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Position Summary:

Participates in projects in support of development of new products, evaluation of new technology, Sustaining and reagent in-sourcing activities for the MicroArray Business Unit within the Genetic Sciences Division in Life Sciences Solutions Group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs and performs laboratory experiments independently in support of MicroArray Sustaining and NPI’s
  • Drives initiatives for cost savings and continuous improvement as needed
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of relevant fields and techniques relevant to the MA Business Unit
  • Independently writes technical methods for production, testing, and use of new products.
  • Supports and collaborates with other departments such as manufacturing, Global Technical Operations (GTO), Services, and Global Product Support (GPS) by providing scientific guidance.
  • Observe deviations from the expected outcomes, perform failure analysis, troubleshooting, and data analysis and trending.
  • Lead technical investigations for related to product failures.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: (Bullets)

  • Has a strong knowledge of relevant scientific fields including nucleic acid isolation, nucleic acid hybridization, PCR, and enzyme characterization
  • Demonstrates mastery of laboratory methods and shows ability to develop new methods.
  • Analyzes experimental data, and effectively explains conclusions. Designs and executes follow-on experiments independently.
  • Reads papers in depth in one or more relevant scientific areas, builds expertise. Begins following recent developments in the scientific community, market, and competitors.
  • Uses word processing, graphing, presentation and spreadsheet programs effectively.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills through formal and informal discussions with peers, supervisor, and team.
  • Works with managers and peers to develop and execute a research program.
  • Mentors less experienced staff.
  • Understands and contributes to the technical vision/mission of the department and company.
  • Builds a track record of successful products that make significant contribution to the company.
  • Effectively uses the project management and company systems.
  • Set example for others through thoroughness, accuracy, and commitment.
  • Recommends improvements to departmental and site processes and practices.


  • Develops broader knowledge of appropriate scientific principles and concepts and applies in multiple areas.
  • Mentors less experienced staff.
  • Builds strong relationships with peers in other departments (Marketing, Operations) Begins establishing an external network.
  • Presents posters, tutorials and talks at scientific conferences and external customer

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: (Bullet 3-5 key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.)

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science degree with 8-10 years of experience or
  • Masters of Science degree with 6-8 years of experience or
  • Ph.D. with 4 + years of experience

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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