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Intern, Global Supplier Quality

Who We Are

BioMarin’s Technical Operations group is responsible for creating our drugs for use in clinical trials and for scaling production of those drugs for the commercial market. These engineers, technicians, scientists and support staff build and maintain BioMarin’s cutting-edge manufacturing processes and sites, provide quality assurance and quality control to ensure we meet regulatory standards, and procure the needed goods and services to support manufacturing and coordinating the worldwide movement of our drugs to patients.


The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

The Global Supplier Quality department within the Tech Ops group is responsible for ensuring the quality and compliance of raw materials and components sourced from GMP suppliers.The programs include Supplier Change Notifications, Quality Technical Agreements, Supplier Investigations and CAPAs, Approved Supplier List Management and development/trending of Supplier performance metrics.


The position will support in the evaluation and qualification of new and existing GMP Material suppliers.In addition, the position will support the implementation and maintenance of up-to-date supplier’s assessments to ensure adherence to quality standards and regulatory requirements and may assist Global Supplier Quality personnel in the tracking of supplier investigations at various stages to closure dates.Monthly metrics will be maintained and reported. The position will interact with internal groups such as GxP Compliance, Global Sourcing Procurement and MSAT.


Required Skills:

·Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

·Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

·Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage tasks in a fast-paced environment.

·Ability to work independently and collaboratively.


Desired Skills:

·Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs

·Interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry


·Undergraduate student in their 3rd or 4th year majoring in life sciences or computerized systems.

·Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term OR has graduated within the 1 year of the start of the program.

·Must be available to work 40 hours a week

·Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship


Benefits of a BioMarin Internship:


  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment.
  • Develop skills specific to your major.
  • Opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business.


In the U.S., the salary range for this position is $ 21.00 to $ 25.00 per hour, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.