest manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton solutions and brachytherapy. Our vision is a world without fear of cancer.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our Apprenticeship Program, within our Supply Chain team, at Varian, Crawley UK.

This apprentice scheme offers the successful candidate a chance of gaining a highly transferable skill set of knowledge, skills and behaviors that can be applied to all sectors.

The Opportunity

Our Training Program offers:
• First 18 months - Level 3 in Business Administration which involves on-the-job training. This will involve a rotation program whereby the successful candidate will gain a broad experience in the following areas: Procurement, Planning, Operations, Project Management with optional modules in Warehouse and Distribution, Finance, Quality, Manufacturing Engineering or Service.
• On the job and off the job skills training.
• Project improvement support and preparation.
• Planning, target setting and feedback.
• Following 2 years; The successful candidate will be given the choice of either completing a Level 4 Business Administration Diploma or a Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

Apprenticeship Role:
• Successfully complete a portfolio to obtain Level 3 qualification to enable progression to Level 4 qualification.
• Meet regularly with Apprentice Program Provider to review portfolio and key skills progress and agree objectives, actions and deadlines.
• Meet regularly with the Supply Chain Manager for opportunity for feedback on apprenticeship progress, issues and training requirements covering both technical and personal skills.
• To carry out other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your manager in line with the Apprenticeship program.

Minimum Apprenticeship Entry Requirements:
• Minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above, including Maths, Science and English.
• An aptitude for business, results, quality, a positive attitude and eagerness to learn.

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