Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity for continual growth and learning in a culture that empowers your development. 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.

Position Objective

To work closely with the distribution team at Life Tech’s Frederick Maryland campus on multiple projects, presentations, and measurement systems. To help drive excellence in distribution and promote lean operational techniques in day-to-day operations.

Essential Functions
Implement improvement ideas generated by self or other team members (manage from genesis to completion).
Capture and display metrics related to daily, monthly, quarterly, and annually performance.
Work with team members daily on multiple projects with strong adherence to timelines and details.
Conduct data mining activities, analysis, and results presentations to drive improvements.
Create project presentations and help team members on floor by coaching on presentation techniques.
Assist with 5S implementation and Kaizen Events.
May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Working Conditions:
Works in both an office and warehouse environment. Is required to lift up to 40 lbs. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts. Occasional local travel may be required.

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.

Life Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.

*Minimum Qualifications (must have)

The ideal candidate will be a currently enrolled student, working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in a Life Sciences, Engineering, or Business discipline.

0-2 years’ experience in a warehouse, distribution, or manufacturing environment.
Strong oral and written presentation skills along with in depth knowledge of all Microsoft Office Software.
Experience leading or being part of a project team.

*Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)

Strong presentation skills, the ability to analyze data critically, as well as a working knowledge of statistical analysis are desired. Experience with 5S, Lean Operations, Six Sigma, and Process Maps a plus. The candidate will be highly motivated, can work both independently and in teams, and will demonstrate strong organizational skills. Is customer-centric and keenly aware of markets, trends and competitors. Is tenacious, decisive, nimble and quick. Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions. Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude. Is strategic, astute and forward-thinking. Is curious, inquisitive, innovative, never satisfied with the status quo. Greets challenge and change as opportunity. Has courage and confidence to take risks and learn from mistakes. Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable. Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others. Stretches across borders, breaks silos and builds effective partnerships with customers and colleagues. Embraces and leverages diversity of culture and thought.

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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