Northbank, IrlamManchester, Manchester M44 5AYUnited Kingdom
The Internship position is offered as an opportunity for an Engineering undergraduate to benefit from some real-world engineering experience whilst undertaking entry level work to help the business with its project and customer deliverables. The position is within the Mechanical Design team but the Intern should be ready to undertake work in conjunction with different functions within the business eg product test & QA departments. Appropriate support and on the job training will be provided.
Operates as team member on a variety of customer and internal development projects.
Works with other members of the hardware and software teams to develop and validate new automation equipment and labware.
Operates CAD system, company data-management system (Agile PLM) and other business IT tools.
Conducts tests on equipment and / or labware and evaluates results.
Produces documentation, (eg test results reports, design calculations) and records in company’s document management system.
Introduces design or process improvements where applicable, eg. assists with the generation of standard templates for calculations and / or reports.
Skills and Aptitude Profile:
To be considered for this role you should be part way through a recognised engineering degree course (2 years preferred).
Enthusiastic, willing to learn and cooperate with teammates within the business.
Be able to undertake controlled experiments and document results; be able to record design calculations and various other analyses.
Confident in IT; eg Excel, Word, Outlook
Brooks Life Sciences is the leading worldwide provider of robotic compound management and biological sample storage systems. With a strong focus on retaining long-term sample integrity, data storage and security, systems provided by Brooks are transforming the productivity and streamlining the workflow of scientists across a broad range of life science applications, including drug discovery and biobanking.
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I’ve been working at GENEWIZ, a Brooks Life Sciences Company, for over 10 years across 4 different departments, and this has been a great place to grow my career and develop new skills. The environment is highly collaborative and team-oriented, with a strong focus on customer service. I would strongly recommend GENEWIZ to any prospective employee as an excellent place to work!
"I am grateful to be a part of such a wonderful company that strives to make the world a better place. My main career goal was to positively contribute to the world around me and, by working at GENEWIZ, I have the chance to make a difference in the field of science and technology. GENEWIZâ€™s friendly environment and positive atmosphere has allowed me to grow as an individual, learn new things in the field of genomics, and to strive to always find ways to improve. I look forward to my continued growth at GENEWIZ and to contributing to positively making a difference in the world."
"Working as an associate scientist in technical support for GENEWIZ, a Brooks Life Sciences Company, has provided me with an opportunity to apply my passion for science and helping others to the real world. I am humbled that my skillsets and expertise can play a part in helping research scientists around the world achieve the end goal of their experiments. GENEWIZ has provided me with opportunities to develop my skillsets in the fields of my own personal interests and allows me to practice them with experienced scientists. Every day is a new and exciting challenge and I am eager to see what the rest of my career with the Company has to offer."
“Working at Brooks has been an amazing experience. I have great mentors and supervisors who provide consistent training, guidance, and support, and give me the opportunity to develop my talents in sales and knowledge in genomics. Overall, Brooks has made me a more well-rounded professional. I am given the opportunity to pursue exciting new projects and am exposed to the most cutting-edge life sciences technologies.”
“Working at Brooks has empowered me to take on new roles and responsibilities which has allowed me to broaden my career and increase my confidence in my abilities. The technology I work on is novel and the prospect of follow on projects is exciting. I appreciate the team environment in which I work and feel I am a valued employee.”
“Working at Brooks, I consider myself a technologist working mostly in Software. At Brooks, we work on the latest technologies including robotics, control, machine vision, and machine learning. Through our solutions we are bringing value to customers allowing them to solve their most complex issues. During my 10 years with Brooks, I’ve found hard work is rewarded while seeing how our bleeding edge technology captures market share while working with a fun and dedicated team.”
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“Working at Brooks has helped me to grow as an engineering leader and innovator. As a research and development engineer, I have the opportunity to work on improving existing technology as well as tackling the next generation of challenges. I can only accomplish these goals due to the exceptional community that has been built at Brooks. Every day I wake up and I am excited to get to work and be a part of that Brooks community.”
“My one goal after graduating was to begin a career in a company that loved robots as much as I did. As a Mechanical Engineer in the rotational program at Brooks Automation, I look forward to facing new and interesting challenges every day that let me continue to expand my knowledge base. I not only get to work in a wide variety of robotics subfields, but also have the opportunity to work alongside top-tier engineers who are inspiring models for the type of engineer I would want to be like in the future.”
“It has been fun to be a part of an organization which is growing and adding new products which are truly novel and support an unmet market need. It is a dynamic culture with a lot of opportunity to contribute and grow professionally.”
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