Thermo Fisher Scientific BAM Technician I in Saint Louis, Missouri
Buffers and Media (BAM) Technician 1
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.
Location/Division Specific Information
St. Louis, MO
How will you make an impact?
The candidate will be responsible for the routine performance of operations in support of the manufacture of commercial and clinical biologics. These support activities consist of environmental cleaning and formulations of buffers and media per established standard operations procedures and in compliance with cGMP documentation practices.
What will you do?
Preparing for and execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions, and/or SOPs, with focus on "right the first time" executions.
Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Maintain cGMP compliance in assigned work and follow all safety procedures, to include the use of Person Protective Equipment.
Complete preventative maintenance and work notification tasks on time. Equipment testing and routine trouble-shooting of process and analytical equipment.
Draft, review, and revise documents as necessary
Run in-process analytical testing as necessary
Maintain up to date training records
Participate in other required activities (perform safety inspections, participate in improvement projects, etc.)
Participate in shift exchanges, 1-1's, meetings, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc. (lean activities)
How will you get here?
- High school diploma/GED minimally required.Associate degree or higher a plus.
1-2 years of experience in manufacturing, preferably in a pharmaceutical or GMP environment
Experience in a clean room and/or GMP environment preferred.
SAP or Inventory Management experience preferred.
Previous experience training other employees a plus
Ability to work independently on routine tasks, needing supervision or support to resolve complex issues
Ability to use standard computer programs such a MS Excel, Word, and Access
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Understanding 'why' and not just the 'how' of processes and practices
Knowledge of cGMP practices, aseptic techniques, or chemical concepts seen as a plus
Mechanical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation
Strong math skills
Strong prioritization skills
Able to read, write, and communicate in English
Able to understand and carry out instructions
Strong communication (written and verbal)
Able to work in an environment of change
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring
Occasional heavy lifting or moving required
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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