Thermo Fisher Scientific Lead Formulation Technician – Steriles Filling in Greenville, North Carolina

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.

Location/Division Specific Information

Greenville, NC- This is a 12 hour night shift position

How will you make an impact?

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.

What will you do?

  • Ensures operations are performed in a safe and responsible manner striving to create an injury-free and incident-free workplace.

  • 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.

  • Proficient in troubleshooting operational and production problems in order to identify appropriate corrective actions.

  • Able to operate and lead all equipment on more than one line/area

  • Performs tasks with little to no direction; is able to lead daily operations and provide direction/coaching to PT/PS

  • 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.

  • Assists in the commissioning of new equipment and production areas. Assists in initial and subsequent validation of equipment and processes.

  • Maintains/cleans classified environments/areas.

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

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

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

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or equivalency is required.


  • 4 years demonstrated experience in Steriles

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • 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.

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.

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