Digital Engineering Future Leaders Graduate Programme

Employer: GSK
Job location
Barnard Castle, Ware
Job salary
Job closing date

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Are you a capable engineering graduate ready to use your skills and knowledge (coupled with the latest technology and processes) to help us deliver billions of packs of medicines to our patients every year? If so, there’s no limit to how far you can go with us – it’s up to you to prove yourself.




Develop your career


Our Future Leaders Graduate Program will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally. You’ll have up to three stretching rotations within our Biopharm and / or Respiratory manufacturing sites in one or more Digital disciplines including Automation, Cyber and Data Science.


As you work, you’ll improve your technical skills while gaining valuable leadership expertise. Meanwhile, you’ll be meeting senior leaders, networking with diverse graduates and enjoying the support of a technical mentor and a generous personal training budget. It all adds up to a programme that’s designed to transform talented graduates into key, senior figures.


What will you do?


Gain a broad understanding of our automation, cyber and data analytics systems.


Rotations may include:

  • Project managing the introduction of new digital technologies - from design to test and commission.

  • Automation Optimizing the performance of our manufacturing control systems. Delivering automation projects such as new robotic systems - ensuring compliance with pharmaceutical and regulatory standards.

  • Data Science: Working on data analytics and machine learning projects - using your skills and knowledge to transform our business – from manufacturing lead times to cost of goods, from quality analysis to planning & scheduling – there are a wealth of opportunities to make a difference.

  • Cyber security – identifying and mitigating potential risks and vulnerabilities


You’ll need:

  • A relevant degree and be keen to learn.

  • The ability to work with and build relationships with key stakeholders

  • To be a self-motivated and proactive graduate

  • To be enthusiastic and driven to succeed.

  • To be a natural team worker

  • The ability to adapt to change and stay focused under pressure

  • To be analytical and process driven with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills and a gift for solving problems

  • A genuine interest in the healthcare industry


Our Future Leaders programme is designed to accelerate the development of graduates who don’t have significant experience in the area to which they’re applying. Of course, many graduates who join the program have worked while studying or after graduation. If you’ve already worked in a professional role in your sector, you’re welcome to apply, but you may also want to look at direct entry roles in our businesses.


Benefits include:

  • A salary of £30,000

  • An annual bonus based on company performance

  • Relocation Allowance (eligibility will be confirmed once your first location is confirmed)

  • Access to healthcare and well-being programs, pension plan membership, savings programs, time off and childcare support

  • Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements

  • Long-term incentives through shared ownership link your rewards to our longer-term performance

  • On-the-job experience and formal and informal training and development, delivered through a mixture of coaching, mentoring and formal training programs

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