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Provides leadership and business knowledge within Site Logistics to support production activities while maintaining a safe workplace and strict adherence to all aspects of regulatory compliance. Facilitates and manages teamwork within the department to ensure team members understand corporate and departmental goals / objectives and to acheive those goals and objectives functionaly and as individuals.

Essential Functions:

Provides leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed, meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best.

Ensures employees conduct work in a safe and effective manner, following all applicable procedures and policies. Maintains or enhances safety awareness programs and related documentation. Takes appropriate action to correct unsafe acts, systems and procedures. Complies with relevant laws, company guidelines and requirements through adherence to company policies relating to quality, safety, housekeeping and cost effectiveness.

Provides leadership, communication and facilitate teamwork within the warehouse operations group. Supports group operating goals in support of departmental and corporate objectives.

Provides supervision, leadership and direction to warehouse operations staff in immediate area is responsibility. Performs as a back-up for warehouse supervisor as and when required.

Maintains accurate inventory in SAP in accordance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s) while issuing / shipping materials as required. Ensures inventory accuracy is maximized at all times. Assists with physical inventory of the warehouse as required. Leads in troubleshooting inventory and order problems.

Ensures all controlled substances are handled according to procedures. Ensures all hazardous materials are handled safely per regulations and procedures.

Leads the training of employees in all warehouse functionality. Serves as a mentor for new employees. Functions as a material handler, fork truck driver as needed.

Assists with or leads internal and external audits of warehouse. Completes GEMBA walks/safety reviews with departmental leadership, support the RCCA methodology for issues identified.

Acts as liaison with internal and external customers schedule and manage freight/logistics companies for deliveries/shipments.

Manages deviations using TrackWise. Ensures all time lines are met individual and by team members to ensure maximum customer service.

Manages functions costs through correct control of OT, waste reduction, and participate fully in an/all CI initiatives.

Job Scope:

Provides tactical direction and immediate supervision to a group of employees by assigning tasks, checking work, and maintaining schedules.


Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will add to costs and may impact the short-term goals of the company. Manages the coordination of the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results.


High School dipolma or equivalent is required. Associates degree in Business, Operations, or Logistics is preferred.


Five years of experience in warehouse/manufacturing operations or supply chain management is required.


Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


SAP Inventory Management and Warehouse Management experience. Ability to operate forklifts and mechanical material handling equipment. Interpersonal/customer service; decision-making; negotiation/persuasiveness; and problem solving. Forklift license required. Excellent skills in: verbal and written communication; planning and organizing. Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills. Self-starter, mature, independent and dependable. Ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure, able to multi-task and is results-oriented. Effective time management and prioritization skills. Requires discretion and independent judgment.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of medium to heavy weights of 25-50 pounds and occasionally pushing and pulling 100+ pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

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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