Intern- Manufacturing Operations

Location
San Dimas, CA, United States
Posted
Dec 16, 2020
Ref
2101394
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Intern- Manufacturing Operations
United States - California - San Dimas

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


A summer internship is available in the Manufacturing Department at the San Dimas, CA, campus of Gilead Sciences. The candidate should be enrolled in an Undergraduate Program with a preferred discipline in science, engineering, lean manufacturing, operations research, or similar.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Supporting and executing manufacturing activities and projects related to manufacturing production and scheduling, lean six sigma, and continuous improvement.
  • Safety and Compliance are the two primary objectives of manufacturing operations.
  • Good Documentation Practices, timely communication of incidents and/or safety concerns and all relevant housekeeping duties to ensure the work areas are kept to a high level of cleanliness and inspection readiness.

Essential Functions:
  • Works in conjunction with manufacturing technicians under the guidance of a Team Leader.
  • Assist with tracking equipment and process issues, planning and execution of equipment service requests and purchase requests
  • Assist with tracking and trending data for manufacturing production cycle times, Right-First-Time, and Just-In-Time inventory
  • Organize production supplies and equipment applying 5S principles
  • Follows established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Master Batch Records (MBR's) and cGMPs.
  • May assist with authoring and/or updating SOP's and MBR's.
  • Sets up and operates equipment in classified clean room environment and completes all required paperwork using Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Interacts with scientists, engineers, and production staff.
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with quality standards and SOPs.


Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
  • Undergraduate (or graduate student, if applicable) in the discipline of science, engineering, lean manufacturing, operations research, or related field enrolled in a 4-year accredited university/college; including enrollment in the Fall Semester after completing the internship
  • Ability to complete 10-12 consecutive weeks between May and September
  • Good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to act both independently as well as with a team
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Can thrive working with minimal oversight, resilient through challenges, and proactively seeks to improve life for the people they work with
  • Ideal candidate will learn from mistakes, implement improvements, respectful to all colleagues, good team player, takes criticism and applies it, transparent, and strong desire to beat expectations
  • Consistent positive attitude and demonstrated ability to learn new skills
  • Exhibits accountability, including taking ownership for words and actions and fulfilling commitments responsively
  • Background or understanding of Lean concepts (Kaizen, 5S, KanBan) desired
  • Background or understanding of established safety practices and standards desired
  • Able to lift equipment up to 25 lbs.
  • Must be at least 18 years old


**Please note, no relocation is available for this position**

If this is not the right move for you now but you remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences, please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/careers/

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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