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Job Information

ThermoFisher Scientific Scientist I, Formulation in Austin, Texas

Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions

Able to lift 40 lbs. without assistance, Cold Room/Freezers -22degrees, Some degree of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required (safety glasses, gowning, gloves, lab coat, ear plugs etc.), Will work with hazardous/toxic materials

Job Description

Job Description

Scientist I, Formulation

Discover an exceptional opportunity as a Scientist I, Formulation at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in Austin, TX. As part of our world-class team, you'll have the chance to make a positive impact on a global scale, helping to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. Join us in developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, such as protecting the environment and finding cures for cancer.

You will support the production and testing of various reagents for qPCR and sample preparation applications including master mixes, nucleic acid purification, and internal positive controls for use in various workflows such as veterinary diagnostics, USDA-certified, and custom products. Our team is dynamic and fast-paced, relying on collaboration, multitasking, and communication within the team and the larger organization. We are seeking an upbeat individual with strong communication, technical, and operational skills to join our team as Scientist I, Formulation.


  • Formulate buffers and other reagents for biotech applications in a clean manufacturing environment.

  • Isolate and dilute nucleic acids using pipetting and spectrophotometric techniques.

  • Perform quality control testing on buffers and nucleic acids, including pH, conductivity, agarose gels, and nucleic acid purification using magnetic beads and quantification by qPCR.

  • Troubleshoot manufacturing and quality control activities and record results in technical reports.

  • Revise and edit existing manufacturing protocols; participate in the development of manufacturing protocols for new products.

  • Participate in Practical Process Improvement projects.

  • Run manufacturing metrics for process control and productivity savings.

  • Prioritize and schedule work to ensure on-time delivery.

  • Handle inventory accurately and effectively.

  • Collaborate with peers from various groups.

  • Train co-workers on instrumentation and manufacturing processes.

  • Adhere to ISO guidelines, USDA regulations, and quality policy.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Biochemistry or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 0-2 years of related undergraduate and post-undergraduate experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability in operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining complex laboratory equipment.

  • Detailed understanding of chemical interaction necessary for PCR systems.

  • Familiarity with troubleshooting techniques and statistical quality control.

Join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where we value diversity and offer equal opportunities to all applicants. We are an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation during the application process, please contact us at 1-855-471-2255*.

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