Thermo Fisher Scientific Supervisor, Production Support (Buffers and Media) - 2nd Shift in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Supervisor, Production Support (Buffers and Media)

Requisition ID: 64683BR

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

St. Louis, MO

How will you make an impact?

Responsible for supervising a team of technicians (2nd shift) who perform buffer & media formulation operations in the support of the manufacture of commercial and clinical biologics. Responsibilities include supervision & training of staff, ensure schedule adherence, maintain a cGMP environment, record review and incident investigation resolutions, routine and some non-routine trouble-shooting decisions. Also accountable for the success and oversight of the manufacturing processes.

Schedule will be 6p-6a on a rotating shift and will require weekend work .

What will you do?

  • Direct supervision and management for day-to-day operations of staff, prioritizing assignments, developing staff, and focus on ‘right the first time’ executions (1-1’s, shift meetings, scheduling, on-the-floor, promote safety and practices). Collaborate daily with cross-functional departments to meet operational needs.

  • Documentation - review, revise, create or develop procedures.

  • Technical support - trouble-shooting, detailed investigations, tracking and trending of equipment performance, etc.

  • Department / Special projects (start-up activities, change over activities, SMQ support updating MM#s, EHS initiatives)

  • Training - oversee staff for compliance and performance. Ensure self-compliance for training. Ensure new process & MFR documents is understood and performed.

  • Maintain an environment of compliance and adherence to company standards / certifications - including regulatory guidelines, Safety, and finance (tracking and spending).

  • MISC Administrative duties (Attendance tracking, coaching, development tracking, 1-1’s, performance evaluations, hiring activities, provide support & leadership cross functionally, etc.)

How will you get here?

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent minimally required; some college preferred.

Experience

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a pharmaceutical or manufacturing environment required.

  • 1 year of supervisory experience strongly preferred; experience as a project lead or group lead minimally required.

  • GMP experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Knowledge

  • understanding of regulatory requirements

  • recognizes and recommends operational improvements

  • good technical skills

  • understanding of processes and equipment

  • understanding ‘why’ and not just the ‘how’ of processes and practices

Skills

  • MS Office

  • SAP a plus

  • Employee coaching/development

  • mechanical skills

  • strong prioritization skills

  • detail oriented

  • results driven

Abilities

  • Strong Leadership

  • Reliability

  • good communication (written and verbal)

  • mechanical aptitude

  • effectively multi-task

  • able to organize activities and resources

  • able to work in an environment of change

  • able to work independently as a team

  • able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring

Physical Demands/Factors:

  • Able to sit, stand, walk all day (including mopping)

  • Able to lift, push and pull

  • Able to work in cold and warm environments, and constant background noise (alarms, equipment, etc.)

  • Able to handle heat, wet conditions, and smells

  • Able to gown into EU Standard A/B areas - including able to wear gloves & face masks daily

  • Able to work in a clean room environment - include handling cleaning chemicals with PPE

  • Good hearing, vision (able to recognize colors), smell, and taste

  • Able to work in an indoor space that leaves no visual of outside areas

  • Able to work overtime and flexible work hours (examples; ability to work either 1st or 2nd shift & weekend coverage).

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.