GMS Supply Chain Associate- Future Leaders Program -US-2018

Basic qualifications:

Basic Qualifications: • Must hold BS degree by July 2018

  • Majoring in business, supply chain, or any engineering or science discipline with a strong business focus/interest.
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for the duration of the 3-year Program and will not require future sponsorship for an employment visa status
  • Extremely mobile and able to relocate domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will hold an engineering/science undergraduate degree with a strong interest in business, such as:
  • Double major in business, engineering combination, or entrepreneurship programs.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing setting in either industry or University experience
  • Experience of the pharmaceutical industry, either in a company or through a company-based University project
  • Fluent in second language in addition to English
  • .


Our Global Manufacturing and Supply organization (GMS) leads the rapid commercialization and distribution of GSK products, allowing team members to take a proactive, hands-on approach to shaping the world around them. Working in conjunction with other parts of the business, we ensure the smooth and rapid transition of newly developed products into full-scale manufacture. By using a variety of processes and the latest efficient technology, our global network is able to deliver to patients and customers four billion packs of medicines and healthcare products every single year.

Program Structure

By joining the three-year rotational GMS Technical Development Program, you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to lives around the world, whilst enjoying some of the healthiest career prospects in the industry.

The program involves three different rotations in the US, with the potential to have an opportunity internationally, depending on business needs. The rotations will be aligned to both business and personal development needs. At the end of the program, if you have delivered to the standards that we expect, you will be supported to obtain a role within the business.

Training and Development

To support you throughout our challenging Graduate Program, you will progress through a structured development path involving both core training and an individually tailored training plan. You are allocated an individual budget to fund your professional development.

To help you transition into our Graduate Program, you will be supported by a current graduate. The bullet points below give you a very brief view of where the training focus lies.

Technical Expertise

  • Application of core technical skills in an industrial setting
  • Exposure to various areas of the business through different rotations
  • Technical training driven by your discipline and the rotational objectives
  • Development guided by a technical competency framework specific to that of your discipline
  • • Business networking events
  • Site and role specific training and development (e.g. Health & Safety, Quality Management Systems, Project Management)

Personal Development Support

  • Support through mentoring and sponsorship
  • Development of Leadership Expectations
  • 360-degree feedback - feedback from colleagues, managers and stakeholders to aid your development
  • Business networking events
  • Career planning

Recruitment Process

We are currently recruiting for an Associate for a September 2018 start date. There will be an Assessment Center for final candidate selection held in RTP, NC in November 2017. Final candidates will be required to attend the Assessment Center.

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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