Technology is also a women's issue at Gerresheimer!

Girls' Day 2021
On April 22, 2021 Gerresheimer's German training companies will take part in nationwide Girls ‘Day with an online event.

Save the Date! For Gerresheimer Girls' Day online on April 22 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Düsseldorf, March 24, 2021. Due to the corona pandemic, Gerresheimer will be holding its Girls' Day online for the first time on April 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the production sites in Bünde, Essen, Lohr, Tettau, Pfreimd and Wackersdorf. Anyone who wants to know where and how Gerresheimer trains its apprentices as electronics technicians for operating technology, warehouse logistics specialists, warehouse specialists, industrial mechanics, mechatronics technicians, process mechanics for glass or process mechanics for plastics and rubber technology should not miss this date and find out in detail about these professions.

"Technology is also a women's issue and that's why we have been participating in Girls' Day with our training companies for years, says Alexander Eckert, Global Senior Vice President Human Resources. "This year, unfortunately, this is not possible live, so our training teams have unceremoniously joined forces to be able to present our offer together online.

With its special pharmaceutical packaging, Gerresheimer is currently one of the system-relevant companies: In addition to the production of vials for the Covid19 vaccination or syringes for flu shots, Gerresheimer also manufactures insulin pens for diabetics. Furthermore, Gerresheimer also fills its glass containers with perfumes and creams for the cosmetics industry. .

All Gerresheimer training locations train for their own needs and are characterized by their high takeover rates. The plants are happy to fill their management positions with employees who come from their own ranks because they know the company "from the ground up". Thanks to the good performance of their apprentices, the sites often produce the best regional apprentices or, as this year for the first time, a national best apprentice. Individual development and further training opportunities as well as the possibilities for deployment at all Gerresheimer locations worldwide make working life in the company exciting.

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Training at Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer Bünde, North Rhine-Westphalia

Anyone who regularly goes for a flu shot can be sure that they have also been pricked by the needle of a glass syringe from Gerresheimer. At the Center of Excellence in Bünde, which is located in the eastern Westphalian district of Herford, glass syringes and glass cartridges are developed and manufactured for the filling of sophisticated and sensitive medications. The glass syringes are manufactured on high-precision production lines equipped with a unique camera system.

Gerresheimer Bünde

Gerresheimer Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia

Gerresheimer Essen GmbH, located in the center of the Ruhr area and the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, develops and produces container glass. These are bottles, jars and other containers, for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries. The catalogued range currently includes many hundreds of standard shapes in amber and clear glass in hydrolytic glass types II and III. In addition, there are a large number of very well-known customer-specific bottle shapes, which have been designed in successful cooperation with the new product development department.

Gerresheimer Essen

Gerresheimer Lohr, Bavaria

Gerresheimer Lohr GmbH is located directly in the town of Lohr am Main, which belongs to the Lower Franconian district of Main-Spessart. In this plant, packaging glass for the consumer healthcare sector (dropper and syrup bottles or tablet jars) as well as chemical and laboratory bottles are produced under the strictest hygiene & clean-room conditions for globally active companies in the pharma and chemical industries. The site also develops and produces packaging solutions in amber and clear glass for leading market players in the food and beverage industry. In addition to beer bottle specialties, these include other beverage and spirits bottles as well as spice and instant jars or oil, seasoning and sauce bottles The catalogued range currently includes several hundred standard shapes and a large number of customer-specific shapes.

Gerresheimer Lohr

Gerresheimer Tettau, Bavaria

Gerresheimer Tettau GmbH is based in Tettau in Upper Franconia in the district of Kronach- It specializes in the production of cosmetic glass and supplies numerous well-known cosmetics brands with flacons and jars in which fragrances, cosmetics and body care products are filled. Cosmetic product packaging is made from Type III glass and is available in clear glass, with feeder coloring and also with numerous decoration and finishing techniques such as printing, spraying and frosting. By using recycled glass (PCR), new high-quality and sustainable cosmetic packaging can be produced in a resource-saving way.

Gerresheimer Tettau

Gerresheimer Wackersdorf and Pfreimd, Bavaria

The training sites in Wackersdorf and Pfreimd are located north of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Regensburg in the beautiful Upper Palatinate Forest. The technical training and manual skills are first acquired in our training workshop in Wackersdorf or in corresponding basic courses - only then do they move on to practical work in the corresponding operating units. The "technical heart" of Gerresheimer Medical Systems beats in the Technical Competence Center in Wackersdorf and at the partner locations in Germany, China and the USA. Here, product ideas are taken from the initial concept to series production. At the production site in Pfreimd, these products (e.g. inhalers, insulin pens, infusion sets and prefillable syringes) are then manufactured in large quantities to improve the lives of patients worldwide. For this reason, the entire production chain is carried out with the utmost care in a clean room - from injection molding to assembly, inspection and packaging.

Gerresheimer Wackersdorf

And here you can register for Girls' Day at Gerresheimer

Training young people in technical professions is very important to the company. In 2021, Gerresheimer was again recognized as a MINT Minded Company. The certificate is awarded to companies that are considered particularly attractive employers for the teaching and study subjects of mathematics, information technology, natural sciences and technology.

Gerresheimer trains its junior staff mainly for its own needs. This means that apprentices have very good prospects of being offered a permanent employment contract after passing their examinations

There are many ways to start your career at Gerresheimer: through trial internships, as a student trainee, through training programs in numerous professions or dual degree programs as well as the trainee program GxGo!

Training at Gerresheimer

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharma, biotech, healthcare and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging and drug delivery devices. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence, focus on quality and customers. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 10,000 employees and generates annual sales of more than €1.4 billion. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.