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Process Engineering Industrial Placement, UK 2024


Job Type

Job Function

Student Placement



United Kingdom

On-Site or Remote


A salary of £21,400 plus a bonus

About the Role

The Process Engineer will apply knowledge on unit operations, process engineering and modelling to support the development, scale-up and manufacture of drug products in development and during product lifecycle management. Drive process understanding, capability and control improvement projects to support the site strategy, delivering safe, compliant and robust operations. Collaborative working for ensuring optimized and thoroughly understood drug product manufacturing platforms are in place across lab, pilot and commercial scale

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary development team, liaising efficiently with Formulators, Engineers and Scientists, to deliver the work packages required.

  • To make innovative contributions to the department by providing experimental data, technical insight and modelling of data to solve complex process development problems

  • The job holder may act as an expert in specific unit operations. As such, they may be expected to master a body of knowledge for that unit operation and use this to act as the functional expert in the department.

  • 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.

  • To deliver the above in a precise and timely manner, adhering to safety and quality expectations.

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and be able to drive the development of the Process Engineering discipline.


Education required:  To apply for this placement, you must be:

Currently studying an any Undergraduate Degree in Degree in Science or Engineering.

Other requirements:  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 must be enrolled at a UK (United Kingdom) or ROI (Republic of Ireland) university for the duration of your placement.

If you have already graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and are currently studying a postgraduate Masters, you are not eligible for this programme.

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English

About the Company

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

How to Apply

Closing Date

Wednesday 29th November 2023

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