Reference : GBR08093

Manufacturing Intern

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Eggborough
  • Temporary
  • Posting date : 06/22/2022

Position description

Making the world a better home’ – Saint-Gobain’s purpose, we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenges faced by humanity. We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join as a Manufacturing Intern and support on a number of key projects and introduce continuous improvements at Saint-Gobain Glass.

Saint-Gobain Glass Eggborough is a lead site in the Saint-Gobain World Class Manufacturing (WCM) programme. The WCM initiative promotes the use of a system to drive customer satisfaction and operational excellence by supporting management of the business, specific areas and fields of expertise and fundamental approaches applicable to a wide variety of situations.

As a Manufacturing Intern with Saint-Gobain Glass the key responsibilities are:

  • To work with the manufacturing departments and the WCM Co-ordinator on selected tools to drive business improvement.
  • To work with the departments to gather needs based on current systems to direct development of new tools.
  • Improve selected systems using this stakeholder input.
  • Where needed, work with the central IT teams to provide any feedback gathered on the systems.

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?



Am I who you are looking for?

We are looking for an IT capable individual to lead the development of selected tools. Key activities will include working with manufacturing colleagues to gather key needs, make system improvements and handover completed work to departmental owners.

To be suitable for the Manufacturing Intern position with Saint-Gobain Glass you need to have:

  • A-Level or GCSE (Mathematics and English) minimum requirement.
  • IT literate (Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Interests or studied computer studies, digital platforms or application development would suit.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Appreciation of Continuous Improvement approaches (desirable)
  • Understanding of EHS at work would be advantageous.
  • Excellent organisational skills, planning and time management skills.

There are 32+ fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for Saint-Gobain Glass, under the Saint-Gobain Group, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You in?

What are the benefits?

In addition to benefitting from a significant focus on your own personal development, you will also have access to:

  • A competitive basic salary.
  • Advancement opportunities.
  • Onsite gym and facilities.

So are you up for handling the ultimate, frontline responsibility for a business and its goals? Could you help sustain a world class reputation? Then apply today!


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