Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Technician I - Carlsbad, CA in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

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

Location: Carlsbad, CA

2nd shift; 2PM – 10:30PM +/- 30 minutes; flexibility on hours preferred.

What will you do?

  • Carry out Standard Operating Procedures involved in high throughput manufacturing, visual inspection, material handling and inventory control

  • Operate semi-automated equipment in the production of protein analysis tools

  • Complete all batch records and manufacturing documents according to quality systems standards as required

  • Maintain accurate inventory of products and inventory records using an online materials resource planning tool

  • Complete production schedule to plan maintaining sufficient output levels measured on an hourly basis

  • Verbal or written communication of problems to manufacturing leadership and assistance in identifying variables and offering resolutions

  • Escalate equipment issues to the maintenance team through verbal and written communication

  • Keep manufacturing leadership informed of the status of assigned production processes

  • May train other team members on techniques and processes

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

  • Interact daily with equivalent levels of personnel in the manufacturing area

  • Attend trainings or read content to understand and follow applicable manufacturing processes and Standard Operating Procedures

  • The job encounters routine work situations of limited scope and complexity where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required

  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in production schedules

  • Operator is schedule with a piece of equipment running dual shifts, punctuality is held in the highest regard

How will you get here?


High School Degree or Equivalent

Preferred Experience

  • Manufacturing Experience

  • Machine Operator Experience

  • Experience with Good Documentation Practices

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. or 20 lbs. repetitively throughout the day

  • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time

  • Must be able to wear a respirator as needed

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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