Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific


My work is aStory of Inspiration

Patricia, Director Applications Support


Human Resources

"Our work helps scientists, physicians and technicians use the latest technology to improve millions of lives."

Patricia, Director Applications Support


In HR, we partner with business leaders to attract, develop and retain the best professional talent. We play a key role in executing our company’s global strategy. Our responsibilities include talent planning, guiding employee engagement, developing and coaching our leaders, and providing tools, analytics and expertise to our entire organization.

As a company that has grown both organically and through acquisition, we have the unique opportunity to leverage best practices that come from combining many strong companies. Amid this constant growth and evolution, our HR professionals have a valuable role to play—engaging in change management and organizational development work.

We help make Thermo Fisher Scientific successful by:

  • Facilitating key organizational alignment across the divisions, functions and regions
  • Bringing best-in-class change management expertise
  • “Connecting the dots” for our employees on business decisions
  • Partnering with business leaders to make the right decisions for our business and our employees

Within the HR function, our professionals bring expertise to a number of different areas. HR Shared Services handles many of the transactions and daily support needed by our global employee base. HR business partners and analysts act as the primary point of contact for business leaders and employees. Our Centers of Excellence provide expertise in specific functional areas including compensation, talent acquisition, talent management and development, benefits, Diversity and Inclusion, and more.

When you join our team, you’ll benefit from our strong commitment to help you develop your skills, both through project work and guiding businesses through change processes. You can advance both laterally and promotionally through our wide variety of businesses and divisions across the globe. While a common career direction is to move along the HR Generalist and HR business partner path, we also provide opportunities to diversify experiences in our Centers of Excellence.

If you’re a big-picture thinker who’s passionate about this field, and you’re ready to contribute to our important global mission, bring your business acumen and consultative skills to the team at Thermo Fisher.


Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. 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, deliver medicines to market 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 services.

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