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Thermo Fisher Scientific Quality Control Technician 2 in Franklin, Massachusetts

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

At Fisher BioServices, we specialize in the management of critical biological materials in support for the advancement of cell therapy, high value biologics, and population-based public health research. We provide customized end-to-end chain of custody solutions for our large pharmaceutical clients and partners in academia and government, ensuring the integrity and efficacy of their valued material from the manufacturer to the bedside. Fisher BioServices is a brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, and member of the BioPharma Services Division.

Location/Division Specific Information

Location: 10 Forge Parkway, Franklin, MA

Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

How you will make an impact…

The Quality Technician II is responsible for acquiring the skills to inspect and accept/reject incoming raw packaging materials and components, monitor operational activities for compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and SOPs, work on semi-routine tasks where ability to recognize deviation from standard practice is required. This position also conducts QC activities within a specified timeline to meet customer requirements, interact with all levels of employees and customers, and assists QA personnel, as needed. This position uses database applications and standard precautionary procedures to work independently, be self-directed, communicate effectively, and use good judgment when making decisions. Internal or external client interaction occurs under the guidance of expert professional or technical staff.

What you will do…

  • Collect, trend, and analyze Quality Control Data as well as maintain the QC Work Logs

  • Reviews documents completed by operations personnel.

  • Collects and trends QC Data and maintains the QC Shipping & Receiving Logs

  • Approves and controls labels.

  • Resolves production/QC and documentation discrepancies.

  • Ensures that operations personnel adhere to standard operating procedures and follow Batch Record instructions

  • Responds to inquiries on quality control activities and schedules in general.

  • Ensures all job-related paperwork is accurate/error-free and entered into appropriate operating systems daily.

  • Work with operations staff to identify and resolve all issues that may result in a non-conformance or atypical event.

  • Assist in training technicians in proper procedural and protocol adherence and data collection.

  • Ensure facility compliance to cGMP requirements and FBS quality systems and SOPs.

  • May be required to travel to other facilities to meet business needs.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

How you will get here…

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience

  • Two years GMP experience or three years of relevant QC experience preferred

  • ISO 9001 experience

  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical production or inspection (cGMPs)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of Universal Precautions, general laboratory, and quality assurance/control

  • Proficiency in cGMP requirements as they relate to holding and distributing finished pharmaceuticals and biological specimens.

  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (verbal and written)

  • Must be a motivated self-starter

Working Conditions

  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and push up to 70 lbs.

  • Work in a cold environment with exposure to dry ice, liquid nitrogen cryogenics, hazardous and infectious agents, marked changes in temperature.

  • Push/pull 600 lb. liquid nitrogen drawers and work from a platform ladder

  • Wear PPE and adhere to safety protocols

  • Process and handle materials frozen on dry ice ((-78°C) or liquid nitrogen (-196°C) for up to 6 hours per day.

  • Work in walk-in freezers or refrigerators periodically for up to 5 hours per day

  • Use of a computer for up to 6 hours per day

What we offer…

Excellent Benefits Package

  • Review our company’s Total Rewards (https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/total-rewards)

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits-effective Day 1

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • 401K Company Match up to 6%

  • Tuition Reimbursement – eligible after 90 days

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Recognition Program

  • Charitable Gift Matching

  • Company Paid Parental Leave

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000+ outstanding minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our unusual mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

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