Thermo Fisher Scientific Packaging Technician in Mount Prospect, Illinois
Job Title: Packaging Technician
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
Clinical Trials Division (CTD) partners with pharmaceutical and biotech customers around the world to ensure the right patients get the right therapies in the right doses at the right time - a concept that we internally embrace as 'There is a Patient Waiting.' Our unique blend of services includes project management, packaging, distribution, transportation management and specialty logistics, ancillary supply management, clinical supply optimization, bio-repository storage and much more. Our more than 3,000 employees in over 15 countries work hard every day knowing that what they do matters.
What will you do?
Labels, assembles and packages pharmaceutical products.
Performs manual or automated filling and packaging of blistered and bottled pharmaceutical products.
Accurately counts and prepares packaging components to ensure accurate accountabilities prior to and at the completion of a job order.
Ensures quality and productivity requirements are met.
Cleans packaging rooms and machinery in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Principles (cGMPs).
Applies Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) in all areas of responsibility, including following regulations and activities in a safe and efficient manner.
How will you get here?
- High school diploma, or GED, combined with the ability to read, write and complete basic mathematics calculations
Must have basic computer skills.
This position requires hand-eye coordination, manual and finger dexterity, attention to detail, the ability to perform repetitive tasks, and ability to learn new tasks with assistance from supervisors and fellow employees.
Must meet the physical requirements for the position (i.e. standing, lifting, bending, etc.)
Must meet vision requirements for this position (i.e. color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Certification, including but not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, N- 95 masks, half face masks and safety glasses is required for this position.
Must be able and willing to work in cold environments.
Must be willing to 40 work hours per week with additional shift and weekend overtime when required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Accurate counting and understanding of batch paperwork are vital to ensure proper assembly of clinical supplies.
Must be able to work independently or as a part of a team in the completion of assigned tasks, occasionally without constant supervision.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 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.
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 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.