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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Bend, OR
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Quality Control Scientist I – Instrument Specialist - Draft

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.

How will you make an impact?

Provides support for analytical instrument qualification and troubleshooting in a fast-paced laboratory environment. Performs troubleshooting and interacts with manufacturers, vendors, contractors to diagnose and repair laboratory equipment. Authors Standard Operating Procedures, Deviation/ Discrepancy Reports, Change Controls, Corrective and Preventive Actions, Risk Assessments, Validation Protocols, and Summary Reports. Initiates Commissioning and Decommissioning procedures. Supports continuous improvement initiatives while maintaining quality.

What will you do?

  • Maintains analytical instrumentation in both GMP and development laboratories.
  • Performs maintenance and troubleshoots problems with the following instrumentation: HPLC, GC, PXRD, Dissolution, DSC, FT-IR, KF, etc.
  • Collaborates with internal scientific, analytical, laboratory, and quality functional areas to meet project and team objectives.
  • Manages calibration and qualification schedule and instrument qualification status.
  • Researches, purchases, and commissions new equipment. Decommissions retired equipment.
  • Orders parts and manages inventory.
  • Coordinates with vendors/ manufacturers for on-site or external service, sends equipment out for maintenance, and reviews external documentation.
  • Prepares, executes, and reviews analytical instrument qualifications, preventive maintenance documentation, and calibration certificates.
  • May interact with customers and auditors.
  • Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.


How will you get here?

Education
  • Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry, Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, or related science preferred but not required
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


Experience
  • Excellent critical and logical thinking skills to solve problems.
  • Ability to leverage on the job experience and apply it to solve new challenges.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Understanding of GMP and data integrity (ALCOA) is preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write standard operating procedures, protocols, and reports.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Excellent critical and logical thinking skills to solve problems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis as it relates to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Understanding of GMP and data integrity (ALCOA) is preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to author Standard Operating Procedures, protocols and reports.



About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

For more information, please visit http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.


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