Biopharmaceutical Production Technician 1
Requisition ID: 66491BR
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
St. Louis, MO
How will you make an impact?
*This position will be 12-hour shifts from 6a-6p on a rotating schedule
The candidate will be responsible for the performance of operations in support of the manufacture of Commercial and Clinical Biologics. He/She will be responsible for following Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and carrying out a variety of functions related to Upstream (cell culture) and Downstream (purification) biopharmaceutical manufacturing. These functions may include but are not limited to activities such as propagation of mammalian cell culture, conducting aseptic cell culture operations, execution of large scare production bioreactors (50L - 2000L), conducting large scale chromatography, viral inactivation, viral filtration, ultrafiltration and diafiltration, as well as aseptic filling of bulk drug substance.
What will you do?
Execution of manufacturing batch records, work instructions and/or SOPs, with focus on ‘right the first time’ executions. Assist in all Department functions, such as maintaining suite, supplies, equipment, logbooks and data in accordance with site SOPs and policies. Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Execute document reviews and revisions. Daily record review, tasks, and databases. Actively provide feedback.
Critical evaluation of processes, including foresight and thinking ahead.
Complete preventative maintenance and work notifications tasks on time. Perform equipment testing and routine trouble-shooting.
Ensure tasks are executed with a method of prioritization - interpret production schedules and complete tasks accordingly. Participate in shift exchanges, 1-1’s, meetings, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc. (lean activities).
How will you get here?
Associates degree in a relevant scientific discipline minimally required. Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry preferred.
Will consider a recent grad, but 1-3 years of relevant lab experience in a related field or industry would be preferred
Experience in manufacturing and/or GMP environment preferred
Proven attendance record
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
understanding ‘why’ and not just the ‘how’ of processes and practices
Mechnical Skills/ Analytical Skills/Method Automation
Strong math skills
strong prioritization skills
ability to read, write, and communicate in English
strong communication (written and verbal)
able to work in an environment of change
able to work independently and as part of a team
able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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! ****Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.