Senior Associate, Operations

Thermo Fisher Scientific
20 Aug 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Business Job Title: Senior Operations Associate - Manufacturing & Packaging Internal Job Title: Senior Operations Associate - Manufacturing & Packaging Reports To: Team Leader Group/Division: BioPharma Services Division Career Band: 3 Job Track: Associate Position Location: Horsham Number of Direct Reports: 0 Day/Shift (if applicable): Early/Late/Night Relocation (if applicable): No Revision History: July 2016 Revision Number: Effective Date: July 2016 When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher, 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. The position is based in the Manufacturing & Packaging area and requires the individual to work in accordance with documented procedures / standards in order to complete duties within the allotted timescales and to customer specification and to supervise small teams of Associates. This is a fast paced position that constantly requires a high volume of productivity and accuracy. The industry sector demands strict quality, product integrity and high levels of accuracy. Responsibilities: Maintain safe and clean work environment by following current good manufacturing practices (GMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); complying with legal regulations. Take ownership for delivery of quality at all times. Highlight and propose solutions to any H&S risk, near miss or accidents. Follow and maintain compliance to all Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) through training and refresher programmes Effectively communicate with other departments. Supervise a small team focusing on job and schedule accomplishment. Assist in the identification and correction of problems to prevent down-time. Responsible for equipment and room set up and completion of Regulatory paperwork. Stage and weigh job components, initiate paperwork, reconcile batches, purge and clean rooms and equipment Highlight and improve process efficiencies to achieve business objectives and utilizing PPI and Lean tools. Undertake any other duties on an ad-hoc basis as required by the Line Manager. Minimum Qualifications: 5x GCSE or equivalent experience / qualification (including English & Mathematics) Computer literate Essential Skills / Experience: Strong communication skills (verbal & written) Good standard of English (verbal & written) Supervisory experience Excellent attention to detail with good hand-eye coordination with excellent manual and finger dexterity. Good understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice or previous experience in a Manufacturing or Packaging Environment Able to undertake physical tasks within Health & Safety guidelines Although not essential, the following skills and experience would be advantageous : Worked within a GMP environment Worked within an operational environment. AMBIENT POSITIONS - comfortable working 15-25 degrees with appropriate PPE. COLD CHAIN POSITIONS - comfortable working at 2-8 degrees with appropriate PPE AMBER LIGHTING - must be able to work in amber lighting ALERGIES - to specific drugs may disqualify individuals from performing this role At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunities Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.