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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