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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.

The Team Lead operates from established and well-known procedures under general directions and minimum supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed operating and casualty procedures and guidelines. The Team Lead encounters recurring work situations of high complexity, with occasional variations from the norm.

The Team Lead has the authority to control the operation of the value stream and when necessary, the facility, and must do so in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, and in compliance with all regulatory requirements at all times. The Team Lead must effectively communicate information to supervision and fellow personnel, relative to the condition of the facility equipment and personnel performance, and provide suggestions for problem prevention / resolution. The Team Lead must perform duties in such a way as to create an optimum cost-benefit ratio.

The Team Leader is responsible for monitoring the operations of the designated manufacturing work stream on a shift basis. The Team Leader oversees the activities of shift personnel to assure production schedules are met.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the activities of all personnel on assigned shift; serve as the responsible Operations Supervisor on shift for designated value stream. Serve as responsible supervisor for site as needed.
  • Assure that personnel issues or operational conditions are properly dealt with during the shift, including but not limited to, safety and medical emergencies, personnel issues, regulatory agency interaction, and technical (process) issues. Update the appropriate Operations Management to take appropriate corrective action.
  • Coordinate the activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives, including but not limited to managing the deployment of personnel across all work areas and prioritizing production schedules.
  • Supervise the completion of routine inspections and regulatory interaction. Plan as well as ensure that the operating and maintenance staff handles hazardous materials and wastes in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Assist in the training of new shift personnel, as required.
  • Provide input to employee performance management process for shift personnel.
  • Manage the execution of special projects as assigned by Operations management
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree in a technical or business field is preferred. Knowledge of plant operations (manufacturing, distribution, maintenance) required, as well as knowledge of cGMP and safety (OSHA) regulations.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a minimum of 4+ years of manufacturing experience. Knowledge of computer applications and current software is desirable.
  • Ability to handle complex process, business, and personnel issues independently.
  • Ability to direct personnel to accomplish daily work as well as periodic special projects. Excellent oral and written communications skills required.
  • Capable of working with area supervisors and managers and other operations resources to address employee and process issues. May interact with regulatory agencies (infrequently).

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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