R&D Intern
BD
Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description Summary

Internship on the applied research and technology team. Will learn and implement analytical methods, and will use them to help develop new technologies and materials based solutions to existing challenges.

Job Description

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.

Scope

  • Assist with Assignments
  • Apply Engineering principles
  • Detail Oriented
  • Responsible Team Member
  • Identify tasks and be task oriented; take ownership of task/project
  • Results Oriented

Potential Task Assignments within the scope of this position

1. Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation

2. Maintains a professional working relationship with internal & external customer and support staff

3. Participates on cross-functional teams.

4. Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems and equipment.

5. Assists in developing physical and functional test requirements to assure specifications & regulations are met.

6. Writes and reviews protocols, reports and data.

7. Conducts testing outlined in protocols and test methods

8. Executes validation studies on equipment & processes

9. Executes design controls

10. Analyzes design inputs

11. Trains on, understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.

12. Participates in and provides input to training on department & division procedures, and policies.

13. Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

1. Basic Technical writing skills

2. Basic interpersonal skills - active listening

3. Ability to read drawings

4. Good understanding of engineering principles

5. Demonstrated ability to apply engineering principles

6. Ability to perform testing per written directions

7. Demonstrated comprehension of basic descriptive statistics

8. Basic Software application skills

9. Basic problem solving skills

10. Ability to collect and analyze data and derive conclusions

11. Ability to make recommendations to reach a solution

12. Oral and written presentation skills

13. Ability to follow design controls

14. Ability to work independently

Basic Qualifications

A student working towards a Bachelor degree in science or engineering.

The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.

Pursuing a degree in on of the the following areas:

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemistry (including chemical engineering, biochemistry)
  • Materials Science

Physical Requirements

This position is in an office and/or laboratory environment and requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to twenty five pounds occasionally. The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Salt Lake City BAS

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Job Type Internship