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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.

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Our division develops and manufactures industry-leading focused ion and electron beam hardware and software products, to enable research, development and manufacturing of products at a nanoscale level. The Operations Architect (OA) is responsible to lead design and implementation of factory and field processes for smooth introduction of new products and sustaining. The OE will work with cross-functional teams within R&D and Operations located in Europe and US to successfully define the requirements and ensure development of sustainable products with high quality and at lowest COGS. They will lead the operations team within the project, managing actions, resolving conflicts, and reporting status to stakeholders.

  • Work on New Product Introduction projects from concept through release according to the company’s product introduction process. Serves as single point of contact between the project Core team and Operations during product development.
  • Gather input for product requirements from Operations teams, which includes Operations Engineering, Manufacturing, Service, Sourcing and Logistics. Become the voice of Operations in rigorous review meetings and effectively negotiate requirements with project team per Operations teams’ input.
  • Lead the design of the complete manufacturing and customer installation process, from supply chain to final validation. This may include creation of documentation scheme to support factory and service operations.
  • Understand current manufacturing processes and limitations. Work with project team to define requirements to manufacture and validate the new product and develop plan with Operations Engineering and Manufacturing teams to update our manufacturing facilities and skillsets per product’s requirements, including cycle time, labor hours, and capital equipment investment
  • Understand current service processes and limitations for maintaining the products in the field. Work with Service teams to develop a plan to meet requirements of new products, including Preventative Maintenance, Availability and Install and Warranty targets. Develop robust training plan with Technical Training for field service personnel.
  • Project manager for the first install(s) of product at customer site(s) to validate the process and training of key personnel. Will require travel to customer locations worldwide to support initial installations and upgrades until process is validated.
  • Coordinate Change Control teams for the new product, working with factories and field logistics teams to deploy design changes prior to the release of the product.
  • Collaborate with Sourcing team to meet COGS requirements and supply chain design during development and sustaining of the product.
  • Lead cross-functional field service, technical service, service logistics, and service marketing team to design robust service delivery processes to meet 24/7 customer support model. This may include gathering input on industry standards and expectations.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a University Degree in Engineering or related discipline. Prefer advanced degree in Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Systems Engineering, or similar.
  • Typically requires 10+ years of experience in high-tech industry environment in service, development or manufacturing. Preferred experience in SEMI/FAB capital equipment industry.
  • Demonstrated experience managing cross-site and cross-functional projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to influence and persuade to resolve issues and gain cooperation while building relationships. Strong written and verbal communication for technical and non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated experience with process improvements and methods. Experience with use of statistical process control and statistical problem solving methods, including FMEA, Six-Sigma methods etc., is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise analysis of data and basic experimental methods, test protocols and procedures that include multiple factors
  • Ability to obtain valid passport and travel internationally as required, up to 30% of the time.

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. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

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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