Process Engineer Intern
Rockford, IL 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Life changing therapies. Global impact. Bridge to thousands of biopharma companies and their patients.

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Job Title:

Process Engineer Intern





Reports to:

Sr. Director, Operations

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Summary of Objective:

The Process Engineer Intern will play a crucial role in evaluating and analyzing production processes to optimize efficiency and productivity. This position will involve collecting and analyzing data related to output rates and capabilities of specific production lines, contributing to process improvement initiatives, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential duties and responsibilities include the following but other duties may be assigned.

  • Collect data using Factory MES to determine the average output rate of designated production lines.
  • Gather validated data to record the validated capability of a group of focus lines, ensuring accuracy and reliability.
  • Analyze collected data to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for process optimization.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers and cross-functional teams to develop and implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in conducting experiments, trials, and tests to validate process improvements and enhancements.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and documentation to communicate findings and recommendations effectively.
  • Participate in meetings, workshops, and training sessions to enhance technical skills and knowledge.
  • Adhere to safety protocols, quality standards, and regulatory requirements in all job functions.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisors or project leads.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to all PCI, cGMP, and GCP policies, procedures, rules.
  • Attendance to work is an essential function of this position
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.

Special Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be physically capable to perform the duties listed below with or without reasonable accommodations which may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Stationary Position: From 1/2 to 3/4 of the day.
  • Move, Traverse: From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
  • Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, or place: From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
  • Install, place, adjust, apply, measure, use, or signal: Up to 1/4 of the day.
  • Ascend/Descend or Work Atop: None.
  • Position self (to) or Move (about or to): From 1/4 to 1/2 of the day.
  • Communicate or exchange information: 3/4 of the day and up.
  • Detect, distinguish, or determine: Up to 1/4 of the day.

On an average day, the individual can expect to move and/or transport up to 10 pounds

less than 1/4 of the day.

This position may have the following special vision requirements.

  • Close Vision Distance Vision Color Vision Peripheral Vision Depth Perception
  • Ability to focus No Special Vision Requirements

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The following are some environmental conditions that one may be exposed to on a daily basis and for various lengths of time.

  • Work is primarily performed at a desk and/or in an office environment for 3/4 of the day and up.

The noise level in the work environment is typically, moderate.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for the stated position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Working toward a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • College Level Math Skills
  • Advanced Computer Skills: Ability to perform the most complex computer tasks and operate various computer programs.
  • Full Professional Proficiency: Ability to speak, read, and write fluently and accurately on all levels pertinent to professional needs.
  • High Reasoning: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where there is only limited standardization. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions that may be provided in various forms.


  • Ability to effectively present information to various people as the job requires.
  • Ability to work independently and/or part of a team.
  • Ability to display original thinking and creativity.
  • Ability to hold oneself in a professional manner.

Join us and be part of building the bridge between life changing therapies and patients.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement:
PCI Pharma Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

LSNE is an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected genetic information, protected veteran status, military service, or other protected status. The Company’s EEO policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, include the full and complete support of The Company.


Position Summary
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As soon as possible
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Full Time
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