Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Job Description

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.

Essential Functions:

  • Carry out standard operating procedures involving materials measurement, materials handling and inventory control, equipment operation and record keeping necessary to manufacture product batches as instructed.
  • Record keeping includes but is not limited to Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of products and inventory records using the Materials Resource Planning tools (i.e. issuing materials to workorders, completing products to inventory, kitting, closing, transfers, returns, expensing of raw materials, WIP and finished product).
  • Complete production and quality analysis of reagents, components and finished products in accordance with the Production Schedule.
  • Communicate manufacturing problems to Manufacturing management and the team and assist in identifying variables and offering resolutions.
  • Keep Manufacturing Supervisors and team members informed on the status of assigned production processes. May train other team members on techniques and processes.
  • Complete all batch data records completely, according to Invitrogens.
  • Quality Systems standards as required.
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Other Requirements:

  • This position largely interacts with equivalent levels of personnel in the manufacturing area.
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required to communicate work status and problems.
  • Effectiveness in this role requires a functional knowledge of applicable Thermo Fisher manufacturing process and Standard Operating Procedures and the ability to consistently and accurately follow procedures.
  • The job encounters semi-routine work situations of limited scope and complexity where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules. The incumbent normally receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
  • In addition, schedule flexibility is a must as there are future plans to move the schedule to a later start time.


  • Experience with SAP, SOP revisions and proficiency in Word/Excel are desired.


  • Associate’s degree in a science or technical field required; technical training in manufacturing preferred.

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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