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Educate, train, and coach employees in the safe and correct performance of assigned duties. Ensure the safe and proper performance of procedures associated with manufacturing. Organize and control production in their assigned area with a constant goal of increasing efficiency, quality, and productivity. Meet production goals by efficiently delegating tasks and providing job direction. Ensure production lines are staffed with properly trained associates. Assist production associates with quality assurance questions and concerns Create and maintain a safe work environment by engaging the associates in reporting potential safety hazards, support of the EH&S guidelines and continual emphasis on safe work habits and working conditions. Ensure the performance of assigned lines is visible through pacing boards and escalate issues as required by escalation process. Train and coach on 5S, providing feedback using 5S audit form. Develop a Gemba walk and perform regularly to ensure shop floor control. Use results to develop training and coaching opportunities. Use Leader Standard Work to focus on Lean Management, visual controls to monitor actual versus expected, and maintain discipline of daily accountability to drive improvement activities. Use visual management to track, monitor, and analyze production performance indicators, establish triggers, and ensure sustainable corrective actions are in place to improve quality, reduce waste, and improve efficiencies. Use visual management to constantly monitor efficiency of production systems, coordinate activities to correct issues, and use an escalation process to correct issues that cannot be immediately resolved. Lead PPI solo teams to investigate and remedy, when possible, production failures. Provide input for performance evaluations. Support supervisor in daily activities when required. Notify supervisor of personnel problems as they arise. Coordinate efforts to help other departments when necessary. Operate machinery when needed and make adjustments when necessary. Notify maintenance when equipment is not operating to standard. Handle packaged animal blood and, if necessary, human blood.


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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