Team Leader, Manufacturing
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Middletown, Virginia

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Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Hours/ Shift Info:

Second Shift

Hours: Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 1:30am

Location/ Division Specific Information

The Middletown site manufactures in vitro diagnostic reagents, controls and calibrators, which are used in conjunction with clinical diagnostic instrumentation.

What will you do?

  • Establishing organizational structures and policies that are uniformly deployed across the business. Lead, motivate and teach associates in the development of a customer-focused culture of quality that is based on industry-leading practices.
  • Drive continued efficiency improvements through the effective use of metrics, 5S, and the PPI process Recommend and implement changes in manufacturing procedures to improve product quality and production efficiency.
  • Ensures that the schedule provided to them by their supervisor is followed.
  • Responsible for setting up Work Centers in a timely and organized manner, tearing down the Work Center when the Work Order is complete.
  • Ensure others perform tasks with high degree of care and attention.
  • Ensure team members follow work instructions and procedures, drawings, and customer specifications required.
  • Directs production for manufacturing jobs to provide on time delivery for customers.
  • Ensure daily/weekly overtime coverage schedules are posted according to the policy.
  • Ensure/verify all daily inspections are completed and train employees when necessary for 100% adherence.
  • Holds team members and functions accountable for timely execution of project results bring up issues when vital to provide core team members with needed support.
  • Drive cross training.
  • Drive safety/housekeeping.
  • Complete necessary production paperwork and documentation
  • General backup for Shop Floor Control (SFC) and super-user
  • Identifies safety hazards, unsafe conditions and/or unsafe acts through safety audits and initiatives, recommends corrective actions.
  • Will be tasked to establish in process and out process metrics to drive on time delivery to production.
  • Responsible for leading, training and development of associates
How will you get here?
  • Minimum required education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Degree is a plus.
  • Two years of experience in manufacturing required (3 years or more preferred)
  • Prior people leadership experience is a plus.
  • SAP knowledge a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, plan, and forecast multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and influence others to achieve results.
  • Self-motivated with bias for action.
  • Excellent interpersonal and persuasive communications abilities.
  • Outstanding follow up and organizational skills.
Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one global team of 100,000 colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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.

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