Thermo Fisher Scientific Lead Formulation Technician in Greenville, North Carolina

Job Description


Uses appropriate interpersonal styles, training methods, and leadership skills to guide individuals and groups

(subordinate, peers, or superiors) toward task accomplishment in the optimum operations of manufacturing areas.

Coordinates the efficient operation of bulk manufacturing/filling area including compounding, sterile filtration, and

maintenance of pharmaceutical products.

Essential Functions:

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

workplace. Complies with all job related safety, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and other

department procedural requirements.

  1. Coordinates and motivates personnel to ensure finished product is in accordance to GMP requirements.

  2. Commits to an action or develop an alternative course of action that is based on logical assumptions and factual

information to meet production schedules and targets in accordance with changing priorities. Takes corrective

action in a timely manner.

  1. Plans, prepares and executes a work routing that will ensure that all necessary tasks are completed accurately

and in a timely manner to ensure a quality product as well as schedule adherence. Takes into consideration

resources and constraints.

  1. Gathers information to accurately identify the root cause of problems in equipment or work processes.

Coordinates entry and follow up for area maintenance tickets to ensure timely completion of equipment

maintenance to minimize impact to production schedule.

  1. Troubleshoots operational and production problems in order to identify appropriate corrective actions.

Disassembles, assembles, cleans and operates area manufacturing equipment.

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

  2. Fosters crew teamwork in such a way that promotes increasing employee knowledge and skills.

  3. Manages primary interface with data entry into Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) system.

  4. Functions as Champion of the On the Job Training (OJT) program, area safety initiatives, and area lean

manufacturing initiatives. Functions as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for area of responsibility.


High school diploma or equivalent is required.


Two years of production experience in the pharmaceutical industry is required. Experience in Oral Soild Dose or

Steriles or leadership experience is preferred.

Equivalency :

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


Must possess general mechanical, electrical/electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic knowledge concerning industrial

equipment specific to the pharmaceutical industry. Ability to drive a fork lift and other mobile equipment to

relocated product and equipment as needed. Ability to lead and motivate all crew members in the area to ensure that

the tasks required are completed in a timely manner as well as accurately. Effective oral and written communication skills. Knows basic computer skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure, able to multi-task

and is results-oriented. Demonstrates ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Effective time management

and prioritization skills. Very high degree of interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working

relationships with employees and the public, including tact to handle sensitive matters. Outstanding attention to

detail and organizational skills. Self-starter, mature, independent and dependable. Demonstrate punctuality and

sense of responsibility through adherence to department attendance guidelines.

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 light to medium weights of 25-50 pounds, occasionally pushing or pulling more than 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.


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The

description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers

and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required

skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply

with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of

the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

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