Project Engineer (Return to Work Programme), Open to flexibility

Barnard Castle, Durham
16 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017

Project Engineer (Return to Work Programme), Open to flexibility

Basic qualifications: 

What you will bring to GSK Barnard Castle?

We need your help to manage our engineering capital projects in accordance with Barnard Castle and GSK processes. We’d like you to work with customers to understand and confirm the business need for investment. We’d like you to be our Project Manager, join our team and bring your skills and experience which include:

  • A degree level qualification in an engineering discipline
  • Previous experience as a professional engineer
  • Experience managing project teams who deliver capital projects on time and within budget.
  • A mix of technical and business understanding to identify the appropriate solutions to meet business needs

Preferred qualifications: 

As Above.


Are you ready for GSK to re-launch your career in Engineering?

If the answer is yes and you have taken a voluntary career break of 2-years or more then applying for a return to work role with GSK might be right for you...

Job Title: Project Engineer

Location: Barnard Castle

Salary: Competitive

Length of programme: 12 months (flexible start date from October 2017 onwards)

Our 12-month returner programme is designed for highly qualified and motivated people who want to resume their career following a break of between 2 - 10 years.

You may have personal commitments that you did not have previously or find the thought of returning to work daunting. We understand your concerns and that's why we have created a return to work programme that offers the opportunity for flexible working; to make sure your work life balance is just right, a supportive environment; where you can re-establish and enhance your skills and tailored personal development plans, job plus coaching, mentoring and peer support. Our return to work programme will guide you back onto your career path.

The "Barney" site is a key member of the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) organisation and produce some of the world's leading dermatological, sterile, inhaled and oral medicines for a wide range of diseases including MRSA, leukaemia and HIV. You will be the engineering customer for the sterile and inhalation business unit (SIBU) small-scale project activities.

Who are we looking for?

  • Your excellent skills that you have gained in delivering on capital projects with a high engineering work content
  • Your technical and business understanding in identifying appropriate solutions and partnering with specialist engineering suppliers
  • The leadership skills you bring to engineering capital projects and customers in understanding and confirming the need for investment
  • Your ability to develop, justify and document (PIP documentation) technical solutions that fit with the customer need and business case
  • Your great communication skills which are impactful and influence key decision making at different levels to enable project authorisation
  • Your ability to lead mixed project teams of GSK staff, consultants and contractors whilst owning the construction activities in and adjacent to operational pharmaceutical facilities, ensuring projects are completed in compliance with statutory and company Employee Health and Safety standards.

What can GSK do for you?

At GSK we will reward your dedication and contribution to our business through your salary, bonus and employee recognition awards.
We offer you a stake in our success through shares and savings opportunities and help you save for the future.

You will automatically become a member of the GSK pension plan when you join us and to ensure you have some well-deserved time off you will be entitled to 26-days paid personal holiday each year, plus eight paid public holidays.

Our GSK Healthcare Plan is designed to provide you and covered family members access to prompt medical treatment.
Following completion of this programme, you'll be perfectly placed for GSK onward employment opportunities.

How do I apply?

If you feel that you are ready to join us, please click the 'Apply' button.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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