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Manufacturing Engineering Intern

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Manufacturing Engineering Intern

San Jose, CA
  • Responsibilities


    The Manufacturing Engineer Internship position provides an opportunity for engineering students who are currently pursuing a Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or like engineering degree to get hands on experience working with engineers in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The Manufacturing Engineering intern will contribute to factory projects, perform analysis and implement improvements. THE POSITION STARTS IN MAY OR JUNE, PAID WORKING 40 HOURS PER WEEK THROUGH AUGUST. Opportunity exists for this position to continue through the academic year on a part-time basis to allow for class schedules.


    • Perform analysis of the manufacturing floor (i.e. flow charts).
    • Develop new programs (i.e 5S)
    • Provide facilities support as needed.
    • Support Operations for manufacturing related issues.
    • Provide regular project status reports.
    • Write assembly instructions, train, and support production personnel for custom assemblies.
    • Present technical project reviews to Management
    • May be required to perform other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications
    • Pursuing an undergrad degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering degree.

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

  • Desired skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
    • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
    • Desire to contribute and improve the efficiency of the manufacturing floor
    • Exceptional customer focus
    • Class work in
      • Facilities Planning and Design
      • Process Improvement
    • Self-motivated and mastery of problem-solving skills using investigative tools (5 Why, Fishbone, Fault Tree Analysis, 8D, etc.)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.