Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Worker - Day Shift in Lenexa, Kansas

Job Description

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 $22 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.

How will you make an impact?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Microbiology Division here at Thermo Fisher Scientific where you will get to work on products that make a difference in a manufacturing setting. Our Production Workers are responsible for dispensing, labeling, packaging and/or assembly of all product lines according to established regulations, current Good Manufacturing Practices, and Company policies and procedures.

What will you do?

  • Arrive to work on time and work during scheduled hours, working additional overtime as needed.

  • Follow all written procedures. Report discrepancies in procedures (SOP’s, DHR’s etc.) to the Area Supervisor. Comply with each assignment’s unique and individual job duties.

  • Maintain good personal hygiene. Wear designated uniform maintained in good condition.

  • Wear required personal protective equipment as required in each designated department. Refer to job specific Job Safety Analysis.

  • Perform all work activities in a safe manner. Maintain a safe and clutter free work area. Clean up all spills immediately. Maintain 5S in work areas.

  • Report property damage and/or safety hazards to the Supervisor, Human Resources, Safety Specialist or Senior Management immediately.

  • Check own work performance to set standard as described in Standard Operating Procedures for quality and compliance. Investigate and remedy production failures.

  • Weigh and measure items accurately and check pH balance on all media

  • Communicate with co-workers in order to solve immediate production problems or complete production assignments

  • Read schedule and maintain necessary supply of materials in designated areas.

  • Set up machine to run a variety of sizes and types using tools to adjust machine.

  • Pack and arrange products onto pallets or into varied package sizes.

  • Unload plates from cardboard boxes and load bags of plates onto cart/wheelie. Disinfect bags of plates. Break down cardboard boxes and consolidate onto a pallet or discard into the trash.

How will you get here?

​High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.

  • Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications.

  • Ability to see in color

  • Push or pull products on a cart, weight of up to 250 pounds

  • Push pallet jack with weight up to 1200 pounds

  • Lift up to 50 pounds. Push/pull up to 600 lbs wheeled kettles.

  • Stand for sustained periods of time, approximately 10 hours a day.

  • Reach up to 81 inches and bend down to pallet/wheelie when transferring boxed plates from storage to floor to unload plates from cardboard box.

  • Must have acceptable attendance. No higher than a documented counseling.

  • Must demonstrate 4-I Values (Intensity, Innovation, Involvement, and Integrity).

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

Apply today!

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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.