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Job Description

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, and you will be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you will find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

Supports the manufacturing process by performing job duties in a safe and efficient manner by operating various machines and tools utilized in the fabrication and pre-assembly process to provide high quality parts for work cells and allow our team to meet scheduled demands.


  • Maintains awareness of surrounding activities and chooses behaviors that support safety.
  • References Job Safety Analysis "JSA" graphics present on each machine to determine Personal Protective Equipment required for safe operation and risks that are present.
  • Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications using calipers, metal gauge, protractor, square, ruler, measuring tape, etc.
  • Verify production material details to guarantee production specifications are met by verifying stock number, confirming thickness, etc., and visually inspects/confirms metal characteristics.
  • Follows 5S guidelines by maintaining work area standards to accomplish safety and production goals.
  • Observes and finishes pieces by removing burrs, sharp edges, etc., in order to make work piece safe for internal and external customers
  • Reads MSDS via computer when needed to maintain personal and environmental safely.
  • Understands laser technology and how it relates to on the job safety to prevent workers from disabling beam and creating a work place hazard.
  • Analyses and implements details found in isometric drawings, work orders, etc., to set and confirm production standards/accuracy for each job.
  • Reads blueprints/layout drawings and other formats of information to retrieve data to identify process to be implemented.
  • Shear, punch, grinds/sands, and notches, work piece to cut, bend, and straighten metal.
  • Tends one or more automated machines to process metal work pieces to specification.
  • Replace worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools, shear feet, guards, punches & dyes, welding tips, brushes & rollers, belts, knives, maintains fluid levels etc., when needed to maintain quality and production goals.
  • Welds product to achieve production goals with attention on quality and customer specifications to insure overall customer satisfaction.
  • Works closely with engineering department when implementing new designs and custom fabrication and submits Engineering Change Request when needed.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as welders, spot welders, rolls, presses, notchers, etc.
  • Tack or spot welds to secure work pieces for other welders.
  • Lifts work piece manually or using hoist and secures work piece in fixture or loads automatic feeding device.
  • Starts machine, engages feed, and observes operation.
  • Troubleshoots work related problems by applying knowledge and experience and following company guidelines for resolving production issues.
  • Welds metal parts on production line, using previously set up gas- or arc-welding equipment.
  • Transports, stores, and replaces gases, tanks, etc., by identifying contents and understanding related safety issues.
  • Operates motorized equipment such as fork truck, crane, etc., during the retrieval and movement of materials utilizing guidelines set forth in the Job Safety Analysis.
  • Performs sandblasting to clean materials and maintains equipment with solvents.
  • Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values
  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or meeting WorkKeys entry assessment levels for position and 1 year equivalent experience.
  • Experience Requirements: One to three years experience in manufacturing, metal fabrication or industrial setting.
  • Previous experience with sheet metal, press brake operations or welding is preferred.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds individually and occasionally lift greater than 75 pounds with assistance.
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, bend, kneel, reach, lift, sit, in a hectic, noisy environment in hot, cold conditions, with airborne dust/fumes present.
    • Ability to manually move machine controls using hand and foot guides to adjust machine for accuracy.
    • Ability to distinguish basic colors and shapes when running CNC punch press.
  • Computer Experience: Ability to maintain basic knowledge of SAP.
  • Minimum assessment on ACT WorkKeys of Observation Level 4 and Locating Information Level 4 will be preferred.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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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