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Associate I, Manufacturing

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Formulation Technician I, Manufacturing

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.

How will you make an impact?

The Manufacturing Associate is an associate with little to moderate level of technical expertise and experience. An MA I may independently perform routine operations commensurate with their experience and training. An MAI participates in the day to day operation of a cGMP compliant Manufacturing facility.

What will you do?

* Responsibilities include performing basic to moderately complex activities related to operating bioprocess manufacturing equipment, completing the associated documentation of those activities, monitoring assigned processes using automated production systems and controls.
* Other activities include keeping the GMP manufacturing facility in a state of inspection readiness, using performance tools (Human Performance), and routine housekeeping activities.
* The MA I must be technically capable with a basic theoretical comprehension of general biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, principles and processes and have a basic understanding of current GMP and safety standards

Work Hours:

12 hour rotating day shift from 6:45am-7:15pm, 2 days on, 2 days off, and rotating weekends. May require overtime to work evenings, weekends or holidays, as required to meet project timelines.

How will you get here?


* Effectively execute work instructions while complying with procedures and cGMP regulations. Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks
* Achieving full training status associated with the department. Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. Has little or no role in decision-making.
* Stays up to date on required job training.
* Operates automated and manual equipment and conducts associated activities such as sampling, material handling, cleaning and maintenance in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, current Good Manufacturing Procedures and Safety guidelines.
* Performs in-process tests (such as hardness, weight, variation, pH and moisture content) to ensure that batches meet specifications.
* Execution of manufacturing batch records with focus on "right first time"
* Adhere to the Quality Management Systems by living the Quality values every day and holds peers across the site accountable as well.
* Assist in the completion and identification of PPI initiatives and continuous improvements.
* Escalate problems instead of trying to fix on own.
* Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
* Maintain a culture of safety by identification of near misses, safety walkthroughs

and assisting with resolution of safety observations. Ensure chemicals are properly stored and labeled.
* 90% of time spent on the floor

Education and Qualifications:

* High school or STEM certificate preferred.
* Strong interpersonal and communications skills; written and oral.

Physical Demands/Factors:

* Ability to function in a dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities simultaneously
* Ability to learn new software and tools quickly.
* Ability to make decisions and work with minimal to moderate supervision.
* Ability to aseptically gown and/or sterile gown as needed.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to write, read/review written documentation for extended periods of time.
* Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
* Is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stand for extended periods. The employee is occasionally required to lift, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000+ extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Cambridge , Associate I, Manufacturing, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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