Pharmaceutical Science Industrial Placement - Placement

05 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
What does a Pharmaceutical Science industrial placement have to offer?

Our manufacturing sites pharmaceutical science placements will give first-hand experience of the development, planning and manufacture of either respiratory or oral solid dose medicines.

You will work directly with and learn from an experienced team of who will coach and mentor you during your year to help you achieve your potential. Your time with GSK will be spent primarily focussed on:
  • Supporting New Product Introduction (NPI);
  • Responsible for the manufacturing processes and equipment for existing products;
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) activities;
  • Co-ordination and implementation of planned change;
  • Supporting troubleshooting of processes and investigations.

In the role you will utilise the skills you already have, and develop new skills such as; team working, problem solving and building relationships. The successful candidate will require a high degree of report writing; presentations skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills.

You'll be contributing to ensuring our pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products are manufactured to stringent quality and safety standards. Opportunities will be available on a daily basis to work closely with other GSK departments which will provide a deep understanding to the way our GMS sites work.

We are looking for well-organised, patient-focused students who are passionate about the formulation and manufacture of pharmaceutical products and working with others to improve our ways of working.

Please note, some of the roles available are not lab based and therefore may not be suitable to integrated master's students.

Further details of the role at each site can be found on our website by clicking apply.

Degree requirements:
  • Must be on track for a 2.1 (or above) in a Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, or related Chemistry undergraduate degree. Bio-science related degrees are not accepted.
  • 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.

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place from November to mid-December 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.