Supply Chain Associate Apprentice Program, US- 2021

Glaxosmithkline King Of Prussia , PA 19406

Posted 2 months ago

Exciting minds with our Supply Chain Associate Apprenticeship

Education required:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or equivalency diploma by December 2021.

  • High school GPA 2.5 ("B") or above (4.0 scale)

  • High school Algebra and Geometry or 2 units equivalent of academic math (GPA 2.5 or above in each case)

  • High school English (GPA 2.5 or above)

  • Community college enrolled students with 30 credits or less are eligible to apply

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English

Start date: December 2021

Assessment center date (anticipated): Early November 2021

Other requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age by December 1, 2021.

  • Less than 2 years of related work experience since graduating from high school.

  • If offered a position the candidate must be willing to enroll, and meet entry requirements at GSK's partnering community college in the preferred related instruction course.

  • Must be able to commute on a daily basis to GSK Upper Merion

Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis.

Want to solve some of the world's biggest health challenges?

With over 300 years of innovation, we're a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice program

Are you a logical thinker with good time management skills who enjoys working in a team, learning new things and working with data? Are you a recent high school graduate with an ambition to play a key role in helping the company source raw materials, manufacture our products and deliver finished life-saving products all over the world? If so, the GSK Apprentice Program could be for you.

This entry-level, development opportunity offers you the chance to study towards nationally recognized qualifications while gaining hands-on, paid work experience.

Our supply chain associate apprentices at Upper Merion will study towards an Associate's Degree in Supply Chain Management- Global Logistics Technology on-line. Over the 3 years in the Program, you will rotate through different internal teams, developing supply chain and leadership skills. Your rotations may include time in scheduling, planning, production warehousing and customer interfacing roles.

What will you do?

As a Supply Chain Associate apprentice, you may get involved in the following activities:

  • Scheduling and planning our raw materials and pharmaceutical production lines

  • Assisting with new product introductions, including packaging and shipping

  • Learning about warehouse operations including inbound raw material and outbound finished product movement

  • Understanding the complexities of shipping internationally

  • Attending daily and weekly performance meetingsand, once you have settled into the role, have the opportunity to lead the meetings

  • Helping team members with data collection and analysis to support informed business decision

  • Working alongside colleagues in key projects liaising with external contractors

  • As you progress in the role you will have more responsibility, potentially picking up your own portfolio of products to manage and leading your projects

You'll be excited by the thought of:

  • Building planning and data management skills through a tailored entry-level development program, working with industry professionals

  • Earning an Associate's degree at GSK's partnering community college with the potential to go on to further study. GSK will pay for the apprentice's tuition costs for company approved courses related to the Associate's degree.

  • Connecting with GSK apprentices across the US. You may even have the opportunity to travel overseas to connect with other GSK apprentices and further your personal development journey

  • Receiving an industry-recognized "Certificate of Completion" training credential from the U.S. Department of Labor upon completion of GSK's Apprentice Program - a portable certificate of competency

  • Being part of an inclusive organization that fosters individual empowerment and builds trust

  • Developing skills in an industry that's making innovative changes to the way it develops and manufactures products

Benefits include:

  • A competitive base salary

  • Fully-funded college tuition and paid expenses for Associate's Degree

  • An annual bonus based on company performance

  • Access to healthcare and well-being programs, pension plan membership, savings programs, time off and childcare support

  • Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements

  • A performance and development program

Get to grips with our recruitment process

Watch the video in the banner at the top of this page and you'll find tips on our website -

We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis.

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We're 100% open to all talent

We're 100% open to all talent - whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers. And also because it's the right thing to do.

Need help with your application?

Please email us at and let us know how we can help you. Or email us your number and we'll call you back. We'll make all reasonable modifications to support you throughout the recruitment process and we'll treat all information you give us in confidence. Please get in touch to help us process your application as soon as possible.

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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