Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Operator - Night Shift in Lenexa, Kansas

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.

How will you make an impact?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Microbiology Division here at Thermo Fisher Scientific where you will get to work on products that make a difference in a manufacturing setting. Our Operators are responsible for helping with the manufacturing process of agars by loading product, checking volumes, quality and much more!

What will you do?

  • Efficiently and safely operate assigned machinery and perform simple maintenance and report malfunctioning equipment immediately to Supervisor or Lead. Will also set up and adjust machine to run at different sizes.

  • Obtain correct materials for operation needs from warehouse or staging area.

  • Organize production flow, make sure that materials are available, estimate progress of line, and schedule breaks while corresponding to production time schedule in a safe manner

  • Document accurately and check personal work for quality and compliance, as well as monitor product for defects and assist with the inventory process.

  • Accurately dispense required additives to media and properly perform technique of getting pH balance as needed and Investigate and remedy, possible production failures.

  • Follow all written procedures. Report discrepancies in procedures (SOP’s, DHR’s, etc.) to the Area Supervisor and perform all work activities in a safe manner and wear personal protective equipment as required.

  • Report property damage and /or safety hazards to the Supervisor, Human Resources, Safety Specialist or Senior Management immediately.

  • Complete production assignments in a timely manner and in accordance with departmental schedules.

  • Sign off on DHR’s in proper places and fill in pertinent information in accordance to SOP’s.

  • In addition, other duties may be assigned as the need arises.

How will you get here?

​High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to comprehend, communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.

  • Ability to perform basic math.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and push/pull up to 600 lb. wheeled kettles.

  • Ability to stand for sustained periods of time, approximately 10 hours a day.

  • Ability to see and distinguish colors

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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