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BAT UK IS LOOKING FOR ANUNDERGRADUATE INTERN – THP CONSUMABLE DISCOVERY – fixed term 12 months

SENIORITY LEVEL: Internship 2023-2024

FUNCTION: Marketing R&D – New Category R&D

SALARY RANGE:£18,200

LOCATION: Southampton

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term

BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT

The THP Consumable Discovery Team, part of New Categories R&D, are responsible for the development of novel tobacco consumables for tobacco heating products in support of the broader New Categories Vision.

The intern will be primarily responsible for the execution of assigned tasks using laboratory equipment and expertise across a range of projects and activities within the THP Consumable Discovery Team to support the delivery of the commercial vision of a product in the R&D pipeline.

This role will utilise knowledge of New Categories lab methodologies and broad scientific principles to assist the team in executing the product development plan and expanding technical knowledge of New Category products.

As New Categories continues to grow, it is crucial that BAT provides industry leadership in managing the future portfolio for THP relative to BAT’s ambitions and goals.

ROLE SUMMARY

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role? 

The role holder will manage several key projects to support the development of novel THP consumables ensuring they meet the project brief and consumer benefits. The role holder will be responsible for leading projects including designing and executing experimental studies, data analysis and interpretation providing recommendations to internal and/or external stakeholders.

Excellent collaboration and communication skills with a natural curiosity are critical to this role.

What is the direct impact of this role on the team or organization?

Reports to

Product Developer II

Number of Direct Reports

NA

Core Relationships

Internal Various teams within BAT; Analytical, Toxicology, Sensory, Quality, Manufacturing, Applied Science

External – Development partners, Analytical laboratories

Geographic Scope 

Local

Travel Required

NA

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Manging projects/key activities (timelines and accountabilities) to progress the project(s) forward.
  • Designing and executing experiments to answer key objectives and identify areas for improvement.
  • Data analysis and interpretation to provide recommendations to the wider team.
  • Collaboration with various internal and/or external teams to achieve key deliverables.
  • Assisting and working closely with the wider team focussing on upskilling personal breadth and depth of technical knowledge.

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Do you have experience in working within a diverse team?
  • Are you naturally inquisitive?

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • General laboratory skills and attention to detail;
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments with a methodical approach;
  • An understanding of laboratory testing activities, methodologies and equipment capabilities to carry out assigned duties to fulfil project needs;
  • Data interpretation skills;
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to liaise with multiple departments and stakeholders;
  • Ability to lead-self effectively;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related discipline.

BENEFICIAL

  • Project and time management skills which can be transferred to an R&D environment;
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis approaches.

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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