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Group Lead - Manufacturing Operations - 2nd Shift

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, and you will be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you will find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Group Leader position reports to the area Manufacturing Supervisor. The Group Leader is primarily responsible for maintaining the flow of people, material and information in their assigned area. The Group Leader will also be responsible for participating in a rotating schedule for weekend coverage.

  • Safety/People:
    • Daily assignment of Value Stream labor to execute production schedule.
    • Re-assign Operators as needed during shift to meet production demands.
    • Communicate with Value Stream Setup, QC, Auto-setup and Supervisors as required to maintain production requirements.
    • Training and coaching employees as necessary – One Minute Lessons.
    • Handle PPE requests - glasses, shoes.
    • Provide input to Supervisor on operator and Team Lead performance and behavior throughout year including for PMDs (Mid-year and Yearend).
  • Quality:
  • Ensure shop floor conformance to procedures, standard work, and QWI's.
  • Confirm daily completion of Master Control QWI’s for Team Members (no overdue QWI’s).
  • Delivery:
  • Respond to flow interruptions quickly.
  • Work with operators to resolve material flow interruptions.
  • Cost:
  • Input correct scrap into SAP.
  • Communication with other Value Streams for excess/additional labor requirements.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
  • Must have current and/or previous Team Lead, Group Lead, Production Assistant, Cell Associate or Supervisor experience.
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends on a regular basis (estimated at equivalent to 1 weekend every 3-4 weeks).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience with GMP/ISO procedures.
  • Experience working in a fast paced production environment.
Professional Characteristics:
  • Possess strong role model leadership skills.
  • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Able to adjust to changing operating conditions quickly and efficiently and vary pace as required
  • Demonstrated work ethic and strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 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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