Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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US - New York - Grand Island
Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


  • Creates and manages to an operational budget for assigned departments.
  • Manages conversion process improvements of a limited scope, utilizing PPI, 5S, Lean, and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Creates work center performance goals and leads each work center and each individual towards achieving those goals using employee participation. Manages individual performance to ensure achievement of goals.
  • Prepares and delivers full performance evaluations for all direct reports.
  • Identifies and provides developmental opportunities for high potential employees. Regularly meets with employees and assists with the creation of individual development plans.
  • Provides continuous coaching to all employees for the purpose of improving their job skills and professional behaviors.
  • Makes technical and business risk decisions under real-time pressure.
  • Has accountability for department operations when Senior Management is not on site.
  • Ensures department is operating within company policies and procedures.
  • Acts as subject matter expert during customer and regulatory agency audits.
  • Responds to internal and external audit observations and identifies and implements appropriate corrective and preventive actions.
  • Interacts with diverse internal functional groups to solve moderately complex problems.
  • Initiates investigations into process failures, product failures, and safety incidents, and identifies and implements appropriate corrective and preventive actions.
  • Interviews/hires manufacturing technicians.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in manufacturing environment, with at least three years of management experience/direct supervision of staff.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific of engineering discipline.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong leadership abilities with capability to leverage diverse resources, respond quickly, understand impact of changes and decisions, facilitate agreement, build collaborative relationships and understand customer’s needs.
  • Knowledge of molecular biology/chemistry/engineering principles and processes requirements.
  • Practical application experience of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing or other process improvement methodologies

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 75,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Relocation not available for this role.

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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