Student Intern, QMS in Teterboro, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 4/3/2020

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    1 Malcolm Avenue
    Teterboro, NJ
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Job Description

QMS Intern, Teterboro, NJ

Job Description:

The Quest Diagnostics QMS Intern will play a key role in the Lean conversion and continuous improvement efforts supporting Lab Operations.

In this role, the intern will:

  • Assist with multiple initiatives to implement Lean tools / practices throughout the operation.  This includes the implementation of sustainable process improvements as well as the tracking and measuring the results. 
  • Assist with the implementation of visual management boards across the organization including helping in the development of Value Stream Maps.
  • Assist in performing studies to realize productivity, quality, and efficiency improvements.
  • Assist in creation of key metrics and performance measurements. 
  • Participate in Kaizen activities leading to overall quality improvements as well as the implementation of standard work, 5S, and other Lean tools. 

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Student currently working toward Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Industrial Engineering or related discipline. 
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Strong presentation skills to successfully influence others
  • Proficiency in Excel and Visio
  • Knowledge of process controls techniques including statistical process control and data analysis techniques

 Attributes Valuable to This Position:

  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Strong communication & influencing skills
  • Highly self-driven / motivated
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Results oriented
  • Previous laboratory experience or health care industry knowledge is desirable, but not required
  • Role may require occasional evening hours, so the ability to work flexible schedules is preferred

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