packaging Specialist

Thermo Fisher Scientific
20 Aug 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment. For more information please visit Job Title: Packaging Specialist Reports To: Senior, Business Planning Group/Division: Client Services Career Band: 4 Job Track: Associate Position Location: Horsham Number of Direct Reports 0 Position Summary: The Packaging Specialist is responsible for generating batch documentation in accordance with Fisher SOP's, GMP and GxP Guidelines and client requirements, as well as working with the Packaging Client Services to assist with defining Client requirements for batch documentation, and to advise on best practice. Key Responsibilities: To liase, with Packaging Client Services Project Managers, Co-ordinators, QA, CAD, Clintrak and Operations where appropriate to enable creation of project documentation and to ensure it proceeds in a timely and controlled manner in line with project and process requirements Generation of Production orders in GPM and associated documents including change orders, in conjunction with the information provided by the Packaging Client Services Participate in Job Initiation Meetings in a technical capacity ensuring that the technical challenges of new projects are discussed and resolved at an early stage. Attend Close out meetings to review the success of projects and participate in continuous improvement opportunities where appropriate To manage online operational issues and work to resolve issues to ensure that operations continue with minimum disruption Understand and follow all Fisher Standard Operating Procedures relevant to Batch documentation generation Act as the GPM users for the Client services dept ensuring that GPM issues are investigated and resolved quickly in conjunction with GPM super uses and the IT dept Set up and maintenance of study files Documentation administration tasks where appropriate to facilitate the documentation process Liase with Scheduling and CAD technicians to generate technical diagrams Cross check of stock availability in GPM as required by the batch documentation. Liasing with Project Managers if discrepancies are found Identify opportunities to improve and revise Fisher Standard Operating Procedures for the purposes of process improvement Obtain a working knowledge of Trackwise to enable investigation reports to be completed Participate in the training of new staff Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: GCSE or equivalent in relevant subjects Essential Skills / Expereince: Computer literacy Previous experience of pharmaceutical packaging and/or Regulatory Affairs an advantage Must have and be able to maintain a high attention to detail Must be able to work independently and possess problem solving ability Must be adaptable and be prepared to assist with other duties within the section during busy periods