Intern

Type: Intern
Region: South East

Are you studying towards a BSc Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry degree? Boehringer Ingelheim are recruiting for a Student Internship in our Production team.

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 THIS IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

Boehringer 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.

Purpose of the role

  • Conduct investigations into issues that arise within Production and assess how these might affect the compliance of manufacturing.
  • Learn how to drive and maintain the adherence to Production compliance by supporting investigation and write up of Quality records.
  • With the Compliance team, provide compliance support to production areas.
  • Assist with writing and review of process documents.
  • Collaborate with the Quality department to support audits / inspections and collate and provide information as required.
  • Gain an understanding of Production process by embedding within the departments.
  • Obtain and maintain aseptic gowning qualified status to ensure access to all Production areas.

Requirements

  • Applicants will be studying for a BSc Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or other Biological Sciences 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 manage multiple sets of data and tasks within a project management environment
  • 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? 

Boehringer 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.

Through this placement you will gain the following benefits:

  • Broad spectrum of processes required for pharmaceutical / scientific manufacturing.
  • Deep understanding of the compliance requirements in manufacturing.
  • On the job exposure to Quality systems and their importance.
  • Working within a Matrix organisation.
  • Opportunity to influence the continuous improvement of the site.
  • The ability to investigate, write up and close compliance records.
  • How to respond to complex problems.
  • How to manage conflicting priorities.

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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