Thermo Fisher Scientific Quality Assurance Technician 1 in Saint Louis, Missouri
Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician I
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?
The QA Operations group members are specialists in deviation prevention. This team executes QA on-the-floor activities, batch record review, and approval of deviations and standard operating procedures (SOP). All activities are in support of producing and releasing quality bulk drug substance for clinical and commercial clients.
What will you do?
Spend up to 80% of work hours in manufacturing areas when production is on-going to oversee activities from a quality perspective and answer QA-relevant questions / provide QA input and batch record review in real-time.
Execute quality review and closure of manufacturing batch records - facilitating corrections.
Responsible for performing QA approval of suite and equipment changeover between client processes
Serve as QA approver for minor deviations, batch record revisions, SOP revisions, and other required site documentation.
Individuals in this group must be able to obtain buy-in and cooperation to resolve issues and maintain quality culture and quality standards throughout Operations with no direct authority over the people with whom they interact. Utilization of tact and diplomacy with internal and external customers is essential.
How will you get here?
- High school degree required. Associates in a relevant scientific discipline preferred. Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry seen as a major plus.
No experience required, but 1-3 years of experience in a related field or industry preferred
Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP environment preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Understanding 'why' and not just the 'how' of processes and practices
Knowledge of cGMP practices, aseptic techniques, or chemical concepts seen as a plusSkills
Mechnical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation
Strong math skills
Strong prioritization skills
Able to read, write, and communicate in English
Able to understand and carry out instructions
Ability to lift
Strong communication (written and verbal)
Able to work in an environment of change including office and ISO cleanroom.
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring
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.
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