Apprentice Manufacturing Technology Engineer KINDEVA DRUG DELIVERY LIMITED

Apprentice to work with the Manufacturing Technology team at Kindeva Loughborough, while completing a Level 6 apprenticeship at Derby University. Working with the team to provide technical support for operations to manufacture, fill and package of pressurised metered dose inhalers.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pension, 25 days holiday + bank holiday and service days after 5 years, sick pay, employee assistance, life assurance, flexible working, wellness program, employee recognition, employee development, free parking, discount scheme, cycle to work scheme

  • Working week

    We are a 24/7 operation so start/finish times are flexible.

    Total hours per week: 39.75

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To work with Manufacturing Technology Engineers to:

  • Provide technical support to commercial scale manufacturing and packaging operations.
  • Monitor production lines and collect maintenance, reject and down time data to understand how the lines are running and where improvements can be made.
  • Generate technical documentation to be used by operators and technicians.
  • Operate in accordance with safety, regulatory and company standards.
  • Regular and punctual attendance at the university and completion of the associated courses will lead to the attainment of a BEng(Hons) degree in Manufacturing Engineering

The training you will be getting

BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6) 

80% is on-the-job learning. The remaining 20% is through 'blended learning' - a combination of face-to-face and online teaching. Face-to-face sessions are usually delivered in blocks and we can be flexible, arranging them to fit around the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is excellent potential for progression within the organisation including further development. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Familiar with MS office, Aptitude for engineering


GCSE or equivalent Any 3 further subjects (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade Pass or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science or Scientific discipline (Grade Pass or above) Essential

Things to consider

Please consider how you will get to work each day.

About the employer

Kindeva Drug Delivery is on a mission to solve drug delivery challenges and change patients’ lives worldwide, and we are able to achieve this due to our innovative, collaborative team. If you want to kick start your career and be a force for good, you will have everything you need to excel at Kindeva. With over a century of experience in combination product development and manufacturing, Kindeva is truly a global force in drug delivery. We have state of the art facilities across the US and UK and our capabilities span delivery formats, from ideation through commercialisation. At Kindeva, we manufacture more tomorrows. Our products change and save lives across the world, and we are committed to developing meaningful and powerful solutions for our partners and the patients we serve. Every member of our team contributes to this mission, making a real difference, every day.




Derby Road


LE11 5SF

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Steve McAra

Apprenticeship standard

Manufacturing engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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