Thermo Fisher Scientific Quality Engineer Intern - Summer 2019 in Rochester, New York

Job Description

When you’re 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.

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 can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.

Summary of Internship

The Quality Engineer Internship position provides an opportunity for engineering students who are currently pursuing a computer science, computer engineering degree to get hands on experience working with quality engineers in a fast-paced manufacturing facility. The quality engineer intern will work on projects that are related to manufacturing process improvements, tool improvements in the quality assurance department.. The quality intern will contribute to improvement projects and advance best engineering and quality practices.

Essential Functions

  • Provide engineering support related to process, quality and engineering including testing equipment and measurement of quality processes

  • Support a variety of quality engineering activities and may be assigned to a variety of engineering tasks throughout the department

  • Be involved with many aspects of software quality assurance and some tool development and analysis tasks

  • Provide feedback on quality processes and tool development

  • Learn about manufacturing processes, quality and instrumentation through daily activities.

  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements

  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the software interns experience level and abilities

  • A quality engineering intern works under the close supervision of quality engineers, and quality Skills and Abilities

  • 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 product quality through existing scientific instrumentation products

  • Exceptional customer focus

  • Desire to teach other engineers about technology in area of expertise Qualifications

  • Computer science or computer engineering, or like engineering field

  • General chemistry or greater science knowledge preferred

  • Process and quality knowledge

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

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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.