Lead Operator
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Newport, United Kingdom
18h ago

Position Summary

To lead the day to day running of your team, ensuring a safe and organised workplace, high quality output

and that the plan needs are met at optimal cost.

Embrace and live the Company’s 4-I values (Intensity, Integrity, Innovation & Involvement)

Responsibilities :

  • Escalate issues to ensure compliance to Company expectation on Safety, Quality, Cost, Plan
  • adherence and People management.

  • Accountable for the accuracy of documentation required within the production department.
  • Conduct product quality checks throughout the shift and verify that all routine inspections
  • have been carried out by the Packer Inspector / Manufacturing Operator.

  • Responsibility for line set up, 1st off and quality maintained through the batch.
  • Direct labour resources as required to deliver production plan execution to meet plant KPI at
  • optimal cost.

  • Provide cover for Production Supervisor role as required
  • Train and develop your team to achieve full training schedule. This will include all SOP’s,
  • quality system requirements, documentation, H&S, GMP and 5s.

  • Cover production as required i.e. operate machinery package and inspect products.
  • Ensure that wastage of material is kept to a minimum. Challenge and reduce wastage
  • through problem solving.

  • Ensure operating team make checks in line with quality expectation.
  • Work in any unit, if required, to maintain company business.
  • Collect and supply product samples for quality assurance where necessary carry out any
  • cleaning procedures and maintain housekeeping standards.

  • Support the development of PPI / Lean Manufacturing within the department.
  • Carry out daily communication with team including tier meetings, tool box talks etc.
  • As a leader, manage and support 5S in the workplace ensuring team and operator
  • compliance to maintain the highest levels of hygiene and housekeeping, ensure workplace

    and team adherence with the required technical, quality standards, practice and

    specifications in line with the Company’s ISO 9001 quality systems, ensure team and

    operator compliance in accordance with Company’s Policies on Health and Safety, Company

    rules, regulations, 4I Values applicable laws.

  • Carry out any reasonable requests that are required to achieve the overall purpose of the job
  • and to comply with the terms and conditions of employment operating throughout the

    Company. This may mean undertaking projects or additional tasks within the job holder’s

    capability when required.

    Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :

  • Good standard of education
  • Maintain a good level of communication at all levels
  • Represent your department in meetings as required
  • Ability to learn, understand and carry out instructions.
  • Reasonable understanding of computer literacy including Microsoft offices and emailing
  • 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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