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Thermo Fisher Scientific QC Scientist I, Environmental Monitoring in St. Louis, Missouri

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division Specific Information

St. Louis, MO / Drug Substance Division - The Drug Substance Division is one of the five divisions that make up the Pharma Services Group. We specialize in both small and large molecule development and commercial drug substance services. This allows us to serve the needs of Small/Emerging, Mid-Sized and Large Pharma sectors globally.

This position requires regular onsite attendance in order to satisfactorily perform duties.

Discover Impactful Work:

The candidate will perform tasks in support of the manufacturing of Commercial and Clinical Biologics following Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and carrying out a variety of functions related to environmental monitoring to ensure an accurate depiction of control for multiple production areas. These functions may include but are not limited to activities such as viable microbial sampling, microbial surface sampling, non-viable (particle) sampling, collecting samples from the on-site water system and gas system.

A day in the Life:

  • Assist in all Department functions, such as routine environmental monitoring, supplies, equipment, logbooks and data in accordance with site SOPs and policies.

  • Documentation of all activities to meet cGMP requirements. Complete document reviews and revisions. Daily record review, tasks, and databases.

  • Interpret data results in accordance to concepts of microbiology, industry standards, and site SOPs and policies.

  • Critical evaluation of processes, including foresight and thinking ahead.

  • Complete preventative maintenance and work notifications tasks on time. Perform equipment testing and routine trouble-shooting.

  • Ensure tasks are completed with a method of prioritization - interpret production schedules and complete tasks accordingly.

  • Identify deviations and aid in investigations/root cause analysis. Work to complete documentation of deviations and events in appropriate systems

  • Participate in shift exchanges, 1-1’s, department meetings, attend meetings as vital to facilitate area needs based on changes, etc.

Keys to Success:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry required.

Experience

  • No experience is required, but 1+ years of relevant lab experience is preferred.

  • Experience in cGMP environment preferred.

  • Experience with using an autoclave, water testing, and environmental monitoring in ISO classified areas seen as a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of cGMP practices, aseptic techniques, or microbiological concepts.

  • Knowledge of industry standards such as ISO, ICH, FDA and USP.

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point,etc).

  • Strong prioritization skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Results driven.

  • Investigation with Root Cause analysis.

  • Effective communication (written and verbal).

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us (https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/5-reasons-to-work-at-thermo-fisher-scientific) . As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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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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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