Lead Packaging/Labeling Technician
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Greenville, North Carolina

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Job Description


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 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 80,000 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 www.thermofisher.com.


The Drug Product Division - North America (DPD-NA) is one of the five divisions that make up the Pharma Services Group. We are made up of approximately 4400 colleagues across six sites who specialize in taking sterile injectable and oral solid dose drug products from development to commercialization.


The Lead Packaging & Labeling Technician uses appropriate interpersonal styles, training methods, and leadership skills to guide individuals and groups toward task accomplishment in the optimum operations of manufacturing areas. Coordinates the efficient operation of bulk manufacturing/filling area including compounding, sterile filtration, and maintenance of pharmaceutical products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operations are performed in a safe and responsible manner aspiring to create an injury-free and incident-free workplace. Follows all job related safety, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and other department procedural requirements.
  • Coordinates and motivates personnel to ensure finished product is in accordance to GMP requirements.
  • Commits to an action or develop an alternative course of action that is based on logical assumptions and factual information to meet production schedules and targets in accordance with changing priorities. Takes corrective action in a timely manner.
  • Plans, prepares and implements a work routing that will ensure that all necessary tasks are completed accurately and in a timely manner to ensure a quality product as well as schedule adherence. Takes into consideration resources and constraints.
  • Gathers information to accurately identify the root cause of problems in equipment or work processes. Coordinates entry and follow up for area maintenance tickets to ensure timely completion of equipment maintenance to minimize impact to production schedule.
  • Troubleshoots operational and production problems in order to identify appropriate corrective actions. Disassembles, assembles, cleans and operates area manufacturing equipment.
  • Communicates and works to resolve any production, quality or safety issues.
  • Champions collaboration in such a way that promotes increasing employee knowledge and skills.
  • Manages primary work with data entry into Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) system.
  • Functions as Champion of the On the Job Training (OJT) program, area safety initiatives, and area lean manufacturing initiatives. Functions as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for area of responsibility.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of production experience in the pharmaceutical industry is required.
  • Experience in Steriles or leadership experience is preferred.
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
  • Excels in a team environment.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Good verbal/written communication.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining a quality product.
  • Ability to perform repetitive work duties.
  • Ability to follow SOPs.
  • Must possess general mechanical, electrical/electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic knowledge concerning industrial equipment specific to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Ability to drive a fork lift and other mobile equipment to relocated product and equipment as needed.
  • Ability to lead and motivate all crew members in the area to ensure that the tasks required are completed in a timely manner as well as accurately.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure, able to multi-task and is results-oriented.
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills.
  • Self-starter, mature, independent and dependable.

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 25-50 pounds, occasionally pushing or pulling more than 100 pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

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.


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.


Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.

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