· Job facts
Roche Diagnostics is a world leader in the development of in vitro diagnostic tests and has been a pioneer in detecting and managing illness for over 50 years. We serve the entire healthcare system – from research institutions, hospitals and commercial laboratories, to clinicians and patients.
Our pioneering technologies and solutions can aid in the diagnosis of disease, determine the risk of disease, predict how a disease may progress, and enable the best treatment decisions. Through our successful collaborations with laboratories, we provide diagnostic tests that support clinical decision making needed for life-changing decisions.
Based in the Dublin area, we have a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Apprentice to join our award-winning organisation. This 4-year Apprenticeship will see you studying toward a diploma in electrical instrumentation with a local approved training provider in Dublin and Carlow. Alongside your college study you will work with other qualified team members to learn the practical skills required to be a Field Service Engineer with Roche Diagnostics. You will be required to travel in and around Dublin, as well as across other parts of Ireland.
Who are you?
You will have excellent practical skills, strong attention to detail and enjoy working in a team with good problem solving and communication skills. It's also important to us that you have a passion for developing a career in engineering with an interest in science and desire to learn new skills.
You will have been awarded withschool leaving certificatewith strong grades in Maths, English and ideally some of the following subjects: Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Technology. Youwill also hold a full Irish driving licence.
Who are we?
We provide a very broad range of diagnostics and monitoring products and services, spanning all sectors of the market: from small hand-held devices used directly by patients or healthcare professionals, to large diagnostic instruments found in hospital laboratories.
We believe it's important to deliver smart medical solutions right now and develop innovations for the future and you can make a genuine contribution to these ambitions in your role as an Engineering Apprentice.
We are proud to have been accredited with the Top Employer award for the second year running. Our handheld devices empower patients to monitor their own chronic conditions easily and accurately and in hospitals, our products play two important roles - supporting laboratory services by providing accurate diagnosis of patient samples and enabling the rapid and often life-saving diagnosis of medical conditions in Accident & Emergency, intensive care or in the operating theatre.
To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter to your online application. In addition, we kindly request that you provide a concise answer to the following list of screening questions; please insert your responses within the body of your cover letter.
Please note that the college may require you to complete a colour-blindness test before offering you a place on the course.
Question 1 : Why are you interested in an Apprenticeship at Roche?
Question 2 : What skills and personal qualities will you bring to this Apprenticeship?
Question 3 : What skills or abilities do you hope to develop through our Apprenticeship programme?
Question 4 : Tell me about the interests and activities you undertake when you are not working or studying?
· Who we are
At Roche, 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.