Thermo Fisher Scientific Principal Quality Associate in Greenville, North Carolina

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Job Summary

Provides technical leadership and Quality oversight for a Sterile Manufacturing Environment in association with specific aspects of Quality to ensure compliance with regulations that govern pharmaceuticals. Ensures full compliance of the Company can operate without regulatory actions that impede product quality, cause product stoppages or reduce customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilites

Complies with all job-related safety and other training requirements.

Processes and projects of moderate complexity, perform compliance assessments, make decisions regarding regulatory requirements, write new procedures and ensure adherence to current regulations.

Ensures quality of methods, processes, materials and products by providing coordination and review of group operations, staff training, and the assessment/improvement of systems and processes.

Conducts risk assessments and take appropriate actions during quality system management and oversight activities (e.g. during review/approval) to ensure adequate controls in relation to the level of product quality, safety and business risks.

Acts as a technical resource for support of systems and new product introduction by proactively interpreting regulatory and compliance requirements, establishing and maintaining systems.

Performs QA batch disposition (release decisions)

Performs other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or related field is required.

Five years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

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

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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