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 Control Supervisor
Position Location : Penrose
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, in-process samples and finished product.
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?
Performing QC analyses and associated tasks as per standard procedures, make observations and interpret findings.
Recording, analyzing and trending QC data in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility.
Ordering and maintenance of stock and resources, ensuring correct storage conditions for samples and chemicals.
Facilitate quality control documentation (SOP’s, Standard Forms) including writing, reviewing and issuing of documents.
Communicate effectively across departments and with internal customers.
Conducting and supporting investigations
Conceive and participate in quality improvement initiatives and process improvement.
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.
How will you get here?
Tertiary Science qualification
Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a 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?
Meticulous and high attention to detail
Disciplined, thorough, methodical and systematic
Great at multitasking and prioritization
Proven team building and team participation skills
Knowledge of basic laboratory skills and methods and Good Laboratory Practice
Highly self-directed and pro-active
Good communication 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