Gillette Electrical Engineering Internship Reading 2024

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Ready to fuel the success of globally renowned brands like Gillette, Pampers, Head & Shoulders and Oral-B? Do you want to be part of the innovation and technological advancement of products used every day by millions of the world’s consumers? Want to work for a company consistently recognised as one of the UK’s leading graduate employers?

Then apply for an internship in Gillette’s Process & Engineering (P&E) department at Procter & Gamble (P&G), the bridge between Design and Manufacture. We are a group who always look for opportunities - whether that's in researching and testing a new technology; improving a piece of equipment's efficiency; or even making a process more sustainable to help reach the company's 2030 and 2040 Sustainability Goals.

We believe that there is always an opportunity to grow and develop. If you were to join our team, you would be given responsibility from Day 1 to collaborate with vendors to design, develop and deliver equipment to our global partners, and be part of Design Reviews to expand initial concepts into our world-renowned products and packs.

What to expect

We offer 3 to 6 month internship placements either as an Electrical Engineer or Data Analytics intern. During your internship you will get a first-hand experience of what a career in P&E with P&G involves, and if it is right for you.

You will be working on live business projects and expected to dive straight in and take the lead. Previous Electrical Engineer internship projects have covered topics such as Robot pick-and-place calibration and HMI & PLC coding. Previous Data Analytics internships have encompassed subjects like Equipment Asset Tracking via Power BI and Capability Training via PowerApps.

Sounds challenging? Don’t worry – we don’t expect you to know how to do this, we can teach you. Each intern receives a customized learning plan to ensure they get the right levels of coaching, mentoring and training as they deliver their work. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging experience, have a passion for winning, strong leadership credentials and an interest in pursuing a career at P&G – this internship is for you!

This internship is available in our Innovation Centre in Reading.

What you will gain

Responsibilities and Real Work from Day1 – You will be given specific projects and responsibilities working on real and live business challenges, just like a true P&Ger.

Continuous training & coaching – You will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.

Competitive Compensation & Benefits – This is a paid internship; the monthly salary for this role is £2,250. On top of this you’ll enjoy lots of benefits like the option to enrol in our pension, discounted P&G products, perks and flexible working arrangements. To find more information about our benefits package take a look here: https://www.pgcareers.com/benefits

Full Time Role - Successful interns have the potential to secure a full-time position with P&G after graduation. As a 'build from within' company, our people start at entry level and progress through the organization. When we make a job offer, it’s with the expectation that you will grow into one of our future leaders, and to help you get there, you will work closely with skilled P&G veterans for mentoring and coaching at every step.

What we look for

  • University students graduating in 2024 or 2025 and pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or Robotics Engineering, Automation Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Business Analytics, or a related field.
  • Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non-academic activities. Tell us what you’re proud of – be it playing a musical instrument or holding down a job alongside your studies. We want to get to know you!
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a desire to challenge the established way of doing things through continual improvement and innovation, delighting our consumers.
  • Strong interest in investigating and implementing new technologies and processes to step change our products and equipment.
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills.

Start date: The internship's duration is flexible, ranging from 3 to 6 months, with a start date between April and July 2023.

Application Deadline: January 28th, 2024 – Apply soon to secure your chance, as positions could be filled before the deadline. We may close early if all roles are filled.

At PG #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. At P&G we strive to build a culture where everyone feels welcome, included, and able to bring their full selves to work.

We champion social mobility and believe socio-economic status should not be a barrier to accessing job opportunities. That’s why in addition to this internship being paid, we offer provision of all the necessary technology and electronic equipment, access to a range of benefits, and financial support if you need to relocate for your internship - such as covering the cost of travel to your internship location.

We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please click here if you require an accommodation during the application process. Please make sure to wait to hear back from us regarding your accommodation before proceeding with the online assessment, we thank you in advance for your patience. 

DEADLINE 28th January 2024