Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Job Description

Job Description
Key Responsibilities:

  • Staff Hiring – Maintain appropriate staffing, interview applicants, and make recommendations for qualified candidates. Staff Training – Ensure proper training in safety, core competencies, and continuous improvement for new and existing employees.
  • Staff Motivation – Create a team environment through motivation and positive feedback, counseling and corrective action as necessary up to and including dismissal for nonqualified or nonproductive employees (with HR assistance).
  • 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. Investigate safety problems, develop corrective actions with EH&S and implement and communicate changes.
  • Continuously assess the physical condition of the workplace regarding safety and ergonomic correctness. Implement 5S and maintain through audit process.
  • Review and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Standard Work, and Device History Records (DHRs) to ensure consistent and reliable processes and procedures that comply with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations/ Quality System Regulation (QSR) guidelines, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Process employee time records, absences, overtime, paid time off, etc while maintaining proper staffing.
  • Manage daily operations to include being responsible for all incident reporting and immediate action steps.
  • Communicate effectively with other company departments to achieve operational goals.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor during stressful situations, make informed decisions and communicate these decisions up and down the chain.
  • Ensure production schedules, quality initiatives, safety targets, efficiency metrics, and other operational measurements are met for the functions.
  • Implement and maintain work areas within the spirit and guidelines of 5S in accordance with Lean manufacturing and company guidelines.
  • Comply with all Local, State and Federal regulations regarding employees.
  • Comply with and ensure associate compliance with all applicable SOPs.
  • Evaluate job performance of employees through performance reviews making appropriate recommendations for improvement in productivity and efficiency and administering a developmental plan for all associates.
  • Emergency contact for after hour’s incidents. May be contacted by local law enforcement, fire department, and Thermo Fisher Scientific upper management.
  • Other duties as assigned based on business need.
  • Conduct employee coaching and counseling for attendance, performance, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Use the PPI business system tools for continuous improvement of processes.
Performance Evaluation
The position’s performance will be evaluated on the performance of their assigned duties and people, their project management, as well as the following expectations:
Builds Customer Allegiance
  • Builds a customer based focus within the organization by ensuring that internal processes are designed with the customer in mind
  • Gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in services and products.
  • Meets commitments and ensures that deliverables are completed on time.
Embraces PPI (Practical process improvement)
  • Utilizes PPI to improve business process and address production problems.
  • Recognizes and celebrates PPI successes
  • Actively supports the implementation of PPI recommendations.
  • Looks for opportunities to constantly improve processes.
Focus on Growth
  • Works to meet departmental goals.
  • Works towards implicit standards of excellence.
  • Shows passion and commitment.
Job Knowledge
  • Comprehends all aspects of required work.
  • Understands and is clearly able to describe work processes to others.
  • Familiarity with how other department functions relate to the job.
  • Consistently sees change as a positive opportunity.
  • Maintains a professional manner when problems/conflicts arise
  • Willing to do whatever it takes to meet customer expectations
  • Exhibits flexibility and selflessness
Interpersonal Skills
  • Shows proper respect for customers and all employee's
  • Exhibits appropriate behaviour and language at all times.
  • Maintains confidentiality of company or personal information of others
  • Arrives on time to work, meetings and from lunch or breaks
  • Has minimal number of unplanned absences. Informs supervisor in a timely manner
  • Able to be relied upon for thoroughness and accuracy on assignments
  • Demonstrates the importance of workplace safety of self and others
  • Identifies potential hazards and pursues corrective actions
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area and environment
  • Follows established safety policies and procedures.
Personal Development
  • Takes initiative to learn new skills or improve current ones
  • Understands and accepts their primary role in career development
Problem Solving/Decisions
  • Is proactive in presenting solutions, not just problems to others
  • Willingness to work as part of a team to solve problems
  • Constantly looks for opportunities to prevent problems, not just react to them.
4 I Values
  • Honor Commitments
  • Treat others with respect and dignity
  • Communicate openly and encourage candid feedback
  • Be accountable for successes and failures
  • Be a role model for “Winning Together”
  • Drive to “win/win”
  • Focus on desired results
  • Work with speed, passion and a can-do attitude
  • Win with dignity and lose with renewed commitment
  • Hold yourself to a higher standard
  • Demonstrates a passion for discovery and learning
  • Raise the bar, push the standard
  • Recognize opportunities and take risks
  • Practice continuous improvement
  • Learn from the best practices within Thermo Fisher
  • Embrace “One Thermo Fisher”
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Leadership in core values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement.
  • Management, analytical and conflict resolution skills.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer focused and drive
  • Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Windows, Office Suite, Excel, Power Point, and related systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree; or Associate Degree and a minimum of 2-4 years of equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement is highly preferred.
  • Strong process/systems aptitude and knowledge along with process industry experience.
  • Business Management, Manufacturing, Operations, or equivalent work related experience.
  • Physical ability to tolerate loud noises. Ability to bend, stand, and work on concrete 10 + hours per day at temperature ranges between 40F and 90F.

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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