Thermo Fisher Scientific Test Technician in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and test process/products with minimal assistance

  • Identify and solve production issues

  • Train other Technicians on new or existing processes/products

  • Cross-trained in at least two interdepartmental processes/products

  • Ability to create and update manufacturing procedures as necessary

  • Actively participate with Lean Manufacturing improvement initiatives including development and implementation.

  • Assemble and Qualify all levels of customer instruments that meet quality and productivity standards

  • Process repairs on assemblies and instruments within a specified customer time frame

  • Ability to critically assess processes, fixturing, and documentation to make constructive recommendations to improve

  • Projects and other duties as assigned

  • Candidate must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills that contribute to productivity and problem solving

  • Proven attention to detail and adherence to Manufacturing Details (process execution)

  • Proven decision making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work schedule

  • Must be able to work in a team based environment with high level of participation, flexibility and collaboration.

  • Proficient with assembly equipment/processes used in department

  • Ability to build and test released assemblies without assistance

  • Proven understanding of the Manufacturing Work Order and Inventory Control systems

  • Proficient mechanical aptitude required

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate Degree preferred, extensive work experience in manufacturing environment will be considered

  • Related course work or work experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical activities: Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, repetitive motions, crawling and reading.

  • Level of physical requirements: Medium Work. May require exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 25 pounds of force frequently and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Level of visual acuity: Inspection and close assembly.

  • Working conditions: Activities occur inside, hazards and atmospheric conditions, required to wear respirator at times when conditions warrant.

  • Equipment/Tools: Personal computer, hand tools.

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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.