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Job Description
  • Arrive to work on time and work during scheduled hours, working additional overtime as needed.
  • Follow all written procedures. 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 required personal protective equipment as required, including but not limited to toe. 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.
  • Demonstrate work procedures and instruct co-workers in the use of tools as assigned.
  • Listen to, follow and relay written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Report property damage and/or safety hazards to the Supervisor, Human Resources, Safety Specialist or Senior Management immediately.
  • Document accurately and check personal work for quality and compliance.
  • Efficiently and safely operate assigned machinery. Perform simple maintenance and Report malfunctioning equipment immediately to Supervisor or Lead.
  • Continuously monitor product for defects.
  • Assist with inventory process as requested.
  • Work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers in all departments with little supervision to achieve team, department and company goals.
  • Operate machine controls, processing all HSHT, kettle and flask media, regulating speed of processing according to production time schedules and cleaning machinery, hardware and work area as needed.
  • Read meters and dials, constantly monitoring temperature and flow rates of media processing through HSHT machinery.
  • Record and document processing results on Device History Records and computer records.
  • Complete needed paperwork by writing or signing with accuracy and neatness.
  • Clearly communicate any equipment malfunctions or product discrepancies to appropriate supervisory personnel.
  • Wash holding, boiling and processing vessels, observing safety procedures while using approved cleaning agents.
  • Check own work performance to set standard as described in Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Handle kettle, autoclave hardware, flasks and other necessary equipment with caution, remaining alert in order to avoid damage to product or injury to self.
  • Assist in scheduling daily component additives for manual pouring room.
  • Assist in training production workers on scheduling, computer operations, and related subjects.
  • Correctly weigh powders and re-hydrate fresh solutions daily.
  • Re-hydrate powders into flasks and kettles and add all necessary components prior to processing.

In addition, other duties may be assigned as the need arises.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must possess basic English communications skills, both written and/or verbal
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations
  • Prefer high school education or equivalent
  • Prefer a minimum of one year of manufacturing experience
  • Lift up to 50 pounds. Push/pull up to 600 lbs wheeled kettles.
  • Stand for sustained periods of time, approximately 10 hours a day.
  • Walk short distances, maneuvering self around machinery and co-workers.
  • Ability to see in color.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • 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.

Band 2

  • Mandatory for all Bands
    • 5S
    • PPI (as participant)
    • Must demonstrate our 4-I Values

  • Must be able to perform the following:
    • Aseptic Technique
    • Use of PPE
    • Kettle Cleaning
    • Flask cleaning/prep
    • Weighing Powders
    • pH check and adjustment
    • Compounding media
    • Compound additives
    • Autoclave/Inspissator Operation
    • Kettle processing
    • Kitting
    • Additive addition
    • Chopped Meat Prep
    • Calculating Additive Amounts
    • Compounding/pouring FRESH solutions

      Band 3

  • All of band 2, plus four or more of the following machines/areas:
    • Kettle deep cleaning
    • Kettle pressure testing
    • Lyophilizer Operation and loading
    • Print DHR’s/C of A
    • Scheduling/Heijunka management
    • Trouble shooting media issues
    • SOP/DHR revisions
    • DCR (Writing and Submission)
    • Plus the following skills:
    • PPI Trained
    • RCCM training
    • Facilitate Kaizen

  • ThermoFisher U:
    • D&I
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Communication
    • Excel 1-4

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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