Thermo Fisher Scientific Lead Packing/Labeling Technician in Middletown, Virginia

Job Description

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.

How will you make an impact?

The Lead Packaging/Labeling Technician will perform the printing of labels for manufacturing teams as well as coordinating and prioritizing work orders, delegating assignments to Packaging/Labeling technicians, and performing other duties as required.

What will you do?

  • Technician will perform the printing of labels for manufacturing teams.

  • Operation and set up of vision systems

  • Manage inventory of labels and inserts to include assigning locations and putting away.

  • Pull labels and inserts for productions use and printing in-house inserts.

  • Complete cycle counts as required for labels and inserts.

  • Perform MRP functions for labels and inserts.

  • Ability to complete line opening/line closing.

  • Pull labels for production use per manufacturing work order instructions.

  • Print labels as per requests from Manufacturing teams, PDPS, Warehouse and Engineering.

  • Print in-house inserts as required.

  • Work with Packaging Engineering and Documentation to develop all new label formats.

  • Clean and maintain work area.

  • Work in manufacturing area in the event label room is down or assistance is needed.

  • Be completely signed off on all functions, printers, vision systems and label types.

  • Ability to write Change Orders and manage through the process.

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with machines and process.

  • Interfaces and communicates effectively with all work groups.

  • Job will be performed in compliance with GMP and as per appropriate SOPs.

How will you get there?

  • High School Diploma or GED. At least one year of production/manufacturing experience. Knowledge of Easy Label software a plus.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCs and software applications

  • Familiarity with SAP transactions

  • Attention to detail; ability to work independently, schedule and prioritize workload, and handle multiple tasks and projects, and phone calls simultaneously

  • Ability to multi task running multiple machines

  • In depth technical knowledge about label set up and order completion

  • Knowledge of cycle count process

  • Demonstrated communication skills

  • Demonstrated math skills as well as mechanical aptitude and ability

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions

  • Knowledge of GMP and ISO requirements

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

  • Demonstrated good safety and quality practices

  • Demonstrated good attendance practices

  • Must be flexible and willing to work overtime if necessary including weekends as required

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal manufacturing environment with moderate work area conditions with no excessive temperatures or noise.

  • Position may require frequent communication and walking to other areas in which designated PPE will be required.

  • Position will require sitting and standing.

  • Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This position is not approved for relocation benefits.

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