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Job ID :
57579BR
Location :
United Kingdom - East Grinstead
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Job Description

Job Title: Packing Supervisor

Job Location: East Grinstead MBD

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.

Brief role summary:

As part of the East Grinstead Production leadership team; the supervisor leads team of 15-20 Process/Packing Operators(s) to deliver organisational and production results in line with the site strategy (Strategic A3) and specific objectives for the department(s) including :

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Output and OEE
  • Schedule adherence
  • Engagement
  • Attendance
  • Training and Development

Responsibilities:

Own staffing and development including coaching and training of the team to ensure the acquisition of all necessary skills to operate and trouble shoot on the equipment.

Role-model the Thermo Fisher Scientific 4I Values and Operations Competencies and use as a day-to-day guide in decision making within your departments

Utilise all available resources to achieve your department goals.

Take accountability for the results of the department, and responsibility for the decisions made during all shifts. Hence, you must ensure that the Operators and Supervisors are clear on their role and the priorities for the day ahead - their individual responsibilities, operating principles, and that the operating systems are followed and maintained at all times.

Establish and maintain the standards for your department for safety, quality, appearance, attendance/cover, and other operating systems. Personally role model implementation and execution of the systems and standards in your department teams to ensure full implementation of the daily cycle with all associated operating systems.

Set daily direction for your departments by effectively leading tiered meetings, whilst personally leading the Tier 2 (department) review. This will include, but is not limited to:

  • Reviewing daily results to establish gaps and priorities
  • Develop and execute daily plans to execute maintenance, close-out gaps/problems, and execute systems to deliver goals
  • Lead troubleshooting of open barriers to the root-cause.
  • Support your Production Leads/Supervisors/teams in resolution of barriers
  • Review and learn from daily activities to calibrate and develop your Production Leads/Supervisors/Teams
  • Ensure effective communication and teamwork within and between department(s).

Most importantly, you must motivate the individuals within department, and develop them into a strong, autonomous and engaged team:

  • Create an environment that encourages individual and team growth.
  • Set clear, comprehensive expectations, set an example, provide meaningful, timely feedback about performance, train and coach to continuously improve individual performance and business results.
  • Learn by doing and teach by example, and promote ‘Review and Learn’ approach at individual, team and department levels.

In the above effort, focus on coaching, calibration and development of Production Leads/Supervisors, who in turn should do the same with their operators.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experienced leader of people within a production/operations environment
  • Drive for Results - High level of technical and leadership skills and the ability to train/coach others.
  • Decision Quality - Attention to detail and a systematic approach.
  • Role Model Leader – Hands on approach and flexible attitude to daily work/responsibilities, ability to lead by example
  • Problem Solving -Effective in technical and organisational troubleshooting to root cause.
  • Communicates Openly - able to communicate effectively within and between teams and is effective in giving and receiving/acting upon feedback.
  • The ideal candidate for this position will need to be self-starting, focused on developing their personal and technical skills and should also be able to demonstrate the following leadership skills/capabilities:
  • Creating collaborative relationships by developing strong working relationships, displaying integrity and building trust
  • Delivering consistent results by being action oriented, demonstrating organizational agility, planning effectively and setting priorities.
  • Navigating complex challenges by understanding/troubleshooting issues, setting clear priorities and direction, involving and aligning internal and external resources.
  • High Commitment to engaging teams and building talent within the organization

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Experienced leader of people within a production/operations environment
  • Drive for Results - High level of technical and leadership skills and the ability to train/coach others.
  • Decision Quality - Attention to detail and a systematic approach.
  • Role Model Leader – Hands on approach and flexible attitude to daily work/responsibilities, ability to lead by example
  • Problem Solving -Effective in technical and organisational troubleshooting to root cause.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th November

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




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