Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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United Kingdom - Basingstoke
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When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of $17 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Working within our Microbiology Divisional headquarters in Basingstoke, you’ll be working for a business that is dedicated to delivering quality products that help society. You will be the first point of contact for the Division, and will be responsible for providing facilities admin support across the site. You will handle the flow of people through the business and ensure that all receptionist responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.


  • Welcoming visitors , directing and announcing them appropriately
  • Answering, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls and emails
  • Maintaining employee directory and telecommunication system by following manufacturer's instructions for house phone and console operation
  • Receiving and sorting daily mail/deliveries/couriers
  • Maintaining security by following procedures and controlling access (monitoring logbooks and reporting appropriately)
  • Responsibility for the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies
  • Assisting with other related clerical duties such as distributing internal employee communications, raising purchase orders, photocopying, faxing, filing, arranging site tours for visitors and new employees, maintaining company car mileage logs, etc
  • Ensuring all meeting room facilities are optimized, improving the meeting room environment and liaising with IT to ensure equipment is fully operational
  • Owning and ensuring internal communication channels such as e-mail distribution lists (for the MBD division) and Basingstoke notice boards are fully optimized
  • Providing note typing and administrative support as required to the HR Department

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proven experience as a receptionist is essential and experience as a facilities coordinator would be preferred
  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with particular strength in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Understanding of and ability to learn new IT and communications tools and systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally, and in written form with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrable customer service excellence
  • Proven experience in organizing, multitasking, prioritizing and working under pressure with the ability to work independently without regular direct supervision
  • Must have the ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise

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. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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