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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Our Laboratory Chemicals business has exceptional growth potential. Laboratory Chemicals was built from several acquisitions and provides a full range of analytical reagents and discovery chemicals to Thermo Fisher’s core research markets worldwide. Laboratory Chemicals has been identified as a strategic growth area for the company with expansion opportunities in the US, Europe and developing markets, particularly Asia. Laboratory Chemicals has 14 operational facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia, and sells a significant portion of its products through Thermo Fisher customers channels group in major Western markets.

Position Summary:
You will be responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects of the receiving and export shipping departments in Bridgewater, NJ site. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring measures are in place to achieve receiving and export shipping goals in a consistent, safe and accurate manner. In addition you’ll ensure that all employees practice good warehouse safety and housekeeping practices while enforcing the department policies and procedures on a daily basis. You will also Handle all problems and/or situations that arise daily while maintaining a consistent workflow.

Receiving Duties:

  • Ensure daily incoming product is receipted and managed appropriately according to company procedure
  • Resolves discrepancies and ensures that appropriate storage requirements are assigned correctly
  • Works closely with planning and packaging to review incoming volume and space requirements.
  • Manages product putaway to all rack locations in a timely manner
Shipping Duties:

  • Oversees day to day packing and shipping operations in the export department to ensure adherence to required shipping dates
  • Implement and enforce operations practices that support both customer satisfaction and the business directives
  • Responsible for interacting with all freight carriers to confirm daily schedule
General Requirements:

  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with all regulatory and operational procedures
  • Conducts daily meetings with personnel to review performance/results and perform operational training
  • Maintains employee conformance to collective bargaining agreement and issues disciplinary action as required under said contract
  • Ensures that all department training needs are completed as required
  • Prepare and update SOP’s
  • Manages supplies and orders as necessary

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • BA/BS with a minimum of 1 year of Engineering, Warehouse or Operations experience.
  • A minimum of 6 months experience in a Team Lead or Supervisor role required; experience in a Union environment preferred
  • Relevant Chemical industry experience preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Excellent communication, reporting, and analytical skills.
  • Strong track record of implementing operations continuous improvement including lean manufacturing/demand flow/JIT
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to provide guidance and mentoring to peers.
  • Export experience preferred
  • Logistics experience preferred
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.


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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