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MECOP Intern/Co-op 2023

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

MECOP Intern/Co-op 2023

Eugene, OR
  • Responsibilities

    When you are 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. Our staff members are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with confirmed proficiencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future!

    2023 MECOP ME intern primary work responsibilities are Sustaining Engineering for Flow Cytometry and Value Engineering for BID instrumentation. Using engineering principles and collaboration with the Sustaining, Value Engineering and Sourcing teams the intern will participate in quality improvements and cost savings analysis on existing and new products.

    The day-to-day duties will be performed in the office and lab. Duties include using SolidWorks to build new and updated designs, performing feasibility analysis, 3D printing, building prototype units and testing. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with local and international service and manufacturing teams to understand cost savings opportunities and field issues. Using the ECO process these identified opportunities will be implemented into manufacturing.


    • Excellent communication, technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    • Flexibility to accommodate to constantly evolving priorities.

    • Must be a phenomenal teammate prepared to lead, work in, and accept a team-based culture


    • Enrolled in an UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM in any engineering or science field.

    • 0-2 years experience.

    Each one of our 100,000 outstanding minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and supply to our 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.


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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.