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Thermo Fisher Scientific in Lenexa, KS is now taking applications for a talented Production Technician. This specific role plays an important role in the performing all processes necessary in creating and testing our Thermo Fisher products in the manufacturing environment. These line of products are new to the Lenexa manufacturing site but are existing Thermo Fisher products.

Thermo Fisher offers a convenient work schedule Monday - Thursday, 10 hour Day shifts: Monday – Thursday 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM, mandatory occasional Fridays as business needs require/dependent on work volume, ~ 8 hr day. {Please note these times are approximate and subject to change}.

Thermo Fisher offers full time benefits eligibility effective day one, 401K match, college tuition reimbursement and an opportunity to play a part in the mission to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Please watch this video to learn more.


Position Summary:

Responsible for performing all processes necessary for the manufacturing all product lines, as well as proficiency testing products. Responsible for adherence to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations/ Quality System Regulation (QSR) guidelines, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Complete production assignments in a timely manner and in accordance with departmental schedules. Prepare and supply disinfectant for every department according to a rotation schedule.
  • Safely operates various pieces of equipment such as ovens, autoclaves, pipettors, biohazard safety cabinets, and a lyophilizer.
  • Assists with labeling, packaging, and assembly of products as needed.
  • Work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers in all departments with little supervision to achieve team, department and company goals. Demonstrate job functions to coworkers as needed.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area. This includes all assigned equipment.
  • Read, understand and complete required documentation. All paperwork shall be accurately and neatly completed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Document accurately and check personal work for quality and compliance.
  • Investigate and remedy, when possible, production failures.
  • Continuously monitor product for defects.
  • Help to maintain quality assurance on your position at all times.
  • Sign off on DHR’s in proper places and fill in pertinent information in accordance to SOP’s.
  • Arrive to work on time and work during scheduled hours, working additional overtime as needed.
  • Follow all written procedures to ensure products are manufactured in accordance with current GMP. Report discrepancies in procedures (SOP’s, DHR’s, etc.) to the Area Supervisor.
  • Maintain good personal hygiene. Wear designated uniform maintained in good condition.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment as required. Refer to job specific job Safety Analysis.
  • Perform all work activities in a safe manner. Maintain a safe and clutter free work area. Clean up all spills immediately.
  • Maintain a disciplined environment and enforce departmental and company policies.
  • Report property damage and /or safety hazards to the Supervisor, Human Resources, Safety Specialist or Senior Management immediately.
  • Comply with all company personnel policies.

In addition, other duties may be assigned as the business needs warrant.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications.
  • Must be able to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Must be able to lift, move and stack heavy materials that may weigh up to 40 pounds. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and possess finger and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to see and distinguish colors.
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Must be able to communicate, comprehend and follow instructions, both written and verbally, using the English language.
  • Ability to see and distinguish colors.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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