Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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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.

Our Laboratory Chemicals business has exceptional growth potential. Laboratory Chemicals was built from several acquisitions and provides a full range of analytical reagents and discovery chemicals to Thermo Fisher’s core research markets worldwide. Laboratory Chemicals has been identified as a strategic growth area for the company with expansion opportunities in the US, Europe and developing markets, particularly Asia. Laboratory Chemicals has 14 operational facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia, and sells a significant portion of its products through Thermo Fisher customers channels group in major Western markets.
This newly created, critical role reports to the QC Manager and has a dotted reporting line to the leader of our Dry Pack Value Stream. This individual will be responsible will be responsible for ensuring the testing of reagent chemicals in accordance with ACS, USP and other outlined company procedures, including analysis by AA, IR, UV-VIS and other instrumental methods.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assign work to QC chemist to support production. Work with Value Stream Lead to understand the priority and schedule work in lab to get testing completed on timely manner.
  • Review test result and ensure that all testing are performed accurately prior to approve them in LIMS system
  • Review analytical methods, protocols, SOPs and other technical documents and train QC chemist on relevant procedures
  • Assist with resolution of customer complaints and reviewing batch records. Investigate consumer complaints and communicate with manager and/or cross functional department as needed
  • Perform elementary method analysis and development for troubleshooting purposes. Make recommendations to technical support on analytical methods.
  • Support continuous improvement activities within group.
  • Conducts and writes laboratory investigations and identify Root cause for the failure.
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is properly calibrated and maintained
  • Test samples in accordance with established procedures and using all instrumentation required in the procedures, including AA, IR, UV-VIS.
  • Test samples using wet chemistry technique.
  • Segregate, label and dispose of waste chemicals in accordance with company, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Prepare and calibrate reagent standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum 5 years of laboratory experience Wet chemistry
  • Proficiency with most wet chemistry techniques and gravimetric assays
  • Must be able to independently evaluate results from routine analysis and identify problems and potential problems as they occur
  • Prior experience as a very strong team leader or experience coaching/mentoring junior chemists and addressing performance and employee development in regulated QC environment is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, LIMS (Lab Information Management System)
  • Proven problem-solving skills


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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