Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Requisition ID: 105038BR
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, 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.
This role will be based at our Fair Lawn, NJ site.
How will you make an impact?
Our Global Chemicals business has exceptional growth potential. Global Chemicals was built from several acquisitions and provides a full range of analytical reagents and discovery chemicals to Thermo Fisher’s core research markets worldwide. Global Chemicals has been identified as a strategic growth area for the company with expansion opportunities in the US, Europe and developing markets, particularly Asia. Global Chemicals has 14 operational facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia, and sells a significant portion of its products through Thermo Fisher customers channels group in major Western markets.
The Manufacturing Engineer is a critical role in Global Chemicals. This position provides leadership and technical support to the value stream. With a focus on continuous improvement, this is a great opportunity to make an impact in a high profile segment of our growing business.
The Manufacturing Engineer supports the Value Stream leader and Supervisor in achieving daily production targets prioritized by Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. He/she will be responsible for ensuring all production equipment is operating efficiently and generating optimal product yield. Following the priorities set by the Manager and Supervisor ensures that work stations are set-up and staffed for efficient production, including resolving issues with quality & customer complaints. May back-up Manager and Supervisor in daily Tier meetings or in priority setting.
What will you do?
Provide front line leadership, coaching and mentoring to production staff to deliver manufacturing objectives.
Prioritize workload and optimize usage of assets to maximize product delivery.
Primary back up when manager or shift supervisor is not present.
Technical support for new solvent blending processes, validation & scale up activities.
Provide technical support for the chemical distillation and solvent blending processes.
Ensures production of high quality products in a safe manner.
Recommend and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and deliver quality product to our customers.
Analyze and resolve technical and operational problems.
Work with value stream to support troubleshooting of chemical production issues.
Suggest and implement changes in manufacturing environment, facilities, and equipment to increase efficiency of operations.
Review and evaluate all documentation used in production for proper methods and process controls.
Support and participate in the company efforts in Practical Process Improvement (PPI), LEAN, standard work and 5S.
How will you get here?
Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering with 2-3 years’ experience in a chemical production environment.
Experienced with Process Safety Management (PSM) system and making upgrades to distillation process and tanks.
Experienced with QA equipment validation process & pilot scale manufacturing, Root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and Process hazard analysis (PHA).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of chemical distillation process, chemical processing.
Ability to independently drive process & procedure improvements using management of change systems.
Ability to solve practical problems and make recommendations based on identified datasets.
PC literate with a working knowledge of Databases, Access, Work, Outlook, and Excel.
Ability to effectively communicate with different levels of the organization.
Analytical ability to detect and solve problems.
Must be capable of multitasking in a rapid paced environment.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills are essential.
GMP and GDP experience a plus.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 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 75,000 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.
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