Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific


What Story Will You Tell?
Apply Now >>    
Job ID :
Location :
US - Kansas - Lenexa
Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
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.


  • Strong business partnering with Lenexa Site Director and other Operations, Quality, Supply Chain and Sourcing leadership; define practices and strategies to add value and maintain cost effectiveness.
  • Develop robust process and scorecards to provide visibility to savings, restructuring costs, investments and overall financial performance on execution of all Operations initiatives.
  • Management of operations finance teams for both the Lenexa and Ottawa sites; build team capabilities and individual team member development
  • Prepare and present monthly MBD financial and operational reporting & bridge commentary
  • Operations accounting, cost center review & inventory control
  • Develop strong processes to enable regular standard cost updates and to ensure product costing is reliable and accurate.
  • Prepare material cost and overhead cost analysis
  • Factory waste analysis and inventory excess & obsolete provisioning
  • Drive inventory efficiency program
  • Track site productivity and drive continuous process improvement at the site
  • Analyze monthly and quarterly performance, with particular focus on KPIs and variance analysis against Plan, Prior Quarter & Prior Year
  • Oversee development of annual budgets (AOP) and monthly forecasts for Operations
  • Participate as part of Lenexa Site Leadership Team and Operations Leadership Team
  • Work with the US financial shared services team for statutory reporting, tax and audit compliance
  • Build financial models for capital investment appraisals and support business case proposals
  • Drive continuous process improvement within the finance function
  • Ad hoc analysis and projects as required (both divisional and site specific)

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Accounting or Finance Degree
  • Advanced user of MS Office Suite – Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Clear communication skills, written and verbal, including the ability to effectively communicate with non-finance colleagues
  • Deep knowledge of P&L and working capital drivers within a manufacturing environment
  • Previous management experience
  • Experience of working with key functional stakeholders to divisional VP level
  • Desire for career advancement within Thermo Fisher Scientific

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP business system
  • Experience of Hyperion Financial Management tools

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.
Apply Now >>    
Join our Talent Community

If you're ready to make a difference in the world, you can do it here.