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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of weekly production work orders
  • Process documentation is maintained in the form of batch record sheets, reports and lab notebooks and the technician must contribute to and foster the development of a healthy cooperative environment
  • Management of raw materials and inventory in a kanban system
  • Work within our MRP system to issue materials to work orders, perform from-stock and return-to-stock transactions
  • Using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including a respirator (when required)
  • Basic equipment calibration and maintenance
  • Unpacking and set-up of base plates
  • Documenting the critical aspects of each production run
  • Accurately formulating bulk reagents following the established procedures
  • Using automated, semi-automated, and manual equipment to coat a variety of microwell plate types
  • Plate pouching after completion of the coating run
  • Over-packing of coated plates into boxes according to the specified configuration
  • Maintenance and stocking of laboratory supplies
  • Cleaning equipment following each production run
  • Completing metrology work orders as assigned
  • Other duties include cleaning, assembling and disassembling equipment, involvement in process development, occasional assistance in other departments such as the formulations lab and packaging.

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to work safely with various plate coating equipment, chemicals, and reagents
  • Ability to read and accurately follow Batch Record Sheets (BRSs) and Standard Operation Procedures
  • Basic mathematical skills, including a solid understanding of the metric system, unit conversions and basic calculations
  • Understand and perform molar and % composition (W/W and V/V) calculations
  • Accurate reporting of data and labor time to work orders and in laboratory notebooks
  • Punctual and dependable, consistently arriving to work on time and ready to work
  • Flexible work schedule when required
  • Good interpersonal skills for working effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to routinely lift 40-50 lbs
  • Ability to provide drum handling, large scale solids handling, and moving pallets
  • Ability to move 100L crocks full of water based solutions
  • Associates in this position will as part of their job activities generate or manage hazardous waste as defined by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • Individuals in this position are required to receive initial hazardous waste training within the first 30 working days of assignment
  • The initial waste training shall include but not be limited to the following general categories: identifying hazardous and solid waste, hazardous waste management, recycling, treatment and disposal, emergency preparedness and record keeping and pollution prevention and waste reduction
  • Following initial training the Associate in this position will receive annual refresher training in the same topic field as listed above
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A desire to identify and implement continuous improvements

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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