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ThermoFisher Scientific Production Support Technician I in St. Louis, Missouri

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Job Title: Manufacturing Technician 1 (Production Support- Facility Cleaning)

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will be part of a hard-working, 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.

Location/Division Specific Information St. Louis, MO

The St Louis site is a fast-paced, 24/7 biologic drug substance manufacturing facility with approximately 800 employees; by year-end, we will be closer to 1k due to a site expansion project going on now. Overall, this GMP facility is focused on cell process development to support the clinical phase and commercial manufacturing by producing products to treat a variety of chronic health conditions, including cancers and other life-threatening diseases and COVID-19.

Shift Hours:

12-hour shift- 05:30am – 6:00pm , 3-2-2 schedule (Work Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Off Monday and Tuesday- Work Wednesday and Thursday. Schedule flips, Off Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Work Monday and Tuesday- Off Wednesday and Thursday)

Discover Impactful Work:

The candidate will be responsible for the daily cleaning of operations areas, routine and non-routine, in support of the manufacture of commercial and clinical biologics. These support activities consist of environmental cleaning per established standard operations procedures and in compliance with cGMP documentation practices.

A day in the Life:

Preparing for and execution of routine cleaning of manufacturing and support areas, per work instructions, and/or SOPs, with focus on "right the first time" executions.

  • Complete tasks in order of prioritization

  • Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Maintain cGMP compliance in assigned work and follow all safety procedures, to include the use of Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Complete preventative maintenance and work notification tasks on time, independently.

  • Draft, review, and revise documents as necessary, SOP’s, Logbooks, etc.

  • Maintain up to date training assignments

  • Participate in other required activities (perform safety inspections; participate in improvement projects, etc.)

  • Participate in shift exchanges, 1-1’s, meetings, attend meetings as necessary to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc. (lean activities)

Keys to Success:


  • High school diploma/GED minimally required.

  • Associate’s degree preferred but not required.


  • 0-1 years of experience required.

  • Experience in a clean room and/or GMP environment preferred.

  • Ability to work independently on routine tasks, needing support to resolve complex issues.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of cGMP practices seen as a plus

  • Able to gown into and work in a clean room environment

  • MS Office proficiency

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Results driven

  • Safety Attitude

  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English

  • Able to understand and carry out instructions

  • Reliable

  • Strong communication (written and verbal)

  • Effectively multi-task

  • Able to work in an environment of change

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to recognize problems developing, not just occurring

  • Occasional heavy lifting or moving required

Must be willing to wear a full gowning suit which includes: bodysuit, gloves, hair & beard nets, face covers, and safety glasses. These items are prohibited: makeup, jewelry, nail polish, cologne / perfume, scented lotions or hair care products

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.