CQV Engineer Co-op (Spring 2023)

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

CQV Engineer Co-op (Spring 2023)

Cambridge, MA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    JOB TITLE: Intern, Validation (CQV)

    LOCATION: Cambridge, MA

    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.

    At Viral Vector Services (VVS) a division of Thermo Fisher Scientific we deliver, from process development through commercial supply, we offer the expertise and resources necessary to help clients deliver innovative gene therapies. Placed in the forefront of our leading and cutting edge Cell and Gene Therapy business enabling clients to cure genetic, rare, and otherwise untreatable diseases.


    The Intern II, Validation, reporting directly to the Commissioning, Qualification and Validation (CQV) Manager or delegate is responsible for assisting with the commissioning, qualification and validation of facilities, utilities and equipment systems associated with cGMP biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing and development organization (CDMO) site.


    • Assist CQV team members with validation activities during the tech transfer of new products in the manufacturing facility.

    • Generate documentation (e.g., SOPs, commissioning and qualification protocols) to support CQV project initiatives.

    • Maintain validation test equipment and systems used during protocol execution. Ensure all test equipment is fully functioning, calibrated and ready for use.

    • Assist with CQV revalidation program for the site.

    An applicant for this position must be a candidate for a B.S. degree (enrolled in an undergraduate program) in a related engineering or life sciences field required and 0-2 years of appropriate CQV experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment.

    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. Applicants must have unrestricted US work authorization. Forms of CPT and OPT are forms of restricted work authorization.

    Additional experience and qualification requirements include the following:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    • Strong technical writing skills.

    • Strong computer software skills (e.g., Excel, Word).

    • Interest and/or experience with performing facility, utility and equipment qualification activities.

    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.

    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 status.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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  • 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.