Manufacturing Operative
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Newport, United Kingdom
4d ago

Position Summary :

Working effectively as part of a team on various machines both in a Cleanroom and non-Cleanroom environment. Inspect, assemble and pack product in line with product specification.

Make suggestions for improvements to existing processes and procedures. Work to set standards and to Health and Safety requirements.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Visually and physically check all products to conform to product quality specifications and document where appropriate
  • During inspection, detect any product defects which occur on a consecutive basis to be reported to Line Supervision.
  • Work across all production departments as required
  • Operate processing equipment where necessary
  • Collect and supply product samples for quality assurance where necessary
  • Carry out any cleaning procedures and maintain housekeeping standards
  • Maintain GMP standards in all aspects of the role
  • Support the development of Lean Manufacturing within the department. Make suggestions for continuous improvement and participate in implementing agreed changes
  • To ensure compliance with all Company rules and regulations, and also maintain a high standard of housekeeping
  • Adhere to and conforms with the required technical and quality specifications in line with the Company’s ISO 9000 quality systems
  • Support the development of 5S activities to maintain the highest levels of hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Comply with Company Policy on Health and Safety. Report all near miss or hazardous situations to your line manager as they occur, or escalate if necessary.
  • Take an interest in personal development and comply with the learning and competency frameworks relevant to the role
  • Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :

  • Ability to learn, understand and carry out instructions
  • Be able to use initiative to propose ideas for change
  • Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria :

  • Good numeric and literacy skills
  • Previous experience in similar environment
  • Behavioural Competencies

    This person must possess the following behavioural competencies and characteristics. Please note that these are regarded by Thermo Fisher Scientific as equally important to technical competencies and experiences.

    Someone who displays the right attitude and characteristics for the role will therefore be considered even if they lack technical expertise in one or two of the areas mentioned previously.

  • A strongly pro-active, helpful, can-do’ attitude;
  • A creative, resourceful and tenacious problem-solver and solution-finder;
  • Enjoys dealing with people and is able to communicate effectively and concisely at all levels;
  • Self-managing and self-motivating, able to prioritise tasks effectively and meet customer deadlines and expectations;
  • A clear enthusiasm for the role and strong desire to continuously develop and improve own performance and departmental performance;
  • Willingness to put in extra effort (and hours when required) to get the job done properly;
  • Willingness to share technical knowledge with others;
  • Enjoys contributing to the overall success of the company, not just one department, and has commercial awareness of how the department fits in and adds value to the whole picture’.
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