Supply and Logistics

GSK Undergraduate Industrial Placement Job Title: Supply and Logistics Industrial Placement 

SRG reference: 3040f

Salary: Competitive 

Degree Requirements: Must be studying an undergraduate degree in Business, Science, Maths, Engineering or a 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.

Duration: 1 year (approximately)

Location: Barnard Castle, Maidenhead, Worthing (Penicillin)

Detailed description of the role: 
During this placement you’ll be taking a lead role in our warehouse and logistics department ensuring our products get to our patients safely and efficiently. You’ll learn about and assist with:
  • Dispatching products to our external warehouse and logistics partners
  • Global distribution chains and product requirements during transit
  • Inventory management - including life cycle management of our products
  • Raw materials inbound and testing
  • Maintaining safety standards by carrying out audits
  • Production scheduling and materials management 
  • Data analysis to identify and implement improvement opportunities 
  • Investigating any distribution and logistics issues and recommending solutions
What we are looking for: Well-organised, analytical, proactive, customer-driven students who are passionate about our products and improving efficiencies in our supply chains.

Barnard Castle 
  • Role in the Logistics Sales & Distribution Lead function. In this role the IP will support the Logistics teams in the delivery of the site supply plans, through management and execution of the sales and distribution processes.
  • Role in the Logistics Site Launch & Data Control (SLDC) function. In this role the IP will support the Logistics teams in the delivery of the artwork changes to the site pack range and launches.
  • Warehouse role providing the support required to ensure the area is Audit Ready and fully compliant with Safety and Quality standards at all times. Support major projects and NPI activity and lead minor projects. Support NPI / capital projects as customer rep. Complete actions arising from Audits, local improvement initiatives, project plans.
Worthing (Penicillin site) 
  • Working in the Supply and Logistics, customer planning and/or warehouse teams. You will play a key part in ensuring our products (tablets and sterile liquids) reach our patients and consumers in an efficient and timely manner. 
  • Typical tasks may include: liaising with suppliers from across the Globe, ordering raw materials and components, ensuring areas are audit ready and full health and safety compliant and supporting changes to the site pack range and launches.
Additional Details: The Virtual Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place towards the end of November / beginning of December. 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 14th October 2020

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