Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Operator II - 2nd Shift in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

Key Objectives of the role: ​

  • Carry out Standard Operating Procedures involved in high throughput manufacturing, visual inspection, material handling and inventory control

  • Operate semi-automated equipment in the production of protein analysis tools

  • Complete all batch records and manufacturing documents according to quality systems standards as required

  • Maintain accurate inventory of products and inventory records using an online materials resource planning tool

  • Verbal or written communication of problems to manufacturing leadership and assistance in identifying variables and offering resolutions

  • Escalate equipment issues to the maintenance team through verbal and written communication

  • Complete production schedule to plan maintaining sufficient output levels measured on an hourly basis

  • Keep manufacturing leadership informed of the status of assigned production processes

  • May train other team members on techniques & processes

  • Interact daily with equivalent levels of personnel in the manufacturing area

  • Attend trainings or read content to understand & follow applicable manufacturing processes and Standard Operating 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 production schedules

  • Operator is scheduled with a piece of equipment running dual shifts, punctuality is held in the highest regard

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. or 20 lbs. repetitively throughout the day

  • May perform other related duties as required and /or assigned

  • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time

  • Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.

  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Degree or Equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or research laboratory

Preferred Qualifications

  • Machine Operator Experience

  • Experience with Good Documentation Practices

  • Experience in ISO or cGMP regulated manufacturing environment.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and MS Word

  • Working knowledge of MRP system.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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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.