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Fall Engineering Intern

Posting Date:  Jul 7, 2024
Department:  Formulation
Business Unit:  Manufacturing
Country:  United States
State:  Massachusetts
Location:  Fall River
Req Id:  86087



Job Title:                                  Engineering Intern

FLSA Classification:                Intern, Non-Exempt/Hourly 

Work Location:                        Fall River, MA

Work Hours:                            General: 8:30AM – 5:00PM (may vary based on business needs)

Reports To:                              Engineering Manager



InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. internship program is designed to offer a rewarding experience for the candidate, which will help add real world experience to their resume, as well as provide a fresh outlook and feedback on our current practices and processes. To be a strong candidate for an internship, you should understand the principles and concepts for the discipline for which you are seeking to intern. You should be collaborative, trustworthy, receptive to feedback, eager to learn, and have a positive attitude. An internship at Cipla is an opportunity to learn through real experiences.



Invagen Pharmaceuticals is searching for experienced candidates for the position of Engineering intern.


As an intern, you will perform a variety of engineering tasks, supporting various project managers and collaborating with team members. You will receive both on-the-job and formal training as well as mentorship, and exposure to plan production, project financials, and client interactions. You should be a motivated team player who can maintain efficiency and accuracy when multitasking. Interns gain a broader understanding of the business and through guest speakers, customer field experiences, facility tours, and individual / team-based experiences (i.e., one-on-one meetings, team lunch, customer meetings, etc.). Additionally, interns participate in numerous leadership development workshops intended to develop and refine professional skill sets.


The Engineering Intern position supports design control, component qualification and contract manufactured development projects for new products, configurations, or line extensions. Works closely with Manufacturing to understand critical characteristics/specifications, manufacturing processes, and support project tasks. Uses lab equipment (e.g., tensile testers, inspection equipment, drop gauges, etc) as required. Test material with site procedures using USP test methods and reporting on results. Supports Design Control and other project deliverables related to Development projects and initiatives.



Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Shadowing members of the engineering team as they perform their duties.
  • Participate in the implementation of new features and resolve issues that meet business requirements.
  • Learn, understand, and operate the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system CATIA operations.
  • Support and/or perform engineering tests (electrical and mechanical) with direction, training and guidance as needed.
  • Learn and develop knowledge in the area of control valves and pressure limiting equipment.
  • Learn document generation including user’s guides, reference manuals, operating instructions, and repair guides as well as assist in training operators in the use of automated equipment.
  • Ability to read, understand and apply procedures according to established guidelines.
  • Performs installation qualification (IQ), Operational qualification (OQ) and Process qualification (PQ) protocols as needed.
  • Complete work in compliance with GMP and ISO regulations and within safety guidelines.
  • Know the basic manufacturing process, troubleshooting at a basic level.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; calling for repairs.
  • Keep maintenance logs for all of the machines or processes they oversee, which requires proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Follow strict internal protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as following current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).



Qualifications for Engineering Intern

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year degree college program with focus on Industrial Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Able to commit to a 6–8 week internship.
  • Must be willing to work in a pharmaceutical setting.
  • Proficiently speak English as a first or second language
  • Proficiently communicate and understand (read and write) scientific work in English.
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex data sets.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and other scientific based software.
  • Experience in Inhalation products (MDI) is a plus.




  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and good documentation practices preferred.
  • Eagerness to learn and accept challenges and is adaptable to change.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work in fast-paced manufacturing environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to focus on details.
  • Basic computer skills (Word and Excel) – Intermediate
  • Good basic math knowledge and excellent attention to details.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of software applications.



Physical requirements

  • Must be willing to work in a pharmaceutical manufacturing setting.
  • Must be willing to work some weekends based on business need as required by management.




Cipla is a leading global pharmaceutical company, dedicated to high-quality, branded and generic medicines. We are trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies.  Over the last eight decades, we have strengthened our leadership in India’s pharmaceutical industry and fortified our promise of strengthening our global focus by consolidating and deepening our presence in the key markets of India, South Africa, the U.S., and other economies of the emerging world.


Cipla employs handpicked professionals not just for their knowledge and experience but for their zeal to make a difference to the world of healthcare.  The company believes that our biggest assets are the employees who lead us to prosperity and growth in the future.  Driven by the vision, none shall be denied, Cipla’s focus has always been on making affordable, world-class medicines with a reputation for uncompromising quality standards across the world.



About InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, a Cipla subsidiary InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of generic prescription medicines with focus on a range of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, anti-infective, CNS, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anti-depressants. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Central Islip and Hauppauge, New York. As of February 18, 2016, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cipla (EU) Limited.


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Pre-employment Process


Applicants who receive a conditional offer must satisfactory complete pre-employment drug testing.


Disclaimer on Pay Ranges


*About the Salary/ Pay Range: The salary range mentioned above is an anticipated base salary range for this position. Exact salary depends on factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Salary range may vary based on geographic location. In addition to base salary, this position may be eligible for benefits and participation in a bonus program based on performance and company results.


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