Investing in the future

Several times throughout the year, at Armstrong Medical Ltd we open our doors and welcome local Universities and secondary schools to our facilities.

14th June 2013

Several times throughout the year, at Armstrong Medical Ltd we open our doors and welcome local Universities and secondary schools to our facilities for a company tour or work placement.

This week, Jonathan Kelly from Aghadowey took part in a three day work placement at the company’s headquarters in Coleraine. Jonathan has just completed his first year studying Applied Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (ACAPS) at Liverpool John Moores University.

Jonathan visited our AMSORB® PLUS laboratory. To ensure that Jonathan gained as much experience as possible, he conducted tests on the World’s first strong alkali free absorbent, AMSORB® PLUS, a C02 absorbent used in anaesthesia.

Jonathan’s degree covers aspects of quality assurance and control, product registration, research, development and marketing, Jonathan also visited these departments in an aim to gain an understanding of the how his degree could be applied to the commercial workplace.

Kathryn Smith, HR Director at Armstrong Medical Ltd explained:

At Armstrong Medical Ltd we believe in investing in the development of our staff and our local community. We are delighted to be able to assist Jonathan as he invests in his career.

This is not the first work experience that Jonathan has undertook; it is great to see an enthusiastic student like Jonathan actively seeking work experience. In this current climate, Companies are inundated with CV’s and everyone needs to try and make their CV stand out from the rest.

For further information about a workplace placement or the diverse range of products that Armstrong Medical Ltd sell, please contact Armstrong Medical Ltd on +44 (0) 28 7035 6029 (Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm GMT) or email us.

Investing in the future, Jonathan Kelly from Aghadowey is pictured alongside Derrick Turbitt, Development Technician in AMSORB® PLUS on a three day work placement at the company’s headquarters in Coleraine.