Manufacturing Technician
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Christchurch, Canterbury, NZL
3d ago

Position Summary :

You will be producing animal sera for global clients, producing high value product in demand globally. This is done in a large, purpose built, modern and temperature-controlled production environment in the biotech industry.

The role is an active, on your feet role requiring good attention to detail, observation and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures and understanding of cGMP principles (current Good Manufacturing Practices).

You will positively contribute to a great team environment, being able to communicate effectively whether working as a team or completing tasks alone.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Be trained over a period of time in a number of serum processes, taking full responsibility of the task when confident and working as a team to get all manufacturing tasks done every single day.
  • Record manufacturing processes in real time and accurately, in batch manufacturing records
  • Perform all work using the appropriate SOP, batch sheet,
  • Ensure plant hygiene and housekeeping is always maintained.
  • Report to the Team Leader / Production Supervisor any production related problems.
  • Update SOP’s, batch sheets and Hazard ID’s as required.
  • Frequent Contacts : Internal


  • Liaise with Quality.
  • Minimum Requirements / Qualifications :

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Academic qualifications Minimum NCEA Level Two, or Sixth Form Certificate, with some Science and Mathematics related subjects, or a tertiary qualification preferably in Science.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or laboratory environment is preferred.
  • Experience with ISO qualified manufacturing or cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Skills & Attributes

  • Natural communicator, both written and oral
  • Attention to detail
  • Physically mobile and able to lift 20kg
  • Proactive, anticipate needs
  • Motivated to get the job done and motivates others
  • Takes ownership
  • Demonstrates flexibility
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Be keen to learn new skills and processes
  • Competencies :

  • Interpersonal skills Relates openly, comfortably and professionally with diverse groups of people.
  • Teamwork / Cooperation Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Embraces process improvement Embraces continuous improvement by using company process improvements tools to improve processes and tackle problems.
  • Problem solving / decision making Seeks appropriate data and utilises available problem-solving tools before making decisions.
  • Focuses on growth Works to meet business goals set by management.
  • Other Job Requirements :

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