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Intern - Continuous Improvement

Location: Durham, United States
Position Type: Fixed-Term
Job Function: Engineering

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

Utilize Continuous Improvement tools/methodology to better understand the process performance in manufacturing.   To develop and deploy Lean Six Sigma practices in the analysis of manufacturing processes.  The job role will help to improve manufacturing efficiencies by identifying waste and variation within BacT production. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform process flow mapping in key areas of production.
  • Analyze and interpret flow mapping results with an emphasis on determining value add/non-value add activities.
  • Utilize Lean tools such as line balancing, takt time, process maps, spaghetti diagrams, current/future state, 8 forms of waste.
  • Recommend changes to manufacturing process flow in order to reduce waste.
  • Learn basic Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology.

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering or related field preferred
  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program at a recognized institution of higher Learning 
  • Upcoming Sophomore level or higher

 

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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