Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist I, Formulation in Bedford, Massachusetts

Scientist I, Formulation

Company Information

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

All of 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.

Position Summary:

The manufacturing team at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bedford) is responsible for manufacturing and testing chromatography media (large and small scale), disposable columns, and Performance Optimized Polymers and Chemiluminescence synthesis/formulations. We are seeking an energetic individual with strong communication, leadership, technical and operational skills to join our dynamic and fast paced team. The candidate will follow SOPs and work in compliance with safety, regulatory and quality guidelines. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of manufacturing environments, and will have additional expertise in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. This position will provide direct labor within multiple work centers and will provide indirect support for projects/troubleshooting, maintenance, engineering and/or training initiatives.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Execute manufacturing protocols accurately and with limited supervision.

  • Perform duties within the corporate EH&S Standards.

  • Become a process owner; provide training and technical leadership within the specialized area.

  • Address and report problems in daily manufacturing and propose effective countermeasures.

  • Complete projects as assigned and obtain high quality results.

  • Perform multistep organic synthesis.

  • Run in process testing of products on HPLC & IR.

  • Interact effectively in a cross functional setting.

  • Critically review processes and provide input to supervisor.

  • Proactively identify areas for opportunity and drive efficiency results.

  • Adhere to ISO 9001 and 13485 guidelines and the Thermo Fisher quality policy.

  • Use highly specialized equipment and instrumentation in daily manufacturing.

  • Responsible for the completion of all tasks assigned daily (working O/T may be required).

Preferable Skills and Attributes:

  • Must be able to work independently as well as work with a diverse team.

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and to manage multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment is essential.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to be effective in this role.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Knowledge of SAP or similar inventory control systems desired.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor s degree or higher in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. 1-3 years experience in a is a plus

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.