Packaging Technician 2
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: January 16, 2022
**Hours for this role are 3:15 PM- 11:15 PM Monday-Friday
When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher, 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. **What will you do?**
+ Perform manual or automated assembly, filling, packaging and
labeling of pharmaceutical products. Ensure adherence to
specifications and the highest quality standards.
+ Accept or reject in-process clinical supplies and drug products
according to acceptability standards determined by Good
Manufacturing Principles, customer requirements, and Standard
+ Apply Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) in all areas of
+ Demonstrate and promote Thermo Fisher's values of Integrity,
Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.
+ Comply with all safety regulations and conduct all activities in
a safe, efficient manner.
+ Clean packaging rooms and machinery in accordance with Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Principles
+ Work with other departments to perform in-process inspections and
other necessary tasks.
+ Perform computer-related tasks for signing in to a job,
in-process actions and data entry.
+ Perform counts of incoming and completed components and drug
product to ensure accuracy and accountability.
+ Perform tasks that may be verified by an independent individual,
or may perform inspection/verifications of work performed by
+ Use stationary and/or hand-held machinery in multiple
+ Active member of PPI Initiatives.
+ Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
+ Some weekday, weekend and holiday overtime may be required.
**How will you get here?**
+ High school diploma, or GED minimally required.
+ Prior experience in packaging, manufacturing, clean room
environment or equivalent is a plus.
**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**
+ This position requires hand-eye coordination, manual and finger
dexterity, attention to detail, and the ability to perform
repetitive tasks with both hands, and learn new tasks with
assistance from Team Leads and fellow employees. In addition,
accurate counting, interpretations of 2D drawings/diagrams, and
understanding of batch paperwork is necessary to ensure proper
assembly of clinical supplies.
+ Able to work in both primary and secondary rooms
+ Able to work independently or as a part of a team in the
completion of assigned tasks, occasionally without constant
+ Able to take initiative, follow through on commitments, and adapt
to changing circumstances.
+ Able to communicate clearly, work well in a team, and work
+ Able to speak, read and write (legibly) in the English language
+ Basic computer skills, to include, but not be limited to: data
entry, log in/out, screen and program navigation, website
+ Working mathematical skills for adding, subtraction,
multiplication, division, fractions and percentages.
+ Able to problem solve/troubleshoot.
+ Positive attitude
+ Able to adapt to new situations and challenges
+ Certain physical conditions (i.e.: allergies) may preclude an
individual from performing these required job duties. Exceptions to
these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but
are by no means guaranteed. Development of certain conditions while
employed in this position which preclude an individual from
performing the terms of their Job Description and Essential Job
Functions may result in reduced work hours or release from
+ Must be able to stand continuously (95%-100%)
+ Must be able to walk frequently (50% - 79%)
+ Must be able to sit (up to 49%)
+ Must be able to lift and or carry the max of 50 pounds frequently
+ Must be able to bend frequently (50%-79%)
+ Must be able to reach above shoulder level essentially
+ Must be able to use both right and left hand for repetitive
action, simple grasping, pushing and pulling and fine manipulation
+ Must be able to use both the right and left foot for repetitive
action occasionally (up to 49%)
+ Vision requirements for this position: close vision (clear vision
at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or
more), color vision, peripheral vision (ability to observe an area
that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes
are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three-dimensional
vision) and the ability to adjust focus
+ Position is responsible for inspection of pharmaceutical
products, components and labels. Incumbent must meet applicable
visual acuity/color blindness standards to perform visual
inspections in a cGMP environment.
+ Personal Protective Equipment Certification (PPE) including but
not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, N- 95 masks, half face
masks and safety glasses is required to perform this position
+ Must be able to work in both heat/cold environments (up to
Required- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination and/or mandatory weekly
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. Apply today
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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
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