Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deploy PPI and Lean Manufacturing\\Enterprise initiatives within the site.
  • Provide leadership in the areas of PPI and Lean by mentoring site teams to deliver results
  • Assist in developing site improvement goals and objectives and coordinate and champion activities to meet or exceed those goals
  • Coordinate the measurement, tracking and reporting of PPI savings impacts for sites
  • Lead periodic site continuous improvement reviews both internally and for regional roll up
  • Partner with site leadership team to drive ownership of CI activities within the site.
  • Train site resources in the areas of PPI and lean principles implementation
  • Create contingency plans where needed to ensure achievement of site PPI targets
  • Become the “resident expert” for all Continuous Improvement activities within the site
  • Improve the customer experience regarding quality and reliability by promoting a Root Cause/Countermeasure culture that works to implement robust corrective actions.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Minimum of a BS/BA
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with continuous improvement
  • Data driven analysis and decision making
  • Proficient computer skills with a desired knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Desired qualifications:

  • A graduate degree, preferably and MBA
  • A solid understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing/Enterprise philosophies
  • MRP/System experience
  • Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt, and/or Lean certification
  • Previous experience in a leadership role.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • A sincere belief in the viability of continuous improvement and the ability to communicate and demonstrate this to others.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills focused on coaching and influencing
  • True understanding that leadership behaviors can shape culture
  • A positive "can do" attitude with a strong commitment to doing whatever it takes to make the company succeed.
  • Create a lean, learning organization of highly skilled personnel with personal accountability at all levels. Drive empowerment to its lowest point and create a culture of speed & agility
  • Act as a change agent and constantly challenge the status quo.

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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