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Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Technician II, POROS - Day Shift in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Posting Title: POROS Manufacturing Technician II - Day Shift

Shift Schedule:

Days Rotating Every Other Weekend 6AM to 6:30 PM

Now is an exciting time to join our Manufacturing team, a team dedicated to ensuring our customers receive the products they need to achieve their scientific goals - quickly, reliably, and safely. Our Bedford, MA site is expanding to support the fight against COVID-19. If you believe in working the right way for the right reason join our growing team today!

Location/Division Specific Information

Chelmsford, MA

How will you make an impact?

The Manufacturing Technician II, POROS Manufacturing is responsible for production of POROS chromatography resin and providing assistance to maintenance, and distribution as needed. In this position you will encounter recurring work situations with minimal complexity and is expected to be a proactive member of the team. As a technician will work on assignments with guidance of senior members of the team.

What will you do?

  • Perform duties within the corporate EH&S Standards and place proper emphasis on safety and quality.

  • Operate various process equipment including reactors, pressure filters, pumps, filling, labeling and packaging equipment according to written SOP’s and UOP’s in a large scale, chemical batch manufacturing process.

  • Performs and trains new employees on various activities in accordance with SOP and UOP’s to carry out unit operations such as the following: equipment changeovers with Lock Out Tag Out and Confined space protocols, Elutriation processes and finished product discharges, R-Bead polymerization processes, Bead Coating processes,

  • Maintain batch and equipment records per department’s ISO13485 standards and Good Documentation practices with a high focus on quality.

  • Work with the team on 5S and continuous improvement activities within the work center including cleaning activities in areas as needed.

How will you get here?


High School Diploma or GED


  • 1 year of manufacturing or comparable experience with chemicals or biotech with knowledge of computer applications required

  • Experience in cGMP Environment, use of Delta V, and/or SAP is desirable.

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to interpret data, perform basic calculations, and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to stand for 80% of the shift, move 40 lbs up one flight of stairs, and push 55 gallon drums on wheeled dollies.

  • Ability to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including work uniform, steel toe shoes, hair net, safety glasses, bump cap, and nitrile gloves. PPE may also include face shield, respirator, and smock.

What do we offer?

Competitive Payrate:

Day Shift starts at: $26.50 / hour

Excellent Benefit Package:

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

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Opportunities for career growth

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