Thermo Fisher Scientific QA Specialist I in Rockford, Illinois
About Thermo Fisher Scientific :
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. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. 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.
Provide Quality Assurance Support to the Rockford site. Provide product and quality system information to internal and external customers. Review new paperwork and proposed changes for appropriateness and determine potential effects on product quality. Help strengthen our quality system and make improvements where needed. Help educate and promote adherence to Quality Assurance policies and requirements. Work with Quality Control in the review and development of specifications, test methods and protocols.
Provide Quality Assurance Support to the Rockford site
Complete Customer surveys and specification verifications
Review and approve engineering change notices and deviations for appropriateness and to determine potential effect on product quality
Assist with the maintenance of ISO registration and the internal audit program
Investigate quality problems
Perform and coordinate review of raw materials to determine continued suitability at retest/review dates
Assists with creation/modification of Certificates of Analysis templates
Assist Customer Service, Technical Support, Regulatory Affairs, and Analytical Services in addressing customer inquiries and concerns
Process product integrity customer complaints
Perform training on Quality procedures
Gather and maintain Country of Origin and animal origin information
Review and update standard operating procedures
Perform and coordinate incoming inspection of purchased items as a back-up
Collect and analyze quality data
Participate, as needed, on new product teams
Perform all job duties in a safe manner and obeys all safety policies and procedures
Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I values
Perform all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements
Perform other duties and cross training as assigned
Bachelors degree required in a scientific discipline
2 years related experience in a manufacturing or quality environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must be able to communicate effectively with multiple levels of staff throughout the organization
Possess strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Detail-oriented and accurate while maintaining a vision of the end result
Employee must be self-motivated with the ability to work as a team player and/or independently
Knowledge of ISO and cGMP requirements preferred
Works on problems of moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment
Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date
401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%
Shift Premium for 2nd and 3rd shift employees
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