Quality Assurance Placement

by Church & Dwight


Job Details

12th January 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Manufacturing, Science/Research
South East
Folkestone, Kent

Quality Assurance Placement

Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or graduating and 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 Quality Assurance 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 Quality Assurance Department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12-month contract starting in Summer 2021.

As a Quality Assurance intern, you will gain exposure and experience in a wide range of Quality Assurance activities including Complaint Management, Investigations, Root Cause Analysis, and Auditing. You will support both our in-house production of Cosmetic and Medical Device products and our external network of Contract Manufacturers and Service Providers.

Duties will include some of the following:

  • Supporting the complaint management process. Performing and documenting investigations on defective product or customer returns.
  • Supporting production investigations and non-conformances. Driving improvements and corrective actions within the manufacturing process.
  • Maintenance and creation of manufacturing & packaging documentation.
  • Quality reviews of batch records of manufactured batches for compliance.
  • Supporting inspection readiness by regulatory authorities against ISO 13485 and ISO 22716 standards.
  • Exposure to project meetings and discussions with various other departments in the business.

Who we are looking for

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

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an undergraduate/postgraduate in a Scientific subject.
  • 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.
  • Have an enquiring mind.
  • 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.

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