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Thermo Fisher Scientific Lead Manufacturing Technician, 3rd Shift Sun-Tues EO Wed in Grand Island, New York

When you’re part of the team at ThermoFisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. As we continue to grow, you’ll have career advancement opportunities and learning in a culture that empowers your development. With revenues of more than $40 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. Now is an exciting time to join manufacturing team! We are dedicated to ensuring our customers receive the products they need to achieve their scientific goals quickly and safely.

Position/Location Specific Information

  • Lead Manufacturing Technician, Liquid Formulation, Sunday - Wednesday Nights EOW 6:00pm - 6:30am(Shift starts Saturday night at 6pm and ends Tuesday morning at 6:30am, includes working every other Tuesday night at 6pm)

  • This position is based out of our Grand Island, NY site within BioProduction Group.

  • Pay $26.50; + 15% shift differential for 3rd shift positions

What will you do?

  • Use of equipment that includes mixers, mills, blenders, pumps, filtration systems, packaging, and laboratory equipment.

  • Weigh, measure, and check raw materials with the assistance of a computer interface to assure batches manufactured contain accurate materials and quantities.

  • Calibrate and operate manual, semi-automated, and automated manufacturing equipment. Identify and complete equipment troubleshooting for common failure modes.

  • Follow all safe practices, policies, standard operating procedures, and work instructions in controlled environments up to and including classified clean rooms.

  • Participate and lead Safety, Quality, and Productivity discussions. Assist in coordinating and completing different action items for related project initiatives.

  • Complete and maintain compliance with the Quality Management Systems and regulatory requirements. Ownership of the department's document update process and employee training.

  • Communicate and coordinate production and maintenance schedules across multiple departments.

  • Apply advanced knowledge to facilitate practical process improvement and problem resolution related to manufacturing of cell culture media. Perform related duties as required to meet the business goals and requirements.

How will you get there?


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • An associate's degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

  • Formal training in Lean, 5S, or manufacturing processes is strongly preferred.


  • 4+ years of experience in a fast-paced work environment is strongly preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience in a Good Manufacturing Practice environment is strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • General understanding of technical, mechanical, and machinery equipment is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail for complex instructions and documentation while maintaining quality output. Demonstrated proficiency in coordinating, completing, and training others to accomplish department processes.

  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and move up to 50 pounds and may be required to stand for extended periods of time while performing duties. Ability to squat, bend, and reach different items to complete assigned tasks.

  • Ability to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including work uniform, steel toe shoes, hair net, beard guard (when required), safety glasses, and gloves. PPE may also include a bump cap, face shield, and full/half-face respirators.

  • Availability to work overtime and flexible shift patterns.

Competitive wages & Excellent benefits package:

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  • Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits-effective Day 1

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • 401K Company Match up to 6%

  • Tuition Reimbursement – eligible after 90 days

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Recognition Program

  • Charitable Gift Matching

  • Company Paid Parental Leave

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.