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Thermo Fisher Scientific Operator II - VTM - Weekday Nights in Lenexa, Kansas

Due to business expansion, we have multiple full-time openings for Operators on multiple shifts.

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

The Production Associate is based in our Lenexa, KS (Kansas City Metro).

How will you make an impact?

You’ll help support our commitment to increase production of 12M VTM tubes a week for the testing and diagnosis of COVID-19 in our communities and around the world by packing up the finished VTM tubes for shipping.

What will you do?

  • You’ll be mixing and batch cooking raw materials into a fluid that goes inside the tubes

  • You’ll work in a specially designed suite, filling the tubes with the fluid using a state-of-the-art dispensing system

  • You’ll have an eye for quality, testing out the finished products and diligently following standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • You’ll work safely and efficiently with your own personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • You’ll partner closely with team members to achieve important goals

How will you get here?

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • You’ll have a minimum of 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or regulated environment; aseptic experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • You’ll need to be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • You’ll be a critical thinker, extremely detail oriented and confident in making quick decisions

  • You’ll communicate well, both verbally and written in English, and be comfortable performing basic math

  • You’ll enjoy learning while being flexible and adaptable in a changing environment

  • You’ll have a strong sense of accountability and a safety mindset

  • You’ll enjoy working with others and making a positive impact

  • You’ll enjoy learning about and working with machines

  • You’ll be able to push/pull up to 600lb kettles, be comfortable standing for long periods of time (around 10 hours a day) and be able to see and distinguish colors

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 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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