Intern - Manufacturing Engineering - Colorado Springs, CO - Summer 2019
Are you interested in an Intern opportunity with Philips? We welcome currently enrolled undergraduate (BS) and graduate (MS) level students to participate in 3-month paid intern opportunities at our sites across the US. Through these roles you will gain meaningful, hands-on experience in engineering for a HealthTech company.
The Manufacturing Engineering team is a dynamic group of individuals with diverse strengths working together to continuously deliver solutions to meet the needs of our production customers. Successful engineers on our team are intensely curious, able to dig deep for root cause, analyze objectively, draw logical conclusions and follow through quickly to deliver solutions. We seek passionate people with a positive mental attitude who can interact with ease within and outside our team to develop and deliver win-win solutions.
The internship might involve process validation and verification. Candidates may gain exposure to Process Validation Plans, IQ, OQ, PQ, Software validation, test method validation, gage R&R, and FDA’s Quality System Regulations and cGMP ,and statistics.
We work with a diverse group of processes, including: epoxies - mixing/ curing/ drying/ wicking/ polishing; plastic tubing - fusing/ extruding/ flaring/ forming/ injection molding; fiber optics – drawing, coating, curing, winding, stuffing, polishing; equipment troubleshooting/repair – simple mechanical machines, temperature controllers, PLC’s, HMI’s, motion controllers, etc.; packaging and sealing pouches and trays; cleaning – ultrasonic, ionizers; testing – burst, tensile, leak, optical gauge, FTIR, DSC, SEM; CAD modeling – Solidworks, and more…
The manufacturing engineering intern will be expected to investigate, pursue a logical course of inquiry, be able to collect and analyze data and see patterns/trends, design controlled experiments and analyze the results of those experiments to make rational conclusions about courses of action.
The manufacturing engineering team is also leaning in heavily to the application of Theory of Constraints and Lean to our production processes. We highly value engineers who are able to use process thinking and lean tools to develop standard work, eliminate waste at the bottlenecks and simultaneously increase productivity, quality, safety while lowering costs.
Our team uses the Agile Scrum methodology to set the course of our weekly work. Together with our customers, we prioritize the highest value solutions and then plan our work in 2 week sprints and work together to achieve what we commit to. This methodology is ideal for high output, energetic, lively, positive contributors who like to feel part of a winning team delivering just what the customer wants. We care deeply about our customers, both internal and external, and strive to continuously improve our products and processes. We are eager to find teammates who are excited by this atmosphere and the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of patients!
In return, we offer you
Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .
Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.