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Title:  Quality Operations Intern (Part-time/Half-days, Monday to Friday)

Requisition ID:  59897
Date:  Feb 6, 2023
Location: 

Walker, Michigan, US

Department:  Operations
Description: 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members, and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery, and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

This is a part-time opportunity and working hours are Monday thru Friday, 8am to 12pm or 12pm to 4pm.

 

Job Summary:

 

In this role you will provide manufacturing quality inspection services including manufacturing inspection, quality inspection, quality control, sampling inspection, documentation and record keeping. You will complete and maintain all documentation necessary to ensure conformity to specifications and traceability of records.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform in-process dimensional and visual audits to ensure compliance to all customer cosmetic and dimensional specifications.
  • Operate and maintain all dimensional inspection equipment.
  • Document, record, and file inspection results. Communicate inspection results to Production, Processing, and Tooling personnel.
  • Perform start-up and restart verification of part performance to specifications of all molding machines and secondary operations
  • Assists shift employees with quality issues and/or measurement techniques.
  • Assists in the inspection of incoming materials.
  • Complete and/or verify data into the computer systems.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste within the production environment.
  • Provides a ‘Customer Services’ attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education or equivalent experience: must have completed two years education toward an engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience in Quality or similar role
  • Willing to work as a team and make decisions within authorized responsibility with little to no supervision
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Have a functional understanding of cGMPs
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work assigned shift(s) with overtime as required to complete assignments if necessary.
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time may occur as well.
  • If specifically necessitated by customer requirements, must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues.
  • Hearing ability should be sufficient to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet.
  • The ability to be able to lift and carry various items up to 50 pounds for manufacturing positions or 30 pounds for administrative positions is required.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • None

 

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to work assigned shift(s) with overtime as required to complete assignments if necessary.
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time may occur as well.
  • If specifically necessitated by customer requirements, must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues.
  • Hearing ability should be sufficient to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet.
  • The ability to be able to lift and carry various items up to 50 pounds for manufacturing positions or 30 pounds for administrative positions is required.

 

Competencies/Authorities

  • Non-US only where required for certain levels

 

West is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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