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Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Operations Intern in Asheville, North Carolina

Summary of Internship

Internship positions provide an opportunity for engineering, Industrial Management, or Business Management students to get hands on experience in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership direction to team members of designated Value Stream as well as providing the training and guidance necessary to enable the employees to improve their own abilities and skill levels

  • Leads day-to-day activities within the Value Stream to ensure swift and accurate completion of customer orders as well as daily 5S and PM activities

  • Maintains excellent housekeeping practices through 5S implementation with appropriate audits

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and a high level of safety awareness

  • Must embrace change, and be able to lead and change in team members

  • Must embrace the 4 I's values. Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement

  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the interns experience level and abilities

  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements


  • Student currently enrolled in classes leading to an accredited Bachelor's degree in a related engineering, or management majors

  • Preferred majors: Operations, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Management, Logistics or other related major

  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in manufacturing/operations

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team

  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve

  • Exceptional customer focus

  • Desire to teach other engineers about technology in area of expertise

  • Previous industrial experience is preferred

  • Aptitude for working with hands and having experience using hand-tools may be beneficial

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.