About Thermo Fisher Scientific NZ
Over 250 employees bring a wide variety of skills and expertise to deliver world-class science products and solutions. Our manufacturing and distribution sites in Auckland and Christchurch (and satellite sites scattered across the country) cover a vast product portfolio, including lab equipment and chemicals, life sciences, diagnostics, microbiology and analytical instruments.
We deliver science solutions to a wide range of key markets such as academia and research; diagnostics and healthcare; environmental;
food, dairy and beverage; industrial process; life sciences; pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical.
Quality Control Technician (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Reports to : Quality Supervisor
Position Location : Christchurch
Number of Direct Reports : None
How you'll make an impact :
You'll be part of a friendly and dynamic team that supports our customers in the development of life changing drugs & vaccines.
In this role you will be responsible for completing the day to day testing of raw materials, chemicals and in-process samples.
You will also be responsible for calibration of in-process and laboratory equipment. All tasks are completed in conformance with standard operating procedures, and cGMP / ISO principles as applicable.
What will you do?
Facilitate quality control documentation (SOP’s, Standard Forms) including writing, reviewing and updating of documents.
Communicate effectively across departments and internal customers.
Perform QC analyses and associated tasks as per standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings
Recording and analysing data in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility
Ordering and maintain stock and resources and ensuring correct storage conditions for samples and chemicals
Conducting and supporting investigations
Review and process deviations, non-conforming product and corrective actions.
Complete other activities that support maintaining and operating the Quality System.
Conceive and participate in quality improvement initiatives.
Observe all safety rules which are established to maintain safe work practices, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).
Conduct proactive hazard identification and report any accidents, incidents and near misses.
Contribute to process improvement.
Working hours are 8.00 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
How will you get here?
Tertiary Science qualification
Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing or laboratory environment
Previous experience working in an ISO9001 or cGMP environment
Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheets, database applications
What will put you ahead of the competition?
Highly self-directed and pro-active
Reliable and honest with a positive work ethic
Computer literate in word processing and spreadsheets
An excellent communicator
Organised with a proven ability to prioritise tasks according to customer requirements
Being meticulous and having high attention to detail
Having discipline and being thorough, methodical and systematic
Strong multitasking and prioritization skills
Proven team building and team participation skills
What’s in it for you?
Work in a collegial, customer focussed and motivated team
Work within a strong culture of process improvement and lots of great tools
Access to global systems training and professional colleagues
Embedded quality system
Ongoing learning and development opportunities on the job and through our own on-line Thermo Fisher University