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Thermo Fisher Scientific Packaging Technician 2 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Hours for this role are 3:15 PM- 11:15 PM Monday-Friday (second shift)

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher, you'll do important work, like

helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or

making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll

be supported in achieving your career goals.

What will you do?

  • Perform manual or automated assembly, filling, packaging and labeling of pharmaceutical products. Ensure adherence to specifications and the highest quality standards.

  • Accept or reject in-process clinical supplies and drug products according to acceptability standards determined by Good Manufacturing Principles, customer requirements, and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Apply Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) in all areas of responsibility.

  • Demonstrate and promote Thermo Fisher's values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.

  • Comply with all safety regulations and conduct all activities in a safe, efficient manner.

  • Clean packaging rooms and machinery in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Principles (cGMPs).

  • Work with other departments to perform in-process inspections and other necessary tasks.

  • Perform computer-related tasks for signing in to a job, in-process actions and data entry.

  • Perform counts of incoming and completed components and drug product to ensure accuracy and accountability.

  • Perform tasks that may be verified by an independent individual, or may perform inspection/verifications of work performed by others.

  • Use stationary and/or hand-held machinery in multiple operations.

  • Active member of PPI Initiatives.

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

  • Some weekday, weekend and holiday overtime may be required.

How will you get here?

Education

  • High school diploma, or GED minimally required.

Experience

  • Prior experience in packaging, manufacturing, clean room environment or equivalent is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • This position requires hand-eye coordination, manual and finger dexterity, attention to detail, and the ability to perform repetitive tasks with both hands, and learn new tasks with assistance from Team Leads and fellow employees. In addition, accurate counting, interpretations of 2D drawings/diagrams, and understanding of batch paperwork is necessary to ensure proper assembly of clinical supplies.

  • Able to work in both primary and secondary rooms

  • Able to work independently or as a part of a team in the completion of assigned tasks, occasionally without constant supervision

  • Able to take initiative, follow through on commitments, and adapt to changing circumstances.

  • Able to communicate clearly, work well in a team, and work through conflict.

  • Able to speak, read and write (legibly) in the English language without assistance.

  • Basic computer skills, to include, but not be limited to: data entry, log in/out, screen and program navigation, website navigation.

  • Working mathematical skills for adding, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages.

  • Able to problem solve/troubleshoot.

  • Strong work ethic

  • Positive attitude

  • Work well under pressure

  • Able to adapt to new situations and challenges

Physical Requirements

  • Certain physical conditions (i.e.: allergies) may preclude an individual from performing these required job duties. Exceptions to these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but are by no means guaranteed. Development of certain conditions while employed in this position which preclude an individual from performing the terms of their Job Description and Essential Job Functions may result in reduced work hours or release from position.

  • Must be able to stand continuously (95%-100%)

  • Must be able to walk frequently (50% - 79%)

  • Must be able to sit (up to 49%)

  • Must be able to lift and or carry the max of 50 pounds frequently (50%-79%)

  • Must be able to bend frequently (50%-79%)

  • Must be able to squat (up to 49%)

  • Must be able to reach above shoulder level essentially (80%-94%)

  • Must be able to use both right and left hand for repetitive action, simple grasping, pushing and pulling and fine manipulation essentially (80%-94%)

  • Must be able to use both the right and left foot for repetitive action occasionally (up to 49%)

  • Vision requirements for this position: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision, peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three-dimensional vision) and the ability to adjust focus

  • Position is responsible for inspection of pharmaceutical products, components and labels. Incumbent must meet applicable visual acuity/color blindness standards to perform visual inspections in a cGMP environment.

  • Personal Protective Equipment Certification (PPE) including but not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, N- 95 masks, half face masks and safety glasses is required to perform this position

  • Must be able to work in both heat/cold environments (up to 79%)

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

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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