This internship position is 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.
In this position, you will support engineering and project management related tasks. You will provide engineering, scientific and technical judgment as part of a team responsible for delivering high quality bio-pharmaceutical products to patients. Integrity,
accountability, and strong dedication to the patients we serve are critical to this role. Possible assignments include, but are not limited to the following: 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. Perform engineering calculations for process equipment, as needed. Review vendor drawings, walk-down of piping and instrumentation diagrams, participate in equipment design, instrument specification, and unit operations data review. Gain an understanding of how technical change control and continuous improvements are implemented for cGMP manufacturing equipment and systems.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
Recently graduated or enrolled in either an undergraduate (junior year or higher) or graduate program in the field of engineering or equivalent. 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. Preferred to be working full-time for at least 6-months. 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.
Benefits for Extended Internship:
Develop general knowledge/skills/experience regarding management of capital and expense projects required to support a GMP manufacturing facility.
Develop familiarity with engineering activities and workflows.
Develop high sense for quality and project management tasks.
Exposure to Genentech business processes, people and culture.
Develop service oriented communication and team orientation skills.
Gain an understanding of how technical change control and continuous improvements are implemented for cGMP manufacturing equipment and systems. Network with Genentech professionals while summarizing project highlights and accomplishments for poster/oral presentation at staff/department meetings.
Who We Are
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
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