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Lead Formulation Technician (Steriles South - Days)

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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

Greenville, NC

What will you do?

  • This position will start off as an 8 hour Day shift position, but will ultimately transition into a 12 hour Day shift position. The candidate will also need to be flexible to support Nights when needed.

  • Receive daily assignments and manufacturing schedule from Supervisor. Assign work to self, processors and servicers so that schedule can be met. Follow up on repairs by maintenance and coordinate these with schedule. Coordinate validation work with schedule. Notify supervisor if there is a problem meeting the schedule. Prevent work loss to inefficiencies by maintaining secondary jobs for workers.

  • Ensure processors perform efficient manufacturing processes. Perform some manufacturing processes. Apply aseptic technique knowledge and ensure processors comply. Ensure tanks maintained on CIP/SIP. Assist in manufacturing batches as needed.

  • Maintain quality products and equipment in manufacturing. Observe and enforce all current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), safety precautions and housekeeping practices in performing duties. Comply with cGMP, Occupational Safety Health Agency (OSHA) and company rulings. Keep area neat and clean.

  • Maintain accurate production records. Perform formula calculations as required. Review formulas for accuracy and completion. Maintain records of daily product manufacturing. Report material use and production yields. Print labels and cards as required. Make entries into logbooks, transfer sheets, charts and other paperwork.

  • Evaluate problems, notify supervisor and carry out directed corrective actions.

  • Assist supervisor in training processors and servicers in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), cGMPs, safety procedures, in performance of various manual, visual or mechanized tasks. Maintain own skills by participation in training programs. Communicate with processors/servicers on performance and provide feedback to employees and supervisor

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or equivalent is minimally required.


  • At least 2 years of manufacturing experience in a regulated environment, preferably in Steriles.

  • Strong technical background


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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of sterile operations including aseptic techniques, sterilization and compounding.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to achieve goals and expectations.

  • Ability to learn quickly.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to achieve and maintain qualifications to work in a clean-room environment.

  • Ability to drive a fork lift and other mobile equipment to locate product and equipment as needed.

  • Good attendance record.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Flexibility with departmental work schedules, including overtime and all shift operations.

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 10-35 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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

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.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Greenville , Lead Formulation Technician (Steriles South - Days), Other , Greenville, North Carolina

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