Thermo Fisher Scientific Formulation Technician II (OSD) in Greenville, North Carolina

Job Description


Sets-up, operates, and maintains the classified environments and manufacturing equipment for pharmaceutical

products. Requires proficiency in; cleaning and sterilizing equipment, gowning and aseptic techniques, preparing

equipment and components for operations, operating and troubleshooting mechanical equipment, following

approved procedures and proper documentation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensures operations are performed in a safe and responsible manner striving to create an injury-free and incidentfree


  1. Ensures pharmaceutical products in manufacturing are in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and other batch related activities. Verifies and documents

production activities in batch records, logbooks, etc.

  1. Assists in troubleshooting operational and production problems in order to identify appropriate corrective


  1. Performs the disassembly, assembly, cleaning, and operation of area manufacturing equipment. Prepares

equipment and components for operations. Possesses general mechanical, electrical/electronic, pneumatic, and

hydraulic knowledge of pharmaceutical industry equipment.

  1. Assists in the commissioning of new equipment and production areas. Assists in initial and subsequent

validation of equipment and processes.

  1. Maintains/cleans classified environments/areas.

  2. Communicates and works to resolve any production, quality or safety issues.

  3. Complies with all job-related safety, cGMP, and other department procedural requirements.

  4. Participates in the On the Job (OJT) training program, area safety initiatives, and area lean manufacturing


  1. Trains new employees.

  2. Performs other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalency is required.


Minimum one year of work experience in manufacturing/production required; pharmaceutical or related field


Equivalency :

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


Effective verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work

independently. Flexibility with departmental work schedules, including overtime and all shift operations. Ability to

achieve and maintain qualifications to work in a cleanroom environment. Ability to drive a fork lift and other mobile

equipment to locate product and equipment as needed.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations;

ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry,

move) of medium weights of 25-50 pounds; occasionally pushing and pulling 50-100+ pounds; arm, hand and finger

dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard,

computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with

hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time. Ability to climb stairs and ladders. Full range of

motion in upper and lower extremities.

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