Engineering Project Management Placement at Church & Dwight

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
12th January 2021
Regions
South East
Town/City
Folkestone, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Role May Involve
Business Management Consumer Products/FMCG Engineering

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Engineering Project Management Placement

Are you looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our Engineering Projects Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an intern to join our Engineering department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12-month contract starting in summer 2021.

As the Engineering Projects & Facilities intern, you will work closely with the Engineering Manager to deliver capital investment projects across our UK operations, ensuring KPIs around safety, budgeting and delivery are met every time.

During the internship you will receive a tailored induction as well as regular feedback and reviews with your line manager.

The duties will be varied and will include:

  • Support in the Project Management process, from business case development through to planning, communication and implementation.
  • Work alongside the facilities team to establish KPI tracking system for monitoring performance against activities.
  • Assist in the implementation of lean manufacturing within the projects and facilities team

Who we are looking for

We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Engineering Project Management opportunity.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an undergraduate/postgraduate ideally in Project Management, Engineering or a closely associated discipline.
  • Have a keen interest in Project Management
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and desire to continuously improve.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an internship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.

We are currently recruiting for Interns across our business functions, for intern opportunities in other subjects please visit the careers page of the Church & Dwight UK website.