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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Technician - QC Sample Management in Saint Louis, Missouri

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 Sr. Technician - QC Sample Management will be performing a variety of duties to support Quality Control- Sample Management. Responsibilities of Sample Management include chain of custody, dispensing to laboratories, preventative maintenance of equipment, managing reference standards and critical reagents, shipping samples to sites as applicable, and aliquoting from bulk material. This person is responsible for drafting procedures, participating in special projects, and performing more elaborate functions as required.

What will you do?

  • Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP/cGDP requirements. Maintain compliance in assigned work and follow all safety procedures, to include the use of Person Protective Equipment.

  • Perform and complete area assigned equipment preventative maintenance as requested.

  • Performs routine Sample Management tasks: sample pick-up, aliquoting, LIMS, kitting, critical reagent management, sample shipment, sample disposal

  • Clearly and accurately communicates status of samples (picked up, for testing, for send-out) to cross-functional area teams

  • Participate in cross-functional activities.

  • Maintain up to date training records.

  • Participate in 1-1's, meetings, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc. (lean activities).

  • Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

  • Effectively train department employees in the execution of Sample Management tasks

  • Author Sample Management documents in the site electronic document management system

  • Investigate and complete investigation of minor sample management deviations

How will you get here?

  • Minimum two(2) years of college in a Science or Engineering related field (Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry preferred)

  • At least 2years of related experience in biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry preferred

  • At least 2 years of experience in a cGMP laboratory preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


  • Working knowledge of GMP regulations in a GMP environment

  • Knowledge of cGMP practices and aseptic techniques


  • Analytical Skills

  • MS Office

  • Strong math skills

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Results driven

  • Safety Mindset

  • Electronic document system

  • Trackwise or equivalent deviation system

  • Electronic Sample Management System (LIMS)

  • SAP

  • Electronic Laboratory Monitoring (LabWatch or BAS)


  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English

  • Able to understand and carry out instructions

  • Reliable

  • Strong communication (written and verbal)

  • Effectively multi-task

  • Able to work in an environment of change

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring

  • Occasional heavy lifting or moving required

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 Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.