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The Set-Up Operator's function is to operate, set up and maintain packaging equipment while packaging semi-finished bulk into finished product form. This includes: documentation requirements, cleaning, training, mechanical support, leading projects, support department initiatives while supporting the needs of the Operations group in the area of material coordination, compliance, security and safety.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all functions related to the Packaging Lines, including operating and training instructions to new and temporary staff.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Operate equipment, verify component usage.
  • Inspect finished product.
  • Perform all associated Packaging tasks as required.
  • Complete required documentation while meeting compliance requirements.
  • Support department initiatives including equipment set-up, teardown and minor troubleshooting.
  • Assembly and disassembly of equipment during and after production runs.
  • Complete necessary inspections and reconcile material usage including transporting approved materials to and from the Production line.
  • Accurately complete batch documents and audit documentation process including batch entries, checks, labour reporting, and downtime.
  • Ensure control and handling of labels to meet cGMP guidelines.
  • Receive and storage of labels including all related tracking functions.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Minimum High School Diploma.
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of department SOPs.
  • Mechanical ability.
  • Experience in set-up and tear-down of packaging equipment.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Oral and written English and Mathematical skills.
  • Ability to work at line speed and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information, disclosure of which could cause serious damage to the Company.
  • Familiarity with GMP’s a definite asset.
  • WHMIS training.
  • Valid fork lift training.

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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