Process Technician I

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Florence, SC

Full-time
Job Description
Job Title: Process Technician I

When you are 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

Florence, SC – API Manufacturing

How will you make an impact?

Under supervision, you will monitor all operations of designated chemical process to ensure safe chemical procedures, quality standards and compliance with regulatory requirements for working with and handling raw materials, production intermediates, and final products. You will make decisions that involve direct application of technical knowledge.

What will you do?

Operate automated and manual chemical process equipment and conduct associated activities such as sampling, chemical/material handling, cleaning and maintenance in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, current Good Manufacturing Procedures and Safety guidelines.
Maintain a clean and safe process area.
Perform manual and computer operations (PCR-2A and PLC) to manufacture chemical intermediates and finished products ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies, as well as company policies and procedures.
Monitor all operations of designated chemical process to ensure safe chemical procedures, quality standards and compliance with regulatory requirements. Adhere to Safety & Environmental guidelines/policies as well as cGMP and other applicable regulatory agencies.
Accurately record and analyze against standards all processing data gathered from instruments, DCS, PLC’s, Pi, BDR, LIMS, etc. to ensure operating standards are met. Make approved adjustments as appropriate to maintain process parameters within designated limits.
Make recommendations regarding improving process operations.
Obtain samples of process streams or products in accordance with company procedures; submit samples to IPC Lab or perform tests to determine specific properties; Record/analyze results and take appropriate action.
Inspect finished product to assure adherence to specifications such as appearance, foreign substances and packaging or labeling requirements as required.
Receive and check raw materials and chemical intermediate deliveries and complete appropriate records in accordance with company procedures (MFP’s/EOP’s/LOP’s/SOP’s).
Administer, document and maintain the Quality Systems conformance to regulatory requirements and company policies where appropriate through effective utilization of Quality Systems tools, as well as direct actions.
Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.
Must be able to work rotating 12 hour shifts with 7 day per week availability and work overtime as needed.
How will you get here?

High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in production/manufacturing as an operator or equipment maintenance technician with manufacturing equipment or an Associate’s degree required. Experience in a chemical processing or pharmaceutical environment preferred.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
To maintain continued employment, must successfully complete Phase I of the Process Tech On -The Job Training program within the first year of employment. This will involve learning/applying chemical technology, math, chemistry, process equipment and control systems. Experience working with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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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.