Quality Control Lab Execution Systems Intern

  • Opportunity Profile:
    • Company:       

      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. 

       

      Division:          Biologics Global Manufacturing and Supply (GPS)- Syracuse, New York

                              Quality Control Technical Service (QCTS)- Laboratory Execution Systems (LES)

       

      Requirements:

      • Must be enrolled in school the semester of and/or during the assignment, as well as the semester following the assignment, with a 3.0+ GPA
      • Must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) from June 1, 2020 - mid August 2020
      • Qualified candidates will have completed sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level coursework towards a degree in a scientific discipline, e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, with
        Statistical, Computer Programming/System Analysis and/or Project Management Experience.
      • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, organization, technical writing, and project management skills, strong attention to detail.
      • Work Environment: This position is office-based, indoors and will be working primarily with others, but also independently times. May require walking from building to building to attend meetings.
      • Physical Demands:  Office based work requires sitting and frequent use of computers.

       

      Required Skills:

      • The ideal candidate will have:
        • Interest and experience in a computer programming and system analysis.
        • Experience with accessing, collecting, analyzing, and integrating information by leveraging applicable systems including Laboratory Software applications (LIMS/LES), Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Share Point.
        • Previous work experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or a related industry.
        • Ability to present ideas, issues and observations into a clear and useful format, and balance project(s) in a fast-paced team environment.
        • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
           
      Project Description:
      • Implement Quality Control Technical Service (QCTS) process improvements surrounding data gathering and customer support
      • Work with Quality Control Operations and QCTS teams to define project scope and determine system for collecting, consolidating and/or reporting data.
      • Work with QCTS and Information Technology (IT) team to build and implement a sustainable process for consolidating and/or reporting data leveraging SharePoint/Power App of similar applications
      • Development of business process tools/guides to aid in LES and other QCTS process.
      • Assist with identifying additional opportunities to implement electronic process as part of paperless initiatives.

       

      Key Deliverables:

      Interns will present the results from their specific assignments at the conclusion of the internship via a poster presentation to colleagues and a departmental presentation

       

      Key Deliverables will include:

      • Creation electronic-based Ad hoc request form (LES) with How-To/FAQ integration (self serve application)
      • Identification with opportunity to implement electronic process to replace paper processes.
      Implement PowerApps, SharePoint or similar application to provide metrics and system based information to customers.
       
       
      Key Learnings:
      • Gain better understanding of quality control laboratory and technical service business operations.
      • Increased knowledge continuous Improvement/Metrics.
      • Applications of Lean methodologies, statistical analysis and process optimization.
      • Problem solving and presentation of results
      • Familiarization of GMP documentation processes
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