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Manufacturing Operator

Employer
Pharmiweb Partner Job (APAC)
Location
Auckland, New Zealand
Salary
Competitive
Start date
22 May 2024
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Manufacturing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Job Description
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 outstanding minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and give to our unusual mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.
When you are part of the team, you'll do important work. Surrounded by collaborative colleagues, you'll have the support and opportunities that only a global leader can give you. Our respected, growing organization has an outstanding strategy for the near term and beyond. Take your place on our strong team and help us make significant contributions to the world.
Position Summary:
In this position, you will mainly involve production of raw serums and other cell culture media supplements sold under our market leading Gibco brand. These products serve a variety of customers and are used in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and in the biotech industry. You need be active and, on your feet, and although some of our processes can be repetitive in nature, your days will be varied with the wide range of different tasks and activities you will perform. Adherence to SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), safe work practices and a strong understanding of cGMP/ISO principles (current Good Manufacturing Practices) will be key strengths that you can rely on to be successful in this role. Be a key member of our BPU (Bio Processing Unit) manufacturing team and will feel comfortable both working together with your colleagues or completing tasks on your own with limited supervision.
Key Responsibilities:
- To be trained in several serum processes, taking full responsibility of the task when confident, working alone or working with the team to ensure all manufacturing tasks are completed.
- Record manufacturing processes accurately and in real time in batch manufacturing records and following SOP standards.
- Ensure production plant hygiene and housekeeping is always maintained.
- To take full responsibility for the production of products as delegated by the Production Team Leaders and Supervisor(s).
- To actively participate in the implementation and compliance of SOPs.
- To carry out duties as requested and required in the manufacture of any Company product.
- The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the performance of the activities associated with the cell culture product manufacturing process.
- Update SOP's, batch sheets and Hazard ID's as required.
- Abide by EHS policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment for all.
- Communicate production issues to Production Supervisor and/or Team Leader as they arise.
Working Conditions:
Works in a processing lab and in a controlled clean environment including:
- Working in clean processing labs.
- Working in wet condition.
- Working with a laminar flow cabinet.
- Working in a storeroom or refrigerated environment. (up -20°C)
- Following appropriate gowning and safety procedures
- Working with animal blood and blood derived products
Physical fitness, comfortable of lifting weights up to 15kg on a routine basis and having no allergic reaction to alcohol or chlorine-based sanitizers.
Able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials and be flexible around hours of work.
Frequent Contacts:
Manufacturing team members, team leader, direct supervisor, and various levels of internal customers
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
Qualifications & Experience
- Academic qualifications -Minimum NCEA Level Two, or Sixth Form Certificate, Tertiary qualification, preferably in science is a bonus. This is not critical as training will be provided.
- Experience working in a production manufacturing environment or laboratory environment would be an advantage but is not crucial as we will train and provide the opportunity to gain the required skills. We also offer further online training within the business.
Skills & Attributes:
- Proactive, anticipate needs.
- Motivated to complete the job and motivates others.
- Accountable.
- Demonstrates flexibility.
- Ability to multi-task.
Competencies *:
- Relates openly, comfortably, and authoritatively with diverse groups of people.
- Possess good verbal communication skills, have a common-sense approach, and could multi-task.
- Have problem solving and decision-making skills with excellent attention to detail, both written and oral.
- You will be motivated to get the job done and encourage others within the team.
- Demonstrate flexibility while maintaining a good work/life balance and take ownership of your work output. We will guide you and give you opportunity to grow and improve your skills and would value your input in continuous process improvement.
- Following appropriate gowning and safety procedures.
Benefits
- Free parking! Located close to transport links such as Penrose Train Station.
- Annual Xmas/ New Year's break.
- Health insurance cover.
- Half-day birthday leave.
- Annual Bonus program.
- Company paid parental leave.
- Paid volunteer leave.
- Internal Recognition and Rewards Program.
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Other Job Requirements:
- Adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment.
- Ability to do shift work from 11am to 7pm
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 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.

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