JOB DESCRIPTION: Co-Op (Engineering & Finance)
Patheon offers co-op assignments to chemical, biomedical, industrial and mechanical engineering students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Engineering assignments are usually in the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operational Excellence/Industrial Engineering groups. Work can encompass project and or process engineering assignments.
Patheon also offers co-op assignments to finance students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Finance assignments are in the Finance department. Work can encompass planning, forecasting and process improvement work.
We consider students with technical/functional competence as well as their ability to work as team members within their assigned department. Training is on-the-job with experienced supervision and support. Co-op assignments vary within each department and are determined by need. Work assignments commonly incorporate some entry level work with guidance given for first-time experiences. Future work assignments increase in responsibility, complexity, and challenge. The rate at which a student can assume additional responsibilities is determined by his or her level of maturity, interest, initiative, and academic background.
Under the direction of a designated supervisor:
Plan, design and direct project installation/construction
Manage the budget within the project scope
Assist in Facility/Equipment Validation (IQ/OQ’s)
Qualification of equipment modifications or improvements
Trouble shoot existing equipment needs
Work with outside Vendors for quotes
Deviation investigation, root cause analysis
Operational Excellence/Industrial Engineering
Apply Lean/Six Sigma principles to reduce process variation & eliminate Non Value Added Activities
Conduct time studies to ensure accuracy of production performance standards.
Assists in executing Root Cause Analysis to drive Right First Time
Process Map or Value Stream Map Production & Transactional Processes.
Identifies financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data
Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses
Engages in process improvement activities