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Job Title: Scientist III
Requisition ID: 49763BR

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of scientific principles, cellular biology.
  • Primary Cell isolation from human and animal tissue, rodent surgery.
  • Culture and maintain cells using aseptic technique.
  • Reagent and Media optimization and qualification.
  • Participate in NPI core teams and technical transfers from R&D to Manufacturing.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to process human tissues.
  • Knowledge of DMPK science focused on drug metabolism, and cellular transport.
  • Identify root causes, troubleshoot and solve problems through experimental design and running of the outlined experiments detailed. Proactively identify future issues before they occur and take appropriate steps to eliminate occurrence.
  • Investigate and think critically by applying experience and logic to resolve a variety of problems.
  • Uses CI tools (DMAIC, SPC, DOE, Fishbone, etc.) to drive continuous improvements beyond daily work activities.
  • Consistently hits deliverables as outlined by manager. Beginning to calculated risks to exceed expectations. Renegotiates timeliness with suggested path forward based business prioritization.
  • Identifies inconsistencies in data/results and conducts root cause analysis to determine the reasons for mis-alignment. Drives preventive actions to be put into place to reduce occurrence in the future.
  • Maintain professional expertise through familiarity with current scientific literature and competitor products. Conduct searches and compile ideas to highlight to supervisor/manager.
  • Experience and expertise with some common molecular procedures such as RNA/DNA isolation, PCR/RT-PCR.
  • Equipment experience: Flow cytometer, Centrifuge, Pipette, nanodrop, balance, Agilent, Mass Spec, HPLC.
  • Guided by long-term business unit goals and objectives.
  • Must be customer focused, able to work under pressure with team.
  • Anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Organize and prioritize work to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Revise and edit existing manufacturing protocols; participate in the development of manufacturing protocols for new products.
  • Actively participate in maintaining a safe, clean, and functional work environment.
  • Responsible for the completion of all tasks assigned daily; this may require more than 40 hours in some work weeks.
  • Works effectively on cross-functional complex projects and provides training and constructive input to team members.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree, PhD preferred, in Biology or related field
  • Five years of related experience

This position does not have relocation allowance.


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. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
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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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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