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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Drug Product Associate - Days in Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Sr. Drug Product Associate - Days

Requisition ID: 111205BR

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of more than $24 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.

Viral Vector Services is a dynamic gene and cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organization that is looking for leaders to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our staff members are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with proven competencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.

Location/Division Specific Information

Lexington, MA

How will you make an impact?

Performing critical downstream activities in preparation for fill finish of Drug Product.

What will you do?

  • Performing basic to complex activities on the fill finish line for production of Drug Product.

  • Documentation of all activities in Batch Records, Logbooks, Forms, Etc.

  • Follows verbal and written procedures in operating production equipment and performing processing steps; accurately completes appropriate production documentation.

  • Identifies, escalates and documents events and subtle variances that deviate from normal operation; participate as needed in investigations.

  • Monitor assigned processes using automated production systems and controls with limited supervision.

  • Equipment preparation activities including, parts cleaning, autoclaving, and room clearance.

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations.

  • Post-Fill tasks will include visual inspection, secondary packaging, and environmental monitoring.

  • Daily Aseptic processing within a controlled isolator environment and within a BSC.

  • Performs batch record review, procedure revisions, and work order generation.

  • Fulfills role of lead trainer on numerous operations and is an area SME.

  • Fulfills the role of Team Lead in the absence of the team supervisor. Responsible for assignment of duties to all team members, ensuring execution of duties, communicating at daily scheduling meetings, and providing technical support as needed.

  • Work in accordance with site and company EHS programs.

  • Work in accordance with regulations, detailed protocols, Batch Record's, SOP's and Work Instructions.

  • Prepare and process components, materials and equipment for aseptic fill finish activities, operate filling equipment and perform aseptic manipulations, able to inspect finished vials and perform labeling activities to support shipment.

How will you get here?

Education

  • BS - Chemistry, Biology or related field - desired. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

Experience

  • 2+ years' industry related experience of on-the-floor leadership or 'subject matter expertise' in assigned area's core operations.

  • Subject matter expertise in cGMP manufacturing.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to aseptically gown and/or sterile gown as needed.

  • Effectively utilizes Microsoft office applications.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • A strong attention to detail through a 8-hour shift.

  • Work towards solutions to given problems and operate under cGMP requirements.

  • Work cross-functionally with support groups such as Facilities, Engineering, Contamination Control, MST, Quality Control and Quality Assurance.

  • Qualify to work in aseptic environments to complete required production activities.

  • Maintain facility and room inspection readiness.

  • Ability to lift at least 50lbs.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

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.

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