Safety Intern

Location: Germantown, Wisconsin, US
Department: Safety
Reference: VN850
About Sterling’s Summer Internship Program
The Sterling Summer Intern Program is a paid 13-week program from May 20 – August 16, 2024. Sterling interns are provided hands-on work experience building upon knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Interns work side-by-side industry leaders in a dynamic, fast-paced environment who are passionate about being part of a team developing life-saving drugs around the world. Throughout the 13-week program, interns will work on defined individual projects to learn about GMP fundamentals and techniques from Sterling professionals. The program concludes with individual presentations to Sterling leaders.

Your Responsibilities
Safety Summer Intern will participate as a member of the Germantown EHS Team to complete a comprehensive program mentored by the site EHS staff. Primary projects will include:
  • Provide subject matter guidance and assistance with safety and EHS related incident investigations.
  • Assist in development of Industrial Hygiene/Process Safety database for inclusion into operating procedures.
  • Design strategies for effective equipment isolation (LOTO) and enhance written program and related procedures.
  • Perform evaluation of engineering control equipment such as laboratory hoods, containment enclosures and ventilation systems.
  • Develop and provide training on a variety of safety and other EHS topics such as hazard communication, personal protective equipment, chemical/ safety hazards, and controls.
  • Utilize gas detection systems for hazard evaluation during work permitting and other activities.

The position requires behaviors of the Sterling core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as expertise in functional competencies included in this position profile.

Requirements for the Role
  • Enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in an EHS discipline, Chemistry, or Biology having progressed to at least a Sophomore level.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills required.
  • Excellent detail orientation and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent problem-solving and basic trouble-shooting ability required.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • An understanding of how to recognize, anticipate, and control occupational hazards.

Location
This position is located in Germantown, WI, a vibrant city northwest of Milwaukee in Southeast Wisconsin.  A great place to live, work and raise a family, Southeast Wisconsin offers a variety of activities and diverse cultural scene.

Diversity and Inclusion

Sterling values diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, marital status, gender identification or expression, medical condition (including genetic characteristics) or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Why Consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.
 
We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK, Europe and the US, where we employ more than 1300 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.
 
Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 
 

Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.
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