Packaging Technician Job in Whitby for Thermo Fisher Scientific |

Packaging Technician

November 30 2021
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories General Labor, Warehouse, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Whitby, ON

Packaging Technician

This is a 12-month contract role.

This role requires flexibility to work in all the 3 shifts (Days, Afternoons and Nights) on a weekly rotation.

How will you make an impact?

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 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 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled 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

What will you do?

Ensures the efficient completion of packaging floor activities in order to meet scheduled production deadlines. Ensures product quality meets the standards of Patheon, our clients, and applicable regulatory agencies including, but not limited to the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate (HPFBI), United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and European Medicines Agency (EMEA).


  • Performs work at various positions on the packaging line including capping, cartoning, packing shippers, and palletizing in accordance with established standards and Good Manufacturing Practices requirements to meet production targets.
  • Inspects packaged products for presence and correctness of lot number, expiry date and general packaging appearance and completeness.
  • Ensures line cleanliness practices, procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and packaging instructions are followed.
  • Equipment set up and tear down duties.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and report potential hazards.
  • In this role, it is essential to perform shift work

How will you get there?


  • A high school diploma/General Educational Development (GED) Certificate is required
  • Minimum 1 year of previous packaging line experience, in a pharmaceutical, food or cosmetic environment
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Ability to work at line speed and with minimal supervision.
  • Serialization functions/processes.
  • Sound knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Sound understanding of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Sound understanding of safety regulations.
  • Basic math skills required.
  • Proficiency with the English language.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 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 now!