Sr Manufacturing Technician
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Paisley, United Kingdom
5d ago

As a Senior Manufacturing Technician, you’ll be assisting the Manufacturing Supervisor and be responsible for ensuring that the daily requirements for the manufacture of cell culture media and reagents are met and that performance expectations are achieved on a constant basis.

You’ll also be taking the lead in assisting with any issues that arise within the team.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity based at our Inchinnan office working 12 hour shifts 4 on / 4 off with a 40% shift allowance.

What will you do?

  • Manufacture Cell Culture Media for use in the biotech industry that is scientific in nature by following established protocols and instructions
  • Operate semi-automated and automated equipment
  • Ensure compliance and expected levels of efficiency are achieved within the team by reviewing and updating established protocols, tasks and activities when required
  • Perform in-process testing to ensure batches meet specification
  • Liaise with support functions within operations to trouble shoot processes, procedures and product issues
  • Ensure all equipment being used is properly calibrated / validated and is being maintained to the correct standard
  • Balance multiple tasks and prioritize critical tasks
  • Demonstrate knowledge to at least intermediate level in Excel, Word and Powerpoint and demonstrate ability to effectively present to a small group or team using these tools
  • Assist in the development of detailed training packs and proficiency tests for your area of work
  • Demonstrate good time management resulting in efficiency gains. Take the lead in cost improvement initiatives by reducing failures and improving capacity
  • Help mentor team mates on expected behaviours and be involved in training of new employees on the relevant work processes
  • Work within Health and Safety guidelines and take the lead to ensure team are also meeting expectations
  • Make sure all Risk assessments are relevant and up to date and ensure near miss reporting is part of the culture within the team
  • Ensure 5S standards are introduced and being maintained to enable certification within the work area
  • Demonstrate a good work ethic and professional manner at all times
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and help empower colleagues with a can do attitude
  • Manufacturing representative for internal audits of department and may be required to interact with customers during external audits of manufacturing
  • Present daily / weekly team meetings within departments and ensure effective communication between shifts
  • Take initiative to suggest and implement new procedures
  • Help department achieve goals through identifying goals that are underperforming and using effective coaching / motivation to improve
  • Creation and generation of work instructions and training packs for department
  • Who we are looking for :

  • Some experience of mentoring or leading others with a passion to move into management
  • Experience in a GMP industry working in a high efficiency manufacturing environment
  • Experience of writing standard operating procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • About us :

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

    Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

    Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon

    With Thermo Fisher Scientific, it’s not just a career. It’s a chance to realise your best professionally and personally.

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