Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. With around 45,000 staff in more than 800 sites across 47 countries, Eurofins believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. Thanks to its decentralised structure and very strong growth, Eurofins provides unparalleled career opportunities for leaders and professionals who want to join a fast-paced environment and grow their responsibilities quickly, in Australia, New Zealand or overseas.
Eurofins Food and Water Testing New Zealand provides range of class leading food, water, plant, soil and fertilizer testing, as well as horticultural services and technical solutions, primarily to the New Zealand market. With a staff of over 350 we operate laboratories in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Tauranga. We specialise in all Food types, Plants, Soils, Fertilizers, Potable Water, Sludge, Sediments, Leachate, Trade Waste Effluents, Sewage Effluents, Surface Water, River & Stream Monitoring, Seawater, and Groundwater.
The intern will be part of the Lean initiative currently in place in Eurofins Food Analytics NZ Ltd. Internship is considered as an unpaid internship according to New Zealand law, refund of expenses will be provided up to 600 NZ$ per month.
The role will involve:
Follow training on Lean manufacturing methodology at Eurofins
Lead Lean transformation projects
Establish and challenge productivity targets on testing workstations
Pilot and implement Lean projects in the laboratory
Identify improvements in the laboratory operations procedures and management
Can work in English
Has background or Master's or Engineering degree related to industrial management or Lean manufacturing
Ability to communicate with groups or individuals
Will to face challenges and deliver solutions
Problem-solving and analytical skills
Work independently or autonomously
Good organisation and time management
All candidate CV's and cover letter's will be reviewed. However, please note that we are not always able to respond to every expression of interest submitted.
This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa. Please stipulate what type of residency you hold as part of your application.
The Internship will take place in Eurofins Food Analytics NZ Limited, located at 35 O'Rorke road, Penrose, 1060, Auckland, New Zealand.
The main contact point during the Internship will be Maxime Blanquet, Lean Project Manager (Eurofins Mentor), who will provide supervision and support during the internship. Regular meetings will be established between the Intern and Eurofins Mentor to discuss learning goals and assignments, as well as to answer any questions.