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Sr Operator, Manufacturing

Pharmiweb Partner Job (APAC)
Nelson, New Zealand
Start date
21 Jun 2024
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions

Able to lift 40 lbs. without assistance, Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safety Standards, Fluctuating Temps hot/cold, Loud Noises (Equipment/Machinery), Rapid flashing lights, Some degree of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required (safety glasses, gowning, gloves, lab coat, ear plugs etc.), Will work with hazardous/toxic materials

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 125,000 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.

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, 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 exceptional 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:

Support the manufacture of ion exchange resin products at our Nelson facility for use in the food processing, diagnostic and biotech industries.

Key Responsibilities:

Support daily production of various ion exchange resins to meet customer demand.

Maintain stocks of raw materials consistent with the production plan requirements.

Manage a range of records ensuring that all information is correct, traceable and completed real time.

Participate in a broad range of task's from manufacturing to cleaning to assure efficient operation of the business.

Use the experience and skills gained as part of your development to help solve moderate to complex challenges within process guidelines and support others to do the same.

Contribute ideas and practice continuous improvement in advancing quality, cost, customer satisfaction and productivity gains.

Adhere to environmental health and safety (EHS) policies and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment.

Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Working Conditions:

You will work in an office, factory, and laboratory environment. The role requires lifting up to 20kg and standing for long periods of time while performing duties. You will be working with chemicals and hazardous materials and appropriate training and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided. We do have some flexibility around working hours and encourage interested candidates to apply so that we can discuss preferences.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • An understanding, interest or qualification in chemistry would be an advantage
  • Hard working, honest and fun-loving people will fit in well with the existing small team

  • Interpersonal skills - Relates openly, comfortably and professionally with diverse groups of people.
  • Teamwork/Cooperation - Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Embraces process improvement - Embraces continuous improvement and enjoys solving problems.
  • Decision making - Seeks appropriate data and utilises available problem solving tools before making decisions.
  • Computer literacy would be an advantage
  • Focuses on growth - Works to meet business goals set by management.

Personal Qualities:
  • Works well within a small supportive team
  • Proactive and anticipate needs
  • Motivated to get the job done and motivates others to do the same
  • Takes ownership of work and understands what you are accountable and responsible for
  • Demonstrates flexibility and agility to changing requirements
  • Ability to carefully complete each task in a complex process without distraction

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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