Project Support Specialist Co-op
Rochester, NY 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

The Opportunity

As the company continues to grow we are seeking a Project Support Specialist Co-op for our 2022 Summer Intern Program. This Project Support Specialist Co-op is ideal for candidates of a project management certificate or degree program. While working on your degree or certificate, also develop your real-world application of the skills learned in school by working with a world leader in the medical device space with coaching, mentoring, with the goal to potentially mature into a full-time role post-graduation.

The Project Support Specialist Co-op (PSSC) provides support to project managers and technical teams in handling project management related elements including (but not limited to) documentation management, project scheduling, procurement assistance, and status update report generation. Build strong partnerships with technical team members through providing excellent enabling support with the completion of tasks that are critical to the program. Work closely with project management staff to help drive key aspects of a project including management of metrics and KPI, design reviews, phase gate closures, and project plans updates.

This position is in Rochester, NY.

The Responsibilities

  • Under guidance of a mentor, provide project management support including document management, procurement support, and management using project management tools and other software.

  • Lead and attend project meetings to assist project manager, to keep informed about projects, and identify upcoming activities. Offer comments and suggestions related to the project. Assist with agenda and meeting minute preparation. Asist with agenda, meeting minute preparation, change orders, and monthly invoice reviews.

  • Follow up with team members for status, and help facilitate bringing team together with project manager or other management to overcome obstacles to progress.

Job Deliverables

  • Project schedules

  • Meeting Agendas, Minutes

  • Project documents organized and signed off

  • Project dashboard and KPI

The Individual

  • Field of Study: Project Management, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Chemistry, Biology

  • Minimum Year In school: Completed Junior Year

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

  • Proficient computer skills, particularly: Excel, MS Project, Word, and project management software

  • High degree of initiative and technical ability for document management, organizing, presenting information.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Must possess excellent analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.

  • Good understanding of data visualization and information design concepts.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with department staff.

  • Ability to utilize critical and creative thinking, as well as analyze, problem solve, and recommend solutions.

  • Must demonstrate strong customer focus skills.

EOE/AA Disability/Veteran

"At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career.

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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