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Process Engineer Industrial Placement

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What does a Process Engineer industrial placement have to offer?

The Process Engineer will employ some or all of the following: knowledge and experience of Formulation Unit Operations, Process Engineering and Modelling, to support the scale-up and development of formulations through to commercialization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary development team, liaising efficiently with 
  • Formulators, Engineers and Particle Scientists, to deliver the work packages required to understand formulation unit operations and scale these-up effectively.
  • To make innovative contributions to the department by providing experimental data, technical insight and modelling of data to solve complex process development problems using excellent practical and theoretical understanding. 
  • The job holder may act as an expert in specific unit operations. As such, they will be expected to master a body of knowledge for that unit operation and use this to act as the functional expert in the department. This expertise will be focused on project problems primarily within the NCE portfolio.
  • To advance scientific understanding and improve current ways of working in field of expertise by actively participating to internal or external technical focus networks. 
  • To enable sound decisions by your influence in matrix teams, through depth of technical knowledge and effective communication. 
  • Utilise effective planning to deliver the above efficiently and where required, enable work packages to be outsourced. 
  • To deliver the above in a precise and timely manner, adhering to safety and quality expectations. 
  • Be technically persuasive both within GSK, for example, with peers in other departments, or externally, with the academic community 
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and be able to clearly drive the development of the Process Engineering discipline as a whole.

Degree requirements:

  • Must be on track for a 2.2 (or above) in Science, Engineering
  • 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 in November/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.

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More about this vacancy

South East
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10
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