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Thermo Fisher Scientific zoekt een

Lead Assembler

Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Job Description

Pushing the boundaries of discovery

With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, our company enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, efficiency, and ultimately change the world. We design, manu­facture, and supports the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.

Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sci­ences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide team of 3200 people is dedicated to customers' pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.

Watch these videos to gain a better understanding of what it means to work on our complex High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscopes. These high-end tools are produced in our cleanroom in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

  • Thermo Fisher’s corporate organization
  • Inside the Thermo Fisher Titan Transmission Electron Microscope
  • How to make a microscope
  • the installation of a Talos at the University of Chicago

The Challenge + Position

In this role you act as a lead assembler of the accelerator group. You are responsible for the introduction and training of new employees, you are the bridge between production, engineering and R&D to solve issues as quickly as possible, you are responsible to maintain and improve the clean working method and you join the monthly external 5s audit and act when needed to improve the 5s score. In this role you also work closely together with the supervisor to help with the daily planning and to lead the daily whiteboard meetings when needed. We are open to candidates with experience in similar positions and recent graduates who want to make their first career move. You must be driven by technical challenges of both mechanically and electrically and enjoy working in a cleanroom environment. The accelerators have a lead time of 4 – 5 weeks to assemble and test before going to the system.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • Performs work based on work instructions
  • Testing and troubleshooting of various modules
  • Working on continuous improvements of products and related processes
  • Active participation in daily whiteboard meeting
  • Working with high vacuum and high tension

The Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • Technical education (MBO) with at least 2 years of work experience, preferably mechanical and/or electronics (mechatronic)
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • Experience with working in a cleanroom
  • Experience with high vacuum
  • Experience with electronic measuring equipment
  • Experience with Windows and other pc based software installations

The successful candidate will possess the following proficiencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Quality
  • Self sufficient
  • Team player
  • Driven by hands on work
  • Takes initiative, is flexible and takes ownership
  • Flexibility towards changes, with a positive work attitude
  • Systematic Problem Solving (product documentation, flowcharts, drawings)

Of course, we all know a list of job requirements is like a wish list. Are you the ideal candidate, but you do not match all requirements? We are happy to get to know you and to discuss a possible fit.

Our offer

  • Direct contract with Thermo Fisher Scientific with a competitive salary, 13th month, holiday allowance and annual incentive bonus
  • A flexible working hours arrangement
  • Excellent career progression opportunities within a growing global employer
  • Training and courses available via our Thermo Fisher University to continuously develop yourself
  • Collaborative work in an international environment
  • Strong Team Spirit and many company and team activities
  • Very attractive 40 holidays a year
  • This is a full-time position (40 hours). Working part-time is an option in case you’re available for at least 32 hours.

We welcome candidates that enjoy working in a diverse, multi-disciplinary, groundbreaking technology environment where personal development and team cooperation are key to success, to make the impossible possible for our customers.

Diversity in our teams is an important element to build an effective and challenging working environment. Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement are key values that we expect of all that are part of our community.

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