Automation Engineering/IT Co-Op - Spring 2023
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: November 26, 2022
This is a 5-6 MONTH, FULL-TIME CO-OP opportunity
Spring Co-Ops will start in January 2023 and end in June 2023; Fall
Co-Ops will start in July 2023 and end in December 2023.
All Co-Op roles are intended to be on-site; this is not a remote
Your school should have a defined co-op program to participate.
Some relocation assistance may be provided, as needed.
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do
important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer,
protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your
work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in
achieving your career goals.
LOCATION/DIVISION SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Viral Vector Services (VVS), part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a
dynamic gene therapy contract development and manufacturing
organization that is looking for leaders to bring the highest
quality processes, products and testing to our clients. The VVS
Global Engineering team is a cross functional engineering group
supporting over $150 Million in capital investments across
locations in Massachusetts and Florida. Based out of Cambridge, MA,
the Global Engineering group works to establish engineering
standards/systems for the company and introduce new manufacturing
technology in addition to capital project execution.
How will you make an impact?
The Co-Op program is designed to give students experience in a
cutting-edge field and to help VVS develop new manufacturing
technologies at our Cambridge facility. This role will involve
projects in areas such as automating manufacturing steps such as
material handling, testing/inspection, or assembly; developing and
documenting standard best practice procedures; evaluating processes
and making changes to make them better - safer, high quality,
faster, and/or lower cost. It will require significant
collaboration with a diverse group of people including, but not
limited to, engineers, technicians, operations, and quality
What will you do?
Perform all tasks in accordance with companies established policies
and procedures. Document all work. Training new employees on the
maintenance of equipment, safety of equipment, SOPs and GMPs on an
as needed basis
Adhere to all established Standard Operating Procedures and Safety
Inspect equipment to locate potential causes of trouble.
Routinely check equipment for potential safety hazards and
implement safety improvements promptly after a need is
Interact with production personnel to assess equipment problems and
observe equipment to determine what repairs or modifications are
Actively participate in company Continuous Improvement
Communicate effectively with other departments within the
organization and function within a team environment
The candidate will gain experience with DCS and/or PLC coding
including but not limited to DeltaV, Allen Bradley, and
Interact with the site process, automation, and facilities
Collect information required for execution of assigned projects
Provides frequent overall feedback to management
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Enrolled in a university studying an engineering discipline such as
Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
2-5 years' of completed university coursework
Knowledge of biologic manufacturing, vector manufacturing, fill
finish, or label and pack processes
Strong interpersonal and communications skills; written and
While performing the duties of this job, the employee:
Needs Ability to aseptically gown and/or sterile gown as needed
Ability to work within environmental clean rooms
Ability to function in a dynamic environment and balance multiple
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required
to write, read/review written documentation for extended periods of
time. Specific vision requirements for this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is
required to sit and stand for extended periods. The employee is
occasionally required to be active.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 extraordinary
minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our
singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world
healthier, cleaner and safer.
Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected
veteran status, disability or any other legally protected
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