Lead Training Operator (1st shift) Job at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Middletown, OH

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Middletown, OH

Job Description

Work Schedule

First Shift (Days)

Environmental Conditions

Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safety Standards, Office

Lead Training Operator

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

How will you make an impact

The Production Lead is responsible for coordination and execution of training on assigned production lines. Accountable for performance in safety, quality, and productivity for the lines and people assigned. Accountable for the development of operator skill base through formal training program and continuous coaching. Responsible for adherence to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations/ Quality System Regulation (QSR) guidelines, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Responsible for directing and coordinating the production associates in their area of responsibility. Shifts can be 8 to 10 hours, Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.

What will you do?

  • Educate, train, and coach employees in the safe and correct performance of duties within assigned operations value stream.

  • Track and plan execution of training on manufacturing floor.

  • Perform onboarding and training of new colleagues.

  • Partner with training team to coordinate and communicate training activities and projects.

  • Ensure the safe and proper performance of procedures associated with manufacturing.

  • Meet production goals by efficiently delegating tasks and providing job direction.

  • Assist production associates with quality assurance questions and concerns.

  • Create and maintain a safe work environment by engaging the associates in reporting potential safety hazards, support of the EH&S guidelines, and continual emphasis on safe work habits and working conditions.

  • Perform regular Gemba walks and use results to develop training and coaching opportunities.

  • Use visual management to track, monitor, and analyze production performance indicators, establish triggers, and ensure sustainable corrective actions are in place to improve quality, reduce waste, and improve efficiencies.

  • Provide input for performance evaluations. Support supervisor in daily activities when required. Notify supervisor of personnel problems as they arise.

  • As needed, operate machinery; troubleshoot equipment issues; raise issues through appropriate channels; and complete production paperwork.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing and machine operation

  • High school diploma or equivalent minimally required

  • Demonstrated PC literacy including Microsoft Office

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English, including technical and scientific language

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for long periods of time

Desired Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts clearly and effectively to diverse audiences

  • Proven track record of building rapport with trainees and collaborators at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to adapt training to accommodate different learning preferences, schedules, and operational requirements

  • Dedication to cultivating a safety culture and adherence to safety protocols with all training activities

Apply today!

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.

We offer competitive salary, an annual incentive bonus plan, 401K with company match up to 6%, tuition reimbursement and a range of other employee benefits! We foster an exciting company culture that encourages innovation, forward-thinking, and an outstanding career and development prospects. Come be a part of the team.

Accessibility/Disability Access

Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.

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Job Tags

Remote job, Full time, Traineeship, Shift work, Day shift, Monday to Friday,

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