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Job Description

Type of Tasks -Problem Solving-Interactions

  • Determines method and procedures through application of advanced knowledge and standard protocols, and completes a variety of complex or difficult tasks
  • Identifies and solves problems using defined procedures and policies
  • Coordinates information and resources across different teams

Scope of Position

  • Provides analytical support to Operations departments by preparing inventory data analysis, reports and summaries.
  • Maintains reports, databases and systems for the monitoring and analysis of operations efficiencies.
  • Analyzes operations issues/trends across assigned teams.

Independence/ Guidance Required

  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature.
  • Generally determines appropriate action by independently referencing operation and Finance policies and procedures and using proven approaches.
  • Has contact with equivalent or higher levels of company employees and external suppliers.
  • Interacts with all levels of internal customers


Working knowledge of:

  • ERP system and site systems

Comprehensive knowledge of:

  • Inventory control procedures
  • Shipping and receiving

Proficiency in:

  • Understanding and interpreting team metrics.
  • Computer applications and current software (Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, Access)

Gaining proficiency in:

  • Continuous improvement (CI) experience
  • Data analysis and maintaining metrics

Representative Responsibilities

  • Leads daily cycle count and ensures data is entered into ERP system
  • Leads documentation of cycle count results and files documents according to policy
  • Leads analysis and reconciliation of stock variances with root cause analysis
  • Partners with senior team members to review root causes with respective department to ensure compliance of process workflows and procedure requirements
  • Notifies Manufacturing Support Groups regarding the accuracy of all Bills of Material (BOM’s)
  • Runs reports and may provide recommendations to increase operational efficiencies (e.g., Dead Lot report).
  • Updates SOP documentation
  • Leads verification and response to all complaints on stock transfer/ shipment inaccuracy.

Required education and experience or equivalent

  • High School diploma or GED, or Regional equivalent required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Solid experience with ERP software is preferred.
  • Computer experience required.
  • ERP JDE and SAP experience is required
  • Lean, and/or Green Belt/ Yellow Belt certification is desirable

Essential Functions

  • Role may require standing and walking, and sitting for extended periods.
  • Many duties are performed while sitting at a desk or conference room, (e.g., operating a computer or typewriter, using a telephone, or writing and analyzing data and/or reports, attending meetings).
  • May be required to work in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F).
  • May be required to routinely push and pull and/or lift up to 40 lbs (20 kg) on a regular basis.
  • May be required to walk and may occasionally sit, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • May be required to regularly climb and reach.
  • May be required to handle “packaged” hazardous materials.
  • May be required to work in a work environment where the noise level is usually moderate to high
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on multiple assignments concurrently, and meet standard response times and deadlines.
  • Must have flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to reprioritize work quickly to meet changing demands.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems and make recommendations via independent judgment and initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet schedules required.
  • Demonstrated ability, through work or non-work experiences, to consistently and accurately follow detailed instructions necessary
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to work well within a team setting as well as independently.
  • Possess good organizational skills and follow and improve department procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain detail oriented in fast paced, high volume environment.
  • May require 0-25% travel

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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