Instrumentation Chemist I

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Full time Full day
Whitby, ON

Instrumentation Chemist I

How will you make an impact?

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 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 90,000 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

What will you do?

Assists with calibration and qualification of all new and existing analytical equipment according to a set schedule and current Patheon Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices, and corporate quality standards.


  • Conducts maintenance and calibrations for each piece of analytical equipment in accordance with a schedule.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctioning apparatus.

  • Maintains detailed and accurate records to meet all regulatory and user requirements.

  • Follows all current SOPs and procedures.

  • Limited travel to other sites

  • Ability to respond to emergency after-hours pager (as required)

  • It maybe required to perform alternating or rotating shift work

How will you get there?



  • B.Sc. in chemistry or a related field.


  • Minimum 1 year of instrumentation validation experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry is preferred but not required.

  • Familiarity with Good Lab Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Computer experience including lab software and Microsoft (MS) Office programs.

  • Good communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.

  • Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements

  • Good problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving problems.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize.

  • Works well in a team environment and cooperates with other members of the team to find a solution.

  • 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.

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