JOB DESCRIPTION: Co-Op (Engineering & Finance)
Thermo Fisher offers co-op assignments to chemical, biomedical, industrial and mechanical engineering students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Engineering assignments are usually in the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operational Excellence/Industrial Engineering groups. Work can encompass project and or process engineering assignments.
Thermo Fisher also offers co-op assignments to finance students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Finance assignments are in the Finance department. Work can encompass planning, forecasting and process improvement work.
We consider students with technical/functional competence as well as their ability to work as team members within their assigned department. Training is on-the-job with experienced supervision and support. Co-op assignments vary within each department and are determined by need. Work assignments commonly incorporate some entry level work with guidance given for first-time experiences. Future work assignments increase in responsibility, complexity, and challenge. The rate at which a student can assume additional responsibilities is determined by his or her level of maturity, interest, initiative, and academic background.
Under the direction of a designated supervisor:
· Plan, design & direct project installation/construction
· Contractor/Vendor supervision
· Manage the budget within the project scope
· Assist in Facility/Equipment Validation (IQ/OQ’s)
· Qualification of equipment modifications or improvements
· Trouble shoot existing equipment needs
· Work with outside Vendors for quotes
· Deviation investigation, root cause analysis
Operational Excellence/Industrial Engineering
· Apply Lean/Six Sigma principles to reduce process variation & eliminate Non Value Added Activities
· Conduct time studies to ensure accuracy of production performance standards.
· Assists in executing Root Cause Analysis to drive Right First Time
· Process Map or Value Stream Map Production and Transactional Processes.
· Identifies financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
· Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data
· Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses
· Engages in process improvement activities