Internship - Scientist in a Vaccines Manufacturing Unit - Belgium 2021/2022

Internship - Scientist in a Vaccines Manufacturing Unit - Belgium 2021/2022

  • Internship (From 4 to 12 months)
  • Wavre (Belgium)
  • Published on September 13 2021

Exciting minds with our Internship Programme

Education required: You are regularly enrolled in a Master in Pharmacy, Bioengineer or equivalent degree in an Educational Establishment located in Europe.

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in French mandatory.

Other requirements: Preferred qualifications:

  • You have an analytical mindset with strong interpersonal relationship
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry (eg during bachelor)
  • Good knowledge in microbiology

Start date: September 1st (start and end date may be flexible)

Duration: 6 mois

Requisite: The internship must be mandatory & done in the framework of the curriculum, for which an agreement must be signed between GSK, the student and the Educational Establishment.

Remuneration: according to Belgian legal requirements, the internship will not be paid. However, some expenses will be reimbursed.

Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible, because we accept ongoing applications and we will close the position once we have enough matching candidates

What will you do?

On our internship programme you’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress.

Your duties might include:

  • To get familiarized with regulation linked to production of vaccines.
  • To give a comprehensive and analytical conclusion following data analysis to define and then lead a continuous improvement project with impact on production performance
  • To establish of governance for monitoring the project and report on the progress of the project
  • To demonstrate factually the improvement implemented and associated benefits.
  • To build strong relationship & networking with internal stakeholders (production representative, operations quality assurance and continuous improvement department).

You’ll be excited by the thought of:

  • Applying business education to practice. 
  • Building your industrial pharmacy knowledge and develop core personal skills such as communication, stakeholder's relationships, planning, organisation, problem solving, team-working and networking.
  • A shop floor based scope of activities to gain further understanding of producing biologicals in classified environment.
  • Deep exposure to continuous improvement methodology.
  • Unlocking value through close collaboration between departments (production, quality assurance, operational excellence).
  • Contributing to GSK performance

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