Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Operator in Eugene, Oregon

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Operator

Requisition ID: 73383BR

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location: Eugene, OR, 1 st shift, Monday-Friday, Overtime Encouraged

How will you make an impact?

The Manufacturing Operator exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments. Job encounters recurring work situations with occasional variations from the norm, involving a moderate degree of complexity. Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position as mistakes in work could cause substantial interpretive errors.

Measures of Contribution/Impact

Contributes actionable ideas and suggestion to improve standard laboratory techniques. Demonstrated use of laboratory techniques and limited errors. Presentation to scientific peers, supervisors and advisors.

What will you do?

  • Make detailed observations and basic data analysis. Maintain complete and thorough lab notebook and training file. Advise supervisor of factors that may affect quality, accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of data. Suggest options / ideas for additional experiments. Fill out SOPs.

  • Troubleshoot experiments with assistance from supervisor

  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to improve standard laboratory techniques, improve protocols, processes and equipment. Maintains accurate lab notebook, & training file in accordance with Division standard.

  • Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures. Report non-compliance and may serve as team lead.

  • With supervisor’s guidance, become familiar with literature directly associated with assigned project and transmit information gathered to other members of the scientific team.

  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned

How will you get here?

Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or other related discipline or the equivalent knowledge and experience.

  • Requires 1-2 yrs experience in a laboratory setting, manufacturing experience is as plus.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of basic laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required. Assimilation of procedures and creation of lab work instructions where necessary.

  • Demonstrated ability to carry out instructions required.

  • Demonstrated ability to improve instructions or correct a previously unknown problem with instructions. Troubleshooting within normal protocol parameters.

  • Demonstrated ability to keep clear and accurate experimental records.

Working Conditions

Works in a laboratory environment. Is required to lift up to 40 lbs. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.

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.

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