Intern Business Administration, Life Sciences & Business - Proces improvement
Boxmeer, Netherlands
5 dagen geleden

Job Description

Are you looking for an internship where you are free to take initiative? Would you like to experience working in one of the biggest multinationals in the pharmaceutical industry?

We are looking for a HBO student Business Administration or MSc student Life Sciences / Process Technology with a Business or Management specialization who is searching for a challenging internship in our innovative company?

Your internship project

As an intern you are responsible increasing the efficiency of our master seed production process. This is a process that takes place in a cleanroom environment.

Within our department the production of master seed is an essential part of the development of new virological vaccines.

The success rate of this process can be increased to reduce lead-time and reduce rework. That is why you will look at a sustainable and user-friendly robust process together with the users and stakeholders.

You will work a lot with team members from the Bio Technology Solution (BTS) department. During your internship you will share progress with the different stakeholders.

Your responsibilities

  • Mapping and assessing the current situation
  • Talk to the users to find out what they want
  • Setting up the future situation
  • Approach and follow-up to realization
  • Proof and celebrate success achieved
  • Providing a fresh perspective within the department : your opinion matters.
  • The above-mentioned responsibilities are an indication of what you will be doing after proper onboarding and initial learning and development.

    This provides you with the opportunity to learn and hereafter perform tasks independently. In consultation with your supervisor, you could take on additional tasks and responsibilities.

    Who are you?

  • An HBO student Business Administration or MSc student Life Sciences / Process Technology with a Business or Management specialization
  • You have an improvement mindset not afraid to think outside the box
  • You are enthusiastic about working on the interface between science and production
  • You are familiar with Lean Six Sigma
  • You are enthusiastic about working in the pharmaceutical industry and working with different stakeholders
  • Preferable you are familiar with aseptic techniques or feel comfortable working in a laboratory environment
  • You are searching for an internship where you have the freedom to take initiative
  • You are available for a period of minimal 5 months for 5 days a week
  • What we offer :

    Being an intern at our company means you will work together with a team on healthcare in an international environment. As a student, you will get the opportunity to develop yourself.

    In addition, we offer :

  • The possibility to gain experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • The chance to show your potential
  • A challenging and dynamic work environment with lots of space to develop yourself
  • Professional guidance by an experienced specialist
  • A placement fee of € 375,- for Higher professional education (HBO) and an allowance of € 470,- for Academic / University (WO) gross per month (based on a 40-hour week).
  • Welcome in our team!

    Are you enthusiastic about this internship? Apply today and become a part of our team!

    The Bio Technology Solutions (BTS) department is located within our Animal Health site in Boxmeer. This department is located between Research & Development (R&D) and production and works, for example, on scaling up a production process.

    About 60 employees work here and consists of various groups, supporting manufacturing or collaborate more with R&D.

    Animal Health

    Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them.

    We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

    Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products.

    We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

    Who we are

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.

    Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

    What we look for

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.

    We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life , Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .


    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

    We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


    Current Employees apply

    Current Contingent Workers apply

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    Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.

    All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.

    No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place.

    Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

    Employee Status :

    Intern / Co-op (Fixed Term)

    Relocation : No relocation

    VISA Sponsorship :

    Travel Requirements :

    No Travel Required

    Flexible Work Arrangements :

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