Quality Assurance Placement
A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.
We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.
Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.
United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.
Quality Assurance (QA) Placement
Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or graduating and looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!
We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our Quality Assurance Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.
We are seeking an intern to join our Quality Assurance Department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12-month contract starting in Summer 2022.
As a Quality Assurance Intern, you will gain exposure and experience in a wide range of Quality Assurance activities throughout the placement and will gain and utilize skills in data analysis, root cause investigation, customer and consumer engagement and complaint management. Main responsibilities will focus on the Post-Market requirements and activities of different product classifications such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Cosmetics & Food Supplements.
Duties will include some of the following:
Supporting the complaint management process and triaging safety & performance related complaints for escalation and reportability.
Performing and documenting investigations on defective product.
Supporting the product improvement process by highlighting potential problems from the analysis of post market data.
Quality reviews of batch manufacturing records for compliance.
Exposure to project meetings and discussions with various other departments in the business.
Who we are looking for
We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Quality Assurance opportunity.
The ideal candidate will:
Be an undergraduate/postgraduate in either a Business, Mathematical or Engineering discipline.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Be able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and desire to continuously improve.
Have the ability to work as part of a team. Have an enquiring mind.
Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
About Church & Dwight
You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.
Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.
In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.
How to apply
If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an internship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.
We highly recommend you include a Cover Letter with your application, highlighting your key skills and confirming why you wish to be considered for this opportunity.
You can upload a Cover Letter under the "My Experience" page of the application process, under "Resume/CV".
We are currently recruiting for Interns across our business functions, for intern opportunities in other subjects please visit the careers page of the Church & Dwight UK website.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 25th January 2022
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.co.uk/
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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight
Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.
We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.
CULTURE At Church & Dwight
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