Operations Specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific (St. Louis, MO)

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Job Description

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.

Job Title: Sr. Manufacturing Quality Specialist

Reports to: Production Manager

Group / Division: Operations (001216)

Career Band: 6

Job Family: Manufacturing

Job Sub Family: Manufacturing Planning

Job Code:

Job Track: Full Time

Position Location: St. Louis, MO

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Position Summary:

The Operations Support Specialist is responsible for supporting various activities and improving the overall team performance. This role will be multi-facetted and provide opportunity to be involved with Quality, Scheduling/Supply Chain, Process Engineering and PPI.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Track MBR reviews and corrections and provide clear guidance to Operations Leadership to support adherence to disposition deadlines.
  • Support Operations Leadership with ancillary tasks such as room/equipment changeover and material transfers.
  • Support Operations Leadership with standard work activities such as preventative maintenance, calibrations, logbook reviews, process order closure and PIMS entries.
  • Drive continuous improvement mindset with all Focus Factory members through problem solving events, Kaizens and support of system maturity model initiatives.
  • Collaborate with team supervisors and focus factory members to improve overall performance of the group
  • Revise SOPs and manufacturing documents to improve reliability, efficiency and quality metrics.
  • Carry out investigations as needed.
  • Assist with deviations and CAPA implementation.


Frequent Contacts:

  • Operations leaders and technicians
  • Suite Coordinators
  • Process Engineer
  • Training Specialist
  • Site Quality teams
  • Reliability Engineer


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


  • Experience: Five years of GMP experience or other highly regulated industry experience required. Office experience preferred. Some exposure to manufacturing or quality environment preferred. Prior experience in an on-the-job training role.


Other Job Requirements:
  • Competencies: Proficient in Word, Excel; Ability to utilize software and customized programs to meet business needs; Effective written and verbal communication skills; Good organization, planning, team mentality and time management skills.


  • Physical Requirements: 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 10-35 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.


  • Adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 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! 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.
More Information on Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 2022. It has 61393 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 6 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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