Learn how to excel in engineering at GSK on our Future Leaders Graduate Programme.

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Do you have a passion for engineering in an industry with a fantastic purpose and culture?

We are looking for highly motivated engineering graduates who are keen to develop into the future engineering, operational and technical leaders within our pharmaceutical manufacturing sites.

Help us engineer innovative ways to develop, manufacture and deliver medicines and vaccines that help us get ahead of disease together.

Our Engineering graduate programme will challenge and support you in growing professionally and personally. You will: 

  • Through 3 rotations, develop your expertise in engineering while broadening your global business perspective.
  • Ensure we have the latest, safe, efficient, and reliable processes and equipment to deliver life-saving medicines and vaccines all over the world
  • Increase manufacturing efficiencies
  • Project manage the installation of new equipment from design to commissioning
  • Support safety & ergonomic initiatives
  • Provide focus on energy management and sustainability projects
  • Keep abreast of innovative technologies in engineering
  • Interact with other graduates and senior leaders to build your career network
  • You will also receive a generous personal development budget and we will support you in achieving Chartered/Professional Engineer status through our accredited mentoring scheme


You will need:

  • A relevant engineering degree
  • Clear enthusiasm and motivation for engineering in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry
  • Continuous improvement and a growth mindset
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • A team player with the ability to work with and build build collaborative relationships
  • Self-motivated and proactive, keen to develop and learn
  • Fluent in English and primary location language



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Your rotations may include:

  • Introducing new digital technologies to transform our business
  • Designing, implementing, and commissioning new automation projects
  • Optimising the performance of our existing manufacturing operations through data analytics and machine learning
  • Identifying and mitigating potential cyber security risks 
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Your rotations may include:

  • Designing, installing, and commissioning new electrical systems, working with high voltage systems
  • Identifying opportunities to improve safety
  • Optimising the performance of our existing electrical systems
  • Reducing environmental impact by focusing on energy reduction and renewables
  • Managing multi-skilled technician teams 

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Your rotations may include:

  • Project managing new equipment from design to installation and commissioning
  • Increasing manufacturing efficiencies through analysing machine data, root causing breakdowns and identifying improvements that increase equipment performance and reliability
  • Providing focus on energy management and sustainability projects
  • Providing day-to-day support for risk assessments and breakdowns
  • Managing multi-skilled engineering teams 

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The Engineering career path attracts graduates from various engineering disciplines, including computer, automation, mechanical, electrical, biotechnology and chemical engineering.