GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
work experience
Expires13 days

Device Engineering Industrial Placement

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Within Biopharm Process Development sits GSK’s Device Engineering team; an award-winning, in-house device development group charged with the delivery of robust, patient-centric devices that enable the effective delivery of novel pharmaceuticals.

Device Engineering is a multi-skilled team of Engineers and Scientists who work across all stages of the product and process development lifecycle, from concept design and selection through to the regulatory submission and commercial supply.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work both individually and as part of diverse teams and a have proven interest in one of the following disciplines: industrial device design, Computer Aided Engineering (FEA, CFD, multiphysics modelling), manufacturing process development or device project management.

You will work closely with your GSK supervisor in the planning and implementation of all aspects of your role.

What we are looking for


You must be studying an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.

You will have completed a minimum of 2 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

  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in early February 2021.

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date.

Applications will close when we have filled our assessment centre dates.

If you have what we’re looking for apply today!

This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2021!

  1. Eligibility Form
  2. Online Assessment
  3. Application Form
  4. Assessment Centre​​

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 December 2020

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Closing date:  15 December 2020

Expires13 days

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