Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Engineer Intern in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Intern to provide production support for life science manufacturing automation systems and processes.

This person will:

  • Assist in the design, development and manage of new, complex, equipment and processes. Identifies and solves engineering problems.

  • Assist in the development and build of equipment at all levels.

  • Assist in the creation, updating and maintaining of BOMs, part numbers and assembly documentation/procedures/SOPs/URS/V&V

  • Create and document assembly and test fixtures.

  • Troubleshoot automation, determine root cause of failure and make improvements to the equipment to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Evaluate production processes and make improvements for better yield and greater efficiency.

  • Identify and implement cost reductions for equipment released into production.

  • Identify alternatives for obsolete parts.

  • Actively interface with the Manufacturing group and other departments (i.e., Tech Svcs., R&D and Marketing) in problem solving with regards to equipment and systems


  • Enrolled in BS in Engineering

  • Must have experience in computer-aided design tools such as Solidworks.

  • Knowledgeable in fabrication processes like machining, sheet metal, molding, casting and stamping preferred.

  • Shall have demonstrated ability to apply creative problem solving.

  • Requires good interpersonal and teambuilding skills.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have excellent organizational skills.

  • Experience developing and documenting manufacturing fixtures and tooling preferred.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.