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Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Technician I - Farm in Lenexa, Kansas

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.

This position is located in Garnett, KS at the Sheep farm, work Monday through Friday from 6:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. and some weekend work.

How will you make an impact? Responsible for obtaining blood donations, caring for and maintaining the sheep. Maintains related farm property, equipment and facilities. What will you do?

  • Arrive to work on time and adhere to your assigned work schedule

  • Perform overtime work as necessary to meet business needs

  • Provide daily care for animals including feeding, watering, and basic healthcare

  • Perform daily production tasks including: equipment set up, maneuvering sheep into holding pens/chutes, performing blood draws, and post-production sanitation

  • Accurate completion of regulatory and compliance records

  • Help with general farm upkeep of fence lines, drainage ditches and lawn

  • Perform repairs of house and farm buildings

  • Provide weekend care for animals including feeding, watering, and basic healthcare on a rotating basis

  • Perform minor plumbing and electrical repairs as needed, following safety protocols

  • Routinely check premises to ensure safety and security are maintained

  • Use hand-held machinery, such as grinder, drill, and weed eater for routine farm upkeep

  • Listen to and follow written and verbal instructions given in the English language

  • Complete successful aseptic technique training

  • Report all existing or potential safety hazards to leadership or HR

  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs

How will you get here?

  • Possess technical training or at least 2 years related farm experience and mechanical experience or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or licensure/certification.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, using the English language.

  • Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and/or verbal English communications.

  • Must be physically able to tip chutes and work in a farm environment.

  • Must be attentive to animals and their wellbeing.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.