Thermo Fisher Scientific Lead BAM Technician (EX) in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Job Title: Lead BAM Technician

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 candidate will be responsible for the routine performance of operations in support of the manufacture of commercial and clinical biologics. These support activities consist of environmental cleaning and formulations of buffers and media per established standard operations procedures and in compliance with cGMP documentation practices.

What will you do?

  • Preparing for and execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions, and/or SOPs, with focus on safety and "right the first time" executions and provide on the floor guidance to other technicians

  • Weigh, Transfer, and Mix chemicals

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

  • Complete preventative maintenance and work notification tasks on time. Equipment testing and routine trouble-shooting of process and analytical equipment.

  • Draft, review, and revise documents as necessary

  • Run in-process analytical testing as necessary

  • Maintain Raw Materials inventory through use of systems such as Kanban

  • Maintain up to date training records

  • Participate in continuous improvement including daily and weekly sustainability activities for the Buffers and Media department

  • Train new technicians

  • Participate in cross-functional teams to complete projects

  • Schedule activities and coordinate the shift huddle in absence of the supervisor. Act as liaison with other groups within the manufacturing organization and a Subject Matter Expert on a variety of techniques.

  • Act as on the floor lead in absence of the supervisor

  • Participate in cross-functional teams to complete projects

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

  • Lead shift exchanges and daily huddles for team as required. Act as liaison with other groups within the manufacturing organization and a Subject Matter Expert on a variety of techniques.

How will you get here?

  • High school degree required

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience with Aseptic technique required

  • Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Knowledge

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

  • Knowledge of cGMP practices, aseptic techniques, or chemical concepts required

Skills

  • Mechnical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation

  • MS Office

  • Strong math skills

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Results driven

  • Safety Mindset

Abilities

  • 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

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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.