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Summer Internship: Engineering (Onsite) Wilson, NC

Company: Purdue Pharma
Location: Wilson
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Summer Internship: Engineering (Onsite) Wilson, NC

4701 International Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893, USA

Req #190

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Purdue Pharma L.P. and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market medications and consumer health products to meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers. We were founded by physicians, and we are currently led by a physician. Beyond our efforts to provide quality medications, Purdue is committed to supporting national, regional and local collaborations to drive innovations in patient care. Privately held, Purdue is pursuing a pipeline of new medications through internal research & development and strategic industry partnerships.

For close to two decades Purdue has engaged in many initiatives to stem prescription opioid abuse. We are committed to bringing lifesaving relief to communities and individuals suffering from substance use disorder and overdose.We are currently developing or supporting the development of two essential life-saving opioid overdose reversal medications and have the capability to manufacture others for medication assisted treatment. Providing these medicines has the potential to improve and save countless lives.

We are driven by our purpose:Compassion for patients and excellence for science inspire our pursuit of new medicines.

We are building an exciting path forward, and we are committed to recruiting a dedicated team of professionals who advance our expertise through a commitment to Purdue's Values: IntegrityandCourage, underpinned byInnovation, and always inCollaborationwith each other.

At Purdue Pharma and our subsidiaries, you have a unique career opportunity to work differently, uncover and seize new opportunities, and take a hands-on, ownership approach to your work.We go beyond traditional roles and find creative ways to extend our skills and interests, challenging ourselves to contribute in different, meaningful ways. We strive to create an environment where you can bring your best to work each day.We welcome the opportunity to have you on our team!

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to: actual or perceived race, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, age, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status and military service, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinance.

For more information about your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

  • EEOCKnow Your Rights
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  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

  • E-Verify (English and Spanish)

  • Right to Work (English and Spanish)

  • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (English)

  • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (Spanish)

    We strive to make our Career opportunities website accessible to all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please email: careers@pharma.com. This email is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require assistance accessing our careers website.

    Job Summary

    The internship provides the opportunity to gain first-hand Project Engineering experience at a pharmaceutical manufacturing organization as well as exposure to utilities required to support the facility. The Intern works closely with Engineering and Maintenance teams to support the development and execution of activities and projects as assigned while adhering to relevant regulatory guidelines, company procedure, company Code of Ethics, and acting in alignment with our Values: Collaboration, Integrity, Courage and Innovation.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Develop knowledge of roles and functions within the Engineering, Maintenance and other cross-function teams.

    • Provide technical information and support on engineering projects related to the operation and maintenance of manufacturing, packaging, and building systems equipment. Gain an understanding of the basic principles and the kind of equipment used in the Wilson facility.

    • Develop equipment specifications for procurement, obtain installation quotations, assist in start-up and qualification of new equipment and the training of production technicians and maintenance mechanics related to equipment processes.

    • Work closely with project engineers during start-up to assure adequate documentation and training are provided by vendors which includes developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training materials related to the operation and maintenance of production and building system equipment.

    • Maintain compliance of SOPs relating to the Code of Federal Regulations (cGMP), OSHA, EPA, NFPA, as well as other applicable federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.

    • Provide operational support of departments and ad hoc activities.

      Education and Experience Requirements

      Undergraduate or graduate-level coursework in engineering or related technical field.

      Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

      • A practical and proactive problem-solver

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and leadership skills.

      • Self-motivated, adaptable to a dynamic environment and the ability to work independently.

      • Able to collaborate effectively with cross functional team members and external partners

      • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and achievement-oriented.

      • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities for multiple stakeholders.

      • Desire to learn from others and build relationships across the organization.

      • Prior experience in project management or manufacturing a plus.

        Additional Information

        *Able to work 4 days per week (preferably during core office hours of Monday - THursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) for the equivalent of a semester

        * This role is expected to work onsite with the potential work-flex to change or modification at any time at the discretion of management as business needs may dictate.

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