Smiths Detection safeguards people, business and infrastructure with the latest innovations in screening technology. We are a leader in the detection and identification of security threats and contraband. With experience in airport security and advancing digital capabilities for monitoring ports and borders, Smiths Detection is helping make the world a safer place.
We are part of Smiths Group a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE100. We apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. Our products and services – often hidden from view – touch the lives of millions of people every day. We serve a wide range of end markets – from healthcare, energy and petrochemicals through to threat and contraband detection, telecommunications and equipment manufacture.
The Smiths Detection Technician Scientist Apprenticeship provides the perfect opportunity to join a high performing scientific team, responsible for the development of new products involved in maintaining world class detection and screening technologies that protect people and critical infrastructure. You will be working with exciting technologies and developing the expertise to enable you to grow into a highly capable multi-skilled technician scientist whilst gaining a FdSci degree in Applied chemical Sciences. This apprenticeship standard is recognised by the Science Council at Registered Scientist (RSci) level.
You will be working as part of a team to provide technical support and input to technology projects covering specialist lab-based QC testing, planning and execution of experiments, analysis of data, formulation and presentation of conclusions and report writing. You will be required to ensure safe working conditions prevail at all times in the laboratories and support the maintenance of relevant laboratory facilities, instruments and materials.
The requirements are designed to be stretching and offer progression whilst providing exposure to all scientific activities within the business, including:
The apprenticeship programme will include:
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