R&D Manufacturing Scientists

Thermo Fisher Scienitifc
Job Location
5900 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway
Greenville, NC 27834

Robust benefit package that includes; competitive medical, dental, vision, PTO + 10 paid holidays, life insurance, long and short term disability insurance and a dollar for dollar matching 401k plan up to 6% of base salary.   Plus other perks like discounts on home/car insurance, legal plans, Teladoc, commuter stipend, retail discounts and much more!  But the best benefit is career growth opportunities with the industry leader!

Job Description

 When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Division Specific Information

We operate the world’s largest Pharma Services business, offering drug substance, drug development, clinical trials and drug product solutions to companies of all sizes. We help customers get high-quality medicines to patients faster. We are experts at simplifying the supply chain, can help solve complex manufacturing challenges and shorten development timelines. 

How will you make an impact?

Provides dedicated customer support from a technical perspective on a day-to-day basis in the Formulation, Filling, and/or Freeze-Drying areas of the Steriles plant. Investigates, creates, and validates scientific methodologies used to control raw materials, production intermediates, and final products on a complex scope of processes, products, and projects. May be involved in pre-clinical, clinical, and/or post-marketing stages of drug development. 

Works on technical/scientific process/product/project activities to execute strategies and technical solutions that meet client needs and expectations. Participates in technical discussions with clients with a high level of technical proficiency. Engages in creation of processes and equipment design for clinical, scale up, and/or registration batches, including technology transfer of projects to and from clients. Evaluates and contributes to the design of manufacturing processes and supports problem solving as necessary with independent judgment. Makes decisions that require developing new options to solve complex problems. 

What will you do?           

  • Interacts and provides dedicated customer support based on the client's portfolio. Leads strategic initiatives and solutions. Works closely with site management to optimize requirements of both client and site for portfolio of projects.
  • Executes and writes deviation investigations to identify the root causes of departures from standards and to assess product impact.
  • Implements corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPAs) to eliminate the root causes of deviations.
  • Monitors processes to proactively mitigate the risks of deviations.
  • Troubleshoots issues when deviations and/or process upset situations occur.
  • Implements continuous improvement projects to drive improved process efficiency and efficacy.
  • Writes and manages department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Batch Production Records (BPRs), Training documents, Protocols, etc. to ensure operational excellence and regulatory compliance.
  • Participates in development of scientific strategy.
  • Develops realistic proposals and timelines. Leads meetings/teleconferences with clients.
  • Coordinates development of methods and processes that meet or exceed the expectations of clients and provides innovation as necessary.
  • Coordinates research of industry practices and processes and applies research to innovative drug development internally and for client products. Presents recommendations internally and to clients.
  • Leads projects without supervision; may lead multiple projects, including managing project timelines and deliverables.
  • Guides and advises during implementation of new methodologies and processes.
  • Liaises with internal scientific, analytical, and laboratory functional areas to meet project and team objectives.
  • Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards. 



How will you get here?


  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or related physical science. PhD preferred.
  • Typically requires 12 years of scientific experience, preferably in life sciences.
  • If related Master's degree, typically requires 10 years of related experience.
  • If related PhD, typically requires 6 experience.
  • Experience working directly with clients.
  • GMP and GLP required 


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. 

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

About Our Organization

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. 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, deliver medicines to market 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 services.

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