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Job Description

Position Summary:

The production lead is responsible for managing the manufacturing of BPCs (BioProcess containers) in a highly regulated production environment. Leads must manage workflow on the production floor to efficiently achieve team goals and fully utilize production resources. Leads must be able to motivate and inspire their team with an emphasis on continuously improving production processes in order to adapt to changing customer needs in a dynamic and profitable industry.

Key Responsibilities: (include, but are not limited to the following)

  • Lead a team of production technicians and specialists in manufacturing BPCs in a Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment.
  • Directly responsible for the safety, quality, and schedule adherence of the team
  • Lead daily tier meetings
  • Hold bi-weekly reviews, communicating honest and constructive feedback to guide the advancement of production technicians
  • Participate in hiring interviews for new and advancing employees
  • Train and motivate production specialists

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Expert in the set-up, operation, and troubleshooting of production machines.
  • Experience transacting PCDs (Process Control Documents) in Oracle
  • Ability to import schedules from Oracle and create weekly plans to efficiently sequence lots
  • Ability to work with warehouse personnel to ensure production is continuously supplied with necessary resources
  • Extensive knowledge of BPC film and components, and familiarity with their common associated defects
  • Ability to mentor, train, and coach individuals
  • Analytical capability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting production drawings
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to achieve goals under pressure
  • Objective thinking and rational decision making
  • Ability to accept and use constructive criticism to improve performance
  • Problem solving capability
  • Ability to delegate work throughout a team of diverse individuals

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Production specialist or previous applicable leadership experience in manufacturing

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced controlled clean room environment up to 8 hours a day with additional overtime as required
  • The clean room is controlled at greater than 30% humidity with a temperature between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit
  • The clean room has some ambient noise
  • Specific gowning is required: Gloves, hair net/beard net and face cover, safety glasses with no makeup/jewelry/gum, and the like
  • Position requires forceful gripping/grasping/pinching and repetitive motion including pushing and pulling
  • Ability to use PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and understand chemical hygiene including labels and SDS (Safety Data Sheets). Common chemicals are disinfectants, solvents and IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol 70% and 90%)
  • Ability to stand and move about including reaching, bending, stooping, crouching, and kneeling
  • Ability to use hand tools and equipment including forceful gripping, grasping, pushing, pulling and repetitive motion
  • Ability to occasionally lift and manipulate up to 50 pounds unassisted

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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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