Industrial Engineering Intern (Graduate)
Lakewood, CO 
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Industrial Engineering Intern (Graduate)

Date: May 16, 2019

Location:Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID: 23403

Essential Duties

  • Support continuous improvement projects in Operations and Supply Chain, including layouts, product flow, materials management.
  • Assist in developing solutions to non-routine problems of intermediate complexity; interpret, executes, and recommends modifications to operating policies and assist with process validation.
  • Develop metrics, perform time and motion studies, collect data, analyze processes, and develop standard work.
  • Implement process changes in regulated environment, while maintaining a constant state of compliance and following company policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with co-workers to obtain information, facilitate decisions and implementation.
  • Analyze data and produce reports.
  • Assist in training and process deployment.


Completed Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or Operations Research.

  • Could be pursuing a Master's degree in engineering, physical science, or life science discipline.


  • No prior experience required. Prior internship experience in manufacturing setting strongly preferred.


  • Expanded knowledge of engineering processes acquired through coursework and internships.
  • Strong knowledge of process simulation/modeling tools (ProModel).
  • Basic knowledge of Lean tools (VSM, Time Studies, 5S, Kanbans, Layout) and statistics.
  • A self-starter drive. Ability to ask questions, identify waste, and generate ideas. Obsession with arriving to an accurate and clear answer.
  • Ability to apply engineering concepts to problem solving, decision making, solution design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated presentation and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated planning and discipline in completing assignments on-time and with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, with advanced Excel capabilities. Minitab preferred.

Other Requirements

  • This is a semester-long internship, from early August to the end of December 2019.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
  • Requires travel based on business needs.

Physical Requirements

  • General Labor Environment requirements include: use of personal protective equipment, reading, speaking, hearing, walking, bending, standing, stretching/reaching, hand/finger dexterity, and occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds, or transporting up to 500 pounds via carts or mechanized equipment.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

Terumo BCT is committed to providing a safe and secure working environment. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification checks. To this end, all employment offers for positions in the U.S. are conditional upon successful completion of Terumo BCT's pre-employment screening process. As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website .

Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.

As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.

Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

  • Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
  • Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
  • One of Colorado's Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
  • Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015

Our award-winning culture embraces:

  • Leading technology through innovation and R&D
  • Wellness programs
  • Commitment to quality
  • An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
  • A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues

to see what our associates have to say about our culture.

Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

  • Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
  • Growing through professional and leadership development activities
  • Sharing company success through incentive plans

If you are the best at what you do and want to do work that is changing the delivery of healthcare globally, we invite you to work with us now to see how we can unlock your potential.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Industrial, Medical, Industrial Engineer, Engineer, Telecom, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Engineering, Technology


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