Upstream Manufacturing Engineering 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 Product Development and Supply (GPS)- Syracuse, New York
      Upstream Manufacturing Engineering
      • 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 2019
      • Qualified candidates will have completed sophomore, junior, senior or PhD level coursework towards a Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related coursework
      • Demonstrated problem solving ability, interpersonal skills, and oral and written communication skills.
      • Technical writing ability required, as well as expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to perform statistical data analysis.MS Visio experience preferred.
      • Previous work experience in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, or a related industry preferred.
      • Work Environment: This position is a manufacturing based position which requires appropriate levels of personal protective equipment (PPE). This position is based indoors and will be working primarily with others, but also independently times.
      Physical Demands: Frequent repeated motions such as pipetting, lifting, bending, twisting, squatting, crouching, kneeling, climbing on step-stools, and reaching may be required. This role may also require frequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs). Repetitive use of arms/hands/wrists and grasping required. Office based work requires sitting and frequent use of computers. Vision (acuity, color-correction allowed) required for interpretation of laboratory results.
      Required Skills:
      The ideal candidate will have:
      • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, organization, technical writing, and project management skills, strong attention to detail
      • Demonstrated ability to present ideas, issues, and observations into a clear and useful format, and balance several projects in a fast-paced team environment
      • Capability to collect, analyze, and integrate information by leveraging appropriate systems technology including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
      • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principals is required
      • Base level statistical analysis.
      Project Description:
      • Develop visual learning content for document simplification.
      • Support electronic format initiatives for paper reduction.
      • Support Media and solutions suite Disposable Mixer installation, qualification and mixing validation.
      • Support CIP Solutions vessel installation and qualification.
      Key Deliverables at Project Completion:
      • Develop protocols, execute studies, design process equipment and summarize findings in a final report.
      • Interns are expected to present the results from their specific assignments at the conclusion of the internship via a poster presentation to colleagues and a departmental presentation
      Key Learnings:
      Business process development skills, process modeling expertise, business case development and presentation. Applications of Lean methodologies, statistical analysis and process optimization.