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Thermo Fisher Scientific Maintenance Electro Mechanical Technician - 2nd Shift in Fairport, New York

Job Description

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, and you will be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you will find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

Under minimal supervision the Maintenance Electro/Mechanical Technician will install, repair and maintain plastic molding machinery, assembly equipment, robots, packaging equipment and plant infrastructure. This technician is at a highly experienced/technical level and performs a wide range of assignments both mechanical and electrical. Considerable knowledge of plastic molding equipment and its operation is required. Must have excellent troubleshooting skills in hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and controls systems.

2 nd Shift: 2:30 PM- 11:00 PM - Fairport, NY

What will you do?

  • Observes all company safety rules and regulations when performing work. Required to be knowledgeable of OSHA standards and other occupational hazards.

  • Works from equipment specifications, drawings, sketches and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.

  • Disassembles mechanical devices such as resin screws, barrels, cylinders, valves, pumps, gearboxes to remove defective parts and make lasting repairs. Uses hoists, cranes, hand tools, power tools and occasionally fabricated fixtures. Reassembles mechanical devices and installs new parts.

  • Sets up and operates drill press, grinders, welders, mills, lathes and other metal working tools to fabricate and repair parts. Must have personal hand tools and toolbox.

  • Follow all lock out / tag out procedures

  • Identify and problem-solving equipment malfunctions and root cause defects and quickly implementing corrective actions.

  • Contact vendors to place orders for spare / replacement parts, supplies, tools and completing all necessary documentation.

  • Operation of all types of material handling vehicles including fork trucks and scissor lifts.

  • Must be available for “call-ins” and overtime.

How will you get here?


  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical Technology or equivalent formal training and work experience.

  • Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Must have extensive Hydraulic (Servo Hydraulic) and Pneumatic systems troubleshooting and repair experience

  • Must be able to do mechanical troubleshooting, electrical, and electronic repairs

  • Knowledge of plastic molding equipment is desired

  • Must have excellent communication skills, work in a team environment and the ability to train and provide guidance to others

  • Licensed to operate all types of material handling vehicles including fork trucks and scissor lifts.

  • Must have extensive electrical control system and PLC experience, preferable with Allen Bradley.

  • Must be customer and quality focused.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/move heavy objects, bend, reach, kneel, climb ladders and stand for extended periods.

What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment

  • Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%

  • Shift Premium for 2nd and 3rd shift employees

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $22 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here at for further assistance.

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.