Thermo Fisher Scientific In Process Inspector 2, Finishing Operations in Bohemia, New York

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.

Fisher Clinical Services, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a leading provider of global clinical supply chain. With unwavering commitment to service, science and process engineering, Fisher Clinical Services is powered by people with an exceptional commitment to quality, deeply instilled ethics of personal responsibility and unrivaled expertise. We are exclusively focused on serving the packaging and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. Whether planning, packaging, labeling, storing, or distributing the important supplies needed to perform clinical research, for more than 27 years Fisher Clinical Services has been committed to delivering the highest possible value while ensuring adherence to the highest level of quality, performance, reliability and sustainability standards.

What will you do?

Position Summary:

A quality control inspector responsible for operating various pieces of inspection and finishing equipment to ensure clinical labels meet established quality standards.Requires demonstrated knowledge and expertise in verifying the physical attributes of manufactured labels including their construction, print quality and quantity. Responsibilities include inspection of labels produced by cold fusion and/or digital printers, label application machines and booklet presses.Ability to operate vision inspection and finishing machines, such as slitters, is a major function of this position.This position also calls for completion of finishing operations including but not limited to the pack out of inspected material, slitting of labels to their finished dimensions, and blinding panel application.


  • Ensures all In Process Inspection SOPs and Work Instructions are current and followed, as well as adheres to Quality Assurance standards

  • Performs Start-Up & Re-Start Verifications of Computerized Runs as well as Guardian verifications as applicable

  • Performs 100% inspection of all computerized material via visual inspection. Understands what constitutes a defective label that must be rejected prior to passing on to the client.

  • Ability to accurately count out labels to verify the quantity shipping is what is being requested by the client.

  • Performs all required activities associated with labels which must be reprinted; included but not limited to: identification of defective labels, reprint file generation, and label integration

  • Releases inspected materials which have met required inspection standards for further processing or shipping.

  • Assists with the packaging of released finished or computerized materials; including, but not limited to shrink wrapping, generating material ID tags and boxing of labels

  • Assists with the mentoring of new In Process Inspectors to familiarize them with department practices and policies

  • Follows all safety procedures when operating all manufacturing equipment or when handling chemicals.

  • Adherence to good attendance policy and the ability to work overtime to meet company timelines

  • Ability to efficiently use the finishing machines to aid in the finishing operations associated with roll labels. Specifically this includes the table top rewind machine for roll label reprint integration and the Rotoflex System for roll label reprint integration, roll slitting and roll rewinding.

  • Full working knowledge of the label Vision System including, but not limited to: proper machine set-up, run monitoring, roll slitting (as applicable), and run close-out.

  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solving knowledge to facilitate job execution

  • Issues IRQ for digital materials

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and demonstrate team work when necessary to insure jobs are completed per established timelines.

  • Maintains the finishing area and label storage area in a constant state of cleanliness.

  • Applies current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) in all areas of responsibility.

  • Ability to work independently in planning, setting up and equipment and meeting DPS schedules

  • Maintains daily and monthly production goals and schedules proactively relaying any obstacles encountered to management to insure smooth operations

  • Offers process improvement suggestions to improve products, processes and environment.

  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs as they arise.

How will you get here?

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Designated position for mandatory vision testing every two years

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2+ years’ experience in a quality inspection and/or GMP environment

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculation with the assistance of a calculator

  • Comprehension of specifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Machine Operator experience preferred

  • Execute measurements using a ruler

  • Associates Degree preferred but not required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

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