[Register Your Interest] Engineering Industrial Placements - 2020 Intake at GSK

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This role is suited to students entering their second year of university in September 2019.

Engineering Industrial Placements - 2020 Intake

We are investing millions in innovative engineering and manufacturing technology – to transform the way we deliver healthcare to our patients and we need you to help us deliver this vision. We manufacture a huge range of different pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products, from antibiotics to toothpaste and nutrition products. By integrating talented teams of engineers and scientists we are able to deliver four billion packs of medicines and healthcare products every single year around the world whilst meeting stringent quality and safety standards efficiently. We’re looking for Automation, Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering placement students in sites around the UK.

Automation Engineering

You will maintain and troubleshoot control systems whilst working on automation projects involving continuous improvement and system upgrades and working with suppliers to ensure that equipment complies with international standards.

Chemical Engineering

You will work with a wide range of products from toothpaste to tablets, and technologies from granulation to bulk manufacturing, all whilst identifying opportunities for process, production and environmental improvements.

Mechanical Engineering

You will manage new equipment from the design stage through to installation, whilst increasing manufacturing efficiency through improved systems, equipment performance and reliability. You will work with cutting-edge technologies and provide daily support for key equipment.

Electrical Engineering

You will solve day-to-day issues and breakdowns and lead electrical projects from design through to implementation. You’ll also be involved with sustainable energy and cost reduction initiatives.

Degree Requirements: You will have completed a minimum of two years of your undergraduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline to your chosen programme, but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.

Locations: Various sites across the UK

About GSK

One of the world’s leading healthcare companies, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes life-saving vaccines, prescription medicines and consumer health products such as Maxinutrition, Sensodyne, Aquafresh and Panadol.

The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the biggest questions facing everyone on the planet – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, innovative, global business to meet them – as well as questions about their own personal and professional growth.