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Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Future Leaders Program, US, 2023

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Rockville, Maryland
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Join the GSK Future Leaders Graduate Program: Help us get ahead of disease together - Biopharmaceutical Engineering, US, 2023

Education required : BS or MS degree in Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biopharmaceuticals, or related field of study. Graduation by Spring/ Summer 2023

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English

Other requirements:

Willingness to be geographically (domestically) mobile throughout rotations

Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization. Applicant must NOT require future sponsorship for an employment visa status

*You can apply to only one Future Leaders Graduate Program in the U.S.

Start date: September 2023

Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and offer positions on a first come, first served basis.

Assessment Cent er Date: November 2022

Are you looking for a career where you can help positively impact the health of billions of people?

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves - feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their well-being. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get ahead together.

Find out more: 

Annual Report 2021

Inspired to help us get ahead together? Apply for the Biopharmaceutical Engineering Future Leaders program at GSK today!

The aim of this program is to develop future engineering, operational and technical leaders in GSK

Are you a capable engineering graduate ready to utilize 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.

Ahead together with tailored training and career development

If you're a graduate with the talent and ambition to lead others, we'll help you develop the expertise to become one of our Future Leaders. You'll have the skills to become a leader of the future, with responsibility for ensuring GSK makes the right products and delivers them to meet global patient need in the right place at the right time.

O ur Future Leaders graduate program will challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally. You will have three challenging rotations in business-critical roles where you will have the opportunity to meet senior leaders and network with other graduates . You will also improve your technical skills while gaining valuable leadership expertise.

You will have a generous development budget to accelerate your learning, whether it is technical, professional, personal or leadership skills.

What will you do?

You will get an insightful experience into the manufacturing side of our pharmaceutical manufacturing business . You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Take biopharmaceutical products from R&D to full-scale commercial manufacturing
  • Project manage the introduction of new processing equipment and manufacturing technologies

  • Investigate and solve technical problems using machine learning / data analysis
  • Purify protein therapeutics through centrifugation, chromatography and filtration
  • Improve the robustness of our biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes by developing mechanistic understanding of problems and implementing innovative solutions
  • Investigate & lead technical problem-solving using data analysis : Gembas , & techniques such as 5 Whys, Fishbone Analysis, & Root Cause Analysis.

You'll need:

  • A relevant degree and be keen to learn
  • To be analytical and process driven with excellent attention to detail
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills and a gift for solving problems
  • A genuine interest in the healthcare industry
  • To be organized and have attention to detail
  • a passion for science and tech nology, as well as people management and teamwork
  • To be eager to work with others and learn how to lead a team
  • A high degree of flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Resilience and strong problem-solving skills
  • Pro-activity - to be ready to acquire new knowledge and embrace new experiences

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary
  • An annual bonus based on company performance
  • Access to healthcare and well-being programs, 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

Let's do this!

You'll find hints, tips and guidance on our recruitment process on our website

Learn more about the application proces s | GSK

You can learn more about GSK and our careers here .

Apply now!

Our Future Leaders Graduate Program is designed to accelerate the development of graduates who don't have significant previous professional work experience in the area to which they are applying. Of course, many graduates who join the program have worked while studying or after graduation. If you've already developed substantial experience working in a professional role in your sector, while you would be able to apply for this program, you may also want to look at direct entry roles in our businesses, as these may be the best way to build on your existing skills and expertise and develop a career at GSK.

We're 100% open to all talent

Whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, color , race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients . And also because it's the right thing to do.

You can learn more about Inclusion and diversity at GSK here .

Need help with your application?

Please email us at and let us know how we can help you.

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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 organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

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.

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GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, 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.

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