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Job Description

We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician required to assist in production at the Protein Separations Unit. In this role you will;

  • Take full responsibility for the manufacture of products as delegated by the Production Team Leader and Production Supervisor.
  • Actively participate in the writing and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Carry out duties as requested

Key Responsibilities:


  • Complete all Production tasks as scheduled on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Report to the Team Leader / Production Supervisor any production related problems.
  • Perform all work using the appropriate SOP, batch sheet, etc.
  • Ensure plant hygiene and housekeeping is always maintained.
  • Data entry for Routine Production work orders (to be done on a real time basis).

Quality Assurance

  • Update and write Batch Sheets and SOP’s pertaining to new and existing processes.

Technical Transfer / Process Improvements

  • Assist with special projects as required.


  • Be prepared to be on the call-out list for equipment breakdown.
  • Participate in appropriate meetings and discussions as required.
  • All other reasonable tasks as may be requested by the Team Leader and/or the Production Supervisor.


  • Experience working in a production environment, especially food, milk processing or related to biotechnology.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Academic qualifications to sixth form certificate, in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology, or a tertiary qualification primarily in a biological science is preferred
  • Requires a high school diploma. An Associate degree in a scientific or engineering discipline is preferred
  • Natural communicator, both written and oral
  • Accurate, with proven attention to detail
  • Safety minded in work practices
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Able to consistently lift around up to 25kg


  • Knowledge of general separation techniques
  • Experience working in cGMP
  • Knowledge of computer applications and current software is desirable. General understanding of machinery and mechanics is advantageous

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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