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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

EHS (Environment Health & Safety) Future Leaders Program, US, 2024



Full Time

On Site


King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - King of Prussia, USA - Maryland - Rockville, USA - North Carolina - Zebulon, USA - Pennsylvania - Marietta
Posted Date: Sep 22 2023

Join the GSK EHS (Environment Health & Safety) Future Leaders Graduate Program – US, 2024: Help us get ahead of disease together

Education required: Bachelor’s degree in Science-related discipline e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Occupational Hygiene preferred (Modules may include - Ergonomics, risk management, environmental, occupational/industrial hygiene). Graduation by Spring/Summer 2024

Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English

Other requirements: Willingness to be geographically mobile (domestic) throughout rotations

Expected Start date: September 2024

*You can apply to only one Future Leaders Graduate Program in the US

Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible. We will close this vacancy when we have enough applications, so please apply as soon as you can so your application can be considered

Assessment Center Date: November/December 2023

Are you looking for a career where you can help positively impact the health of billions of people? Apply for the EHS (Environment Health & Safety) Future Leaders Program at GSK today!

In GSK’s Global Supply Chain (GSC), we are on an exciting journey with bold ambitions. We are creating one world class Global Supply Chain to deliver GSK’s new product portfolio and pipeline. In GSC, we make and supply medicines and vaccines all around the globe and our teams own every production stage, from creating quality products at our manufacturing sites to designing effective supply forecasting and regulatory inspections; all powered by digital, data and analytics.

We’re looking for highly motivated graduates who are keen to develop into our next Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) leaders. You will be energized by the thought of being part of our EHS team, ensuring we have the latest, safe, efficient, and reliable equipment to deliver life-saving medicines & vaccines to people in 90% of the world every year. Our mission is to sustain a healthy, resilient, high performing workforce, and to ensure zero harm to our people, the environment, and our business.

The EHS function is all about protecting our employees from harm, the communities we operate in and the planet we all share. As a healthcare company, inherent to our Trust priority is ensuring we adopt leading practices on Environment, Health, and Safety. To achieve this, not only do we need a diverse range of highly capable EHS professionals and specialists but also effective governance systems, reporting frameworks and EHS standards to ensure that we can identify hazards, establish suitable controls and check these controls remain effective through monitoring and continuous improvement.

Ahead together with tailored training and career development

Over 3 rotations, our Future Leaders graduate program will:

  • Challenge and support you to grow professionally and personally

  • Give you stretch rotations

  • Provide the opportunity to network and increase your visibility with senior leaders who will mentor or coach you and support you with planning your rotations

  • Improve your technical skills while gaining valuable on the job leadership experience

  • Give you a generous personal development budget to accelerate your learning & grow your technical, professional, personal or leadership skills

  • Provide Kaizens – a short-term breadth project which could give you international exposure

What will you do?

  • Apply problem solving every day in an exciting and challenging role, executing your passion for protecting worker health and the environment

  • Gain hands-on knowledge and experience of EHS, carrying out programmes of work, communications, safety leadership and technical projects to keep our people, their families, and the community healthy and safe

  • Through your work assignments both as an individual and part of a team, you will play a vital part in ensuring that our manufacturing, R&D sites, and global support functions meet environment laws and regulations, building trust with our employees, customers & patients

  • Learn how to create & implement effective Risk Assessments and supporting risk management decision-making

  • Investigate and examine our workplace for hazards and potential danger, recommending and implementing strategies for continuous improvement

  • Use data for decision making; introduce new technologies and techniques to anticipate and control potentially dangerous situations

  • Areas of work could include: health and safety for those working in labs, manufacturing, office and remote, air quality, risk assessments including of hazardous agents, hazardous waste management and emergency response planning

  • Opportunity to work with senior managers and leaders in EHS and associated areas

  • Experience a breadth of EHS Tech Specialisms e.g. Process Safety, Ergonomics, Fire Safety; occupational hygiene; environmental management

  • Opportunities to develop and lead EHS projects in manufacturing/R&D/Support Functions & Sustainability

  • Work towards internationally recognised EHS Qualification (e.g. NEBOSH)

What are we looking for?

  • Influencing, communication negotiation skills

  • To be able to take a multidisciplinary approach to balance risk

  • To understand importance of compliance

  • To relate well to people and deliver through self and teams

  • Have a real passion for making a difference for people through people

  • A passion for science and technology, as well as people management and teamwork

  • To be analytical, organized 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, with a problem-solving mindset

  • A high degree of flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to change under pressure

  • To be enthusiastic and driven to succeed

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary

  • An annual bonus based on company performance

  • GSK 401(k) plan and time off with pay

  • Employee recognition programs, which reward exceptional achievements

  • Access to healthcare and well-being programs

  • A tailored, robust development plan aligned to your career aspirations and business needs, delivered by coaching and mentoring by managers and peers, and through virtual and in person courses

  • On-the-job experience

  • Up to 2 volunteering days per year, called “Together Days”

  • Relocation Allowance (eligibility will be confirmed once your first location is confirmed)

Let’s do this!

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