Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Injection Molding Engineer in Millersburg, Pennsylvania

Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 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.

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.

Position Summary:

Making the world healthier, cleaner and safer by building and distributing product for the pharmaceutical industry on time with quality in a highly regulated environment. Candidates should have hands-on experience working in injection molding. The position will require competencies that include molding, tooling, quality inspection, mold design and leadership skills.


  • Manage, select, develop, mentor, coach, and lead the injection molding process technician team.

  • Direct compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and quality systems

  • Drive quality through participation in corrective actions, deviations, investigations troubleshooting, product development, training, and understanding of customer demand

  • Troubleshoot and adjust molding parameters to maintain quality and maximum product output.

  • Coordinate tooling and equipment availability, repair and maintenance

  • Coordinate with outside vendors regarding maintenance and repair for tooling and equipment.

  • Create Product and tooling drawings

  • Conduct ECO activities using M2M, Made to Manage

  • Conduct capacity and tool life studies and provide information to SLT, and customer

  • Manage new projects and builds, in conjunction with the LSG sourcing team.

  • Quote new/existing products

  • Develop SOP’s/SWP’s/OSW

  • Support R&D and operations

  • Support internal Thermo Fisher sites on projects and provide input on product design/material selection

  • Coordinate and lead qualification activities for tooling and machines, including, IQ, OQ, DOE, PV, PQ, FAI, testing with quality and production teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Key skills include proficient in the set up and operations injection molding machines

  • Ability to interpret and use information from drawings, blueprints, work orders, engineering specifications, and equipment manuals; select mount and adjust molds, nozzles and other tooling and adapters for production set ups

  • Must be familiar with the characteristics of heat, pressure and expansion on resins, plastics and other similar raw materials

  • Degree in plastics or engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a leadership role

  • Ability to work under a flexible work schedule

  • Working knowledge of robotics and automation related to the injection molding process

  • Ability to coach and mentor with strong leadership, organizational and communication skills.

  • Adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment

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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.