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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Mechanical Engineer Co-op

Rochester, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    What you’ll get to do:

    As an Automation Engineering Co-op/Intern you will turn product concepts and designs into reality. You will work in a new product development launch environment that develops a wide variety of plastic labware products from concept to launch.

    The Automation Engineering Team develops the manufacturing process and equipment to produce product. You’ll help us research, develop and deploy innovative new technologies for the manufacturing, assembly and testing of plastic products.

    You will collaborate with a diverse cross-functional team of operations managers, design engineers, process development engineers, packaging engineers, quality engineers and project leaders to develop plastic products for life science, medical device, laboratory, diagnostic and consumer product markets.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work with a mentor in a new product development environment that will allow you to learn product and process development methods and expand your engineering knowledge.

    How you’ll make a difference:

    • Process design: support process design by conducting DOE of Process Parameters and present analysis at technical review

    • Manufacturing process design: use process design tools (process flow diagram, PFMEA and control plan) to develop machine specifications and process risk assessments

    • Process design validation and launch: conduct Factory Acceptance Test, Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), and Production Qualification (PQ) for new processes and process changes

    • Develop engineering standards: help create and implement automation engineering design guides and standards that improve internal processes for the Automation Engineering team

    Minimum Requirements:


    • Currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) Bachelor’s degree program


    • Industrial process or robotics experience preferred

    • Formal problem solving experience is preferred (Six Sigma methodology)

    • Experience with basic data analysis and statistics for process capability analysis

    • Strong PC skills, proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Willingness to travel

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Creative, innovative and able to think critically

    • Analytical nature, responds positively to challenges and is a problem solver

    • Responsive, results-oriented, task driven

    • Self-directed, well-organized with ability to manage multiple assignments

    • Excellent documentation, planning and organization skills

  • 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.