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Facilities Specialist - Refrigeration Tech

Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Richmond, VA
Start date
May 13, 2023

Job Details

Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on – now and in the future.

Our PPD® Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient health through the expertise of scientists, industry thought-leaders and therapeutic experts. As the world leader in serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking innovations.

Location/Division Specific Information

Facilities

Richmond, VA

Full time, Benefits, Annual Bonus, 401k Match, PTO, Relocation Assistance Available

A day in the Life:
  • CFC Universal Card a **Must**
  • Strong back ground with preventive maintenance and repairs on -80 freezers cascade systems, refrigerated lab equipment, walk in freezers/coolers and ice-machines
  • Makes recommendations for improving service delivery and procedures.
  • Responds to facility related emergencies, as assigned.
  • May cross-train or mentor department staff.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by location.
Keys to Success:Education
  • High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Experience
  • Technical positions may require a certificate
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 6 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • 3+ years of Refrigeration experience required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and balance priorities
  • Positive attitude and the ability to interact effectively with others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of specialized outsourced suppliers and vendors
  • May require knowledge and understanding of computerized maintenance and work order systems
  • May require a good understanding of security systems
  • Management Role: No management responsibility
Physical Requirements / Work Environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.
  • Able to move effectively throughout facility, including lifting and moving objects up to 35-50 pounds.
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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

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.

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.

*This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requiring accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Messages left for other purposes, such as not being able to get into the career website, following up on an application, or other non-disability related technical issues will not receive a response.

Company

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them.

Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

Stock Symbol: TMO

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