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Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist I, QC Microbiology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Thermo Fisher Scientific's Viral Vector Services (VVS) is a rapidly growing, dynamic gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that is seeking sharp individuals to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our employees are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We are looking for top talent with proven competencies and strong character to join our team and help lead our organization into the future.


Cambridge, MA

How will you make an impact?

  • Perform routine environmental monitoring and critical utility sampling

  • Perform bioburden, endotoxin, and related microbiological assays

  • Perform microbiology assay and equipment qualifications (IQ, OQ, PQ)

  • Revise technical documents (SOPs, Work Instructions)

  • Perform critical utility and environmental monitoring trending

  • Present trending data at site/network EAC meetings

  • Investigate environmental excursions and laboratory deviations

  • Other related job duties

What will you do:

  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and minimum of 2 years of industry experience

  • Technical writing experience

  • Preferred Skills

  • Master's degree

  • Project Management experience

  • Manufacturing GMP experience

Special Requirements

  • Ability to gown and gain access to cleanroom areas

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during collection activities

  • Ability to work with Spor-Klenz

  • Position is considered essential personnel and may be required to staff the lab during inclement weather or other internal/external emergency situations

  • Occasional off shift or weekend hours may be required to meet business needs

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.