Green Lab Certification Sustainability Co-Op/Engineer - Fall 2020

  • Opportunity Profile:
    • At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we are a team dedicated to discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Our commitment is to foster a globally diverse and inclusive workforce with a high-performing culture that is agile, entrepreneurial and accountable.  This enables our business strategy while encouraging excellence, growth, achievement, innovation and a balance between our personal and professional lives. 

      By combining the reach and resources of a global pharmaceutical company with the can-do spirit and agility of a biotechnology company, we are becoming a leader for the future – a next-generation BioPharma leader. 

       

      Current Six-Month Co-op Opportunity

      Facilities Operations (Lawrenceville, NJ) Also, some limited travel will be required between our site New Brunswick, NJ

      To achieve this goal, this project will involve diverse engineering assignments:

      First, Green Lab Program Management: (Enhance existing program) 30%

      • Becoming familiar with the Green lab Program and BMS Sustainability Goals.
      • Compile data from an on line survey tool, review the info & data for quality and completeness and issues.
      • Draft certification score to be approved by team.
      • Collect best practices, questions and issues. Research solutions to issues and vet with team.
      • Respond to questions in person or on email/phone.
      • Track metrics and create dashboard on program outcomes.
      • Identify communication opportunities, draft communications and review with team.
      • Conduct monthly Steering Committee meetings outlining program progress

      Second, Engineering Analysis of facilities operational improvements both within large capital projects and day to day operations: 30%

      • Assist in investigating leading edge technology opportunities for increased reliability and energy/water efficiency and determine feasibility. 
      • Initiate small improvement projects and assist with implementation as time allows. 
      • Assist operations team in solving technical infrastructure problems.


      Third, Join Large Project Team: 30%

      • Participate on large construction project in Lawrenceville; 260,000 sq. ft. laboratory by attending various project meetings
      • Attend weekly design and construction management meetings and handle Project Manager Assignments. 

       

      Education and Training: 10%

      • Develop training materials for department meetings or lunch and learns.
      • Create Sustainability and energy messaging and implement through existing means, (digital signage, etc.).

      Requirements/Education:

      Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program in either the Sciences or Engineering and at minimum, successful completion of first year.  Desired backgrounds/degrees include:

      • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
      • Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies
      • Natural Sciences (Chemistry or  Biology)

      Key Learnings:

      Become familiar with laboratory operations and a with a corporate sustainability program.

      Learn complex operations of a large multi-building R&D complex. 

      Solve technical problems.

      Feasibility analyses of new technology and operational changes for Facility. 

      Apply engineering or science knowledge to a corporate operation.

      Develop communication skills through effective interaction with internal stakeholders.

       

      Key Deliverables at Project Completion:

      • At end of the co-op assignment it will be required for the student to create a presentation reflecting their learning’s and recommendations for improvement.

       

      Participation on Corporate Green Ambassador team; create and distribute learnings, participate in site based events- Earth Day, America Recycles, Energy Fairs, etc

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