The internship positions are within the Facilities & Engineering organization at Genentech’s South San Francisco Production (SSFP) facility. This organization drives engineering projects in support of cGMP manufacturing of both Clinical and Commercial products and work alongside Manufacturing, Validation, Process Engineering, Facilities and Engineering, Process Development, and Quality partners in order to ensure continuous, efficient, and safe production of multiple biologics at SSFP. We are the center of excellence for process and utility engineering expertise, sanitary equipment design, equipment management, reliability, and GMP project delivery to enable SSFP’s right to operate and to mitigate business and/or quality risks. Further insight into the SSFP manufacturing process can be found at http://www.gene.com/topics/manufacturing.
Equipment Divestment, Modifications, and Process Improvements:
Learn the specific activities related to project management in the Engineering role by engaging with customers and cross functional departments and/or external vendors for procurement of new equipment and instruments, including modification and
decommissioning of existing equipment and systems. Learn and apply cGMP principles. Review vendor drawings, walk-down of piping and instrumentation diagrams, participate in equipment design, instrument specification, and unit operations data review. Perform engineering calculations for process equipment, as needed. Gain an understanding of how technical change control and continuous improvements are implemented for cGMP manufacturing equipment and systems.
Recently graduated or enrolled in either an undergraduate (junior year or higher) or graduate program in the field of engineering or equivalent. Can allow candidates to work part-time as well during the school year then full-time during the summer. Multiple start dates available throughout the year. If enrolled in an academic program, must be able to work at least part time during the academic year. Exact hours can be flexible. GPA 3.0 and above. Demonstrated proficiency in the application of basic engineering and/or scientific theories, principles and techniques. Possess strong analytical skills plus technical and mechanical aptitude. Candidate must be highly motivated, be able to work independently, as well as in a team, and have good organizational, verbal and written communication, and time management skills. Ideal candidate would be someone with solid mechanical aptitude, a passion for learning how things work, and is solution oriented.