Pharmaceutical Scientist

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Thermo Fisher Scientific
Frederick County, MD
Jul 23, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Organization Type
Job Title: Scientist I - Formulation

Requisition ID: 159353BR

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.

How will you make an impact?

The Advanced Cell Systems Production team at Thermo Fisher Scientific is responsible for manufacturing various Primary tissue derived products including cells, RNA and subcellular fractions along with reagents and for a variety of biological applications. The candidate will follow SOPs and work in compliance with EH&S, GLP, and any other required manufacturing or company systems (e.g. E1, Agile, Trackwise, etc.). This position will be responsible for supporting the team in achieving daily production schedules and product quality goals.

What will you do?
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of scientific principles, biology (hepatic preferred)
  • Ability to perform routine tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Perform tissue perfusion and isolation of cells from whole and partial organs
  • Culture and maintain cells using aseptic technique
  • Operate manual and automated laboratory equipment
  • Perform mathematical calculations routinely (e.g. viability, concentration and density)
  • Record information accurately into various electronic databases (e.g. raw and calculated data, inventory transfers, routing hours)

How will you get here?


Bachelor or Advanced degree in scientific field required

  • Minimum of 2-4 years related experience.
  • Aseptic Technique required
  • Cell Culture experience a plus
  • Some rodent handling and procedural experience a plus
  • Review data, recognize and report inconsistencies to supervisor
  • Troubleshoot and think critically
  • Understand and apply good documentation practices consistently when documenting work
  • Perform miscellaneous / other duties as assigned
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor to ensure expectations, progress, and results are clearly understood. Must be able to work well with a variety of scientists/technicians
  • Ability to follow and implement Life Technology policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Follows Life Technologies safety guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Must be customer focused, able to work under pressure with team
  • Anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a 'can do' attitude
  • Proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures; written and verbal instruction, and to meet schedules required.
  • Working knowledge of business computer software with logistics related databases desired and ERP systems experience.
  • Strong organizational, record-keeping, and data analysis skills.
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.
  • May handle potentially hazardous materials (chemical, biological)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 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!

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.

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