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Automation Engineer Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Barnard Castle
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
14/10/2020

Working within the Automation team you will be part of the project team delivering a range of new equipment across the site e.g. installing and validating new packaging line control systems. You will develop knowledge in the programming of automation systems including Siemens PLCs and PCS7 systems as well as industrial network design and configuration including Industrial Ethernet, Profibus and open communications.

As an Automations 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. 

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

Desirable Criteria

  • Strong people skills
  • PLC / PC / Programming experience
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical production processes and current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)
  • Time management and organisational skills


Degree Requirements:
Must be studying an undergraduate degree in Control, Automation, Systems, Electrical, Electronic Engineering or IT related subject.

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 for applications: Wednesday 14th October 2020

Additional Details: The Virtual Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in the latter part of November / beginning of December.

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

Applications will close when we have filled our virtual 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. Virtual Assessment Centre​

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Region: 
North East
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