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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:
Responsible for day to day achievement of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity goals (SQDIP). Guides Production Team Members and leads tactical day-to-day activities within the assigned work area to ensure swift and accurate completion of customer orders. Responsible for conducting daily standard work audits and actively participates in team development. Supports the implementation of PPI-Lean Enterprise and utilizes PPI Problem Solving methodology to improve all processes by eliminating waste.

  • Maintains a safe work environment and a high level of safety awareness among Cell associates. Verifies excellent housekeeping practices through 5S implementation with appropriate audits.
  • Monitors all equipment in the assigned work area to be sure it is operational, in good working order, and safe.
  • Manages inventory levels and accuracy within the Cell.
  • Collects and maintains data and completes required reports. Responsible for the timely implementation of assigned countermeasures for all key business metrics.
  • Backfills team member positions for employee vacations, absences, reassignments, etc.
  • Assists in set-ups and changeover/ Tier meetings.
  • Works closely with and builds positive relationships across a variety of departments and functions within the facility.
  • Actively participates in performance management and development of Production Associates by providing input to Value Stream Manager.
  • Listens, supports, engages and encourages employee suggestions and input to achieve excellent results. Mentors cell associates to improve their skill sets and overall effectiveness.
  • Conducts training and cross- training to team members.
  • Participates in fact-based analysis with VSM Team to create current state Value Stream map of the end-to-end Value Stream.
  • Follows standard work and provides continuous feedback to team members to assure all are using standard work and are striving for continuous improvement and alignment with the Value Stream objectives.
  • Facilitates daily cell metric reviews, responsible for continuous improvement activities including; auditing standard work, 5-S, and quality conformance.
  • Provides guidance for the Cell to make certain that products are manufactured with the highest level of quality in a safe and timely manner that will meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Participates in Value Stream Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reviews. Responsible for overseeing the timely implementation of assigned countermeasures.
  • Acts as a role model in innovating processes, with a positive mindset and a passion to achieve short- term and long-term goals.
  • Supports Value Stream Manager and Supervisor in execution of assigned tasks and initiatives.
  • Performs all job duties in a safe manner, consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values, and follows all ISO standards.
  • Performs all job duties in a safe manner and obeys all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values.
  • Performs all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities, as needed.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • High school education and 1-2 years of manufacturing work experience.
  • Ability to perform or learn all tasks required. Understands processes, equipment and procedures for that area.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making ability.
  • Actively recognizes and promotes people as our core asset to the organization and models our 4-I Values.
  • Clearly understands Company policies, rules and regulations that apply to the role.
  • Has knowledge, training or experience in PPI-Lean enterprise, or, has strong capability to gain required knowledge. Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Makes fact-based decisions and applies a mindset for Lean Management, gaining Value Stream efficiencies and continuous improvement.
  • Possesses a continuous improvement mindset and desire to improve all aspects of the Value Stream.
  • Working knowledge of other business functions (Materials, Financial, Sales, Engineering and Human Resources) is a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel as required, <10% of the time.
  • Working conditions require the ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, climb stairs, and work at a computer station and on manufacturing shop floor.
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 30 to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Successful completion of Work Keys assessments identified for this position.

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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