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Electrical Engineering

Who are we?

One of the world’s leading healthcare companies, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes life-saving vaccines, prescription medicines and consumer health products such as Sensodyne, Salvon and Panadol.

The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the biggest questions facing everyone on the planet – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, innovative, global business to meet them – as well as questions about their own personal and professional growth.

What does an Electrical Engineering industrial placement have to offer?

An Electrical Engineering placement in one of our manufacturing sites will give you hands on practical application of the theory from university in a real-life manufacturing plant.

As an Electrical Engineer, you will work with and learn from an experienced team of technicians, operators and engineers from multiple disciplines; they will coach and mentor you during your year to help you achieve your potential. 

During your 12 months with us, you’ll gain experience in areas such as:

  • Maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Involvement in energy reduction and cost reduction initiatives
  • Providing solutions for day-to-day issues and breakdowns
  • Providing assistance with electrical project work from design through to project implementation
  • Safety and/or quality risk assessments
  • Project management and planning
  • Leading Root Cause investigations
  • High voltage systems operations

Whichever role you go into you will be applying the skills you already have and developing new skills such as; team working, effective communication and time management.

We’re looking for well-organised, patient-focused students who are passionate about our products and electrical engineering.

What next?

Please go online to find out more about our programmes, including a full list of requirements and how to apply.

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