CIR Associate Engineer Intern

Spain, Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallès

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At Roche, we are passionate about transforming patients’ lives, and we are bold in both decision and action - we believe that good business means a better world. That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow. 

Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity. With more than 100 digital technology and data initiatives already underway, Roche is working with innovative companies in the data, analytics and software fields to transform healthcare delivery through digital solutions. Moreover, Roche is one of the highest spender on research and development (R&D) among global pharmaceuticals, spending more than 20% of revenue. This substantial investment has resulted in products that have advanced the understanding of disease and transformed the practice of medicine. 

At the same time, sustainability is an integral part of Roche’s business. We are committed to mitigate environmental impact and climate change, proactively seeking new, more sustainable technologies to achieve this goal. For the eleventh time, Roche has been recognized as the most sustainable company in the Pharmaceuticals index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). 

We recognize the importance of work-life balance and personal well-being, considering flexible working options, including remote working, and respecting personal downtime for all roles. We strive to provide our employees with the best possible work environment. For many years, Roche has been consistently ranked as a great place to work by its employees and by external institutions. Furthermore, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, offering extensive training and development opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche. 

At Case Investigation and Resolution (CIR) department, you will learn about laboratory automation and software solutions, as well as varied regulatory requirements and quality practices in the area of medical technology. In this challenging department, you will have freedom for innovation and creativity. In addition, you will have autonomy and flexibility in how to approach your day-to-day tasks, mentored and guided by more senior members of the team. At CIR, we strive for an agile mindset in our daily work, focusing on achieving the best for patients and continuously working on improving our solutions. 

Main tasks:

  • Handling of standard cases with low complexity
  • May resolve cases in the assigned area, requiring consultation with more senior team members on technical or process-related aspects
  • Pro-actively consults / involves a more senior team member on individual cases or process steps
  • Performs correct processing and documentation for individual cases in the area assigned (typically known issues or low complexity)
  • Cases need to be auditable and well documented to be self-explanatory to a person who has no specialized product or process knowledge
  • Supports and executes reporting activities

Additional tasks:

  • Contributes to processes improvements to increase quality and efficiency standards with focus on customer, compliance and continuous improvement
  • Ensures completion of complaints and triggers appropriate preventive actions resulting from cases
  • Administrative work in Aurora or internal tools as well as contribution to certain communication with affiliates


  • Recently graduated from a University of Applied Sciences (e.g. Biomedical Engineering) or Computer Science (IT, Telecommunications)
  • Strong communications skills in English (written and spoken) are essential
  • Knowledge of another language is a plus

Working for Roche means more than just having a job. Guided by integrity, courage and passion, working for Roche means innovating diagnostics, shaping healthcare and changing lives. Apply now and be part of our team!

Job Level:

Entry Level