Operations Intern (Co-Op Program) - Informatics/Mfg Documentation

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Operations Intern (Co-Op Program) - Informatics/Mfg Documentation

Carlsbad, CA
  • Responsibilities

    When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.

    This is a phenomenal opportunity and offers career growth under the mentorship of top-tier colleagues!

    Our internship program will give you a chance to get real-world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs and will be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your curiosity about your chosen career field.

    How will you make an impact?

    As a member of the Carlsbad Operations organization, the Operations Intern (Co-Op) will be an integral member of the team responsible for the data analysis and improvement projects related to manufacturing processes and documents.

    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.

    Unrestricted US Work Authorization. Forms of OPT and CPT are restricted work authorization and are not accepted for this role.

    Thermo Fisher does not offer employment in this position to holders of F-1, J-1, H-1, OPT, and CPT Visas for the purpose of obtaining practical experience.

    What will you do?

    This position is a one-year (June 2023 - June 2024) dedication and is part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific/UC San Diego Co-Op Program. By applying you are confirming that you will be available to work full-time during summer and consistently part-time throughout the academic year. To be part of the Co-Op Program, you will work at the company while simultaneously enrolled in BISP 182 Cooperative Education and Analysis in fall, winter and spring. Please review additional Co-Op requirements here: https://biology.ucsd.edu/education/biocap/index.html. Email mhoon@ucsd.edu if you have questions.

    • Streamlines new and existing documents in manufacturing

    • Implements standardization with new and existing document structure and flow

    • Integrates automation in manufacturing batch record that promotes error proofing and calculation simplification

    • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

    How will you get here?


    Candidate must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in Computer Science, Engineering, Life Science or other related field.

    The preferred candidate will ideally have experience in a variety of areas to support the business objectives:

    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products with emphasis on Excel, Outlook and Word

    • Strong laboratory & mathematical skills

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

    • Phenomenal teammate (demonstrated experience working in support of a successful project team)

    • Good interpersonal skills

    • Works well in a metrics-focused environment

    • Well organized and detail oriented.

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation.

    EEO/Reasonable Accommodation:

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on 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 a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

    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.

    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.

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    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.