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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Supervisor, Manufacturing - 3rd Shift

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - Grand Island, NY

Supervisor, Manufacturing - 3rd Shift


Grand Island

New York

Job Description

The Manufacturing Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the manufacturing processes for our cell culture media site in Grand Island, NY. This position is responsible for meeting EHS, quality, production, financial targets. This role will execute strategic and tactical activities to sustain strong business performance and positive work environment. Solid analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to anticipate and drive shifts in focus and priorities to sustain great performance are required.


Lead team to meet or exceed operational goals in safety, quality, availability, cost, productivity and inventory

Manage process improvements within scope of responsibility, utilizing PPI, 5S, Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

Create work center performance goals and leads team towards achieving those goals using employee participation

Lead and promote process improvement initiatives to drive strong performance in safety, product quality, and finance and process efficiency

Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve operational excellence

Ensures effective performance evaluations are prepared and delivered for all employees

Develops talent within the organization including regularly meeting with employees and assisting in the creation of individual development plans

Coach and mentor staff to elevate overall performance and achieve departmental goals and objectives

Makes technical and business risk decisions under real-time pressure

Has accountability for department operations when Senior Manager is not on site

Ensures company policies and procedures are being adhered to

Acts as subject matter expert during customer and regulatory agency audits

Drives implementation of corrective and preventive actions to address internal and external audit observations

Interacts with diverse internal functional groups to solve moderately complex problems

Initiates investigations into process failures, product failures, and safety incidents. Identifies and implements appropriate corrective and preventive actions

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline

5 years of experience in manufacturing environment with at least 3 years in a supervisory position

Strong leadership abilities with capability to leverage diverse resources, respond quickly, understand impact of changes and decisions, facilitate agreement, build collaborative relationships and understand customer’s needs

Excellent communication, leadership and problem solving skills

Ability to work with individuals at all levels and functions of the organization

Practical application experience of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing or other process improvement methodologies

Demonstrated ability to lead people, work effectively with cross functional teams, and to facilitate cooperation across functional boundaries

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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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.


Supervisor, Manufacturing - 3rd Shift Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - Grand Island, NY, United States


Location: Grand Island, NY

Company Profile:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. 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 and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.