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Formulation Technician II

Company: ThermoFisher Scientific
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Column Technician IIWhen your 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.How will you make an impact?This position is responsible for the production of various columns and related consumables and works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Under general supervision, reads bills of material, discrete jobs and production procedures then performs assembly, packing, equilibration; testing using various ion chromatography equipment, and embalming of columns and related consumables. This colleague follows written and verbal instructions using common laboratory equipment when performing the following duties.What will you do?Handle chemicals and solutions, eluents, and waste in a safe and appropriate manner. Approximately 50% of the daily activities will be spent handling chemicals and mixing solutions.Follow production schedule; develop knowledge of a significant portion of the product portfolio; working on up to 3 products at a time.Maintain production records on all products packed, assembled and tested.Record daily quantities, yields, and discrete job status.Inform the Production Lead immediately of any material shortages and/or production issues.With appropriate assistance, perform basic to moderate troubleshooting and maintenance of production/test equipment.Operate computer system to check revision.Fill out Rejection and Store Transaction forms as needed.Fill out time sheet daily.Assist teammates in achieving goals, often requiring multi-tasking.Additional duties as assigned.Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Monday-Friday (6am-2:30pm) Weekends maybe neededHow will you get here?Bachelor Degree in Chemistry/ or equivalent required.Demonstrated ability in the preparation of chemical solutions, standards and the use of common laboratory equipment.1+ years of chemistry/chemical laboratory experience or 1+ years of related laboratory experience or equivalent work experience preferred but not required.Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesExcellent attention to detailAbility to concisely communicate with the Production Lead and Production Supervisor to accept daily assignments and to report any relevant production-related information throughout the workday.Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering team to improve quality and/or throughput of products.Builds productive internal/external working relationships.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 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 90,000 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 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.

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