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Gillette Packing Engineer Internship 2023


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Want to work on cutting-edge technologies? Do you enjoy playing on a winning team and being part of something bigger than yourself? If so, then our Gillette Packing Engineer Internship is the perfect opportunity for you!

Working at P&G UK

Right from the start you will be entrusted to work on some of the largest and most recognisable brands in the world.

About the role

This opportunity is to join Gillette’s Process and Engineering Department as a Packing Engineer Intern.In this role you will design, deliver and validate market leading equipment to package our razors in worldwide manufacturing and packaging facilities, and work to bring innovation to life.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Mechanical Design from feasibility through to delivery of manufacturing equipment to meet the project needs using 3D CAD, FMECA, Transformation analysis and Robot simulation.
  • Provide expert input during design reviews to ensure the best value solutions to provide a competitive advantage.
  • Collaborating with product and packaging designers to establish Design for Manufacture considerations for future projects.
  • Ownership and management of project deliverables while collaborating with global manufacturing sites and contractors to ensure projects are delivered on-time,
  • within budget and meet quality standards.
  • Participate in risk assessments and the application of internal and external standards.
  • Delighting our consumers at the first and second moment of truth.
  • Driving P&G’s Ambition 2030 Sustainability goals: 50% less virgin plastic, 100% recyclable packaging, 30% less energy consumption within manufacturing sites

What to Expect: 

We offer 3 – 6 months internship placements with a potential start date between April and July 2023 at our Reading Innovation Centre.



  • Studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Process Engineering, or a related field such as Production, Mechatronics or Robotic Engineering.
  • In the penultimate or final year of your degree.

If you are a good fit for this internship, you will have:

  • Exceptional Leadership skills shown through academic and non-academic activities
  • Desire to challenge the established way of doing things through continual improvement and innovation, delighting our consumers.
  • Interest in investigating and implementing new technologies and processes to step change our products and equipment.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills to influence others to take action.

What we offer you: 

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities from a team that includes senior management and experience the impact you can have in our business early on.
  • Technical focus – having the opportunity to put your technical skills to work on intellectually ambitious problems.
  • Continuous development - you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager, enabling you to grow in a diverse environment and develop your talents and ideas.
  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiative, promoting agility and work/life balance.
  • Team working – you will improve your team working and management skills through practical experience and interactive training courses.
  • Benefits - we offer an attractive remuneration package on top of a great learning experience, and successful interns have the potential to receive a Job Offer after they graduate.
  • Business Travel – opportunities to travel globally to successfully deliver project requirements.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 29th, 2023
  • Starting: April 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 3-6 months
  • Reading
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Process
  • Robotics

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