GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
work experience

Business Improvement Industrial Placement

Job description

What does a Business Improvement industrial placement have to offer?

Working within the production support teams you will focus on delivering business and quality improvement projects helping to ensure our product is right first time and manufactured as efficiently as possible.

You will assist in a number of projects throughout the year, each increasing in complexity, which may include yield maximisation and process optimisation projects, data analysis and trending and performance management. By the end of the year you should be successfully managing your own projects. The role will involve cross functional working with other functions including engineering, quality, microbiology, new product introduction and logistics.

What we are looking for

We are looking for well-organised students with a high level of self-motivation and strong communication skills. Good Microsoft Excel and Word skills and a passion for embracing opportunities and improving processes.


Must be on track for a 2:1 (or above). Studying for a degree in a science or engineering related subject.

You will have completed a minimum of two years of your undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of your placement. You will be expected to provide evidence from your university to show you will be an undergraduate student for the duration of the placement year.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

The assessment centre for successful applicants is expected to take place on the 19 of November 2019.

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date. Applications will closed when we have filled our assessment centre dates.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 16 October 2019

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Closing date:  16 October 2019

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