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Thermo Fisher Scientific Team Leader, Manufacturing - Weekend AM in Ogden, Utah

12-hour shifts, starting at 6:00 AM

Rotating shifts Weekend AM Positions:

*First week - Friday - Sunday (36 hours)

*Second week - Thursday - Sunday (48 hours) - Rotating every other week

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, 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.

Location/Division Specific Information:

Ogden, Utah / BioProduction

How will you make an impact?

Our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

The Team Lead operates from established and well-known procedures under general directions and minimum supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed operating and casualty procedures and guidelines. The Team Lead encounters recurring work situations of high complexity, with occasional variations from the norm.

The Team Lead has the authority to control the operation of the value stream and when necessary, the facility, and must do so in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, and in compliance with all regulatory requirements at all times. The Team Lead must effectively communicate information to supervision and fellow personnel, relative to the condition of the facility equipment and personnel performance, and provide suggestions for problem prevention / resolution. The Team Lead must perform duties in such a way as to create an optimum cost-benefit ratio.

The Team Leader is responsible for monitoring the operations of the designated manufacturing work stream on a shift basis. The Team Leader oversees the activities of shift personnel to assure production schedules are met.

What will you do?

  • Supervise the activities of all personnel on assigned shift; serve as the responsible Operations Supervisor on shift for designated value stream. Serve as responsible supervisor for site as needed.

  • Assure that personnel issues or operational conditions are properly dealt with during the shift, including but not limited to, safety and medical emergencies, personnel issues, regulatory agency interaction, and technical (process) issues. Update the appropriate Operations Management to take appropriate corrective action.

  • Coordinate the activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives, including but not limited to managing the deployment of personnel across all work areas and prioritizing production schedules.

  • Supervise the completion of routine inspections and regulatory interaction. Plan as well as ensure that the operating and maintenance staff handles hazardous materials and wastes in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

  • Assist in the training of new shift personnel, as required.

  • Provide input to employee performance management process for shift personnel.

  • Manage the execution of special projects as assigned by Operations management

  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Education, Preferred Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Associate degree in a technical or business field is preferred.

  • Knowledge of plant operations (manufacturing, distribution, maintenance) required, as well as knowledge of cGMP and safety (OSHA) regulations.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • 1+ years leading a team.

  • Requires a minimum of 4+ years of manufacturing experience.

  • Knowledge of computer applications and current software is desirable.

  • Ability to handle complex process, business, and personnel issues independently.

  • Ability to direct personnel to accomplish daily work as well as periodic special projects.

  • Handle complex processes independently.

  • Direct personnel to accomplish daily work as well as periodic special projects.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills required.

  • Advanced interpretation of drawings and special instructions.

  • Good Interpersonal Skills

  • No written Attendance or Performance warnings

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced controlled cleanroom environment for 8-12 hours a day, depending on shift, with additional overtime as required.

  • The Clean-room is a controlled environment with a humidity of 30% or greater and a temperature between 60⁰ and 70⁰ F.

  • The Clean-room has some ambient noise.

  • Specific gowning requirements include, but are not limited to: gloves, hair net, beard net, face cover, safety glasses with no makeup / jewelry or piercings.

  • Position requires forceful gripping/grasping and repetitive motion including pushing and pulling.

  • Ability to use PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and understand chemical hygiene including labels and SDS (Safety Data Sheets), common chemicals used include: disinfectants, solvents and IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol 70% and 99%).

  • Must have the ability to inspect bio-process containers on a light table for an entire shift.

  • Must have the ability to stand and move about including reaching, bending, stooping, grasping and lifting.

  • Must have the ability to use hand tools and equipment including forceful gripping, grasping, pushing, pulling and repetitive motion.

  • Must have the ability to frequently lift and manipulate up to 40 pounds unassisted.

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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