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Every minute of every day, in nearly every country across the globe, Smiths Detection people and technology make the world a safer place. We safeguard people, business and infrastructure with the latest innovations and screening technology for aviation, ports, borders, defense, and security across 55 countries around the globe

Life at Smiths 

  • Global leader: We impact critical systems every day with sites in 17 countries and six centers of research excellence. From pioneering to powering life-changing innovation, we’re delivering threat detection and screening solutions to safeguard the world from threat
  • Digital growth: A key part of our capability is the integration of digital technology across our business and our operations in more than 55 countries, will be critical to our continued success
  • Exciting opportunities: Our growth is creating exciting opportunities to work with experts in physics, chemistry, electronics, mechanics, production, computer science, and AIML
  • International environment: With some projects, work requires global collaboration and the potential to travel and grow with the business

The programme

Are you looking for an Internship that offers varied and interesting opportunities? At Smiths Detection we have a fantastic opportunity to earn as you learn and provide a real-world introduction into Finance.

We are seeking a Marketing Intern with a positive and proactive attitude to join our team for a large technology and engineering business based in Hemel Hempstead.

It’s an excellent opportunity for a bright and driven individual to get an insight into a career in Marketing.

Over the course of the internship the individual will gain a thorough understanding of the business, with time spent with various teams, and exposure to various roles within a marketing function.

Your duties will include but not be limited to

  • Assisting with the initiating, monitoring, communicating and close-out phases of product development projects, including contributing to the completion of Product Lifecycle Process (PLP) Gates where applicable.
  • Support marketing activities including research on competitor product attributes, customer requirements gathering, and market trend analysis.
  • Acting under direction to coordinate specific product development/marketing activities including communicating with cross-functional stakeholders within Sales and Operations.
  • Support with the development and maintenance of technical datasheets and product marketing documentation.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of product performance tracking tools
  • Contribute to monthly Product performance analysis and support with the completion and tracking of corrective/preventative actions.
  • Support the effective execution of project controls related to the initiating, planning, monitoring & controlling, communicating and close-out phases of all projects in their assigned portfolio.
  • Support the completion of timely, accurate and standardised project reporting.
  • Ensure individual compliance with company policies for Ethics, Health, Safety and Environment.

About you

Minimum entry requirements

  • 5 GCSE or equivalent at grade 4-9
  • Level 2 in Maths and English

Personal qualities

  • A passion for technology
  • Energetic and determined
  • Interested to learn new skills
  • Imaginative problem solving attitude
  • A natural passion to deliver against commitments
  • Ability to communicate with peers
  • Good attention to detail, highly organised
  • Ability to work with general instructions on routine work and with detailed guidance on new assignments
  • Good written communication and able to articulate complex issues