Find out about medical device manufacturing at Recipharm

Recipharm

Available Between
10
Feb
2022
10
Feb
2022

Please ignore the closing date displayed, the closing date to apply is 10th January 2022. Schools and Colleges that are interested in this opportunity should email experience@speakersforschools.org and Quote ID No 1949 to register your school/college and students.

EXCITING DISCOVERY WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS

Are you interested in pharmaceutical engineering?

Do you ever wonder how medical devices such as inhalers are made?

Recipharm is a global pharmaceutical contract development manufacturer. Working across 10 different countries we offer services in the following areas

  • ADVANCED DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Develops and manufactures inhalation products and devices including integrated drug solutions, medical check valves and injection devices.

  • MANUFACTURING: STERILES

Manufactures sterile products, including the use of lyophilisation and blow-fill-seal (BFS) technologies.

  • MANUFACTURING: SOLIDS & OTHERS

Manufactures non-sterile products, including tablets, capsules, semi-solids, liquids and powders but excluding inhalation products.

  • DEVELOPMENT & LICENSING

Provides pharmaceutical development services, and manages Recipharm’s patents, technologies, and drug product rights, as well as the development and manufacturing of drug substance (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, API).

At our manufacturing site in King`s Lynn we are responsible for designing, developing and manufacturing advanced delivery systems, such as inhalers and single use injectable devices for patients across the world.

We have a rich history of promoting early careers opportunities with a well established work experience and apprenticeship programmes across the organisation. This will be an opportunity for you to hear from some of our apprentices about their educational journeys and the type of activities they get involved with at Recipharm.

We will also explore the injection moulding process of how we manufacture medical devices with lots of opportunities for you to ask questions.

This is open to students aged 14+ with an interest in science manufacturing and engineering to understand a small part of what we do and what careers opportunities are available in the industry. The online session will be delivered within National Apprenticeship Week, on Thursday 10th February between 13:00pm - 15:00pm, the link to join will be available directly from Speakers for Schools.

Placement Notes

Teachers- Please email Experience@speakersforschools.org and Quote ID No 1949 to register your interest and take part.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how the organisation operates
Understanding more about the sector
Understanding how a business operates

Great For Students Who Are:

Ambitious
Interested in learning industry basics
Inquisitive
Interested in analysing information
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
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Before the workshop think about what you would like to find out and come with some questions prepared