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Thermo Fisher Scientific Ops Training Specialist II in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 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, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 80,000 colleagues 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 and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

Location/Division Specific Information

This role is located at our Cambridge, MA site.

What will you do?

  • Assist in planning, scheduling, creating, and implementing training courses and material in support of the Manufacturing department

  • Enhance productivity and quality of work by developing effective training material such as, OJTs, power point slides, etc.

  • Promote safe work habits and adhere to safety procedures and guidelines

  • Communicate with the Operations team to identify training needs

  • Create instructional materials to be used in training

  • Assist with logistics, reports, materials, observations, and other projects as needed


  • Specific duties will vary with availability, requirements, and priorities.

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & Hands-On Training

  • Reviews, revises, and prepares procedures/Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and to reflect current work activities in Operations department

  • Ensures procedures/SOPs are regularly reviewed and kept up to date with proper approvals

  • Supports the development of training material and lead training sessions for new hires and Operations staff

Training and Process Improvements

  • Prepares materials for informal and formal training

  • Assesses requirements of employees within Operations department and designs evaluation methods

  • Coordinates, conducts, and documents training sessions as required

  • Works with Operations Personnel to identify training and process improvements

Training Metrics

  • Collects and analyzes Operations training metrics and identify potential projects/solutions

How will you get there?


  • 1-2 years’ industry related or relevant experience with an associate degree/ certificate program in Life Sciences, Training or Learning and Development

  • Previous training experience in the pharmaceutical industry (an asset)

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Knowledge of cGMP requirements and pharmaceutical processing regulations

  • Able to gown into and work in cleanroom environments

  • Able to function in a dynamic environment and learn new equipment, software and tools quickly

  • Strong team building, communication, and organizational skills

  • Excellent computer skills, including the ability to develop spreadsheets, presentations, and reports

  • Excellent written and oral skills

  • Detail oriented and organized, with a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, excel)

  • Proficiency with the English language.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.