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Graduate Product Development Project Lead in Leicestershire

Job description

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. We are recruiting for a Graduate Product Development Project Lead based with our British Gypsum brand in Nottinghamshire.

British Gypsum, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is the UK's leading manufacturer of interior lining systems. Our mission is to develop innovative products and services that help customers build better spaces to live, work and play.

How you will utilise your expertise:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our passionate and knowledgeable Technical R&D Department as a Project Lead. This exciting role will see you lead cross functional project teams through a Stage and Gate process delivering new product and system innovations, raw material change and process efficiency projects. You will specifically be involved with our plasterboard systems side of the business specialising with partition, wall, floor and ceiling technical performances.

In this role, you can expect an exciting varied project role. Here you will;

Typically have a number of projects to work on at a time within Product Development
Use your project management tools to see a project through
Be involved with the whole process of a project from; defining the project, developing, testing, training and supporting the launch
Work closely and collaborating with various other functions of the business

This role also comes with a vast amount of investment from us to you - in terms of training you within project management as well as our business needs.

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

To be suitable for the Project Lead role, it is essential you have and meet the following criteria;

A degree in either engineering or science
Experience within a similar project type role working across functional teams
Excellent team working skills - due to working with various other departments
Excellent communication and organisational skills
A full and clean driving licence - as there will be occasional travel to our other sites for testing

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first - the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will 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.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to 'Create great living places and improve people's daily life'. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change

Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School
Working hours per week
0 -
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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