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We are looking for a Maintenance Manager to join our ImmunoDiagnostics Division (IDD) and manufacturing site in Uppsala. The division has its headquarters in Uppsala, where it develops, manufactures, and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases. With 1,600 employees worldwide, of which approximately 600 work at the Uppsala site, IDD is the global leader in in-vitro allergy diagnostics and the European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics.


As the Maintenance Manager, you will play a key role in the on-going work to bring maintenance to the next level, ensuring that manufacturing continues to meet the company’s increased demands on growth. You will join the Engineering Leadership team and report directly in to Director Engineering, based in Uppsala.

You will be leading a team of 26 people, including two team leaders as well as maintenance and automation engineers, planers, control & instrumentation technicians, mechanics and system administrators. As the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for maintenance and calibration of the production equipment and machines according to established routines and plans.

Together with your leadership team you will lead and develop the team members and maintenance processes to ensure that production runs smoothly and cost-effectively; without production interferences, both in the short and long term. You will also be responsible for the budget, managing the working environment, following up on KPIs and working continuously according to LEAN principles, ensuring the department continuously develops and moves forwards.


The role suits someone who:

  • Has completed a university degree within production, an industrial or technical field, or with equivalent experience.
  • Has several years of experience of working in a maintenance role with leadership responsibilities and change management experience.
  • Is used to working towards goals and is good at coordinating between different Production and Engineering functions.
  • Ideally has previous experience of working with LEAN and in a similar line of business.
  • Works in a structured and organised manner
  • Speaks and writes both Swedish and English fluently

You are a strong communicator who is able to work with people at all levels and as a manager you are constructive in your way of communicating, as well as being an active leader who motivates their team.

To succeed in this role you should be goal-driven, be prepared to step up to the challenge of being a Maintenance Manager and someone who drives change in the department, as you will have the opportunity to influence how the maintenance department works. You should also have good analytical skills to help you when solving complex problems and questions.


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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. What story will you tell?

APPLY NOW on our career site http://jobs.thermofisher.com

The selection process is on-going, final application DEADLINE ON THE 13TH OF DECEMBER 2017

If you have questions then please contact Martin Kjellsson martin.kjellsson@thermofisher.com or Victoria Johansson victoria.johansson@thermofisher.com


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 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.

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