Sr. Quality Engineer

at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Date Posted June 2, 2021
Category Bioscience
Job Type Full-time
Address 525 Verona Rd


When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

  • A focal point for site-level Product/Process/Compliance and Quality improvements.
  • Should be comfortable working within a small factory environment, dealing with complex, high-tech products.

What will you do?

Key responsibilities include,

  • Support ISO and other certification activities
  • Support Operations to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality and environmental health and safety management system.
  • Analyze non-conformance trends to select improvement priorities and evaluate the effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Conduct internal audits including product inspections. Determine, execute proper corrective actions. Validate their effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Train and mentor various teams on quality tools (8D, FMEA as examples)
  • Respond to quality issues and actions to requests from Service, Sales, and Customers
  • Assist site team in establishing, implementing, and maintaining standard operating procedures.
  • Create and maintain process/ product documentation such as manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Lead projects using effective project management skills.

How will you get here?


Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Quality, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or any other related discipline highly preferred or equivalent experience.


  • 5 yrs. or more experience in Semi-conductor / Technology/ Manufacturing Industry
  • Quality certification expertise (e.g. Six-Sigma, ISO, Lean) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean, 6-sigma), auditing experience (leading internal or supplier audits), and statistical methods.
  • Exposure to ISO 9001 or similar quality standards
  • Have knowledge about Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management processes for complex high tech, low volume systems
  • Demonstrated results in improving quality in manufacturing or development processes
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects from inception to completion.
  • Solid data analysis skills that may involve multiple factors and cross-functional areas.
  • Must demonstrate good communications skills and be able to work effectively with cross-functional teams on projects including international and multicultural teams and suppliers and customers.
  • Able to adjust working times to accommodate communications with other facilities, suppliers, and locations globally
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%.


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