Thermo Fisher Scientific Equipment Maintenance technician in Grand Island, New York

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific :

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. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. 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.

Second Shift- 2:30pm-11:00pm

Essential Functions:

Perform standard equipment repairs and maintenance under the guidance of senior staff.

Assist Manufacturing staff in monitoring operating equipment on a daily basis, troubleshooting problems and inefficiencies and recommending possible solutions.

Order, re-stock and maintain the inventory of spare parts, consumables and change tooling supplies. Maintain other department equipment as needed.

Assist in maintaining required departmental records and documentation according to Company SOP’s and the requirements of external parties. Assist in documenting daily facilities and manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance.

May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Nature and Scope:

This position generally interacts with equivalent levels of internal customers and external vendors. That interaction requires good communication, customer service, and ability to identify problems. Effectiveness in this role also requires general knowledge of the assigned site’s facilities and equipment and the relevant technical training required to maintain them. The incumbent works on problems that are routine in nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Exercises judgment within clearly defined procedures. The incumbent must be able to act independently to assess, troubleshoot and repair equipment. Typical equipment the incumbent must be able to work on includes; industrial mills, blenders, lifts, clean in place systems, automatic fillers, autoclaves, printers, labelers, case packers and various automation devices.


Requires a High school diploma or equivalent.


Requires at least 4 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Good communications, customer service and mechanical/electrical skills. Knowledge of Allen-Bradley Controls preferred.

Working Conditions:

Works in a lab, manufacturing, and/or warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 40 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Occasional periods of high noise level, which requires hearing protection, may exist. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:

Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment

Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date

Paid Holidays

401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%

Shift Premium for 2nd and 3rd shift employees

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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.