Careers in STEM Insight Day

Careers in STEM Insight Day


Age: 14-16

Duration: 1

Industry: Manufacturing

Application deadline: 17/10/2022

Dates: 20/10/2022 – 20/10/2022

Victrex is a world leader in PEEK and PAEK-based polymer solutions, helping customers to overcome complex design and engineering challenges. Victrex is a global organisation, with sites across the UK, USA, Asia, and Europe with our headquarters based in Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire.

This opportunity is designed to help you understand what the working world of chemical manufacturing looks like, it might not be what you expect! The aim of the session is to introduce our business, our products and how different STEM roles impact people globally everyday.

The day will consist of:

  • An introduction to Victrex, followed by a group activity
  • Understand our manufacturing stages and all the roles linking to it
  • Undertake a mini-project

There will be a second session on the 24th October which will be an open session for you to join during half term. This session will be focussed on removing stereotypes from STEM careers, and improving employability and interview skills.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Which of your skills would you like to improve?

More about what we do:

A world leader in PEEK and PAEK-based polymer solutions With every new development, we seek to deliver better outcomes for our customers – helping manufacturers overcome complex design and engineering challenges. Thinner, smarter, lighter, more fuel efficient and durable; we work continuously to achieve improved economic and performance solutions, guided by megatrends such as climate change, social demographics and technology breakthroughs. Every day, millions of people use sustainable products and applications containing our materials – from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil and gas operations and medical devices. The diverse and innovative uses for our PEEK polymer have never stopped growing and evolving. INDUSTRIES Transforming industries Find out how VICTREX PEEK is delivering innovations in these industries 20,000+ Aircraft rely on Victrex solutions. AEROSPACE SOLUTIONS 500+ MILLION VICTREX™ PEEK based parts in automotive applications. AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTIONS

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Teamwork

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