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Senior Operator - 3rd Shift (Fill/Finish)
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.
Fill, cap, and label vials, bottles, and tubes working both individually or as part of a team in accordance with established standard operating procedures to ensure customers receive a product that meets or exceeds quality specifications.
Optimally communicate and collaborate with work groups to ensure the completion of daily production.
Work in both standard and clean room environments while adhering to room specific PPE requirements.
Safely operate both manual and automated filling/packaging equipment, as the need arises.
Satisfactorily complete Thermo Fisher Scientific training requirements on time and operate within all ISO and FDA standards pertaining to Frederick Site Manufacturing.
Train new employees as needed.
Ability to work overtime as needed including Saturday’s and Sunday’s.
Support other departments within manufacturing as the need arises.
Complete root cause analysis when issues arise or KPI metrics exceed threshold.
Nature and Scope: This position largely interacts with equivalent levels of internal personnel. That interaction requires good interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Effectiveness in this role also requires some knowledge of biology, chemistry and basic manufacturing principals as well as the ability to understand and interpret team metrics. The job encounters recurring work situations of a routine nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Attention to detail and accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position as errors in work could cause customers to receive a non-conforming product. This position requires the individual to be ready to start work on-time daily and maintain strong attendance performance. Training will be provided through one on one instruction following process specific on-the-job-training (OJT's) until the operator is proficient to work individually. The incumbent normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred; HS Diploma / GED required
Minimum of 2 – 3 years related experience; Lead or Supervisor experience
Proven track record to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet production/project schedules
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
Basic digital literacy such as proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite to support the operation in its daily functions
Ability to work on tasks/projects of moderate complexity, both independently as well as in team-based environments under minimal direction.
Experience in a manufacturing life science company
Biology or chemistry background
Understanding of Trackwise to complete Problem Reports
· Review our company’s Total Rewards
· Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits – Effective Day 1
· Paid Time Off & Holidays
· 401K Company Match up to 6%
· Tuition Reimbursement – Available after 90 Days!
· Employee Referral Bonus
· Employee Discount Program
· Employee Recognition Program
· Charitable Gift Matching
· Company Paid Parental Leave
· Career Advancement Opportunities
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, increasing efficiency in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our distributed team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.