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Job ID :
52424BR
Location :
US - Indiana - Indianapolis
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Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary: Direct responsibility for data analytics, inventory management / control, and necessary reporting. Essential functions include:

  • Analyze data and make recommendations in order to achieve profitability, customer service, and inventory goals.
  • Work with supply chain team on implementing changes resulting from analysis.
  • Ensure that inventory plan is achieved.
  • Provide strategic guidance to management on supply chain optimization.
  • Identify and design new planning tools in conjunction with supply chain team.
  • Analyze, monitor, and update supplier and transport lead-times.
  • Develop and maintain site specific metrics.
  • Coordinate annual physical inventory and quarterly cycle counts for customer and affiliate sites.
  • Investigate and reconcile inventory discrepancies.
  • Provide inventory management support for all customer and affiliate sites.
  • Provide strategic guidance as related to on site inventory levels and provide link between supply chain and distribution departments.
  • Responsible for writing work instructions or procedures that depict how the work is to be done.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Inventory Management, Material Planning, Operations or related field; job related experience may be considered in lieu of a B.S.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in an inventory planning or related function.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Knowledge of inventory control practices and lean best practices preferred.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills; including experience in writing SOP’s and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external customers; strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Proven excellence in customer service skills.
  • Detail oriented, problem solver, promotes team environment.
  • Excellent computer/software skills. (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills.
  • Must be flexible with hours.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and teamwork.
  • Overnight travel may be required.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Must possess written and communication skills to clearly express his or her ideas, share technical information, communicate well with customers and all levels of the organization, write procedures and develop plans.
  • Must possess analytical and critical thinking ability to be able to evaluate, interpret information and procedures, to make timely decisions while functioning in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Experience and/or education in a laboratory setting – an understanding of the unique customer requirements; experience in GLP/GMP environment preferred.
  • Excellence in customer service and solution-driven approach to problem solving.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Inventory management, planning and supply chain experience.

Working Conditions:

  • Works primarily at customer locations, in office environment to include cubicles and/or in and around shipping/receiving docks, stock rooms, storage locations and laboratory environments.
  • May be required to work independently at customer location.
  • Extensive walking may be required.
  • May pass through areas where chemical based allergens may be in use (such as penicillin, tetracycline, etc).
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull 30-40 pounds consistently; may be required to lift 50 lbs.
  • May be able to use material handling equipment such as push carts and pallet jacks.
  • Depending on area of building, personal protective equipment may be worn to include lab coats, coveralls, hood, facemask, hairnets and/or safety gloves.
  • Some areas require steel toe shoes, bump hats and/or safety glasses.
  • Must be able to work hours required to get the job done.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.




Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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