Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and 55,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Standard Operating Procedures involved in high throughput manufacturing, visual inspection, material handling and inventory control
  • Operate semi-automated equipment in the production of protein analysis tools
  • Complete all batch records and manufacturing documents according to quality systems standards as required
  • Maintain accurate inventory of products and inventory records using an online materials resource planning tool
  • Complete production schedule to plan maintaining sufficient output levels measured on an hourly basis
  • Verbal or written communication of problems to manufacturing leadership and assistance in identifying variables and offering resolutions
  • Escalate equipment issues to the maintenance team through verbal and written communication
  • Keep manufacturing leadership informed of the status of assigned production processes
  • May train other team members on techniques and processes
  • May perform other related duties as required and /or assigned
  • Interact daily with equivalent levels of personnel in the manufacturing area
  • Attend trainings or read content to understand and follow applicable manufacturing processes and Standard Operating Procedures
  • The job encounters routine work situations of limited scope and complexity where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in production schedules
  • Operator is scheduled with a piece of equipment running dual shifts, punctuality is held in the highest regard


  • Mujst be able to lift 20-40 lbs repetitively throughout the day
  • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time
  • Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Must be able to wear a respirator as needed
  • Must be able to inspect product for minor defects and disposition defective material accordingly
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a high throughput, team-oriented environment
  • Must be able to complete trainings as required
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. The hours for this position are from 2:00 - 10:00pm (second shift).
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Machine Operator Experience
  • Experience with Good Documentation Practice


  • High School Degree or Equivalent

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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