Intern

Type: Intern
Region: South East

 

Duration

 - 12 months internship starting September 2024.

 Closing Date– 31/01/2024

Are you a BSc in Environmental Sciences, BSc in Environment and Sustainability, BSc in Safety, Health and Environment Management or BSc in Occupational Safety and Health Management or a similar degree student looking for your Internship opportunity? Boehringer Ingelheim are recruiting for a Student Internship in our Environment Health and Safety Team. 

OUR COMPANYAt Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies that improve the lives of both humans and animals. Founded in 1885 and family-owned ever since, Boehringer Ingelheim takes a long-term perspective. Now, we are powered by 52,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. We believe that if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve.

WHY THIS IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORKBoehringer Ingelheim has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK. Being certified as a Top Employer confirms our dedication to a better world of work, delivered through excellent HR policies and people practices. To learn more visit: https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.co.uk/careers/uk-careers/why-great-place-work 

Purpose of the Job

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Global Environment Health and Safety vision is to ‘aspire to be one of the safest and most environmentally friendly pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our People, Our Company, Our World – Our Responsibility. At Pirbright, the EHS teamwork with colleagues across the site and occasionally the UK and Ireland region to advise and support them to work safe, stay healthy and look after the environment from the activities they are conducting, whilst ensuring compliance with UK legislation and Corporate requirements. Every day is different for the team and there will be opportunities to learn new skill sets to support different aspects of environment, health and safety management which include the softer personnel skills required to influence and roll out the management systems.

The core responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Support the EHS team with the environment management programmes including waste management and trade effluent 
  • Support the Site’s Be Green team to implement and educate colleagues regarding green behaviour initiatives 
  • Support the Site’s sustainability initiatives such as zero waste to landfill and water stewardship
  • Support the EHS team to conduct EHS inspections and topic specific audits in departments across site
  • Support the Site’s ongoing safety programmes, including incident investigation 

 Requirements

  • Applicants will be studying for a BSc in Environmental Sciences, BSc in Environment and Sustainability, BSc in Safety, Health and Environment Management or BSc in Occupational Safety and Health Management or a similar degree.
  • 3 A levels at grade BBC (minimum) with at least one grade coming from a Science subject.
  • Applicants must have the ability for independent travel to work and other sites.
  • Applicants must be able to comply with bio-safety regulations that apply to working in a SAPO4 facility.
  • Applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK

Key Competencies

  • Strong verbal communication skills within a business environment, able to speak clearly and fluently, expressing opinions information, and key points of an argument with clarity and simplicity.
  • Strong written communication skills, able to write clearly, succinctly and correctly, writes convincingly in an engaging, structured and logical manner, avoiding unnecessary use of jargon or complicated language.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office essential with the ability to adapt knowledge to use BI’s local systems/platforms/technology.
  • Sets clear objectives, plans activities well in advance, manages time effectively, identifying and organising resources needed to accomplish tasks, monitoring performance against deadlines.
  • Able to work as team member, establishing good working relationships, adapting to the team as required; also, able to work as an individual contributor with minimal supervision. Must be highly motivated and have the ability to deliver both within a team environment and independently.
  • Follows instructions from others without unnecessarily challenging authority. Follows procedures and policies, keeping to schedules but remains flexible to changing priorities.
  • Professional approach to work that upholds BIs values and behaviours and complies with all legal obligations, GMP, Biosafety and HSE compliance requirements.

Why BI?

Benefits to the student:

  • Gain knowledge and familiarity of EHS matters in the pharmaceutical industry by working in an experienced cross functional team 
  • Be able to influence and support implementation of new initiatives in relation to Green behaviours and sustainability
  • Enhance understanding of EHS legislation and how corporate organisations translate that into practice
  • Enhance personal skill set in both subject matter and soft skills such as influencing techniques, active listening and questioning techniques.

Our Company

At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies that improve the lives of both humans and animals. Founded in 1885 and family-owned ever since, Boehringer Ingelheim takes a long-term perspective. Now, we are powered by 52,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. We believe that if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve.

Why Boehringer Ingelheim?

With us, you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

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