Thermo Fisher Scientific Operator II, Manufacturing in Canoga Park, California

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

The Operator II, Manufacturing assists with all aspects of receiving and quality control testing of raw materials for our Transplant Diagnostics business.

What will you do?

  • Ensure quality assay manufacturing by following standard procedures for:

  • Dispensing of biological reagents

  • Reagent and buffer preparation

  • Printing labels and labeling bottles, vials, and boxes

  • Packaging, sealing, and scanning of assays

  • Perform production tasks on different product lines as needed

  • Responsible for the safe and secure storage and monitoring of inventories, products as well as in-house supplies

  • Monitor and record freezer/refrigerator temperatures

  • Set up and operate equipment of moderate complexity

  • Update raw material inventories

  • Perform production and testing of all in-process product components specifically for molecular and antibody based products

  • Assist in processing of final product

  • Prepare buffer solutions

  • Assist in keeping a safe environment

  • Assist in developing, writing and instituting necessary protocols

  • Ability to train other lower-level staff in production procedures

  • Ability to solve problems that may come up in the department

  • Able to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

  • Assist supervisor in all aspects of preproduction processes

  • Maintain confidentiality of laboratory data and process

  • Expected to maintain work schedules as assigned

  • All laboratory personnel are expected to notify their supervisor or manager of any unsafe conditions and/or practices and to take appropriate corrective actions

How will you get here?

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of laboratory experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Organize self and maintain assigned work schedules

  • Read, understand and implement written laboratory procedures

  • Able to handle and work with biological and chemical reagents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher learning institution in the Biological Sciences, Chemistry or related field

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently work at laboratory workstation, low temperature freezers, and computer workstations

  • Some lifting of objects including laboratory instrumentation of 35 pounds

This position has not been budgeted for relocation.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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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.